Involvement in associations

ista is affiliated to the key organisational bodies of the sector who is active nationally and regionally.

MEFMA - Middle East Facility Management Association

The Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA) provides a dedicated platform for Facility Management professionals, wider construction industry stakeholders and owner associations. It is being supported by the Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA) as a non-profit association.

MEFMA works with industry professionals such as ista Middle East FZE to implement long term sustainable development strategies. From design, build and commissioning through and over, operation, maintenance and lifecycle, the objective is to deliver best-in-class customer service and asset protection to ensure return on investment. Since its establishment in 2008, ista Middle East FZE is cooperating with MEFMA.

For more information about MEFMA, please visit their website under www.mefma.org.

The Emirates Green Building Council

The Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC) has set itself the goal to protect the environment and ensure sustainability in the United Arab Emirates since 2006. Together with partners like ista, the EmiratesGBC encourages and promotes the implementation of green building policies and regulations, by the adoption of consistent rating systems, and by the increase in the overall knowledge sharing and information available on built environments and communities.

For more information about EmiratesGBC, please visit their website under http://emiratesgbc.org/.