When Applying for Membership, make sure to select Chapter Membership in the Calgary Chapter. By being a member of the Calgary Chapter you will add special value to your IFMA Membership on the local level through:
Networking With Local Peers
The Calgary Chapter offers many opportunities for local members to network with their peers through monthly meetings, educational courses, social functions and facility tours.
The Calgary Chapter is one of the largest IFMA Chapters. We have over 170 local members of which 70% are Facility Management Professionals and 30% are suppliers)
Professional Development, Career Opportunities and CFM Study Groups
The Calgary Chapter offers luncheon seminars and information sessions to help members better prepare for their CFM and/or FMP designation. Whether you are working towards your designation or not, these sessions give members valuable information that they can apply directly in their own jobs and workplace.
Some of our best events are our Facility Tours. The Calgary Chapter takes members to a variety of facilities in Calgary where they can see first hand some of the new innovations and best practices in the Facility Management
Chapter-Specific Web site
Our website is the central resource for our members. Look to the Calgary Chapter website to find information on the local FM community, to access the local membership list, to see what events the Chapter is planning and to learn about new career opportunities available in the Chapters online job board.
Local FM-Related News
Look to the Calgary Chapter Website and its “Members Area” for News Articles and information that can be of benefit to you in the facility management profession.
Employment Referral Services/Career Growth and Advancement
The Calgary Chapter website provides a Careers section where members can post and access job opportunities in the Facility Management profession.
The Calgary Chapter hosts a variety of social events throughout the year. Our two biggest events include the Annual Golf Tournament and the Annual Silent Auction event. Over 100 local Chapter members attend each of these events. It’s a great way for members to socialize and kick back for some fun.
Best Practice Sharing With Local Peers
Through chapter Web sites, meetings and events, you have the opportunity to talk with peers about workplace challenges and pose industry-related questions, receiving timely answers. The Calgary Chapter brings IFMA resources directly to you, making your membership experience more personal.
Chapter committees and leadership positions allow members to contribute in areas such as program and event planning, marketing, web development and member recruitment. As a source of personal development, participation as a chapter leader or organizer is highly rewarding. Chapter involvement is a source of pride, accomplishment and honour.
Local Membership Directory
Every year, the Calgary Chapter mails members a printed directory of local members. This Directory is an important tool that can be used to connect yourself to the Facility Management community in Calgary.
The Calgary Chapter also provides a current list of its members on the Chapter’s website that is available to members only in the “Members Area”. Make sure to check your profile to ensure other members can contact you.