Meeting/Event Information

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Past Meetings

Generation Z - The Connected Generation

 

November 17, 2016
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

Petterinos
150 N. Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60601
http://www.petterinos.com

With the Baby Boomer population retiring at nearly 7,500 per day, do you ever wonder what is coming next? Generation Z is next.

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All-Member Happy Hour

 

November 10, 2016
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

 

Cactus Bar and Grill
404 S. Wells Street
Chicago, IL 60607

Happy Hour Fun hosted by the Chicago IFMA Associates Committee. Regsiter and join in on the networking fun.

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Oktoberfest 2016

 

October 27, 2016
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

 

Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
1 W. Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60610

The Annual Oktoberfest Networking tradition continues! Register and join us to celebrate the season of thankfulness with our friends and colleagues.

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Workplace Evolutionaries

 

October 20, 2016
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

Petterinos
150 N. Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60601
http://www.petterinos.com

Join Workplace Evolutionaries (a Community of IFMA National) to dive in to the latest Workplace Strategy trends.

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Opportunity Knocks Community Event

 

October 13, 2016
8:30 AM to 12:30 PM

 

Reuse Depot
50 West Madison
Maywood, IL

Join our charity partner, Opportunity Knocks, for a morning of outdoor service.

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WWP 2016 Chicago and NI Chapter Member Reception

 

October 06, 2016
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

 

Meze Greek Fusion
345 6th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
http://www.gaslampmeze.com

If you are going to be in San Diego October 6, make plans to join in the networking fun.

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Fall Member Appreciation Reception

 

September 28, 2016
5:00 PM to 7:30 PM

 

OFS Brands
222 Merchandise Mart Plaza; Suite 1132
Chicago, IL 60654

Join us for a networking evening with a special focus on welcoming our new members.

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Winery Tour in Southern Michigan - SOLD OUT

 

September 22, 2016
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

 

Michigan Wineries
Round Barn, Lemon Creek & Dablon Vinyards
Baroda, MI 49101

It's a Southern Michigan winery tour and you are invited! Register for this day networking event and bring a guest, colleague and friend. The more the merrier.

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How to Develop a Career Management Strategy

 

September 15, 2016
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

Petterinos
150 N. Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60601
http://www.petterinos.com

Plan to join us and learn how to develop career management strategies for results and a career management plan for life.

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Community Service with Aspire

 

September 10, 2016
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

 

Aspire
1812 South Wolf Road
Hillside, IL 60162
http://www.aspirechicago.com

Join the Chicago and Northern Illinois Chapters as we make a difference at Aspire!

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Internet of Everything

 

August 18, 2016
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

Petterinos
150 N. Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60601
http://www.petterinos.com

As the phrase “Internet of Things (IoT)” becomes more commonly used, it also becomes more important to understand what it means. Register and join us to learn more!

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NRDC Tour and Networking Reception

 

August 09, 2016
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

 

NRDC - Suite 1600
20 N. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606

Please join Chicago Chapter of IFMA, for a tour of the Natural Resources Defense Council’s (NRDC) LEED Platinum & Living Building Challenge Petal Certified Office.

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Cross Town Classic - SOLD OUT

 

July 26, 2016
4:45 PM to 8:45 PM

 

U.S. Cellular Field - Home of the White Sox
333 W 35th Street
Chicago, IL 60616
http://www.uscellularfield.org/

The Chicago and Northern Illinois Chapters are joining forces to cheer on both Chicago baseball teams.

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Chicago IFMA Annual Meeting 2016

 

July 21, 2016
4:30 PM to 8:00 PM

 

Wildfire Chicago
159 West Erie Street
Chicago, IL 60654
http://www.wildfirerestaurant.com

Join us for annual meeting fun, networking and the IFMA Bucks Live Auction.

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Active Threat Preparedness for the Workplace

 

June 16, 2016
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

Petterinos
150 N. Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60601
http://www.petterinos.com

Active threat events across the country and globe have shown communities that these horrible events can no longer be considered as exceptional circumstances that “will never happen here”. Is your organization prepared for such a threat?

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Golf Outing 2016

 

May 26, 2016
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

 

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

Are you Ready for a Spring Fling? The Chicago IFMA Forecast is for Golf - mark your calendar today! Sponsorship opportunties are available - get your name out on the course and have a networking day!

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The ABC's of Sound in the Workplace

 

May 19, 2016
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

Petterinos
150 N. Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60601
http://www.petterinos.com

Recent research has found that current work environments are fulfilling the needs for collaboration and communication, but are doing a poor job of providing an acoustical environment free from distractions.

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Past Presidents Dinner

 

May 11, 2016
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

 

Shaw's Crabhouse - Chicago
21 E. Hubbard St.
Chicago, IL 60611
http://www.shawscrabhouse.com

A private dinner to honor the Past Presidents of the Chicago Chapter of IFMA

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Facility Fusion 2016

 

April 12, 2016
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

 

JW Marriott Indianapolis
10 S. West Street
Indianapolis, IL 46204

Facility Fusion is all about focus — on your unique needs as a facility professional, on your concerns in supporting particular facility types, and on your career goals and objectives.

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Value of Real Time Monitoring of Energy Performance and Air Quality

 

April 06, 2016
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

DLR Group
333 West Wacker Drive, Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60606

Industry is demanding more and more transparency of building energy performance in addition to the internal environment provided to occupants. But what level of data is enough to inform a an adequate solution?

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Member Appreciation Spring Reception

 

March 22, 2016
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

 

Tandus Centiva Showroom
Merchandise Mart; Showroom 391
Chicago, IL 60654
https://www.tandus-centiva.com/

Register and come join in the fun of a all-member networking evening. New members can attend a brief orientation presentation about the Chicago Chapter.

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Workplace Detox

 

March 17, 2016
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

Petterinos
150 N. Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60601
http://www.petterinos.com

Workplace Detox: 7 things you may be doing all wrong.

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Sponsor Appreciation Event

 

February 29, 2016
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

 

Chicago Architecture Foundation
224 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60604

Let's build something together! This is a specail thank you event for the Chicago IFMA medal sponsors and our professional members.

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Holistic Building Performance

 

February 18, 2016
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

Petterinos
150 N. Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60601
http://www.petterinos.com

Join us for a panel discussion that will focus on the pressures facing facilities managers and designers, to deliver and operate buildings that must meet increasingly stringent energy requirements and provide a high-performance indoor environment.

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BYOD - Bring Your Own Device

 

January 27, 2016
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

DLR Group
333 West Wacker Drive; Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60606

Join us as we explore some of the most common technology challenges faced in a wireless access environment.

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Annual Holiday Celebration Co-Hosted with CoreNet Chicago

 

January 07, 2016
5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

 

Osteria Via Stato
620 N. State Street
Chicago, IL 60654
http://www.osteriaviastato.com/

Chicago IFMA is partnering with CoreNet Chicago to celebrate the Holidays.

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