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Wishing you a Happy Valentine’s Day from RFMA!

Roses are red,

Violets are blue,

We are thankful for our members

And all that you do!


Our quick 30-minute webinars will cover important information that YOU need to know to prepare for RFMA 2018 in Phoenix. We will discuss the Conference App, Education Schedule, Exhibit Hall List, Onsite Registration, the Golf Tournament, RFMA Gives 5K, New Member Cafe, Express Exchange, and other new additions to RFMA 2018! We will also have a Q&A section at the end of the webinar.

Restaurant Attendees
Friday, February 16th at 2:30 pm CT – Click here to register 
Tuesday, February 20th at 11:00 am CT – Click here to register  

Exhibiting Vendors
We will cover important information that you need to know to prepare your booth for RFMA 2018 and answer any questions that you may have about the conference. 
Friday, February 16th from 11:00-11:30 am – Click here to register


Want to go to RFMA 2018 in Phoenix?  
Click here to visit our annual conference website and register now!



RFMA’s official publication, Facilitator, is seeking editorial for our upcoming April/May issue. We are looking for innovative educational articles for our restaurant facility professional readers. If you have industry experience with any of the following topics please consider submitting an article!

April/May 2018 (Conference Recap)
Focus: Disaster Management (Planning/Recovery) & Preparing for Summer
Topics: Carpet Cleaning, Landscaping, Parking Lot (Asphalt/Concrete) Maintenance, Refrigeration, Windows/Window Treatments, Window Washing

DUE: Friday, February 23rd


RFMA 2018 Preview: Internet of Things: Building a Foundation for the Future  

Many equipment repair and maintenance tasks can be handled with basic tools and minimal knowledge. A do-it-yourself philosophy will help you avoid unnecessary service calls, reduce parts costs, and eliminate downtime. Learn what's needed to set up a DIY program for your operation and discover how it can generate real savings to your R&M budget. Don’t miss this helpful session at RFMA 2018!

When: Monday, March 5 from 3:30-4:30 pm

Speaker: James Manon
Click here to to learn more about this session and other RFMA 2018 education sessions.


Are you ready to register for RFMA 2018? Click here to register!




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Federal Heath Sign Company
Federal Heath provides reliable and cost-effective maintenance for exterior signs and lighting. Our service programs are designed specific to each customer, creating the perfect fit for any requirements. We offer unparalleled, five-star customer service and fast response nationwide. For over 117 years companies have trusted us with their brand identity needs. All signs point to Federal Heath.
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