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The IAF Certified Professional Facilitator (CPF) is the professional designation for IAF members who demonstrate the Core Facilitator Competencies.

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Our vision, mission, values and value proposition: dedicated to professional standards for facilitators and facilitation

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Browse the list of 600+ IAF Certified™ Professional Facilitators (CPF) worldwide – and find the team to transform your next event.

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The world needs more great facilitators. IAF members form a global network of mutual learning, professional development, networking and fun.


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Upcoming conferences 

Experience the world’s best facilitators in action, explore the future of facilitation with your peers and have an inspiring time, enabling powerful change. In the coming months, we are inviting you to join us: 

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Upcoming assessments

Are you considering becoming an IAF Certified™ Professional Facilitator? Check here for the upcoming assessment dates.

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