Advocacy Day & Public Policy Forum 2019

Starts:  Sep 17, 2019 8:00 AM (ET)
Ends:  Sep 18, 2019 5:00 PM (ET)

What is IFMA's Advocacy Day & Public Policy Forum​?

Now more than ever decisions made by our elected officials in Washington DC are having an impact on the FM Profession and the Built Environment. This FREE two-day annual event provides a unique opportunity to meet with your elected officials and make your voice heard. Get updates on FM related legislation, training on how to engage with elected officials and meet directly with your congressional representatives to share your passion and subject matter expertise on facility management issues.  Held in Washington, D.C., this FREE annual event open to U.S. residents.

Top 5 reasons to attend:

  1. Get a behind the scenes tour of DC landmarks.
  2. Learn how Congress creates and implements the laws that affect your business and profession.
  3. Discuss legislation currently being considered by Congress that will directly impact FM.
  4. Participate in the legislative process – be part of the solution
  5. Meet with Members of Congress, key legislative staff and IFMA’s Government Affairs Team to connect FM realities with public policy priorities.
  6. Learn how to create and state and local government affairs programs for your chapter.
  7. Meet other chapter leaders and IFMA’s executive committee.

Do you know who your ​congressional representatives are? Do they know who YOU are?

Do the ​people elected and appointed to serve you in federal, state and local government understand the critical role​ of facility management in creating a safer, healthier, more sustainable ​society? If not, it's your responsibility to ​help inform the decisions made at our nation's highest level. Your experience and passion for FM can have a positive impact on policy on issues ​including:

Energy Efficiency ● Workforce Development ● Tax Incentives  ● Disaster preparation and recovery ● Emergency response ● Work safety policy ● Facility management standardization ● Education and training ● Smart buildings ● Worker mobility


Hyatt Regency Crystal City At Reagan National Airport
2799 Richmond Hwy
Arlington, VA 22202

Pricing Information

Registration Price
All Registrants $0.00