Meeting/Event Information

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Past Meetings

IFMA Happy Hour

December 03, 2013
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Lizzie McNeills
400 N. McClurg Court
Chicago, IL 60611
http://www.lizziemcneills.com/

Kick off the winter season with IFMA colleagues and friends!

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Museum of Broadcast Communications Presentation, Tour and Networking

November 13, 2013
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Museum of Broadcast Communications
360 N. State Street
Chicago, IL 60654
http://www.museum.tv

CFM Competency: Real Estate

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Introduction to Lean Performance Improvements for Facility Managers

November 07, 2013
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Petterinos
150 N. Dearborn; Enter at 50 W. Randolph
Chicago, IL 60601

Millions of dollars have been added to company bottom lines through implementation of the LEAN method.

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Oktoberfest 2013

October 30, 2013
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

The Berghoff
17 W. Adams
Chicago, IL 60603
http://www.berghoff.com

Raise your glass and share some cheer with your fellow IFMA members and colleagues.

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Selling in Any Economy, How to Recession Proof Your Sales

October 23, 2013
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Fiandre Showroom
314 W. Superior, Suite 100
Chicago, IL 60654

In this workshop you will take your efforts beyond focusing on product to be able to uncover and fit your product to the project to save time, be a more effective sales person and make more money.

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The Truth about Office Equipment Leasing

October 17, 2013
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Petterinos
150 N. Dearborn Street, Enter at 50 W. Randolph
Chicago, IL 60601
http://www.petterinos.com

Expand your knowledge of office equipment leasing!

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SmithBucklin Tour

October 10, 2013
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

SmithBucklin
330 N. Wabash Avenue; 19th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
http://www.smithbucklin.com/

CFM Competency: Real Estate

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World Workplace 2013

October 01, 2013
7:00 AM to 11:00 PM

Philadelphia Convention Center
1101 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
http://www.worldworkplace.org

The World's Best conference and expo focused on facility management and the future of the workplace.

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CANCELLED: Workplace Violence Training Session

September 25, 2013
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione Conference Room
455 N. Cityfront Plaza Dr., Suite 3600
Chicago, IL 60611
http://www.usebrinks.com

A unique in-depth opportunity to receive training which will focus on Workplace Violence.

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Work on The Move - Driving Strategy and Change in Workplaces

September 19, 2013
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Petterinos
150 N. Dearborn Street, Enter at 50 W. Randolph
Chicago, IL 60601

Join us for an energized presentation on the power of Workplace Strategy.

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2013 Networking Event to Welcome New Members - Sponsored by DIRTT

September 12, 2013
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

DIRTT Showroom
325 N. Wells Street
Chicago, IL 60654

The Hospitality Committee invites ALL members to welcome our new Chicago Chapter members at this networking reception.

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Quarterly Facility Forum for Professional Members

August 28, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:15 PM

National Equity Fund
120 S. Riverside Plaza, 14th Floor
Chicago, IL 60606
http://www.nefinc.org

Chicago IFMA is hosting it's second Quarterly Facility Forum for Professional Members ONLY! This is an opportunity to share ideas with fellow FM'ers.

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Joining the Great Workplace Revolution

August 15, 2013
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Petterinos
150 N. Dearborn Street, Enter at 50 W. Randolph
Chicago, IL 60601
http://www.petterinos.com

Companies become great from the inside out. It all starts with creating the right culture and environment.

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Igniting Innovation with Your Organization and Tour of KPMG

August 01, 2013
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM

KPMG
200 E. Randolph Street, #5500
Chicago, IL 60654

Join us on a tour of the KPMG facility and a presentation focusing on the CFM Competency of Leadership

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Brainy Bite July 2013

July 24, 2013
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione Conference Room
455 N. Cityfront Plaza Dr., Suite 3600
Chicago, IL 60611
http://www.usebrinks.com

Register for the Summer Brainy Bite

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Annual Meeting & IFMA Bucks Live Auction

July 18, 2013
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM

John Barleycorn
149 W. Kinzie
Chicago, IL 60654
http://www.johnbarleycorn.com/index.htm

Don't Miss this networking opportunity. Save your Bucks and Bid for Great Items.

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Presentation & Networking with Jon Seller, Chair - IFMA National

July 12, 2013
3:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Haworth Showroom, #312
222 Merchandise Mart
Chicago, IL 60654

The new Chair, Board of Directors of IFMA National will be sharing his 2013 and beyond forecast of IFMA. Register for this insightful presentation and member-only networking reception.

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How to Avoid Career Obsolescence

June 26, 2013
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

KMPG, LLP
200 East Randolph, Suite 5500
Chicago, IL 60601

This Brainy Bite presentation will help managers meet the future with confidence, stay ahead of the game and acquire concrete techniques to keep their careers on track.

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End of Life Options for Commercial Furniture

June 13, 2013
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Teknion
222 Merchandise Mart; Suite 1095
Chicago, IL 60654
http://www.teknion.com

Chicago Chapter members may bring a complimentary guest!

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13th Annual Bowl-A-Thon

May 30, 2013
3:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Diversey River Bowl
2211 W Diversey Parkway
Chicago, IL 60647
http://www.drbowl.com

RESCHEDULED DATE for the annual charity bowling event has been set - if you can participate on May 30th, please register and join in on the fun!

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Golf & Charity Outing 2013

May 16, 2013
9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Harborside International Golf Center
11001 South Doty Avenue East
Chicago, IL 60628
http://www.harborsideinternational.com/

Don't miss out - register to golf today! Sponsorship opportunties are available - get your name out on the course and have a networking day!

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Creating a High Performance FM Organization

May 09, 2013
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Konica Minolta
500 West Madison Street, #550 - Parking at Presidential Towers: corner of Madison & DesPlaines (enter on Jefferson)
Chicago, IL 60661
http://kmbs.konicaminolta.us/wps/portal/web/home/home/businesssolutions

Learn about the tools needed to Create a High Performance FM Organization

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YMCA Panel Presentation, Tour & Networking

April 04, 2013
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

YMCA of the USA
101 N. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
http://www.ymca.net

This is a "Don't Miss" event - join us to learn more about the YMCA build out and take a tour of this facility while networking with colleagues.

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Selling the Business Continuity Case to Executive Management

March 21, 2013
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Levenfeld Pearlstein Conference Room
2 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 1300
Chicago, IL 60602

CFM Competency: Emergency Preparedness

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Associate Member Happy Hour

February 28, 2013
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Lizzie McNeill's
400 N. McClurg Court
Chicago, IL 60611
http://www.lizziemcneills.com

Come out and mix and mingle with fellow IFMA colleagues and guests.

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The Laws and Benefits of Networking

February 27, 2013
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Locke Lord LLP
111 S. Wacker Drive, 41st Floor
Chicago, IL 60606

Better understand how to use networking to your advantage.

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Workplace Violence and Emergency Response – The Human Factor

February 21, 2013
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Okamura
222 Merchandise Mart, Suite 11-124
Chicago, IL 60654
http://www.okamura-us.com

Even with proper protocols and security measures in place, arguably the most critical and least planned for aspect of emergency response planning is largely ignored – the human factor

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Business Continuity for Facilities Management

January 17, 2013
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione Conference Room
455 N. Cityfront Plaza Dr., Suite 3600
Chicago, IL 60611
http://www.usebrinks.com

CFM Competancy Area: Emergency Preparedness

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Holiday Party

January 10, 2013
5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Moe's Cantina
155 W. Kinzie St
Chicago, IL 60654
http://www.moescantina.com

Start the new year off right celebrating with your IFMA peers!

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