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July 2016

A Monthly Update from the IFMA New York City Chapter

Local events


JULY 2016

Wednesday, July 13
World FM Day

Wednesday, July 13
IFMA Cares 3rd Annual St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Happy Hour Fundraiser
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Suite 36

Thursday, July 14
July Members-Only Networking Breakfast
8:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Herman Miller


Thursday, August 18
IFMA Foundation Fundraiser and Wine Tasting Social
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Time, Inc. 


Thursday, September 8
September Members-Only Networking Breakfast
8:15 AM - 9:45 AM

Monday, September 26
IFMA NYC Annual Golf Outing
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Knollwood Country Club 


Wednesday, October 5 – Friday, October 7, 2016
IFMA's World Workplace
San Diego, CA



Dear Members:
I hope you are enjoying the beginning of the summer. I would like to announce the upcoming IFMA NYC programming and special events calendar. 

On June 13, 2016 we held The Future of FM: Transparency and Metrics – Featuring Dr. Dean T. Kashiwagi at Skanska where attendees learned where the FM management industry is headed and how to stay ahead.  

On Wednesday, July 13, 2016 we will be celebrating World FM Day to raise the profile of the FM profession anywhere FMs influence the health, safety, productivity and well-being of people who utilize the built environment. The same day, IFMA Cares will be hosting the 3rd Annual Happy Hour Fundraiser Benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at Suite 36 from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Registration for the event is now open and pre-sale 50/50 raffle tickets can be purchased online. 

The IFMA foundation Fundraiser and Wine Tasting Social will take place on Thursday, August 18, 2016 at Time, Inc. This annual event supports Facility Management higher education, students studying Facility Management and related fields, research critical to the profession, and increasing awareness of facility management and making FM a career of choice. Save the date for our Annual Golf Outing on Monday, September 26, 2016 at Knollwood Country Club, registration opening soon. 
Please check our website and mobile app for a full event schedule. We would love to hear what types of future IFMA NYC educational programs and panel discussions you want to attend – email us your feedback at! As an example, we are considering holding an event related to BREXIT (UK vote to leave the European Union) news and its potential impact but would like to hear from you if this is of interest.
Thank you to all of our sponsors and members for your involvement and continued dedication to our chapter. Your commitment allows this organization to continue to thrive and lead the industry in Facility Management in the New York Metropolitan Area.
Lastly, our IFMA NYC board expressed our well wishes to the IFMA Orlando board and chapter.  We share same sentiments to anyone affected by the horrific shootings in Orlando and will continue to support our fellow chapter and members. #weareorlando 

James Camille

committee highlights

IFMA Cares Committee:

Since January 2014, IFMA Cares has raised approximately $60,011 for the following charitable organizations:

  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: $7,011
  • Dress for Success: Three clothing drives
  • ASCNYC: One clothing drive
  • IFMA Foundation: $37,000
  • Fraternite Notre Dame Toy Drive: Approximately 400 toys
  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital: $16,000

FM Resources

IFMA NYC Job Board:

Did you know IFMA New York City regularly posts facility management and related industry job openings? These job listings are available on our website. To sign up for the job board email list please email Taylor West at

Getting Social

Favorite Tweet of the Month!

"Listening to Dr. Dean Kashiwagi speak! can't change the person; change the BVA environment sponsored by @IFMANYC presented @SkanskaUSA" via @HJFrisbie



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