All Past Events

Date/Time Event
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
2018 Christmas Party!
Rock ‘n’ Bowl, New Orleans Louisiana


Come celebrate the holidays with your favorite chapter!!

This year we’re going… BOWLING! STRIKE up that competitive streak in you and come enjoy.

Amongst networking & relaxation, the evening will include:

2 ½ hours of bowling
Bowling shoe rental
Open bar with premium brand liquors
Imported & domestic bottled beers, draft beers, wine,
fountain soft drinks
Farm Fresh Salad & Dinner Food Option TBD

$30 Professional Member
$35 Associate Member
$40 Guests

To purchase: Click the link here or head to our Facebook page.


11/01/2018 - 11/02/2018
6:00 pm - 3:00 pm
20th Annual Fishing Rodeo!
Dudenhefer’s Fishing, St. Bernard Louisiana

It’s that time again! Our 20th Annual Fishing Rodeo!!

Thats right, our only fundraiser of the year benefiting the New Orleans Chapter of IFMA, gathers your friends, co-workers, & business connections alike to set sail out on the water. We fish, we eat, we relax, and we network with NOLA’s best!

  • Don’t want to fish? No worries, come hang out at the Thursday night dinner or Friday fish fry
  • All skill levels are welcome!
  • Come and go as you please, however, over night accommodations go quickly
  • Feel like you are the “REEL” deal?? You might just take home several prizes!
    • Over 14 prizes will be awarded after lunch on Friday

Participate or sponsor today —  We can’t thank our past sponsors enough and hope to gain even more involvement for this monumental 20th year! Varying sponsorship levels with various exposure opportunities for your company!

Click this link to sign up today:

Last year will be hard to beat!


Nov 1 & 2nd, 2018

11:30 am - 1:30 pm
October Luncheon
Superior Seafood, New Orleans Louisiana

Don’t Overlook Adaptive Reuse as a Workplace Strategy: A Case Study of a Department Store to Office Conversion

Mary Mowad Guiteau, Registered Interior Designer, will be discussing the transformation of project at 1400 Poydras. This space was originally the Lord & Taylor Department Store, then the LSU Medical Clinic, and now Class A Office Space. Let’s welcome Mary and join in listening on this interesting topic!
**Parking: Street Parking Only, No valet for lunch

$30 Professional Members

$35 Associate Members

$40 Guests
.. We urge you to become involved and  join our Chapter today!!

Information will also be posted on our Facebook page:


11:30 am - 1:30 pm
September Meeting!
Gordon Biersch, New Orleans Louisiana

The summer is wrapping up! Join us for our first meeting back!

Energy Benchmarking for Building Optimization”

Camille Pollan works for the City of New Orleans in the office of sustainability. She is the organizer of the Big Energy Savings Workshop. Camille will share with us the goals the city has for energy reduction and share more about the Energy Smart program.


*validated parking will be provided in the attached Harrah’s garage.*

We can’t wait to see you there! Many have pre-registered so far.. make sure you do also!

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brewery Tour of Port Orleans Brewing Company
Port Orleans Brewing Company, New Orleans Louisiana

Join us for our May Social and brewery tour of Port Orleans Brewery! 2 FREE drinks will be provided with your ticket plus hors d’oeuvres .. cash bar proceeding afterward! Take the evening to socialize, relax, and experience a beautiful facility!

Meet & Greet @ 6:00 PM
Tour begins promptly @ 7:00PM

We cant wait to see you all there!!

** remember** early sign up is KEY. please do not hesitate to sign up today!

** Email with link should be posted and emailed out shortly —

Price: FREE for Professional Members 
$30 for Associate Members
$35 for Non Members


11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Internet of Things
Heritage Grill, Metairie Louisiana

Let’s welcome Brian Haines! Brian will be speaking on “The Internet of Things”, and how shifts in today’s technology landscape affects Facilities Managers and Facilities Professionals across all verticals.

Heritage Grill has a private dining room giving us a nice personalized space to accompany their delicious food.

FREE parking is available.

Add this to your calendars NOW because you dont want to miss out on April’s lunch meeting!


$30 for members

$35 for non-members

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Evening Crawfish Boil!
Bayou Beer Garden, new orleans louisiana

CRAWFISH BOIL SEASON IS HERE! Join us for one of the tastiest socials of the year!

We will be having all you can eat crawfish, beer, and soda.

Pricing: Professional Members: FREE!
Associate Members: $30
Non-members: $35

also, FREE street parking is available!

We would love to see you all there for some delicious food, relaxation, and networking with New Orleans greatest business men & women.

11:30 am - 1:00 pm
February Meeting!
Gordon Biersch, New Orleans Louisiana

Hey all!

As Mardi Gras season winds down our February IFMA meeting will be held 2/20/18. Our guest will be speaking to us about his role as a Forensic Expert for Facility Court Cases!  You can read a little more about him below:


Jay Labarre has been a practicing architect since 1982 and founded Labarre Associates in 1984.  His principal areas of client service include financial institutions, educational institutions, religious organizations, and government agencies.  Over the years, he has successfully developed long-term client relationships and helped build a strong Labarre team to serve those clients.  He is the past president of the Baton Rouge Chapter of the International Facilities Management Association and past chairman of the American Institute of Architects Facility Management PIA.  He is currently active with the Denham Springs Chamber of Commerce.  Jay attended Louisiana State University where he received a B.A. in Architecture and a Bachelor of Construction Technology.


**Parking is validated**

We hope to see you there!

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
It's Christmas Party Time!
Messina’s at the Terminal, New Orleans LA

December 7th, 2017 the New Orleans Chapter will be hosting our holiday party at Messina’s at the Terminal @ 6:00 PM. Take this evening to come enjoy yourself, indulge, and network with some of NOLA’s most interactive professionals. (Psst. Don’t worry, the SAINTS will be on the TV so you won’t miss a beat.)


**This year our Christmas party has gone to the dogs! NOLA Bulldog Rescue that is! In lieu of a human toy drive this year, we are doing a doggie drive for adoptable dogs. Donations of sturdy collars, leashes, harnesses, treats, and sturdy toys will be accepted. We may even have a special doggie guest of honor! Stay tuned!

10/05/2017 - 10/06/2017
6:00 pm - 3:00 pm
FISHING RODEO: 19th Annual IFMA New Orleans Fundraiser
Dudenhefer’s Fishing, St. Bernard Louisiana

Participate or sponsor in our only fundraiser of the year!!

Join all of your favorite New Orleans facility management representatives and vendors for the always popular fishing rodeo.  This fundraiser will include cocktails and dinner the night before along with breakfast and lunch. The proceeds for this event benefit the Chapter’s ongoing support of our professional community!

CATEGORIES: Speckled Trout, Redfish (under 27″) and Flounder


INDIVIDUAL: 1st, 2nd, 3rd (by weight and category) Speckled Trout, Redfish, Flounder, Best Fisherman

TEAM: Best Team,Best Stringer of 5 in each category



Kick-off Dinner 6:00pm


Tournament – 6:00 am

Lunch – 1:00pm

Weigh-In begins – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm SHARP (No Exceptions)

Awards – 2:30


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