Meeting/Event Information

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Past Meetings

Put Your Best Foot Forward

 

November 20, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

Petterinos
150 N. Dearborn Street (enter on 50 W. Randolph)
Chicago, IL 60601
http://www.petterinos.com

Join Chicago IFMA as we welcome Ned Thomas of Pearson Street Advisors.

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Oktoberfest 2014

 

October 29, 2014
5:00 PM to 8:00 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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Charity Partner archi-treasures Fall Fundraiser

 

October 21, 2014
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

 

Revolution Brewing
2323 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Logan Square, IL 60647
http://revbrew.com/

Come out and support Chicago IFMA's charity partner archi-treasures. An evening with archi-treasures will open your eyes to the impact we have on our City, but we want to do more!

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Sustainability All-Star Panel Discussion

 

October 16, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

Petterinos
150 N. Dearborn Street (enter at 50 W. Randolph - Banquets Entrance)
Chicago, IL 60601
http://www.petterinos.com

This is a Don't Miss event - register today for the October lunch panel discussion.

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Member Happy Hour

 

October 02, 2014
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

 

Randolph Tavern
188 West Randolph
Chicago, IL 60611
http://www.randolphtavern.com/

Join us for an All-Member Happy Hour in the Chicago Loop. Registration requested.

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Fall Networking Event to Welcome New Members

 

September 23, 2014
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

 

Teknion
222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 1048
Chicago, IL 60654
http://www.teknion.com

Members Welcome Members! All members invited to greet and network with new Chicago Chapter members.

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WWP Reception 2014

 

September 18, 2014
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

 

Gordon Biersch Brewery
200 Poydras
New Orleans, LA 70130

The IFMA Chicago and Northern Illinois chapters are excited to gather in New Orleans, WWP attendees are invited - please register for this networking event.

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I am Getting Sick...Tenant/Occupant IAQ Complaints and Concerns

 

September 18, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

Petterinos
150 N. Dearborn Street (enter on 50 W. Randolph)
Chicago, IL

The September program welcomes Cassidy Kuchenbecker from Environmental Initiatives of North America to discuss and educate us on Indoor Air Quality

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Community Service Event - Fall Service Day

 

September 13, 2014
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

 

Dunning Read Conservation Area
4200 N. Oak Park Road
Chicago, IL 60634
http://fotp.org/programs/volunteer/dunning-read-conservation-area

IFMA is teaming up with Friends of the Parks for a Fall service day. Register and join us - family and friends are welcome to participate.

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Cutting Edge Facilities Part 2

 

August 21, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

Petterinos
150 N. Dearborn Street (enter on 50 West Randolph)
Chicago, IL 60601
http://www.petterinos.com/

Although this is Part 2 - no worries if you could not attend Part 1 that was presented in May 2014. Make plans to join us for this examination of some of the latest cutting edge facility technologies from around the world.

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How "Wow" Improves You and Your Projects

 

July 23, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

Brinks, Gilson & Lione
455 N. Cityfront Plaza Drive, Suite 3600
Chicago, IL 60611

Using Tom Peter's WOW concept, this program will introduce professional members to the 'extra' skills that will enhance their professional careers.

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Annual Meeting & IFMA Bucks Live Auction

 

July 17, 2014
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

 

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

Time to spend those IFMA Bucks - come out to network at the Annual Meeting

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Facility Forum: AV 101 - Basics of Audio Visual

 

June 26, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

Izzy+ Furniture
222 Merchandise Mart, Suite 11-100
Chicago, IL 60654

All professional members are welcome to participate in the June Facility Forum luncheon.

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Rise of the Human Factor

 

June 19, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

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

A new focus is on the rise - the fact that we are human. Although designing sustainable environments, driving down costs and integrating rapidly emerging technology have been our focus in recent years, ultimately we are still designing for people.

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2nd Annual Charity Golf Outing

 

May 22, 2014
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

 

Harborside International Golf Center
11001 S Doty Ave
Chicago, IL 60628
http://www.harborsideinternational.com

The Chicago IFMA Forecast is for Golf - register today! Sponsorship opportunties are available - get your name out on the course and have a networking day!

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Cutting Edge Facility Technologies Part 1

 

May 15, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

Petterinos
150 N. Dearborn Street (enter 50 W. Randolph)
Chicago, IL 60601
http://www.petterinos.com/

CFM Competency: Operations

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2014 Networking Event to Welcome New Members

 

April 08, 2014
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

 

National Furniture Showroom
325 N. Wells Street; Suite 110
Chicago, IL 60610

Members Welcome Members! All members invited to welcome and network with new chapter members.

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Should I Stay or Should I Go? Retrofit, Renovate or Relocate

 

March 20, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

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

This is a Don't Miss Program for both Facility Managers and Associates.

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Designing a Workspace Experience

 

March 12, 2014
4:30 PM to 7:00 PM

 

Workspring
30 W. Monroe, Suite #4
Chicago, IL

Come tour and network with us at Workspring - a workspace purpose-built for corporate co-working.

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What is a Strategic Facilities Plan?

 

February 26, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

DIRTT Showroom
325 N. Wells; 10th Floor
Chicago, IL 60657

Calling all Professional Members - Participate in the February Facility Forum

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LEED EB Certification

 

February 20, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

Petterinos
150 N. Dearborn (enter 50 W. Randolph)
Chicago, IL 60601
http://www.petterinos.com

How to get it economically and what it takes to keep it!

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Cancelled: School of the Art Institute of Chicago Tour

 

January 21, 2014
4:30 PM to 7:00 PM

 

School of the Art Institute of Chicago
37 S. Wabash; Room 327
Chicago, IL 60603
http://www.saic.edu

This tour has been cancelled due to scheduling conflicts.

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Annual Holiday Celebration

 

January 14, 2014
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

 

Rock Bottom Brewery
1 W. Grand Avenue; Grand Room
Chicago, IL 60654
http://www.rockbottom.com/locations/chicago

Join us for post-holiday networking fun! AND, participate in the "Ugly" Sweater Contest!

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