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IFMA Suncoast Chapter


Our Chapter usually meets the second Thursday of the month, unless otherwise noted.  Please verify exact day, date and time when registering.

Our Board meets in July to plan our program year's calendar, which is published below.  If the registration feature has not been activated, this indicates that some program details have not been finalized.  This also means that the proposed program, date, time and/or venue may change.  Please check back, as registration will be opened when the program has been confirmed.

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Upcoming events

    • 14 Feb 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Cooper’s Hawk, 4110 W Boy Scout Blvd Tampa, FL 33607
    • 44

    Thursday, February 14, 2019
    The Value of Retro-Commissioning
    with Shane Hardman- Vice President of Operations
    Tekplan Solutions Florida

    The value of retro-commissioning your building automation system and the impact on your operating expenses.

    • What is retro-commissioning
    • Why retro-commission your building
    • What are the costs and benefits
    • How to calculate your return on investment
    • A look at the latest trends in building automation and how they affect your building operation

    Shane has over 26 years of industry experience in Electrical and Building Automation Systems.  Over those 26 years he has worked in a variety of roles ranging from installation and startup to programming, management, and operations.  He currently serves as Tekplan Solutions V.P. of Operations for all of Southwest Florida.

    Shane has experience in Industrial and Commercial HVAC Controls (pneumatic, ddc, and plc), Access Control Systems, CCTV, Process Control, Wired and Wireless Nurse Call Systems, Lighting Control, Irrigation, and Tenant Billing.    

    Shane has been trained and certified in Distech,  Automated Logic, Tridium Niagara, Alerton Bactalk, Staefa Talon, Austco Medicom, and Philips Lifeline.   As well as experience in integration and programming of Johnson FX and N2, American Automatrix, Barber Coleman, Robertshaw, Honeywell, KMC, Distech, Invensys, TAC, Niagara Security, and Viconics

    Sponsored by Cubix

    Cooper’s Hawk
    4110 W Boy Scout Blvd Tampa, FL 33607
    11:30 AM

    Members $30
    Guests $50

    First Time Facility Managers Fee Waived.
    Please contact Jennifer Rogers at 727-345-7544 to register. Please provide your business card to Stefany  Aceves at the event.

    Online registration only - payment in advance only.
    No registration or payments at the door.
    Registration deadline: Friday, February 8, 2019

    Members must sign in to the website before registering to get the member rate.

    • 29 Mar 2019
    • 1:00 PM
    • Heritage Isles Golf & Country Club, 10630 Plantation Bay Drive, Tampa, FL 33647
    • 50

    Save the date!
    Friday, March 29, 2019

    Golf Tournament

    1:00 pm
    Shotgun Start

    Details to come!

    Heritage Isles Golf & Country Club
    10630 Plantation Bay Drive
    Tampa, FL  33647


Past events

10 Jan 2019 NFPA Code Compliance & BDA
13 Dec 2018 Holiday Luncheon
13 Dec 2018 The Salvation Army Toy Shop
15 Nov 2018 Tampa International Airport 2018 Field Trip
11 Oct 2018 Before & After the Storm – Hurricane Mitigation & Restoration
13 Sep 2018 The Impact of Video Analytics Surveillance on the Workplace
10 May 2018 Project Management
29 Mar 2018 2018 Annual Golf Tournament
15 Feb 2018 Active Shooter
14 Dec 2017 Holiday Luncheon
14 Dec 2017 Salvation Army Angel Tree
09 Nov 2017 Lessons Learned from Hurricane Irma- Round Table Discussion
14 Sep 2017 Lessons Learned from IRMA: Business Continuity/Structural Integrity
17 Aug 2017 Coppertail Brewing Company Tour & Tasting
11 May 2017 Recruiting, Retaining & Cultivating Employee Engagement
26 Apr 2017 Orlando Chapter Event: Surviving the FM Jungle
24 Mar 2017 2017 Annual Golf Tournament
09 Feb 2017 Impression Management: Building Client & Staff Relationships
12 Jan 2017 How to develop a career management strategy
10 Nov 2016 Tampa Bay Sporting Clays
20 Oct 2016 Pinellas County Solid Waste Tour
13 Oct 2016 Net Zero Building Tour
15 Sep 2016 ADA Reasonable Accommodations
11 Aug 2016 Coppertail Brewing Company Tour & Tasting
09 Jun 2016 Member Appreciation Celebration (Members only event)
12 May 2016 Strategic Facility Planning: Dealing with the demands of Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow in the Workplace
08 Apr 2016 Annual Golf Tournament
10 Mar 2016 March-Yankee Stadium
11 Feb 2016 Turning Complaints Into Kudos
14 Jan 2016 FM Metrics that Matter...Implementing the Correct KPI's
10 Dec 2015 Holiday Luncheon
12 Nov 2015 Sustainability...What makes Sense/Cents?
15 Oct 2015 Tour-Dali Museum
07 Oct 2015 IFMA's World Workplace 2015 Conference
19 Sep 2015 CFM Exam Review
10 Sep 2015 Your Building...inside and out! AND new member orientation
10 Sep 2015 Buy 8 Get 1 free-Prepaid Events Program
13 Aug 2015 IFMA Suncoast Chapter's 30th Anniversary Celebration
11 Jun 2015 Member Appreciation Celebration (Members only event)
14 May 2015 Yuengling Brewery Tour
21 Apr 2015 Facility Fusion 2015-Orlando, Florida
20 Mar 2015 Annual Golf Tournament
12 Feb 2015 Open Doors to NEW Possibilities....IFMA Credentials
15 Jan 2015 Pay Me Now or Pay Me Later...Strategies to Get C-Suite Approval For Facilities Projects
11 Dec 2014 Holiday Volunteer event & Lunch
13 Nov 2014 New Le Meridien Hotel-Tour and Dinner
09 Oct 2014 What Keeps You Up At Night?-Roundtable Discussions
11 Sep 2014 September-Weathering the Storm-Top 10 Misconceptions
14 Aug 2014 August Summer Mixer
12 Jun 2014 MEMBERSHIP APPRECIATION MEETING - Exclusively for Suncoast Chapter of IFMA Members ONLY!!
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