• International Association of Facilitators

    The IAF works to grow the community of practice for all those who facilitate, establish internationally accepted professional standards, build credibility and promote the value of facilitation around the world.



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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: 

The Relevance of Facilitation:  Rethink, Reshape, Renew

IAFNAC Conference 2017: West Palm Beach, Florida
8-11 May 2017

Participation is the new normal: Connect people and thinking for shared values

IAF Asia Conference 2017: Seoul, South Korea
17-20 August 2017

Boosting positive change: the power of facilitation

IAF EMENA Conference 2017: Paris, France
13-15 October 2017

50 Shades of Participation

IAF Africa Conference 2017: Arusha, Tanzania
November 2017 (exact dates to be confirmed)

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

Learn about the CPF

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

A Facilitator's Code of Ethics

Members of the International Association of Facilitators are committed to using Statement of Values and Code of Ethics to guide their professional practice.

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