All Past Events

Date/Time Event
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
HVAC in April - postponed


We will meet again after our Fishing Rodeo Fundraiser in March!

Our April meeting is POSTPONED until further notice. We will reconvene at a future date. 



HVAC Preventative Maintenance – Speaker: STAR Services New Orleans



03/12/2020 - 03/13/2020
6:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Dudenhefer’s Fishing, St. Bernard Louisiana

We all know the weather keeps us on our toes here in Louisiana.. our 2019 Annual Fishing Rodeo Fundraiser has been rescheduled to March 12 & 13th, 2020! But don’t you worry, the same awesome crowds, fishing, networking will all be present!


If you have already registered and can not make this new date, please reach out to Adam Graff 504.905.6799 for assistance.

If you have not registered yet .. this is your chance!! ACT NOW and be involved in our biggest event of the season!



As always, we can’t thank our sponsors who contribute their time & finances to the Chapter, in order to help us grow our presence in the city of New Orleans!


Got Noise??

2019 Fishing Rodeo King Fish Sponsor:






Are you looking for more info? Check out our Facebook for updates or visit Eventbrite for more info & pricing!

4:45 pm - 11:59 pm
February Mardi Gras Social!


February 17th @5:00PM. Please email with any extra ticket requests. We have currently hit out MAX CAPACITY of 30 people — however, if enough interest is expressed, we have the potential to increase our allotted space.


What: Mardi Gras Social, Balcony watch party (watching parades Hermes, Le Krewe D’Etat and Morpheus)

Date: 2/21/2020

Time: 4:40pm-till…

Where: Residence Inn New Orleans, 360 St. Charles Avenue (Check out the newest hotel on St. Charles!)

Cap: 30 people, limit 5 tickets per guest

Other: Children, family and friends welcome

Cost: $45

Cash Bar

Due to traffic and chaos during these parades, we will not be serving food for this event.

Parking: You can park at the Hancock Whitney Parking Garage right behind the building.  Parking is on your own. We suggest Ubering in if you are able to avoid traffic.

Your first cocktail is sponsored by Guarantee Restoration!  Thanks Guarantee for being our GOLD sponsor for this event.








You can find tickets here!


11:00 am - 1:00 pm
January Meeting


Happy New Year Everyone!

We hope you enjoyed the holidays and are ready to start fresh with big goals for yourself and your business in 2020! The IFMA New Orleans network is just the place to meet some new people and help tackle your new year resolutions!

Our next meeting will be a tour of the BRAND NEW Higgins Hotel followed by lunch at Café Normandie!!


 D E T A I L S :

What: Higgins Facility Tour

When: 1.28.20 at 11:00am

Where: Higgins Hotel, 1000 Magazine St.

Meet: In the Kilroy Bar on the 1st floor

Parking: On your own.  There is a paid lot on the side of the hotel.

Notes: Lunch will be served after the tour in the Café Normandie




Less than 20 spaces available for this tour! Don’t miss out!

Eventbrite link listed below:


A little about the hotel….

“On Dec. 6, the National WWII Museum officially opened its landmark hotel property, the Higgins Hotel New Orleans, Curio Collection by Hilton. The hotel features 230 rooms, four dining outlets, along with 18,000 sqft of meeting and event space and an assortment of museum artifacts. All proceeds generated will support the ongoing educational missions of the museum.”



6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Joint Holiday party - Almost SOLD OUT!
Felicity Church, New Orleans LA


Join us as we bring together professionals from across the A/E/C community to celebrate the end of a great year with food, friends, and a little holiday spirit(s)!

WHEN: Thursday, December 5th 6-9PM

WHERE: Felicity Church



The event is almost sold out, so we will not be accepting walk up ticket purchases. Please register today to avoid missing out!

For more information, to purchase tickets, or to pay for a sponsorship, please visit our website:



*Street parking limited; Uber encouraged.
*When registering as an IFMA member attendee; type N/A in the required box where Member # is requested.
*If purchasing a sponsorship; please denote the IFMA organization in your registration process.
*Additionally, please email with confirmation of your generous contribution, so we may keep track and market your organization!


