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August 2018

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Posted by: Christine Miclat
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Welcome to this month's edition of the BOMA eNewsletter. It's packed with news you can use! Scroll all the way down for the latest in upcoming events and education.


Member Spotlight Video: Kerry Carlson

Get to know your 2018 BOMA Chair
This month's Member Spotlight features this year's BOMA Chair, Kerry Carlson. Click on the image above to find out Kerry's favorite movie, what important skill she thinks everyone should have, and who got her involved in BOMA.

Who would you like to see featured next? EmailChristine Miclatwith your nominees.

//TOBY Awards

2019 TOBY Awards - Call for Entries

We invite you to enter the 2019 TOBY contest and begin the process that could result in international recognition for your outstanding building and management team! Consider entering your building (or buildings) and perhaps we will be celebrating with you next June at the International Conference in Salt Lake City, UT!

Submit Your Building to the Local Competition Here

2019 Contest Schedule and Timeline
2019 TOBY Entry Requirements – requirement forms are now broken down by category. Go to theTOBY pageunder Program Materials to view

Please note that only the entry form and registration fee are due by thanOctober 19, 2018. The judging will take place in early November. It is our goal to provide the Pacific Northwest an entrant in all 16 categories on the International level in order to accurately portray the splendor that encompasses the buildings throughout our region. This year, binders won't be necessary since the entire process will be done online. More information will be sent to those that submit an entry form.

Want to be a TOBY Judge?
Submit a Local Judging Formhere.

For questions or more information, please contactChristine Miclat

//Get Social

Follow Us on Instagram: @bomaseattle

We're now on Instagram! Follow us (@bomaseattle) for more content and updates!

//Sponsorship Opportunities

Support Education: Sponsor a BOMI Course
We're looking for Industry Partners to sponsor future classes. Your sponsorship will include your logo on any marketing sent out for the class. As a sponsor, you can providelogo'dstudent supplies (i.e. notebooks, pens, bags, etc.) to students. Your support would help cover the cost of the instructor and will help ensure that the class doesn't get canceled.

If you're interested in sponsoring a course, please contactChristine Miclat.


Visit Our Resource Center for Past Presentations

Did you know that you can access videos and presentations in our Resource Center? If you missed a lunch and learn or wanted to see if the slides are available, visit theResourcessection of our website to see a list of past presentations and documents.

If you don't see what you're looking for, contactChristine Miclat.

//Member Programs

Home Depot: BOMA Members Earn 2% Annual Rebate

The Home Depot now offers a national rebate incentive program for BOMA members. Enroll in the program and receive a2% annual rebateon all qualifying pre-tax purchases (a qualifying purchase is any pre-tax purchase on a registered account) of thousands of product in paint, janitorial, flooring, plumbing, electrical and more, plus other special savings and services, such as dedicated support, delivery, competitive pricing and volume discounts. There is no cost to enroll. Annual purchases must total a minimum of $25,000 to qualify.

The current rebate period runs March 1, 2018,through February 28, 2019. You can enroll at any time; however, the sooner you enroll the sooner you start earning your rebates. Rebates are distributed annually at the end of the end of the rebate period.

Enrollment is now open, and you must enroll to participate.Click here for more information and how to enroll.

BOMA 360 Performance Program

The BOMA 360 Performance Programsets the standard worldwide for operational best practices in the commercial real estate industry. For building owners and managers who want to help their properties stand out from the crowd, there is no clearer mark of excellence than achieving the BOMA 360 designation.

Earning the prestigious BOMA 360 label demonstrates that a building is outperforming the competition across all areas of operations and management. It also translates into measurable savings and operational efficiencies, as well as higher levels of tenant satisfaction.

As the BOMA 360 program continues to expand around the globe, more and more properties are reaping the substantial benefits and significant return on investment that the designation offers, an unmistakable edge in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

Does your building have what it takes to earn the BOMA 360 designation?Click here to apply and find out.

Smart Buildings Center Education Program

In this next session of the Why Smart Buildings 2018 ExecutiveForumwe will feature speakers
from both the private and government sectors. We will start with a welcome address from Mayor
Durkan (invited) which will be followed by a panel focused on answering the question: In the smart movement, how do we decipher between hype versus reality, and what fundamentals should we be working on now? We will have a moderated discussion and then an opportunity for audience questions. Lunch will be served with a keynote address from Senator Maria Cantwell (invited).
The local panel will be moderated by Jake Oster, who leads Energy Policy for Amazon.
Confirmed panelists at this time include Ash Awad of McKinstry, Kim Zentz of Urbanova, and Curt
Kirkeby of Avista.
Lunch will be provided. Limited seating,register today!
For more information, contactinfo@smartbuildingscenter.org.

//Upcoming Courses & Seminars

BOMI Course: Real Estate Investment & FinanceClick here for info and registration
Tuesday, September 4, 1PM-6PM
Seminar: Core Curriculum 2017-18 - Current Issues in WA Commercial Real EstateClick here for info and registration
Thursday, September 6, 8:30AM-11:30AM
Engineer Skills Hour: Prepare Your Building for Compliance with New OSHA RulesClick here for info and registration
Wednesday, September 12, 12PM-1PM
BOMA Foundations of Real EstateClick here for info and registration
Thursday, September 13, 12PM-5:30PM

For a complete list of 2018 BOMA Education,click here.

//Upcoming Networking & Events

BOMA Oktoberfest
Keep an eye out for upcoming emails and sponsorship opportunities!
September General MeetingClick here for info and registration
Monday, September 24, 11:30AM-1:15PM

For a complete list of 2018 Events,click here.

//Questions About Anything You See Here?

Christine Miclat
Director of Marketing, EducationandCommunications
206-622-8924 X106

Cori Taniguchi
Director of Membership
206-622-8924 X103

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