All Past Events

Date/Time Event
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


10/13/2016 - 10/14/2016
Golf Rodeo: 18th Annual IFMA New Orleans Fundraiser
Carter Plantation, Springfield Louisiana

Join all of your favorite New Orleans FM representatives and vendors for the always popular annual fundraiser golf rodeo. This fundraiser will include cocktails and dinner the night before along with breakfast and lunch to fuel your round of golf.

11:30 am - 1:00 pm
New Orleans Chapter of IFMA - September Luncheon
House of Blues, New Orleans Louisiana

Join us on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, as the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) New Orleans Chapter will have our monthly luncheon presentation, at the House of Blues, that will dive deep into facility energy efficiency.

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