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WWEU Student Challenge

Organized by: IFMA - FMN - EUROFM


IFMA (International Facility Management Association), FMN (Facility management Netherlands) and EuroFM will be organizing World Workplace Europe (Home – World Workplace Europe ( in Rotterdam from 22 to 23 of March 2022 at De Schiecentrale.
This unique location, an old electricity station for a part of the harbor of Rotterdam, has an industrial look and has enormous possibilities to create a very special atmosphere.

The target audience is the Facility Manager from all over Europe as well as the professionals who are part of the FM ecosystem (Real Estate, IT, Sustainability, Workplace, Technology, etc.). Students and young professionals can benefit from attending this conference by attending the content sessions, participate in the networking activities, get in touch with potential employers and exchange thoughts with experienced FM professionals.

Student Challenge
Prior to the conference the organizers would like to set-up a Student Challenge for local and International FM students from a Bachelor and Master level. In the weeks before the conference the students will be divided into smaller groups that will work together virtually on a Challenge. The results of this challenge will be presented by the team to the WWEU23 attendees and the winning team will be chosen by a professional jury. The winners will be invited to a full day experience at one of the larger FM providers in their region. Participants of the Student Challenge will get complimentary access to the WWEU23 conference.

For the student challenge, IFMA and FMN are working together with EuroFM and The IFMA Foundation.

Who are we looking for?
A total of 12 to max. 16 dynamic and enthusiastic FM-students that would like to participate in the student challenge and present their results at the WWEU23 conference in Rotterdam.

Students who are interested in participating at the Student Challenge can apply by sending a motivational letter to Laurens Lamberts ( by 13th of February.

Additional information

More information on how to participate can be found here.


From March 22
to March 23, 2023

The Schiecentrale

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