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Benefits of an AFE Membership


Networking

Our Members tell us one of the most valuable benefits of belonging to AFE is the ability to network with other industry professionals.  Becoming involved in AFE pays off when you need it most.  As a Member of AFE, you will be able to solve problems and find answers to technical problems through a number of networking avenues.

Chapters

Join a local chapter and network with other professionals in the facilities industry. Local chapters provide programming to specifically meet the local facility's community needs.  Plant and sporting venue tours are frequently scheduled to display what some of the most exicting facilities are implementing as best practices.  Speakers bring a local perspective to topics of interest.  And, of course, by meeting with others in your area you will build a personal and professional network of contacts and friends who will be there when you need help.

Member to Member Directory

Need to find someone with some specific expertise?  Log on to the members-only area at AFE.org and look up another Member who can help you.  Have information or advice you would like to share?  Other professionals will find you here.

Certification

Did you know that by becoming a Certified Professional Maintenance Manager (CPMM), Certified Plant Engineer (CPE), or Certified Professional Supervisor (CPS), you could earn up to $11,000 more a year?  It is true. Our research has shown that Members demonstrating knowledge with AFE's certification programs earn more than those without a certification.  AFE offers Members discounts on educational events tailored to your professional and personal needs.

AFE Career Center

Looking for a job?  Looking for an employee?  Here is the marketplace for facilities experts to find employment opportunities.  Click here to post your personal career profile or open position.

Webinars

Timely information on trends, topics or technology all in bite-size time formats of sixty minutes each.  They fill the educational void of the overly busy plant / facilities professional.  These live seminars are jam-packed with useful information for the engineering, operations or maintenance professional, and those who want to work more effectively with related personnel.  Miss a live webinar?  Worry not.  Each live webinar is recorded for future downloads.  All programs and downloads are FREE to Members.

Facilities Engineering Journal (FEJ)

Members receive this highly regarded, information-packed magazine four times a year.  Members have access to the online archive of articles from the past issues of the FEJ.

OTHER BENEFITS

Web

Your 24/7 portal to the facilities engineering world. Members have access to the members-only area for exclusive information, services, and links to what you want to know.


Professional and Personal Skill Building

Members who become involved in AFE leadership positions have the opportunity to "spread their wings" by learning new skills. Members can become involved in the local, regional, or national level. Aspire to be president? You can do it with AFE. If president seems too much for you, then serve as a committee chairman to build expertise and leadership skills you can take back to work with you. Click here for local chapter information. Email AFE to volunteer for a leadership position here.


Get Published

Want to see your name in print?  Write an article for the FEJ.


Captivate Audiences

Have some expertise you can share with others? Become a speaker locally or nationally. Work with us to develop a learning experience for others in the facilities industry.


Marketing resources

Reach a select group of facilities practitioners with an advertisement in the AFE Facilities Engineering Journal, with a banner advertisement on this web site, or promote your company locally through the local chapter bulletin advertisements and sponsorships.


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