Aug 14, 2018

European Facility Management Conference, EFMC 2018 SOFIA

Sofia, Bulgaria, was location for the European Facility Management Conference, EFMC 2018 SOFIA, from June 5 until June 8, 2018. The event was organized by the European Facility Management Association /EuroFM/ in cooperation with and hosted by the Bulgarian Facility Management Association /BGFMA/.

Welcoming speech at the opening of the conference was made by the President of BGFMA in front of more than three hundred and fifty guests. Participants were owners of business buildings, representatives of branch organizations, as well as representatives of educational institutions. Delegates from more than 30 countries took part in the EUROPEAN FACILITY MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE, EFMC 2018 SOFIA.
Main points of the conference were specific standards, the meaning and subject of Facility management and innovative trends in the integration of new technologies of the present building.
Ambassadors from EuroFM shared their knowledge and ideas, and expresses their willingness to cooperate in unifying international and European practices and standards in the FM sectors in the countries in Europe.

Cooperation between the European and Bulgarian associations has made significant progress in the development of joint projects in the field of training of future specialists. The conference in Sofia was a good sign of a successful cooperation over the past few years during which BGFMA established the Facility management profession. It laid the foundations and worked for the recognition of Bulgaria's European Facility Management standards in asset management, buildings and integrated processes, sustainable management in the building stock in the country.

INTERPRED WTC Sofia is one of the founders and actively participates in the management of the Bulgarian Facility Management Association, contributing to the sustainable development the national branch association in FM service sector. It supports the business buildings management and outsources suppliers and organizations and encourages the development of the educational programs offered by BGFMA as training in the FM sector in Bulgaria.

photo source by BGFMA: Inauguration of the first EURO FM Ambassadors at Sofia City Hall.