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IFMA Atlanta was well represented at Facility Fusion in Chicago.

Facility Fusion 2018 in Chicago was a memorable event for all attendees, but especially for the Atlanta Chapter of IFMA in our 35th year! The esteemed Kathy Roper (author, professor, IFMA ATL Past Chapter President, industry expert, etc) represented the chapter well as she always does and taught an engaging session on leadership and personal […]

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IFMA December Newsletter

Greetings Fellow IFMA Atlanta Chapter Members: October was a blur, it was highlighted by none other than the 2019 IFMA World Workplace Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.  It was a blast, lots of fun, scenery, food and oh yes we found time to learn a lot about facilities management too.  Do you recognize these two beautiful […]

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2017 Student Programs Launched

The 2017 scholarship application is now available at—for-students. There are several changes. Applications are due by Midnight April 24, 2017. Scholarship awards will be presented on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 during the IFMA Foundation Celebration at World Workplace in Houston, Texas, USA.   Also available is the 2017 International Student of the Year application. […]

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Hitting a Homerun in Career Management

Are you currently in transition or looking to maximize your full potential in facilities management? Do you have a strategy to advance to the next stage in your career?  Is it time to transform your dreams and aspirations into reality?  The IFMA Atlanta Career Management Committee assists its IFMA membership by enhancing their careers and […]

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IFMA Atlanta Participates in CEFGA Event

On March 23-24, 2017, Clara Smith, Joe Pearson, Debi Gilbert, Anthony Maddox and Ken Stephenson manned a table representing the Facility Management Profession and IFMA Atlanta at the Construction Education Foundation of Georgia (CEFGA) program held at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park, Georgia. This event gave us the opportunity to introduce the […]

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Food for Thought

On a previous job, I had a supervisor with a very cultured childhood and a passion for food.  Once a week the office would go to a new restaurant to try a new cuisine.  We ate Thai, Indian, Mediterranean, Egyptian, Australian, Chinese, Russian, American, Mexican and everything in between. Our supervisor encouraged us to order […]

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Associate Member Spotlight

Wendy Cowart What motivated you to enter your career? I first got the sales / customer service bug while working the National Order Desk at American Honda Motor Company back in 1992.  We took calls from dealers and sales representatives and we were responsible for placing the orders, getting them credit approved and shipping to […]

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Sustainability Corner – June 2015

Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015 Signed By President Obama (05/04/2015) Signed by President Obama on 30 April 2015, this act mandates the GSA Administrator develop model commercial leasing provisions and best practices to promote energy efficiency and water efficiency in Federal and other buildings. This act also amends the Energy Independence and Security Act […]

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On April 30, IFMA Atlanta Community Services Committee presented a Nonprofit Facility Management Clinic at Georgia Center with the Halloween Backdrops for Nonprofits as a follow-up to the five-part Certificate of Nonprofit Facility Management program presented by IFMA Atlanta at GCN last fall. In the first session, Securing the Nonprofit Facility, participants learned ways for their […]

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Certificate of Non-Profit Facility Management Program at GA Center for Non-Profits

On two Thursday mornings in September, IFMA Atlanta Community Services Committee presented the third and fourth sessions of the five-part Certificate of Nonprofit Facility Management through Nonprofit University at Georgia Center for Nonprofits.  Representatives from nonprofit organizations are learning to master the essentials of renovating and maintaining their facilities with minimum impact on their operating […]

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