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Restaurant attendees, register by Monday, October 1st for a chance to WIN three free nights at the Fairmont Austin for RFMA 2019, February 10-12th.


You are invited to join your fellow RFMA members in Charlotte, NC for a Brewery Tour and Member Meet-Up event.

When: Thursday, October 11th from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT
Where: Olde Mecklenburg Brewery


Thank you to our Charlotte Sponsor, MaintenX!

 Click here to register now.


Join your fellow RFMA restaurant members on this interactive virtual roundtable call.
When: Thursday, October 4th from 10:00AM – 11:00AM CT
Topics: Exterior/Interior Lighting; Drive-Thru Technology; Property Management

*Peer to Peer calls are facilitated discussions for RFMA Restaurant Members only.


RIF Talks are our version of TED Talks, seeking to inspire you in a short presentation from some of our best industry experts. This session will have 6 speakers with 8 minutes each, hosted by our Membership Development Manager, Jen Rivera. Don’t miss this unique learning experience at RFMA 2019!  Click each title to read more about these interesting sessions!

• Facility Professionals: Brand Loyalty Through Operational Efficiencies and Employee Satisfaction with Jodi Mak and Denee Doyle 

• Personal Branding: The Key to Unlocking the Universe with Jacob Syreini 

• The PM Paradox – Pay Now or Pay Later with Josh Zolin 

• The Smart Connected Kitchen: What’s Coming and How Will it Affect Facilities Maintenance with Jay Fiske

• Used Cooking Oil: Hidden Gold for You and the Environment with Ed Candioty 

• Water Heater Maintenance: Tank and Tankless with Kevin Flaherty 

When: Tuesday, February 12 from 7:45-8:45am


Have you registered for RFMA 2019?

Click here to register and join us in Austin!

Kason Industries
RFMA Tip of the Week

Trump’s trade war is heating up: In response to the U.S. slapping tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum, not to mention tech goods and other consumer products made abroad, major trade partners including Canada, China, the European Union, and Turkey have imposed retaliatory tariffs on a wide array of American goods. 

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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