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    Lunch & Learn Series

    Thursday Jan 21
    11:30 am - 1 pm

    Benaroya Hall

    Lunch & Learn Series

    'What's Good for People? Moving from Wellness to Well-Being'

    Speaker: Betsy Leto, Knoll, Inc.


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    Due to looming talent shortages and increased healthcare costs, organizations across the globe are concentrating efforts to ensure the sustainability of their most important asset: their people. An organization's workplaces, work processes and work practices comprise an ecosystem that has the potential to enhance employee well-being and thus, organizational performance. Research shows that happy, healthy and engaged employees produce more and cost less. Attendees to this lunch and learn can expect to:

     - Learn a brief history of wellness and the move to well-being in the workplace;
     - Recognize the obvious and hidden costs of poor health and well-being;
     - Discover workplace strategies that address employees' physical, emotional and social well-being; and
     - Review examples of how local Seattle-area companies are addressing wellness and well-being in the workplace.

    Our speaker, Betsy, works for Knoll, Inc. and uses a holistic approach based on Knoll workplace research and individual company culture to help organizations create environments where people aspire to do their best work. She has a background in interior design, is an accredited office ergonomics evaluator, and has worked in project management and workplace strategy for major organizations including Google, Tiffany & Co., Tableau and the London Stock Exchange Group

    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:
    11:30 am - 12:00 pm: Registration & Networking
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: 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
    $45 Non-Members
    $15 Students

    Questions? Contact the Association Office at Toll Free 877-460-5880 or office@IFMASeattle.org

    About the IFMA Seattle Lunch and Learn Series:
    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.

 
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