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Facilitator Magazine - Submit an Article

Facilitator Editorial Calendar for 2020-2021

 

DECEMBER/JANUARY 2021
Focus: Kitchen Equipment & Risk Management

Topics: ADA, Codes & Guidelines, Fire & Life Safety, Grease Trap Pumping, Hood Cleaning, Security Systems, Slip and Fall, Warranty Management
DUE: Friday, September 18th 


FEBRUARY/MARCH 2021
Focus: Sustainability (Composting, Municipal Codes/Regulations, Recycling, Waste Management)

Topics: Capital Investment, Energy Management, HVAC, Landscaping, Pest Control, Roofing and Technology/IoT
DUE: Friday, November 27th 


APRIL/MAY 2021
Focus: *Disaster Management (Planning/Recovery) & Preparing for Summer

Topics:  Flooring/Flooring Maintenance, Parking Lot Maintenance, Pest Control, Remodeling/Refreshes, Refrigeration, Windows/Window Treatments
DUE: Coming Soon
 *Tornadoes, Fires, Flooding, Earthquakes, Mudslides, Power Outage



JUNE/JULY 2021 
Focus: 
CMMS (Work Order Flow, Repair vs. Replace, Asset Mgmt.) & Air Balance 

Topics: 
Beverage/Beer Systems, Construction to Facilities Turnover, Doors, Electrical, Guest Comfort, Painting, Training, Communication & Education for Operations
DUE: Coming Soon



Questions about contributing to Facilitator?
  Contact facilitator@rfmaonline.com. 

 

Contributor/Writer's Guidelines

If you would like to submit editorial to Facilitator for consideration, please read and complete the online article submission form below.   

-Facilitator magazine welcomes articles and suggestions for articles.
-Articles must be submitted on an exclusive basis.
-Facilitator must have the first run of the article.
-The article must not be under consideration by other print or online publications.
-The organization and writing style should promote readability.
-Commercial promotion of a company or product is prohibited and will be deleted.
-Articles must be in Microsoft Word format and submitted electronically.
-A brief biography of each author should accompany the article and serve as their byline.
-The author's head shot should also accompany the article submission.
-Authors should keep a copy of all materials submitted.
As a general guideline, our preference for the word count range for a 1-2 page column is to be anywhere from 800 to 1100 words, and for a feature story to be anywhere from 1200-1800 words. Our minimum word count is 800 words. Please also feel free to contribute information that would be appropriate for a sidebar treatment for your story or topic to be displayed in a visual fashion outside of the text layout format.
All articles will be edited for readability, style and accuracy. Authors will not be given the opportunity to approve editor's changes. All features will follow Associated Press guidelines. Articles should be free of awkward constructions, such as parentheses and passive voice. Slang, profanity, commercialism, contractions and gender bias will be deleted.
You can send images or artwork that you own or have licensing for to accompany your editorial contribution. We understand there are some topics that are very specific and not have relevant stock resource channels.
All photographs, illustrations, figures, tables and charts accompanying an article must be owned by the author and be identified with a description. For photographs for a story/article please also include a photo caption relating to the discussion/topic.
Graphic materials should be submitted electronically. Electronic images must be saved as high-resolution (300 dpi) tiff, jpeg or eps files. When e-mailing images, please compress the files before sending as image files tend to lose resolution or become truncated in transit (especially important if you'd like to submit an eps image). We cannot use images submitted in a Microsoft Word Document, PowerPoint presentation or pdf.
Contact Heather Webb at heather@rfmaonline.com.
Authors should include contact information and fully complete the online form below. Once this from is fully completed and submitted, it will be reviewed by Facilitator's Editorial Board. Feedback from the Board and the status of the article will be emailed to you.