Upcoming Meetings

May 3

May board meeting

Planning meeting

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May 10

May Chapter Meeting

How To Network Effectively

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May 22

2018 Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Join us for a day of fun for a great cause!

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FIRST TIME VISITORS

The best way to determine if our association is a fit for you is to visit our monthly educational program.  We provide a lunch free of charge to first time visitors.

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Learn about IFMA membership

Welcome to the Upstate SC Chapter of IFMA

Thank you for visiting our website!  

Learn about the Upstate SC chapter of  International Facility Management Association.  You will find resources for facility management, listings of upcoming chapter and national events, educational opportunities, membership information, contacts, and our members-only section.

Chapter meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of each month during the lunch hour.   You will find us at the Embassy Suites/670 Verdae Boulevard, Greenville, SC.  Our location may change from time to time, so be sure to check out the Full Calendar of Events link to the right in the newsletter section or in the left margin for all meeting information. 

Enjoy your visit, we hope to hear from you soon!

The final ballot for our chapter officers serving July 2018 to June 2019 are:

President-April Morris

Vice President-Jeannine Rodgers

Treasurer-Holli Herman

Secretary-Elizabeth Monts

Past President (by default)-Gary Monts 

Ballots will be available for voting at the May meeting.  Voting will close at the end of the May meeting and votes will be tallied.  Members in good standing are able to vote if present or may elect to vote electronically by emailing their vote to:  info@upstateifma.org.  Write in candidates are permitted.

WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE OUR 2018 CHAPTER SPONSORS!

PLATINUM LEVEL SPONSORS

 

 

 

GOLD LEVEL SPONSORS

 

Visit our sponsorship page to learn more about these fine companies or click on their logo above to visit their website.


 

EVENT SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES ARE STILL AVAILABLE!

Our members meet the third Thursday of the month for an after hours networking called "Leverage Your Beverage".

We have a few months available for companies to sponsor this event.  If you are interested in learning more about this sponsorship opportunity, please contact April Morris or Jennifer Plourde.                          


 

2018 ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT

MAY 22, 2018

THE CLIFFS VALLEY COURSE

Sponsorship opportunities are available.

Click here to learn more or register!

CLICK HERE for printable sponsor information and registration form.

This year's charity receipient is:

Click here to contact Chad


 

THE UPSTATE SC CHAPTER OF IFMA's BOARD ANNOUNCES

"BRING A FM GUEST" CONTEST

Bring an FM guest to a chapter meeting between January-May to be entered into a drawing that will take place in June.  

GRAND PRIZE $ 100.00

Remember first time guests receive free lunches.  Click here to request a first time visitor lunch coupon.

Click here to print FM guest invitations with upcoming program information.

Click here for an invitation booklet to distribute.

QUESTIONS OR NEED ASSISTANCE?
Contact our membership chair-Luke Thorwart (864) 520-4025 
or chapter administrator-Jennifer Plourde (864) 901-2735
Open to IFMA members in good standing.

 

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THESE UPCOMING EVENTS

 

MARCH 28, 2018-GOLF SQUAD MEETING-4:00pm-5:00pm Local Cue-30 Orchard Park Drive # 17 (off Haywood Road) members interested in helping our chapter organize the golf tournament should plan to attend the meeting.  Please contact Chad if you are interested in helping.

APRIL 5, 2018-8:30am-10:00am-BOARD MEETING at The Schneider Company-39 Pelham Davis Circle-Members are welcome to attend.  Please contact the chapter administrator prior to the meeting for paperwork.

APRIL 12, 2018-11:30am-1:30pm-CHAPTER MEETING-Facility Round Table Discussion at Embassy Suites-open to all

APRIL 19, 2018-4:00pm-6:00pm LEVERAGE YOUR BEVERAGE-after hours networking at Red Bowl Asian Bistro at 63 Beacon Drive (off Pelham Road)-Sponsored by Smith Dray Line & Haworth, Inc.  Members only and invited guests

APRIL 26, 2018-11:30am-1:00pm  ASSOCIATES NETWORKING LUNCHEON-Logan's Roadhouse-53 Beacon Drive-Members only

MAY 3, 2018-BOARD MEETING at The Schneider Company-39 Pelham Davis Circle-Members are welcome to attend.  Please contact the chapter administrator prior to the meeting for paperwork.

MAY 10, 2018-11:30am-1:00 pm CHAPTER MEETING-Dale Carnegie Workshop-"Network Effectively" at Embassy Suites-open to all

We are seeking a sponsor for Leverage your beverage in May. Please contact April Morris if you are interested.  



 

Kevin Price of Infor presented at the January chapter meeting on

Internet of Things (IoT) in Facility Management

 

Kevin Price, Technical Product Evangelist
Kevin has more than 20 years of experience in the enterprise asset management (EAM) solution area for Infor. He's served in multiple leadership roles in sales, service, development, and product management. He is currently the technical product evangelist and strategist for the Infor EAM portfolio, which includes EAM, MP2, and Spear Technologies. Kevin is based out of the Infor EAM development hub in Greenville, South Carolina.

To learn more about this topic, please click on the articles below.

Improve facility energy management through IoT.

IoT and EAM: Putting the Smart in Buildings