Leading the GCC facility management towards a productivity-driven business approach following international standards, the Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA) held recently its latest workshop and networking event, themed ‘Value Added of Professional, Comprehensive Facility Management’, at Prince Mohammad bin Fahd Program for Youth Development in Al Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
The event discussed the growing importance of FM sector in enhancing public facilities especially in the healthcare sector, aimed at raising the profile of the FM profession which has huge impact on the health, safety, productivity and wellbeing of people who use the built environment.
The workshop and networking activities are part of MEFMA’s continuing efforts to drive innovation by promoting awareness about leading international trends that could help further empower the regional FM industry. MEFMA is a non-profit association that provides a dedicated platform for FM professionals, wider construction industry stakeholders and owner associations. Through workshops and forums, the Association seeks to further strengthen the culture of knowledge sharing and exchange of experiences to provide solutions and advance research, education and creation of sustainable strategies for the sector.
Eng. Aiyd Al-Qahtani, Board Member, MEFMA, said: “MEFMA remains committed in strengthening the regional facilities management sector by enhancing its global competitiveness through local management in line with global standards. We continuously find ways to meet the growing needs of asset managers and property owners towards meeting their goals of providing sustainable facilities management services, which is essential in maintaining and improving the lifespan of buildings …/..
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