• 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.



IAF World

IAF worldwide

IAF members and friends gather in 40+ local chapters worldwide - one of them close to you. Join us at our next meeting! 

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.

Find a facilitator

Browse the list of 250+ IAF Certified™ Professional Facilitators (CPF) worldwide – and find the team to transform your next event.

Join the IAF

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: 

Other events

Upcoming assessments

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

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