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IFMA’s Awards of Excellence 2010 Webinar

  1. 1. IFMA Awards of Excellence March 9, 2010 10 am CST March 10, 2010 2 pm CST Presented by: Barbara Zlatnik, CAE Director, Member Resources [email_address]
  2. 2. <ul><li>Thank you to these chapters and councils for providing panelists: </li></ul><ul><li>Tulsa </li></ul><ul><li>Sacramento Valley </li></ul><ul><li>Silicon Valley </li></ul><ul><li>Denver </li></ul><ul><li>Banking Institutions and Credit Unions Council </li></ul>
  3. 3. Register by April 1 to save!
  4. 4. Job search 2.0: Making the Web work for you — and find you work!                               IFMA’s new Between Jobs Community presents a webinar on keeping your job search sanity in a 2.0 world March 30, 2010 | 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. CST RSVP to [email_address]
  5. 5. World Workplace 2010 Registration for IFMA’s World Workplace 2010 Conference & Expo is now open! 30th anniversary Special Registration Rate Full Event Registration only by April 30, 2010 Receive 30% off regular registration rates! Members*: US$591.50 instead of US$845.00 Nonmembers: US$731.50 instead of US$1,045
  6. 6. ENERGY STAR ® and the IFMA Challenge: Saving Energy in Your Facilities Still need a March program or would you like to offer a free lunch-and-learn for your members? March 25, 2010 | 12:00 p.m. CST | 90 minutes Cost: FREE (IFMA member login required to register)
  7. 7. 2010 Awards of Excellence Submission Deadline: June 4, 2010 For more information and to download submission packages visit: www.ifma.orgeventsaoe This could be you!
  8. 8. IFMA Awards of Excellence <ul><li>TIMELINE </li></ul><ul><li>January 2010 – Updated submission packages available at </li></ul><ul><li>June 4 – Submission deadline </li></ul><ul><li>July – Judging </li></ul><ul><li>August 3 – Judges deadline </li></ul><ul><li>By August 17 – Submitters are notified </li></ul><ul><li>October 29, 2010 – Awards of Excellence Banquet in Atlanta, Georgia! </li></ul>
  9. 9. Key Facts <ul><li>Entries should comprise activities May 1 through April 30 </li></ul><ul><li>Small Chapters – fewer than 200 members </li></ul><ul><li>Large Chapters – more than 200 members </li></ul><ul><li>Chapter awards – can’t have won in the previous two years </li></ul><ul><li>Councils – no size divisions or previous winner restrictions right now </li></ul>
  10. 10. Individual Awards <ul><li>Distinguished Member </li></ul><ul><li>Second highest form of recognition given to an IFMA member (the first is IFMA Fellow, the most prestigious title bestowed by the Association) </li></ul><ul><li>Presented to a Member or Associate member </li></ul><ul><ul><li>provided sustained, outstanding leadership to a chapter, council and/or the Association at the international level. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Highly valued by his or her company, IFMA and the facility management profession. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstrate the best in leadership and ethics. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Eligibility: The nominee must have been a Member or Associate member of IFMA for at least the past three years. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Emerging Leader Award - NEW <ul><li>Member or Associate members who: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>has served as a Chapter, Council or IFMA leader/volunteer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>is advancing in their career and professional development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>has a long-term FM career plan and goals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Eligibility: The nominee must have been a Student Member, Young Professional, Professional Member or Associate member of IFMA for at least the past three years. The nominee must be thirty years of age or younger OR in the first five years of their career. </li></ul>
  12. 12. George Graves Award for FM Achievement <ul><li>Individual or team whose facility management program or idea has had a substantial, positive effect on the success of their organization. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstrate how their program has affected business objectives and contributed to improved financial success. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstrate innovation, and their achievements will be used to educate other facility management professionals. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Eligibility: Any exceptional facility management program or technically-oriented project is eligible. This award is intended to honor those who achieve “above and beyond” the normal scope of job responsibilities. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Sheila Sheridan Award for Sustainable Design or Energy Efficient Project <ul><li>Individual or team whose project is an outstanding example of a base building and/or interior design facilities project that promotes sustainable design and/or energy efficiency. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourages, rewards and recognizes excellence, leadership and innovation for the design, construction and operation of environmentally responsible and sustainable projects for commercial and other non-residential buildings. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Author Awards <ul><li>Distinguished Author – Book </li></ul><ul><li>Distinguished Author – Instructional Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Distinguished Author – Article or Research Paper </li></ul><ul><li>Work published in 2008, 2009, 2010 </li></ul>
  15. 15. Associate Member <ul><li>Two awards may be presented in this category: international or chapter/council level </li></ul><ul><ul><li>voluntary contributions to IFMA at the local, regional, national or international level. </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Educator <ul><li>Recognizes excellence in developing curriculum and instructing students in subjects related to facility management at a college, university or institute </li></ul>
  17. 17. Chapter Awards <ul><li>Membership Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Retention, recruitment, innovation, achieve objectives, member participation </li></ul><ul><li>Newsletter Publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Tied to strategy, costs, member involvement, reader feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Web Communications </li></ul><ul><li>Tied to strategy, update frequency, measure success, member involvement </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Overall strategy, attendance, member satisfaction, CFM/FMP efforts, career assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Chapter of the Year </li></ul><ul><li>Elements of other awards plus financial strategy, volunteer recognition, strategic plan and succession </li></ul>Chapter Awards
  19. 19. Council Awards <ul><li>Programs and Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Overall strategy, variety of opportunities, outreach to those unable to attend </li></ul><ul><li>Newsletter Publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Tied to strategy, costs, member involvement, reader feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Council of the year </li></ul><ul><li>Elements of other awards plus strategic plan and succession </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Student Chapter of the Year </li></ul><ul><li>Supports FM curriculum at the university, participation, membership, internships </li></ul>Student Chapter Award
  21. 21. Advice for submitters <ul><li>Panelists on the call </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What was most challenging? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What did your chapter do well as far as the process and/or the submission package? Was there a key component that you feel turned made the difference? </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Advice to Submitters <ul><li>What we hear from the judges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Submission should be cohesive, thorough and well put-together </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Content is king </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide details and quantifiable data to support your answers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Write, re-write, edit, and spell check. Have others (outsiders) read the submission </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. What we hear from the judges <ul><li>Don’t forget or discount the exhibits. Pay attention to the points they are worth. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Relevant, well thought-out, supportive </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Judges will know and appreciate those that spend the time to do it right. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Additional points <ul><li>You will receive compiled feedback and scoring from the judges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Useful – try again if you don’t win </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ask to see winning submissions </li></ul><ul><li>Going through the process makes your chapter better </li></ul><ul><li>Use accurate statistics </li></ul><ul><li>Label exhibits and refer to them </li></ul>
  25. 25. Best Practice Questions <ul><li>How many months in advance did the chapter/council begin preparing? </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>How large is your awards task force? </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>Reminder! </li></ul><ul><li>June 4 th is the Awards of Excellence submission deadline! </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you for participating </li></ul>