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SAME/IFMA Facilities Management Workshop – San Antonio, TX

Presented in partnership with International Facility Management Association, the SAME/IFMA Facilities Management Workshop is an intensive two-day series of sessions for facilities management practitioners addressing topics including facilities management best practices, asset management, lifecycle sustainability, energy efficiency and strategic sourcing. The workshop provides insight from both the public and private sectors on emerging trends in […]

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RICS Event – Southeast Chapter: Future of the Profession

Join local industry experts and graduate students for networking and a discussion about the state of the profession and how to prepare for the future. OVERVIEW RICS qualified professionals will connect with the next generation of professionals and other professional associations for a meet and greet in Atlanta. The shortage of skilled workers, managing rising […]

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IFMA Atlanta Scholarships to World Workplace 2018

IFMA Atlanta is delighted to provide three $1,500 sponsorships for three active Chapter members to attend World Workplace 2018 in Charlotte, NC.  Our annual premier event takes place October 3 -5   (IFMA Foundation Gala is Tuesday, October 2). If you meet the criteria and wish to apply for this award, please click here and fill […]

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August Member Spotlight – FM Member Scott Christopher, Director of Facilities Management for the Atlanta Mission

Scott is an Atlanta area native. He started out in Alpharetta, moved to the South Fulton area then back to Alpharetta. Scott earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from Georgia Southwestern State University. Scott and his wife have two grown children. Currently living on the Southside again in Senoia, which affords him the […]

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Tentative 2018-2019 Calendar of Upcoming Events

July 13                                   Committee Notes Due July 16                                   Board Meeting August 1                               Membership Meeting – Fox Theatre (12:30 – 2:00) August 1                               New Member Orientation – Fox Theatre (12:00-12:30) August 10                            Committee Notes Due August 17                            Tour – Comcast August 23                            Business Partner Event – tentative September 12-13                Advocacy […]

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Member Spotlight – Laura Hammond, Department Manager for Corporate Asset Management for Mercedes-Benz USA

… written by Teresa Cox, APCO Signs Like so many facility professionals, Laura Hammond fell into the field.   IFMA Fellow Kathy Roper, “a fabulous professor” was her inspiration at Georgia Tech.  Laura earned her Master of Science Degree in Building Construction and Facility Management from the School of Building Construction.  At that time, she was […]

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Mercedes-Benz USA Tour for Students

On April 4th, Mercedes-Benz USA hosted a presentation and tour sponsored by IFMA Atlanta’s Accredited Degree Program Liaison Committee. Students in Facility Management programs and classes from Georgia Tech’s School of Building Construction and Kennesaw State University attended alongside working FM professionals. Thanks to Lonnie Russell and Laura Hammond – both of Mercedes-Benz USA – for […]

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April 2018 IFMA Atlanta spotlight – Dylan Murray – Kennesaw State University.

Written by Henri Brickey, Whitco Roofing. This month’s IFMA Atlanta member spotlight focuses on Dylan Murray, a senior at Kennesaw State University who will be graduating next month with a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, with a concentration in Facilities Management. Unlike many, who fall into the FM field by accident, Dylan has been planning […]

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