Meeting/Event Information

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Past Meetings

Wellness in the Workplace

 

November 16, 2017
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

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

Join us for the November program Wellness in the Workplace: how to create an environment where people can thrive.

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35th Anniversary Celebration

 

November 03, 2017
5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

 

The Field Museum - Rice Hall
1400 South Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605

Register and plan to join us to celebrate Chicago IFMA's 35th Anniversary.

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ALA Chicago Bi-Annual Conference 2017

 

October 27, 2017
7:30 AM to 7:00 PM

 

W Chicago-City Center
172 W. Adams Street
Chicago, IL

Chicago IFMA Members receive the Early Bird Rate of $100 through October 16.

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Chicago IFMA Happy Hour Networking

 

October 24, 2017
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

 

Madison Tavern
500 West Madison
Chicago, IL 60661
http://www.madisontavern.com/

IFMA members, colleagues, and friends make plans to come out for a casual evening of networking fun.

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World Workplace Networking Reception

 

October 19, 2017
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

 

Hearsay on the Green
1515 Dallas Street
Houston, TX 77010
http://www.hearsayhouston.com

Chicago and Northern Illinois Members and Friends - make plans to stop in at the annual WWP joint networking reception.

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World Workplace 2017

 

October 18, 2017
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

 

George R. Brown Convention Center

Houston, TX

Register early for WWP 2017. Hotel discounts available until September.

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WE HUB Chicago Program

 

October 16, 2017
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

 

Trendway
325 North Wells
Chicago, IL 60610

Join the Workplace Evolutionaries with global thought leader, Jeffery Saunders from the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies (CIFS).

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Facility Executive Live

 

October 03, 2017
8:00 AM to 5:30 PM

 

Summit Executive Centre
205 N. Michigan Avenue; 10th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601

Facility Executive Live! is your one-day ticket to learn from facility management's best and brightest. Chicago IFMA members pay only $50!

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Fall Member Appreciation Reception

 

September 27, 2017
5:00 PM to 7:30 PM

 

Trendway
325 N. Wells
Chicago, IL 60654
https://www.trendway.com/

Join us for a member networking reception! Come on out and meet our new members.

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Catch an FM, if you can!

 

September 21, 2017
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

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

Join us for our distinguished panel of Facility Managers! Learn from the best about their successes, tips and lessons learned, bring your questions …. and Catch an FM while you can!

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Community Service Opportunity

 

September 16, 2017
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

 

Illinois Prairie Path
Berkley Avenue and Prairie Path Lane
Elmhurst, IL

Join us for this Community Service Event with the Northern Illinois Chapter. This year we will be volunteering at the Great Western Prarie in Elmhurst.

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Internet of Things - A One-Year Follow Up

 

August 17, 2017
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

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

Dan Michaud is coming back to give us an update on the Internet of Things. Dan presented one year ago and much has changed - don't miss out!

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Crosstown Classic 2017

 

July 27, 2017
5:30 PM to 9:30 PM

 

Guranteed Rate Field
333 West 35th Street
Chicago, IL 60616
http://www.theguaranteedratefield.com/

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

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Annual Meeting 2017

 

July 19, 2017
4:30 PM to 8:00 PM

 

Harry Caray's Steakhouse on Kinzie
33 West Kinzie
Chicago, IL 60654
http://www.harrycarays.com/harry-carays-italian-steakhouse-river-north/

Join us for the networking event of the year! Networking, Vendor Showcase, IFMA Buck-et Auction and more.

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Vendor Showcase Happy Hour

 

July 19, 2017
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

 

Harry Caray's Steakhouse
33 West Kinzie
Chicago, IL 60654
http://www.harrycarays.com

Associate Members: check out this NEW vendor event opportunity to showcase your products and services.

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Opportunity Knocks Barbeque Block Party

 

June 17, 2017
2:00 PM to 10:00 PM

 

Constitution Court
Madison Street and Thomas Avenue
Forest Park, IL

Join us at this year's OK BBQ Block Party for lots of sunshine, great local food and beverage, live music, and fun!

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New Technologies in Security

 

June 15, 2017
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

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

Stay caught up on the newest security technologies.

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5th Annual Golf Outing

 

May 25, 2017
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

 

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

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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Emergency Response Awareness for Facility Managers

 

May 18, 2017
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

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

Come join Chicago IFMA as we take a closer look at Emergency Response Awareness

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Past Presidents Dinner 2017

 

May 11, 2017
5:30 AM to 7:30 PM

 

Mon Ami Gabi
260 Oak Brook Center
Oak Brook, IL 60523
http://www.monamigabi.com/home/?loc=oakbrook

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

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Spring Member Appreciation Reception

 

April 27, 2017
5:00 PM to 7:30 PM

 

Brook Furniture Rental -
222 N LaSalle Street; #140
Chicago, IL 60601
http://www.bfr.com/

An all member networking reception to meet new members and connect with IFMA friends.

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Kicking Off Your Office Lease

 

March 16, 2017
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

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

Jon Milonas of CBRE will present 6 proven steps to develop a thorough strategy and avoid costly mistakes.

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Sponsor Appreciation Event 2017

 

February 23, 2017
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

 

Chicago Architecture Foundation
224 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60604

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

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New Version of LEED - Changes with v4

 

February 16, 2017
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

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

Register and plan to join us for this important program about changes you need to know about LEED Version 4

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Brainy Bite - Organizational Culture

 

January 25, 2017
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

 

Haworth
222 Merchandise Plaza; Suite 312
Chicago, IL 60654
http://www.haworth.com

Come join us for an interactive, fun activity that will help you better understand Organizational Culture!

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Opportunity Knocks Chili Cook-Off 2017

 

January 15, 2017
12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

 

Fitzgeralds
6615 W. Roosevelt Road
Berwyn, IL 60402
http://www.fitzgeraldsnightclub.com

Support the Chicago IFMA charity partner Opportunity Knocks at their Annual Chili Cook-Off.

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Annual Holiday Party 2017

 

January 05, 2017
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

 

The Gage
24 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
http://www.thegagechicago.com/

Register now before the fee increases! The holiday party is a fun social networking event with good food and drinks!

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