January 2019  

Be the IFMA Houston Experience

Welcome to 2019, IFMA Houston Chapter!


2018 has come and gone. 2019 is ready to go. Your Houston Chapter Committees are working hard to ensure the second half of the 2018-19 year is even better than the first.

Want to be part of the excitement?  Become a member of the Houston Chapter. Better yet, become a member and then join one of our committees!

2018 Holiday Party Recap


Thank you IFMA Houston for a fantastic 2018 holiday party.  Because of your generous bidding in the holiday auction, we raised $3,792 to help grow our FM educational opportunities!

A special thank you goes to Betty Morgan and the IFMA Houston Social Committee for their hard work putting the event together.  Good food and great music made for a fantastic end-of-year time with friends and colleagues.  And, of course, an additional thank you to Mooring USA and Roadrunner for sponsoring this year’s holiday bar. 

Did you miss the fun? Were you there? Let us know your thoughts on our annual holiday event in this quick 2-minute survey!

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McCoy-Rockford is Texas’ leading office furniture provider. Founded in 1972, McCoy began as a service and installation company in the expanding Houston market. Our high level of service and local knowledge led to a partnership with Steelcase. This foundation in service was the beginning of our success story as Houston’s leading office furniture dealer. And to this day, service remains the backbone of our business.

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Professional Development

Celebrating Our Facility Professionals


Certification is an important step in the career and education of Facility Professionals.  Learn more about these opportunities on

Congratulations to all our Houston professionals who’ve achieved certification.

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What's Happening in IFMA Houston

Luncheon: January 10th

“Battling Life's Storms: Never Settle. Never Back Down. Win.”


Keith Isbell is a 49 year old restaurateur, speaker and author of the book Anchored by Grace. He is the Chief Operating Officer for the Panera Bread franchise in Houston, Texas. Keith's story is one of hope, encouragement and real tenacity - with many struggles during his early teenage years with chronic failure and loss. The story of a dishwasher that would overcome much to become who he is i today in, business and leadership. What Keith learned from those losses and struggles in life, would become his foundation for facing multiple life-threatening health problems nobody saw coming.

Tuesday, January 22nd
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Register Here

Luncheon Location: BHP
1500 Post Oak Blvd
Houston, TX 77056

Tour: January 22nd

Amegy Tower  |  1717 West Loop S, Houston, TX 77027


Everyone loves a facility tour.  Our first tour event of the new year will be held at the new Amegy Bank Tower in the Galleria area.  Come meet with local FMs and IFMA members to network and explore behind the scenes of this hometown facility.

The first hour will be our networking hour, followed by grouped guided tours of the facility.

Tuesday, January 22nd
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Space is Limited - Register Here

Luncheon: February 12th


Save the date for the annual joint luncheon event with CoreNet Houston Chapter.  Program info coming soon.

Tuesday, January 22nd
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Register Here

Luncheon Location
Junior League of Houston
1811 Briar Oaks Lane
Houston, TX 77027

3rd Annual Casino Night: February 19th   


Make plans to join us at the McCoy showroom and let the good times roll at the 3rd annual IFMA Houston Chapter Casino Night.  Hang out with friends, meet new people, win some cool prizes. 

Opportunities are now available for event sponsorship.  Check out the Event Sponsorships for more information.

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