Working in FM? You can't afford not to join FMANZ!
As a member of FMANZ you will be part of a growing community of FM professionals, and will gain access to knowledge, networks and resources that will help you do your job better and advance your career in Facilities Management.
FMANZ membership means you'll be recognised as someone who is:
Serious about professional development
Dedicated to best practices within your profession
Committed to leading the FM profession locally and globally
... which will give you an edge in the job market and distinguish you to employers and colleagues.
FMANZ IS DEDICATED TO EXPANDING MEMBER BENEFITS AND INCREASING ASSOCIATION VISIBILITY WHILE ALSO DEVELOPING TOOLS AND PROGRAMMES TO MEET MEMBER NEEDS AND STRENGTHEN THE FIELD OF FACILITIES MANAGEMENT. SOME OF THE SERVICES CURRENTLY OFFERED INCLUDE:
RECOGNITION: In keeping with the objectives of FMANZ to promote professional Facilities Management practice, FMANZ has developed a framework that enables the professional competencies and qualifications of members to be recognised. In 2018, FMANZ embarked on an exciting new era of professionalism through the introduction of new membership categories that will provide the stepping stones for Facilities Managers to progress towards attainment of Certified Professional Membership. The new categories and membership benefits have been tiered according to individual experience, skills and qualifications, from entry to senior level FM, and are: Affiliate, Associate, Member, and Certified Professional Member. There are also categories for Student and Retired members, with the title of Fellow awarded to members who have made a significant contribution to FMANZ.
EDUCATION: A combination of breakfast and evening seminars, tailor-made workshops and classes, site visits, webinars and the annual FM Summit offer members valuable learning opportunities and resources essential for maintaining professional excellence. FMANZ is also committed to working with partners with flexible and responsive educational programmes that will deliver excellent content and create an education pathway for FMANZ members.The Association’s CPD programme allows you to pick and choose according to your needs, experience and existing qualifications.
NETWORKING EVENTS: Networking events, such as breakfasts with guest speakers, the annual FM Summit, site visits and our Professional Development Pathways Series and CPD programme, put members in touch with each other and the latest thinking in the ever-changing world of facilities management. Local networking and professional support is provided through FMANZ’s five branches - Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin and Waikato/Bay of Plenty, which includes a Tauranga sub-branch. These events typically take the form of a breakfast seminar with a keynote speaker, but also include after-5 events and site visits.
THE FM SUMMIT: The annual FM Summit and Trade Expo is the Association’s premier event with leading seminars and workshops presented by leaders in their field, as well as a range of networking events. Usually held in Auckland, in June 2019 the FM Summit will take place in Wellington.
AWARDS: There are a number of annual awards members can be awarded. These include the Brian Happy Award, presented to the FMANZ Facilities Manager of the Year, the Young Achiever Award and the Service Provider of the Year Award. These awards are presented at the FM Summit.
PUBLICATIONS: FMANZ publishes a bi-monthly e-newsletter, FMANZ e-mag, which focuses on industry news, views, issues. and member profiles. Members also receive Facility Perspectives, the journal of the Facility Management Association of Australia, online, and four issues of INTERIOR magazine, published by AGM, per year.
WEBSITE: The FMANZ website provides up-to-the-minute information on events and industry news. Members also have access to a range of resources which includes papers and presentations, contract forms, membership surveys and sustainable building management resources. Members can also keep in touch via LinkedIn and Facebook.
OTHER RESOURCES: Members are also able to tap into the Association’s expanding knowledge base of relevant industry information in a variety of formats, from publications and research reports to special interest groups, discussion forums contract templates and webinars.
MEMBERSHIP REPRESENTATION: The Association advocates on behalf of its members and represents the interests of the FM industry to the wider property industry and government.
Membership also presents you with the opportunity to lead and advance the FM profession locally and globally. And it will save you money! As an FMANZ member, you will receive discounts on the cost of educational and networking events.
Whether you're just starting out in FM, building upon years of experience, or advancing to high levels of responsibility and leadership, FMANZ has much to offer you.
The annual fee for Individual Membership is $200 plus GST. Corporate Membership costs $1,000 plus GST p.a. Certified Membership costs $200 plus GST p.a. and there is a one-off application fee of $175 incl. GST. Student membership is $25 plus GST p.a.