Welcome to the Charlotte Chapter of IFMA

 

We are a professional organization dedicated to advancing the facility management profession and its community.

The Charlotte Chapter is over 175 members strong and continually growing. We are proud to have 22 Certified Facility Managers (CFM) 6 Facility Management Professionals (FMP) and 2 Sustainable Facility Professionals (SFP) in the chapter.

Throughout the year our members enjoy a full range of educational and networking opportunities, credential training, luncheon programs, facility tours, panel discussions, and special events.

Whether you’re interested in continuing education, local networking, industry news, knowledge sharing or other professional resources, IFMA Charlotte can help you define your career path and meet your goals.

 

Empowering facility professionals
to excel in the management of their facilities, teams, and workplace projects. IFMA Charlotte is where you learn, connect, and advance.

Strengthen your skills with industry-leading FM training and credentials.

Network with peers and build valuable professional relationships.

Collaborate with IFMA and RICS to define the future of ​​FM.

Founded in 1987, IFMA Charlotte is celebrating its 30 year anniversary. The Charlotte Chapter is the premier professional association for facility management professionals in the Greater Charlotte Metropolitan area. IFMA Charlotte is currently 175 members strong and growing.

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Staying on top of advancements in your profession is critical to the future of your career and the facilities you manage. IFMA provides a variety of educational opportunities to help meet your unique professional goals. Become a Certified Facility Manager®, Facility Management Professional or Sustainability Facility Professional™.

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When you join the International Facility Management Association, you become a part of a global community of like-minded professionals. Members of IFMA Charlotte
gain access to an extensive local network of industry relevant professionals and events.Contact our Chapter’s Membership Committee Chairman, Bruce Voorheis, for additional information.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

 
NOTE: If you are a full-time Facility Manager in the Charlotte Metro area, you may attend one of our luncheons at no charge to see if IFMA is for you.  Click on one of the upcoming events and select the Free FM option during signup.  We look forward to meeting you and to answering any questions that you have regarding IFMA and the Charlotte IFMA Chapter!
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Click on the image above for more information about World Workplace in Charlotte, October 3-5, 2018. 

 
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April 22nd is EARTH DAY!

Here are simple and easy tips to help you go green, protect the earth, save money and make every day Earth Day. You can make a difference!

Join Earth Day Network’s campaign to End Plastic Pollution.Reduce your carbon footprint and take our Carbon Footprint Quiz.
Plant a tree or donate a tree through our Canopy Project.
Join a local park, river or beach clean-up.
Use environmentally-friendly, non-toxic cleaning products.
Replace inefficient incandescent light bulbs with efficient CFLs or LEDs. Reduce your carbon footprint by 450 pounds a year.
Carpool, ride your bike, use public transportation or drive an electric or hybrid car.
Reduce your carbon footprint by one pound for every mile you do not drive.
Keep your tires properly inflated and get better gas mileage.
Reduce your carbon footprint 20 pounds for each gallon of gas saved.
Change your car’s air filter regularly.
Teleconference instead of traveling.
If you fly five times per year, those trips are likely to account for 75% of your personal carbon footprint.
Stop using disposable plastics, especially single-use plastics like bottles, bags and straws.
Recycle paper, plastic and glass.
Reduce your garbage by 10% and your carbon footprint by 1,200 pounds a year.
Donate your old clothes and home goods instead of throwing them out. When you need something, consider buying used items.
Use cloth towels instead of paper ones.
Change your paper bills to online billing. You’ll be saving trees and the fuel it takes to deliver your bills by truck.
Read documents online instead of printing them.
When you need to use paper, make sure it’s 100% post-consumer recycled paper.
Set your office printer to print two-sided.
Collect used printer, fax, and copier cartridges to recycle.
Convince your school district or office building to choose reusable utensils, trays, and dishes in the cafeteria.Use reusable bottles for water, and reusable mugs for coffee.
Bring reusable bags when you shop.
Pack your lunch in a reusable bag.
Organize to have healthy, locally-sourced food served at in your school district.
Buy local food to reduce the distance from farm to fork.
Buy straight from the farm, frequent your local farmers’ market, or join a local food co-op.
Buy organic food to keep your body and the environment free of toxic pesticides. Support farmers and companies who use organic ingredients.
Grow your own organic garden, or join a farm-share group.
Reduce your meat consumption to curb carbon emissions from the livestock industry.
Compost kitchen scraps for use in your garden — turning waste into fertilizer.
Take a shorter shower and use a water-saving shower head.
Fix leaky faucets and shower-heads.
Run your dishwasher only when it’s full to save water and energy.
Conserve water outdoors by only watering your lawn in the early morning or late at night.
Use drought-resistant plants in dry areas.
Wash your clothes only when necessary, use cold water and line dry.
Form a “green team” at your office to find cost-effective ways to conserve resources and promote sustainability.
Volunteer for a local environmental group and/or make a donation.
Pull out invasive plants in your yard or garden and replace them with native ones.
Turn off and unplug electronics you’re not using. This includes turning off your computer at night.Turn off lights when you leave a room.Install solar panels on your roof.
Take the stairs instead of the elevator to save energy (and get exercise!).
Move your heater thermostat down two degrees in winter and up two degrees in the summer to reduce your carbon footprint by 2,000 pounds.
Lower the temperature on your water heater.
Contact your utility company and find out about renewable energy options.Use energy-efficient appliances and electronics.
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April 22nd is EARTH DAY! 

