May 16, 2018: The Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA), a non-profit association that provides a dedicated platform for facilities management (FM) professionals, wider construction industry stakeholders, and owner associations, has revealed that one of its founding members, Enova, has won a Silver Award at the recently concluded Global FM Awards 2018. The company was recognized for its excellent performance and key contributions to the FM industry--particularly its exceptional business processes and procedures. Enova, a smart integrated energy and facilities management (FM) solutions company, is at the forefront of digital transformation in the Middle East's FM industry through its network of complementary smart tools and cutting-edge technology as well as its use of big data analytics.
Organized by the Global Facility Management Association, the Global FM Awards competition celebrates and acknowledges outstanding best FM practices across the globe. It aims to raise the profile of the FM profession, expand the industry's influence, and promote the health, safety, productivity, and well-being of people who utilize the built environment. For this year's awards, three MEFMA members—QBG, Emrill and Enova—were shortlisted during the judging process.
Jamal Lootah, President, MEFMA, said: “We at MEFMA would like to extend our congratulations to Enova on its latest achievement. We are proud of the company's accomplishment and its contributions to advance and raise the global competitiveness of the regional FM by adopting the best practices and globally recognized FM standards. The award not only reflects its commitment to deliver excellent FM services, but also shows the world-class standards that we follow across the entire Middle East region. Again, congratulations to the men and women behind Enova and keep up the good work.”
The Global FM Awards is a fierce competition among international entrants, with each entry being of the highest calibre and worthy of recognition. The criteria are strict, with entrants held to the highest standards within the FM industry.
The competitors have all shown an admirable passion for the advancement and development of FM. Innovative solutions to complex FM problems, increasing efficiency, reducing costs, sustainability, and workforce wellbeing have been at the heart of this year's stellar entries.
The renowned panel judges for the 2018 awards consisted of Ali Alsuwaidi, Andy Kelly, Bill Ward, Carolyn McGary, Jozsef Czerny, Stephen Ballesty, Stuart Bryant, and Thiago Santana.
Winners were announced during the World FM Day celebration on May 16, 2018. The World FM Day, initiated by Global FM, provides an opportunity for global knowledge and expertise sharing. It encourages discussions to promote the FM profession and celebrate industry successes. With the theme ‘Enabling Positive Experiences,' the World FM Day shines the spotlight on FM's global mandate to deliver exceptional customer experiences across multiple sectors.