Facility Management Workshop 2021

Facility Management Workshop 2021
This workshop is a training program unique to current and future facility managers. Whether you oversee a community center, fitness center, athletic center, rental center, or specialty center, this program is designed for you. Attendees will receive quality presentations from experts that work at leading Illinois agencies and walk away with resources that will help them build their facility portfolio and enhance operational efficiencies.

Who Should Attend: Park and recreation, conservation, and forest preserve district professionals that work with or oversee facilities.

To Register:
 
Login to your IPRA account, then select "Register Myself". If you are not an IPRA member, create an account as a Basic Contact, then register for the event. After selecting your registration type and answering a few questions, refer to Program (below) to choose the morning breakout sessions that you wish to add to your itinerary.  Please click here if you would like to register for the Virtual FM Workshop Track.

Fee: 
$25.00 IPRA Student Member / $50.00 IPRA Professional Member / $75.00 Non-Member

Event Safety Protocols:  We will be following CDC, state, local, and/or facility guidelines for safety as they apply to the circumstances in October 2021.  Safety protocols may include mask-wearing , reduction in participation numbers, social distancing, and easy access to hand sanitizer. When you register for an event, you will be sent a confirmation including the specific safety guidelines for that particular event.

Cancellation Policy:  Requests for refunds must be received by October 1 in order to receive a refund less a 20% administrative fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations after this date. 

CEUs: Event approved for 0.3 CEUs (Continuing Education Units are for professional certifications such as CPRECPRP, and CTRS certifications).

Questions: CLICK HERE to visit the FM Section Membership page or contact FM Workshop Chair Erin Chapa at [email protected].

When
10/8/2021 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Where
Wheeling Park District 100 Community Blvd Wheeling, IL 60090 UNITED STATES

Program

   

Friday, 08 October 2021

Description
A light breakfast and coffee will be provided.
Time
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
8:30 AM

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet and network with colleagues, and the FM Workshop Committee will review this year's program.
Time
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
9:00 AM

This session will cover a variety of methods that can be used to increase brand awareness to both retain current users and attract new customers. Many of the ideas are free or low cost, but can have a big impact on the bottom line.
Time
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
9:15 AM

Everyone has been a witness to a disastrous Powerpoint presentation. Learn how to make sure that your next opportunity to shine on stage is everything you and your audience expect. In this presentation, you will learn the secret trick to bring your guests to the edge of their seats, four steps to structure a memorable presentation, and the steps you need to take to be a presentation rock star!
Time
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
9:15 AM

Everyone knows about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Effective January 26, 1992, it addresses both existing recreation facilities as well as newly designed and constructed recreation facilities. It has sister statutes in Illinois too, in the Human Rights Act (HRA) and the Environmental Barriers Act (EBA).
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
10:30 AM

The success of any organization comes down to the strength of their front-line staff. Managing these members can also be the most challenging. New challenges continue to arise during the COVID-era. It is important set your team up for success in order to keep them and keep your customers coming back.
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
10:30 AM

Time
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
11:30 AM

This Keynote presentation will be a two part session of Electric Demand:  Importance in Facilities by James Myers and Why FMs Have To Be Leaders by Alana Dunoff.
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
12:30 PM

Attendees will participate in a virtual tour of a facility.
Time
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
1:45 PM

Time
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
2:15 PM

Time
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
3:00 PM

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