Here are simple and easy tips to help you go green, protect the earth, save money and make every day Earth Day. You can make a difference!

Join Earth Day Network’s campaign to End Plastic Pollution.Reduce your carbon footprint and take our Carbon Footprint Quiz.
Plant a tree or donate a tree through our Canopy Project.
Join a local park, river or beach clean-up.
Use environmentally-friendly, non-toxic cleaning products.
Replace inefficient incandescent light bulbs with efficient CFLs or LEDs. Reduce your carbon footprint by 450 pounds a year.
Carpool, ride your bike, use public transportation or drive an electric or hybrid car. 
Reduce your carbon footprint by one pound for every mile you do not drive.
Keep your tires properly inflated and get better gas mileage. 
Reduce your carbon footprint 20 pounds for each gallon of gas saved.
Change your car’s air filter regularly.
Teleconference instead of traveling. 
If you fly five times per year, those trips are likely to account for 75% of your personal carbon footprint.
Stop using disposable plastics, especially single-use plastics like bottles, bags and straws.
Recycle paper, plastic and glass. 
Reduce your garbage by 10% and your carbon footprint by 1,200 pounds a year.
Donate your old clothes and home goods instead of throwing them out. When you need something, consider buying used items.
Use cloth towels instead of paper ones.
Change your paper bills to online billing. You’ll be saving trees and the fuel it takes to deliver your bills by truck.
Read documents online instead of printing them.
When you need to use paper, make sure it’s 100% post-consumer recycled paper.
Set your office printer to print two-sided.
Collect used printer, fax, and copier cartridges to recycle.
Convince your school district or office building to choose reusable utensils, trays, and dishes in the cafeteria.Use reusable bottles for water, and reusable mugs for coffee.
Bring reusable bags when you shop.
Pack your lunch in a reusable bag.
Organize to have healthy, locally-sourced food served at in your school district.
Buy local food to reduce the distance from farm to fork. 
Buy straight from the farm, frequent your local farmers’ market, or join a local food co-op.
Buy organic food to keep your body and the environment free of toxic pesticides. Support farmers and companies who use organic ingredients.
Grow your own organic garden, or join a farm-share group.
Reduce your meat consumption to curb carbon emissions from the livestock industry.
Compost kitchen scraps for use in your garden — turning waste into fertilizer.
Take a shorter shower and use a water-saving shower head.
Fix leaky faucets and shower-heads.
Run your dishwasher only when it’s full to save water and energy.
Conserve water outdoors by only watering your lawn in the early morning or late at night. 
Use drought-resistant plants in dry areas.
Wash your clothes only when necessary, use cold water and line dry.
Form a “green team” at your office to find cost-effective ways to conserve resources and promote sustainability.
Volunteer for a local environmental group and/or make a donation.
Pull out invasive plants in your yard or garden and replace them with native ones.
Turn off and unplug electronics you’re not using. This includes turning off your computer at night.Turn off lights when you leave a room.Install solar panels on your roof.
Take the stairs instead of the elevator to save energy (and get exercise!).
Move your heater thermostat down two degrees in winter and up two degrees in the summer to reduce your carbon footprint by 2,000 pounds.
Lower the temperature on your water heater.
Contact your utility company and find out about renewable energy options.Use energy-efficient appliances and electronics.
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