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Apirl 2017

A Monthly Update from the IFMA New York City Chapter

Local events


April 2017

Thursday, April 13
Members Only Networking Breakfast
8:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Interface

Wednesday, April 19

IFMA Westchester County - PepsiCo World Headquarters Facility Tour
4:30 PM - 6:45 PM
PepsiCo World Headquarters 

NATIONAL EVENTS

Tuesday, April 4 - Thursday, April 6, 2017
IFMA's Facility Fusion
Las Vegas, Nevada

Resources

LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT

Dear Members, 

It’s hard to believe we’ve already entered the month of April. Last month, you shared some activities Facility Managers performed during Earth Hour (March 25).  Later this month (April 22), we will celebrate Earth Day. Please consider sharing your activities with us so we may share best practices and how you drive a culture of sustainability in a future newsletter with your respective colleagues.  I look forward to hearing your Earth Day stories. 

IFMA's Facility Fusion 2017 will be hosted by Cesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada Tuesday, April 4-Thursday, April 6, where chapter leaders and members will come together to synthesizes global, local, individual and industry-specific FM focus areas. The April Members Only Networking Breakfast will be held at Interface on Thursday, April 13 from 8:15 AM – 9:45 AM. 

The March Members Only Networking Breakfast was held at Avison Young on Thursday, March 9 from 8:15 AM - 9:45 AM. The ‘Tips to Get Notices in the Competitive Job Market’ event was hosted by WB Wood on Thursday, March 16 and featured a presentation by Craig Robinson, Manager of FM and Property Management Recruitment at Hays, on recruitment trends within the FM industry and tips to help boost your chances on that next career move. On March 23, the ‘Facility Manager Toolbox – A How to on Thriving in Today’s Professional Environment’ event was held at FEDCAP from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM. We received some valuable feedback from this FM only event to improve networking opportunities and formats for learning for our membership.   

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 info@ifmanyc.org or tweet at us @IFMANYC!
 
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.
 
James Camille
President

FACMAN: the monthly Facility manager comic strip


Please enjoy IFMA NYC's very own FM Adventures with our monthly comic strip, The Facility Manager starring FACMAN.

For FACMAN ideas and submissions, send to ifmacomm@gmail.com.
 



committee highlights

Mentorship Program:

Mentorship Program: IFMA New York City is seeking mentors to work with Facility Management students! For more information and to sign up visit our website.

Communications Committee:

Coming soon – Stuart’s Corner! This will be our monthly column with Stuart Goldberg of SiriusXM answering all your pressing facilities management questions!

Sustainability Committee:

The CUNY School of Professional Studies is now offering a free Building Operating Certification Training for IFMA New York City Members. These 8-week courses are offered during the day once per week (9:00 AM – 12:00 PM) and also in the evening twice per week (6:00 PM – 9:00 PM). For the full program brochure visit the IFMA New York City website and to register please contact George Brennan at georgeb@telsolgroup.com.

IFMA Cares Committee:

Since January 2014, IFMA Cares has raised approximately $37,500 for the following charitable organizations:

  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: $1,500
  • Dress for Success: Two clothing drives
  • IFMA Foundation: $20,000
  • Fraternite Notre Dame Toy Drive: approximately 650 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 Mia Johnson at info@ifmanyc.org

Getting Social

Favorite Tweet of the Month!

"@IFMANYC Yelp Committee Did it again! #educational #facility #tour @teachforamerica @ifmaross  #facman" via @Carol_Horton_FM

IFMA NYC

International Facility Management Association: New York City
Chapter Chapter Administrators: The Berman Group, Inc.
380 Lexington Avenue, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10168
Tel (212) 986-1609 | Fax (212) 450-7301
info@ifmanyc.org | www.ifmanyc.org








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