2017/18 Awards

SAFMA Awards for Excellence 2017/18 Winners

Excellence in FM

  • Winner -  World’s First Management System Standard for FM (SABS Joint Team)
  • Runner up - Telkom Contract (Bidvest Facilities Management)
Facilities Manager of the Year
  • Winner - Themba Mlotsa (Bidvest Facilities Management)
  • Runner up - Tina Khumalo (Bidvest Facilities Management)
Young Achiever of the Year
  • Winner - Ashley Naidoo (Rand Merchant Bank)
  • Runners up - Chante Jordaan (Broll SA) & Jacklyn Mwangi (Broll Kenya)
Technology Implementation of the Year
  • Winner - UNISA E-Garden (University of South Africa)
  • Runner up - Solar PV Roll-out (Redefine Properties)
Chairman’s Award
  • Mari Markram (Bidvest Facilities Management)

Global FM Awards Winners 2017
The Global FM Awards, organised by Global FM, the worldwide alliance of facilities management membership organisations, aim to elevate the very best facilities management projects to a global stage. 

  • Platinum Award of Excellence in FM – IFMA: Creating a Model for Sustainable FM, Compass Properties, USA
  • Gold Award of Excellence in FM – IFMA: Leadership in Professional FM, Jack Christensen, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, USA
  • Silver Award of Excellence in FM – SAFMA, 1 Discovery Place, South Africa

Jaclyn Lee, co-ordinator of the Global FM Awards 2017, said: “It was a great privilege to coordinate this year’s Awards programme and work with such talented individuals. 

“The submissions for the 2017 Global FM Awards represented extremely innovative projects and strategies that highlight the great advancements occurring in the facilities management industry. Congratulations to all the winners and we look forward to next year’s programme.”