11/07/2019 - 11/08/2019
6:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fishing Rodeo Fundraiser- RESCHEDULED
Dudenhefer’s Fishing, St. Bernard Louisiana

Our 21st Annual Fishing Rodeo is gearrrring up to beat our last!

Last year, over 10 boats made their way out on the water to fish, compete, and relax.. We join together over food, music, dancing, and fun. Get out of the office and into the open air!

Dont fish? Come to our Thursday night cookout or Friday fish fry.

This fundraiser is a wonderful opportunity to solidify those relationships we work hard to build and maintain every day!



Click the link below to purchase tickets or sponsorships!:

*Options for overnight bunking or you may come & go as you please*



This year’s Title Event Sponsor:





11:30 am - 1:30 pm
IFMA October Luncheon
Poydras Center Conference Center, New Orleans Louisiana

Join us for lunch + a presentation on Energy Smart in the Workplace!

Energy Smart is a comprehensive energy efficiency program developed by the New Orleans City Council and administered by Entergy New Orleans.

– Learn how this program can be of benefit to your company and what are the important incentives of the program.
– Learn where the program in going in providing a comprehensive resource for Building Information Systems.

Kevin Fitzwilliams is the Training and Development Specialist on behalf of the Energy Smart Program, & will explain the programs and their benefits.

Kevin is joined by John Reed of Corporate Realty, a Commercial Real Estate firm serving the Gulf South from offices locate in New Orleans. They provide real estate brokerage, property management and numerous other client support services for the commercial real estate industry.


Date:         Thursday, October 10th
Time:        11:30AM – 1:30PM
Location:  Poydras Center Conference Center
11th Floor, Suite 1115
Parking:  Garage & Street Parking available nearby




11:30 am - 1:30 pm
September Luncheon is set!
Mac-Gryder Gallery, New Orleans LA

“Sound Management Solutions”

Of the many ingredients that go into making a successful space, whether an art gallery or restaurant, the correct acoustical panel environment is often the most elusive. While a noisy atmosphere can be very detrimental, so too can one which is too quiet. Striking the correct balance for each individual facility is important to its success. Let’s hear from SMG about ways they are solving issues and helping businesses find that perfect balance!

Date: 9/10/19

Time:  11:30am

Location: Mac-Gryder Gallery

Address: 615 Julia Street

Parking: Street Parking

Topic: Sound Management Solutions




Register at the link below!:

Don't forget to check out info on our Annual Fishing Rodeo coming up in November!
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Gordon Biersch, New Orleans Louisiana



“Well being and the WELL building standard”


Our June Program will feature representatives from Teknion & Global Star introducing us to the Wellness Concept for Workplaces. The concept that sets broader benchmarks for what makes an environmentally and health-conscious workspace.  Good employee health has been shown to positively contribute to the company bottom line.  We will hear how they themselves have successfully implemented the WELL Standard in their workplace environment!


**Restaurant provides VALIDATED garage parking**


Wonderful location, private room, & delicious food!



$30- Professional Members

$35- Associate Members

$45- Walk up tickets


Purchase tickets at the link below:


5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
May IFMA Crawfish Boil Mixer!
Bayou Beer Garden, new orleans louisiana

Come on, come all!! Our Spring crawfish boil is here! Now in May as April showers washed us out before!!

That’s right, CRAWFISH season is back and we are ready to gather ’round and enjoy those spicy mudbugs. Come join New Orlean’s business professionals, while we network, eat, and enjoy a cold one. This is one of our most heavily attended events of the year so make sure you don’t miss out!


It is IMPERATIVE you sign up ahead of time in order to get an accurate count for the boil. Beer, water, and soft drinks will be included, as well as all of your fixings!





$250 Beverage Sponsor (Bring your company koozies to share with the group and we’ll do a special toast in your company’s honor! Plus we’ll include your logo in upcoming emails and our website.)

$500 Top Crawfish Sponsor (Title sponsor for the event! We’ll blast how much we love your company over social media and our website along with upcoming emails. Plus there will be signage at the event so everyone can see that you made this event possible!) SOLD TO SOUND MANAGEMENT GROUP! 


Free for Professional Members

$35 for pre-registered attendees

$45 at the door


Bring a colleague along and we hope to see you there!
Click the link below to register for tickets & sponsorship opportunities:

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