Upcoming Meetings

Mar 1

March 2018 Board Meeting

Planning the future for our chapter

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Mar 8

March Chapter Meeting

BMW's Solar Power Initiative

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Apr 12

April Chapter Meeting

Facilities Round Table

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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 in September. We will meet at GSP Airport Conference Room during the fourth quarter-see below for map. 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!

 

Check out our new Sponsorship Structure!

Our new chapter sponsorship opportunities include golf tournament perks!  Sign up in January to be this year's chapter sponsor!  Members may sign up on-line for sponsorship.  Click on sponsorship category below to support the Upstate SC chapter of IFMA!

PLATINUM SPONSOR

GOLD SPONSOR

SILVER SPONSOR

BRONZE SPONSOR

Click here for a printable information & pledge application.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for our chapter and have questions, please contact:  

Rob Nielsen/Fusion Commercial AV

or

Jennifer Plourde/Upstate SC IFMA

 

                             


 

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.  Email the chapter administrator for the free lunch code coupon or to register your guest.

Each month we will focus on particular markets.  For the March meeting, bring a FM guest from a local college, university, higher learning institution or school district to receive two entries into the drawing.  Click here for a list of area learning institutions.

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

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

 

FEBRUARY 1, 2018-8:30am-10:00am  BOARD MEETING-CFS

FEBRUARY 7, 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.

FEBRUARY 8, 2018-11:30am-1:00pm  CHAPTER MEETING-"Upstate Commercial Real Estate Report" at Embassy Suites-open to all 

FEBRUARY 22, 2018-11:30am-1:00pm  ASSOCIATES NETWORKING LUNCHEON-Logan's Roadhouse-53 Beacon Drive-Members only

 
 

OUR HOLIDAY SOCIAL WAS A SUCCESS!

THANK YOU TO OUR DOOR PRIZE DONORS!

 

 

 

 

CHARITY DRIVE FOR DECEMBER MEETING

We collected items for Miracle Hills Ministries and our members did not disappoint us in their support.  

 

 

We have returned to Embassy Suites on Verdea Boulevard for Spring of 2018!

 

 

 

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