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Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Countdown to RFMA 2012!
What you need to know before coming to RFMA 2012
RFMA 2012 Conference APP
Interested in contributing to the Facilitator?
RFMA Gives Update
RFMA Success Stories
RFMA Annual Conference
InSite - RFMA's Online Community
RFMA welcomes these new members who joined in the month of January:
Restaurant MembersSherry Scebbi
Starbucks Coffee Company
Taco Bell/Border Foods
Eat'n Park Hospitality
Real Mex Restaurants
Vicki's Cozy Cafe LLC
The Johnny Rockets Group
Famous Daves of America
Toppers Pizza, Inc.
ApplebeesVendor MembersGreg Carragher
Fine Line Facility Services, Inc.
All American Mechanical Contractors, Inc.
Legacy Air, Inc.
Gallant Building Solutions
Gallant Building Solutions
Corporate Painting Solutions, Inc.
Bolt Facility Care Corporation
Restroom Remodels Company
Reliant Facilities Maintenance, LLC
Filta Environmental Kitchen Solutions
Deer Valley Plumbing
Innovative Facility Solutions, LLC
RenCon Services Inc.
Progressive Flooring Services, Inc.
Lifetime Construction Services, Inc.
Ron Mathews formerly with Taco Bell is now with Quality Solutions, Inc.
|Dear Dish Subscribers,|
I can't believe February is here and RFMA 2012 is right around the corner.
It is what we work towards all year long and we are looking forward to sharing with you all the new offerings at this year's event. There will be hundreds of new faces along with those who have been with RFMA since the beginning. It will be a unique opportunity that only comes once a year when you will be surrounded by like-minded people, eager to learn and share best practices. I hope you will relish the experience.
You will be receiving several different emails over the next few weeks, providing you with vital information regarding your registration badge and check-in, things to know before you come, exciting news about our new conference app, and more. I apologize in advance for filling up your inbox, but please trust that we wouldn't be sending them if we didn't believe it was information you needed to enhance your conference value and experience.
If for some reason you are unable to join us this year in Las Vegas, there will be a conference wrap up in the April/May issue of Facilitator magazine, and session handouts are available on the conference website. We hope you can join us next year.
Thank you for allowing RFMA to serve you.
Restaurant Facility Management Association
If you have not registered yet for RFMA 2012 in Las Vegas there is still time! Click here to visit our conference website and register TODAY!
In the coming weeks we will send you an email entitled, "What to Know Before Coming to RFMA 2012." We want to encourage you to take a few minutes to review this important information. Even if you have been to RFMA in the past, there is always something new in store and each location is a little different. We want all to be pleasant ones so make sure you are prepared.
See you in Las Vegas!
What you need to know before coming to
Make sure to check your inboxes for all the tips you need to know before coming to RFMA 2012 in Las Vegas! This email will be hitting inboxes in a couple weeks and will provide lots of helpful information about the conference such as conference app information, badge pick up details, new member reception info, golf tournament details and more!
If you have not logged onto our conference website, please visit www.rfmaannualconference.com to find out more on conference details, online registration, session information, exhibitor lists, and hotel booking information.
Last month we launched RFMA's own app for iPhone and iPad users. This app provides easy access to our own online community, InSite. We are now excited to announce our newest RFMA app, our RFMA 2012 Conference App! Be looking out for your invite explaining how to download the app this week!
This RFMA 2012 Conference app will allow you to:
-Get Details on all the education sessions
-See the full conference schedule and create your own personal schedule for what you will attend
-Message other attendees
-Search and find exhibiting companies on the exhibit floor
-Read speaker bios and exhibiting company descriptions
-Submit session evaluations
-Map your way around RFMA 2012
Interested in writing, contributing, or advertising in the Facilitator?
Check out our guidelines for submitting an article to the Facilitator on our website under Member Resources.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in contributing to the magazine.
If you or your company are interested in advertising please contact Kristie Thymes at email@example.com
The Ins and Outs of InSite: NETWORKS
Last month The Ins and Outs of InSite gave you some tips about how to use Forums. Here are some more InSite tips to help you navigate and utilize InSite! This month we would like to spotlight networks and job postings.
How can I link my other social networking accounts with my InSite account?
-We know that many people and companies have several social networking accounts. Keeping up with LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, etc. can be a lot of work and confusing. To link your other social networking accounts to your InSite profile is very simple.
After logging into InSite, go to Networks on the left hand side of the webpage. After clicking Networks, you can simply pick which Network you would like your profile to link to (i.e. linkedin, facebook, twitter) and then copy the URL address for your social network page. After adding this Network to your InSite profile you and your connections will see these Networks in your My Bio page and can click on them as well to connect with you on these other social media sites. Start networking and connecting today!!
How can I post a job on RFMA's website?
-After logging into the RFMA website, choose the Member Resources tab. From there you can access the Care Center, post a job, or look for jobs posted by other RFMA members. You can either add search criteria or search all jobs and provide no search restrictions for job postings. Your job posting will also be linked to your InSite profile.
If you have questions about InSite, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out the forums, connections and conversations of InSite TODAY!
Countdown to RFMA Gives 2012!
We are very excited that RFMA Gives 2012 is almost here! We are planning on having our RFMA Gives work week in 2 weeks, February 20th-24th. We can not wait to see the amazing transformation that will happen in the SAME Cafe's kitchen!
Thanks to all of our members for their continuing support of RFMA Gives and the wonderful donations we have received this year for the project.
If you are interested in donating your time and skills during our RFMA Gives work week, please contact Heather email@example.com. If you would like to make a donation to RFMA Gives to help us fulfill needs to complete the project please make your checks payable to the Adera Foundation and in the memo section please write: RFMA Gives 2012. Remember 100% of the funds donated goes directly to RFMA Gives 2012. Please send your donations to:
3017 Waits Avenue
Fort Worth, Texas 76109
Have a successful RFMA story?
Check out Happily RFMA after...
Check out Bob, Gordon, Eli, Joseph's successful connection stories today!
Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you or your company have had a success story about connecting with other RFMA members. We would like to compile these RFMA stories and feature them on a blog on InSite, our online community.
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