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  • WED
    1
    New Year's Day
  • SAT
    11

    RTC FMP Credential Program

    Saturday Jan 11
    (All Day)

    3000 NE 4th Street, Renton, WA 98056

    January 11 - February 23, 2014

    The IFMA Seattle Chapter and Renton Technical College will offer an FMP Credential Program instructor-led course. Gain knowledge and credibility with theFacility Management Professional (FMP®) credential. IFMA's FMP credential teaches and tests the foundations of facility management and the critical thinking skills demanded by today's global employers and required of effective facility managers. For early to mid-career and transitioning professionals, the FMP covers four knowledge domains:

    1. Operations and maintenance
    2. Project Management
    3. Finance and Business
    4. Leadership and Strategy

    > View Details and Register Online

    By attending a live, instructor-led IFMA FMP Credential course at Renton Technical College, you will
    Increase your FM knowledge and skills.
    Be guided through the content by an expert instructor.
    Network with peers and work through difficult course topics.
    Attend classes close to home and, at convenient times.
    Take advantage of corporate tuition reimbursement.

    Location:
    Renton Technical College
    Bldg. C, Room 110
    3000 NE 4th Street
    Renton, WA 98056

    Contact Information
    Robert Blakey
    Renton Technical College
    > View Contact Details and Register Online

  • THU
    16

    Lunch & Learn Series

    Thursday Jan 16
    11:30 am - 1 pm

    200 University Street, Seattle, WA 98101

    Please join a panel of IFMA honorees from the Washington Green 50 awards! The format will feature short presentations from each of the winners, followed by a Q&A period. If you are not free that day, perhaps one of the other members of your team might represent your project.
     
     Our Chapter launched the successful monthly 'Lunch and Learn' series in May of 2013 which has featured important industry speakers from the Puget Sound region discussing current issues affecting the management of the built environment.
     
     In 2014, the series,
    'Winning Initiatives', will be held at Benaroya Hall, Founders Room, in downtown Seattle featuring networking, lunch & an educational session. Our first quarter program deals with Sustainability and Facility Management.
    > Read our Lunch & Learn 'Flash' for more details
    > Register Online!

     
     
    NEW LOCATION!
     
    Benaroya Hall, Founders Room
     200 University Street
     Seattle, WA 98101  > Directions
     Free parking to attendees! Entrance is located on 2nd Avenue.
      * Please see ENTRANCE INSTRUCTIONS below *

     
    Agenda:
     11:30am - 12:00pm Registration & Networking
     12:00pm - 1:00pm Program and Lunch
     Come at 11:30 to register and network with your colleagues!
     Box lunches and free parking will be provided.
     
     Late registrants and walk-in's are welcome, but are not guaranteed a box lunch! Make sure you register today!
     
     
    Cost:
     $25 IFMA Members
     $35 Non-Members
     $10 Students
    > Register Online!


    ENTRANCE INSTRUCTIONS
     Driving directions and information about mass transit options are available on the Benaroya Hall website
     
     Registrants with cars:
     Ignore any FULL signs at the Benaroya garage entrance on Second Street. There will be spaces held for IFMA. Look for a sandwich board on the sidewalk by the parking garage entrance.
     
     Once in the garage, BRING YOUR TICKET TO THE EVENT TO BE VALIDATED FOR FREE PARKING!
     
     Then look for the elevator marked 'SECOND AVENUE ELEVATOR'; you will also see signs for 'Artists Entrance'. That is our elevator and our entrance.
     
     Once you take the elevator to the street level, you should also enter at the Artists Entrance. Security will then direct you to the Founders Room for the meeting.
     
     Registrants who are walking:
     
    We MUST use the Artists Entrance on Second Avenue just south of the garage entrance. All other d

  • MON
    20
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • THU
    30

    ARCHIBUS Presents Food For Thought Luncheon

    Thursday Jan 30
    11:30 am - 1:30 pm

    7100 Fort Dent Way, Tukwila, WA 98188

    'Improving Facilities' Operational Outcomes'

    The cost of operating your organization’s facilities is undoubtedly on a relentless upward trajectory. But finding out how to lower those costs is free when you attend our complementary luncheon presentation. In addition to providing an opportunity to dine and network with your peers, the presentation will provide important insights on how to determine your Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) – both hard and soft costs – as well as best practices in maintaining/monitoring compliance, employing KPIs and SLAs and much more.

    Presenter: Tom Pagurek, ARCHIBUS Business Development Manager


    > View Details & Register to Attend for Free

    Time:
    11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Location:
    University of Phoenix
    Western Washington Campus
    7100 Fort Dent Way - Fort Dent 3
    Tukwila, WA 98188

    The presentation will also feature compelling case studies of organizations who have achieved their cost-efficiency goals by applying field-tested advice and technologies. Register today!

    > View Details & Register to Attend for Free

  • THU
    30

    6th Annual Texas Hold 'Em Tournament and Networking

    Thursday Jan 30
    6 pm - 8:30 pm

    1230 Andover Park East, Tukwila, WA 98188

    No experience required! Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places!
     Professional Dealers!
     Drinks, appetizers and fun!
     
    > Read our Poker 'Flash' for more details
     > Register Online!
     
     Time:
     6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
     
     Location:
     Cort Showroom
     1230 Andover Park East, Tukwila, WA 98188
     > Map
     
     Cost:
     $50.00: per player ($50 re-buys available)
     
     
    Become a Sponsor & Promote your Company today!
     

     Table Sponsor: $400/table
     Includes 8 seats, signage, company logo on all materials, website, & flashes.
     
     Prize sponsors:
     Donate you prize today!
     
    >  Become a sponsor, reserve your table, or donate your prize today
     
     
    Thank you to our Sponsors!
     Open Works
     Location & Food Sponsor! Cort
     Beer & Wine Arranged by: Millennium Lighting Consultants
     

     

 
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