Application For Individual Membership
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 can 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.
Networking events, such as breakfasts with guest speakers, the annual FM Summit, site visits and tailor-made university master classes, put members in touch with each other and the latest thinking in the ever-changing world of facilities management.
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 and professional educational programmes.
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 FMANZ TEAM 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 TO MEMBERS INCLUDE:
EDUCATION: A combination of breakfast and evening seminars, university master classes, site visits and the annual FM Summit offer members valuable learning opportunities and resources essential for maintaining professional excellence. The Association’s formalised learning programme allows you to pick and choose according to your needs, experience and existing qualifications, and currently includes a Diploma of Facilities Management; Certificates in Business; and a number of Master Classes.
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 its members to be recognised.
NETWORKING EVENTS: 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.
AWARDS: There are a number of Awards members can be nominated for, including the Brian Happy Award, presented to the FMANZ Facilities Manager of the Year, the Young Achiever Award and Service Provider of the Year Award. These awards are presented at the FM Summit, held each year in May.
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 .
MEMBERSHIP REPRESENTATION: The Association advocates on behalf of its members and represents the interests of the FM industry to government and its agencies as the need and opportunity arises.
SALARY SURVEY: FMANZ produces a salary survey, an informative snapshot of salaries and employment benefits within the facilities management industry.
The annual fee for Individual Membership is $175 plus GST. Professional 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.