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Whether you join us virtually or in-person, RFMA has lots of great member events you can attend all October long! Take a look at our upcoming events happening around the nation.

Join Us From Home For These Virtual Events…

Franchisee Focus Peer to Peer Call
Topic: Repair vs. Replace
When: Wednesday, October 16th from 1:00 – 2:00 PM CDT
Moderators: Bob Blum with Hinckley Management Group and Greg Fuchs, CRFP with TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants
Click here for more info and to register now!

RFMA-U Webinar: Hood and Kitchen Exhaust Maintenance
Join us for part 1 of our 3-part education series covering all aspects of grease exhaust systems. Part 1 and 2 will be via RFMA-U webinar and Part 3 will be an education session at our RFMA 2020 Annual Conference in Denver.
When: Friday, October 18th from 1:00 – 2:00 PM CDT
Moderator: Don Pfleiderer, CECS, CESI with President of Enviromatic Corporation
Click here for more info and to register now!

Peer to Partner Call
Topic: Snow Removal
When: Monday, October 21st from 12:00 – 1:00 PM CDT
Moderators: Mary Taylor with Mahoney Environmental
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…Or Meet Us On The Road For These Regional Events! 

Member Meet-Up: Naperville, IL
Join us to discuss Asset Management & Waste Management at our upcoming Peer to Partner Scenario-Based Roundtable & Lunch in Naperville.
When: Thursday, October 17th from 12:00 – 2:00 PM CDT
Where: Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants in Naperville, IL
Click here for more info and to register now!

Thank you to our Member Meet-Up Naperville Sponsor, Restaurant Equipment Service Group!

Restaurant Roundtable: Southwest Region
Topics: Equipment Training for Operators, Store Audit, and Vendor Management
When: Tuesday, October 22nd from
Where: Chandler Fashion Center in Chandler, AZ
Click here for more info and to register now! 

Thank you to our 2019 Roundtable Sponsor, Branded Group!

 Restaurant Roundtable & Western Region Exhibitor Showcase
Join your fellow RFMA Restaurant peers for a Restaurant Roundtable and Exhibitor Showcase! Network with restaurant facility professionals and meet regional vendor partners in the Western region.
When: Tuesday, October 29th from 3:00 – 6:00 PM
Where: Costa Mesa Marriot in Costa Mesa, CA
Click here for more info and to register now!

Thank you to our Restaurant Roundtable & Western Region Exhibitor Showcase, BriddleWood Facility ervices!

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RFMA 2020 Annual Conference Spotlight

You could STAY FOR FREE at the Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center during RFMA 2020! Our Annual Conference is ALL about Facilities and ONLY About Restaurants. Join us to meet new vendors, network with your restaurant peers, see the latest industry-related technology trends, and more!

Restaurant attendees, register by November 1st for a chance to WIN three FREE nights at RFMA 2020, March 8-10th.

Click here to learn more and register now!

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