Eileen McMorrow founded The McMorrow Reports in 2004 to provide valuable insights into the most relevant facilities management news, conferences, product showcases, industry research and innovations. Eileen has spent 30+ years as a journalist covering the facilities management and design industry. She maintains close connections with facility managers, architects, interior designers, building management professionals and real estate experts, helping them to resolve the challenges of maintaining workplaces and institutions as well as designing for the future built environment. Eileen in the former Editor-in-Chief of Facilities Design & Management magazine, one of the largest facilities industry print publications in the world and a former member of the Board of Directors of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), the largest FM association in the world. Eileen is an industry insider with strong relationships and partnerships with top conferences and trade shows including IFMA’s World Workplace, IFMA's Facility Fusion, NFMT, NeoCon, ISSA Conference & Expo, Healthcare Design, Lightfair and AHR. She is Creator and Director of Contract magazine's Best of NeoCon Awards Competition for Product Design and the Nightingale Awards for Product Design in healthcare environments.

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Facility Managers face no shortage of challenges in 2022. The pandemic and its resulting fallout still loom large in the FM world. On top of that, supply chain issues, growing labor shortages, and cyber and ransom attacks. However, imbedded in these challenges are opportunities for FMs to positively impact their organizations in 2022 and beyond.