International Facility Management Association
IFMA Seattle
5727 Baker Way NW, Suite 200
Gig Harbor, WA 98332
tel: 877-460-5880
fax: 253-265-3043

21st Annual Education Symposium & Tradeshow
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Thank you for attending!

Photos and Presentations from the symposium coming soon.
Visit our 2017 Wrap Up Page!

Treat yourself to a day of networking and education with your peers! The Seattle Education Symposium is our chapter's flagship education event featuring a full day of continuing education sessions on important trends and practices in facility management. This year's event features "The Facility Manager as the Multi-Tasker" to help facility managers address the variety of challenges they face day to day and long term.

Earn continuing education hours for credential maintenance of the CFM, FMP, BOC and other professional designations.




Lynnwood Convention Center
3711 196th St SW, Lynnwood, WA 98036

Attendee Cost

Member: $125
Non-IFMA: $180
Student: $50
Walk-in member: $145
Walk-in non-member: $200

Trade ShoW VEndor Registration & Cost

Member: $350
Non-member: $450 $450

Exhibit registration fee includes one table top exhibit space and one Symposium registration, including all education sessions & materials, continental breakfast, lunch and meeting breaks. There is a $56 additional charge for power. One exhibitor per booth. Additional attendees - $75 to cover food. To attend any of the seminars, regular Symposium fees apply.

Sponsorship Opportunities

The Education Symposium is an annual one-day continuing education event focusing on important trends and practices in facility management. Over 100 facility management professionals from the Puget Sound region attended in 2016. Sponsors of the event have a unique opportunity to get exposure of their brand and product to decision makers in the industry.
Click to find your sponsorship level

Premier Sponsor: $2,500
Three full registrations
Display in the mini-trade show - location of your choice
Prominent display of company name and logo on event collateral and the trade show poster
Speaking opportunity at the event opening
Opportunity to be a session speaker

Supporting Sponsor: $500
One full registration
Table in the mini-trade show
Company listed on trade show poster
Company logo on brochure and email reminders
Verbal acknowledgement at the event opening

2017 Symposium Sponsors

Keynote Speaker
Ken Jennings
"How to be an Expert on Everything"
8:15 AM - 9:15 AM

Ken Jennings
Ken Jennings

Ken Jennings is a Seattle native who grew up in Seoul, South Korea, where he became a daily devotee of the quiz show Jeopardy! In 2004, he successfully auditioned for a spot on the show, and went on an unprecedented 74-game winning streak worth $2.52 million.

Jennings is the author of eleven books, including the New York Times bestsellers Brainiac, Maphead, and Because I Said So!, and most recently the Junior Genius Guides for children. He lives in Seattle with his wife and two children.

> More about Ken
> TED talk: "Watson, Jeopardy and me, the obsolete know-it-all"



Visit our Education Symposium Wrap Up pages to view the presentations from past symposiums in pdf format.

Past Education Symposiums
Revisit our past symposiums through our recap and presentations from the day.

2017 21st Annual Education Symposium
June 21, 2017 | Wrap-Up

2016 20th Annual Education Symposium
March 10, 2016 | Wrap-Up

2015 19th Annual Education Symposium
March 19, 2015 | Wrap-Up

2014 18th Annual Education Symposium
March 27, 2014 | Wrap-Up

2013 17th Annual Education Symposium
April 11, 2013 | Wrap-Up

2012 16th Annual Education Symposium
March 8, 2012 | Wrap-Up

2011 15th Annual Education Symposium
March 10, 2011 | Wrap-Up

2010 14th Annual Education Symposium
March 11, 2010 | Wrap-Up

2009 13th Annual Education Symposium
March 12, 2009 | Wrap-Up

2008 12th Annual Education Symposium
March 6, 2008 | Wrap-Up

2007 11th Annual Education Symposium
March 1, 2007 | Wrap-Up