Jul
10
11:30 AM11:30

BOMA in July - Wichita Police Department - Downtown Safety Awareness

 We will be attending a Lunch and Learn in the Kansas Room downstairs at the Farm Credit Building at 245 N. Waco on July 10th at 11:30 a.m.  Wichita Police Officer, Chris Chrisman, 22 Beat Coordinator (Downtown Area), will be speaking to us regarding situational awareness and personal safety.   Please RSVP for catering head count.

We will be attending a Lunch and Learn in the Kansas Room downstairs at the Farm Credit Building at 245 N. Waco on July 10th at 11:30 a.m.

Wichita Police Officer, Chris Chrisman, 22 Beat Coordinator (Downtown Area), will be speaking to us regarding situational awareness and personal safety.

Please RSVP for catering head count.

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Jun
12
11:30 AM11:30

BOMA in June - Building Energy Audit Presentation

We will be having a lunch and learn at Building Controls & Services at 1730 E. Douglas at 11:30 a.m. 

Please RSVP to Michelle Loehr for luncheon catering head count.

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Energy 101 and Beyond

 

This presentation explores how Facility Managers can utilize the basics of energy engineering to improve their operation of buildings and beyond. Understanding the relationship between performance and control of these systems combined with a good cross check of information provides a stable platform for improving operations.

The advent of advanced building and utility technologies enable building owners and managers to see significantly more data than in the past.  These platforms pull information from multiple building systems and assist in analyzing the results so you can focus on prioritizing and managing the assets.   This approach helps facility managers build greater operational intelligence and target low cost / high return improvements and make short-term and long-term decisions to get the most out of every dollar spent.

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May
8
11:30 AM11:30

BOMA in May - LED Direct Presentation & Display

LOCATION:  LED Direct

327 N. Hydraulic Ave, Suite 100  Wichita, KS

SPEAKER:  Max Bartlett

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May 8, 2018

LED Retrofit Presentation

Wichita BOMA Member, Max Bartlett of LED Direct, will be providing an informative presentation on what to look for when considering a LED Retrofit.

We will meet at LED Direct’s showroom

for a Lunch and Learn  at 11:30 a.m.

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Apr
10
11:30 AM11:30

BOMA in April - Tour of Broadway Autopark

LOCATION:  Broadway Autopark

303 S. Broadway Wichita, KS

Wichita BOMA Member, Michael Ramsey of Bokeh Development and partner Robert Eyster have converted the former 1949 parking garage into a 44 unit apartment complex and commercial office spaces in the 101,000 square foot, five story building. 

Please join us for an exclusive inside tour of this unique downtown complex!

RSVP to Michelle Loehr for our lunch catering at mloehr@scsealing.com

 

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Mar
13
11:30 AM11:30

Mark Arts Building Tour - Sponsored by Wilson Building Maintenance

Location: 1307 N. Rock Road

BOMA/Mark Arts Part II

In October 2016, Executive Director of Mark Arts, Katy Dorrah and Ben Walter with Alloy Architecture (formerly known as Howard and Helmer Architects) joined BOMA to give us a preview presentation of the new Mark Arts building in progress. 

This January, the Mark Arts building was opened to the public!

Join us on March 13th for lunch at 11:30 a.m. and a tour of the new building at 12:00 p.m.

Please RSVP to Michelle Loehr if you plan to attend!

 

 

 

March's Meeting is

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Feb
13
11:30 AM11:30

Fire Sprinkler Safety Lunch & Learn - Sponsored by Boesen Plumb Elevator Solutions

Speaker – Brent Bergen of Heritage Fire Sprinkler, Inc.

Location: Larkspur Bistro & Bar  904 E. Douglas Wichita, KS

Brent was born in Wichita and raised in the rural Kansas community of Whitewater. He has been serving the south-central Kansas area over the last 18 years by inspecting, testing, and servicing over 400 facilities ranging from large industrial buildings to schools and homes. He has earned a NICET III Certification in Inspection Testing & Maintenance Of Water Base Fire Sprinkler Systems as well as an AFSA certification though OSU. He is also certified and licensed to repair and certify all testable back flow preventers.

 

February's Meeting is

Sponsored by:

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Nov
14
11:30 AM11:30

Safe Harbor Provisions ADA Meeting

Please join us at Larkspur restaurant at (904 E. Douglas Wichita, KS 67202) for a lunch & learn.

We will have a presentation from Brian A. Coon, the Traffic Engineer for the City of Wichita,  who brings his experience as an engineer, attorney, and police officer to bear on transportation-related problems.  After graduating the University of Iowa, Brian was elected to the Iowa House of Representatives.  Going back to engineering from politics, studied at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he worked with the Midwest Roadside Safety Facility, where the SAFER Barrier was developed to protect racecars during crashes.  Brian then graduated law school with honors at the University of Nebraska and is licensed to practice law in Colorado, Kansas, and Nebraska.  Brian is a licensed Civil and Mechanical Engineer in Nebraska, a licensed engineer in Kansas, a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer, and an accredited Traffic Accident Reconstructionist.  Brian is the chair of the Machine Design Exam Committee with NCEES and was a reserve police officer with the City of Maize for ten years.  Brian also served as the sole technical expert in a whistleblower lawsuit, where a jury found that Trinity Industries had defrauded the Federal Government, awarding a $663M verdict.  Brian is currently the Traffic Engineer and the Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator for the City of Wichita, Kansas.


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Oct
10
11:30 AM11:30

BOMA Past President Appreciation Meeting

Join us at Scotch & Sirloin at 5325 E Kellogg Dr, Wichita, KS 67218 for our October meeting as we honor our past BOMA Presidents this month! 

BOMA Wichita Past Presidents

Al Miville                                           1983 – 1985

 M. Meredith Hill                                1985 – 1986

 Richard (Dick) Black                       1986 – 1987

 Ken Saville                                       1987 – 1988

 Norb Schneider                               1988 – 1989

 Jack Allen / Steve Crain                    1989 – 1990

 L. Michelle Hudson                             1990 – 1991

 Bob Duncan / Dennis Evans               1991 – 1993

 Steven J. Martens                                1993 – 1994

 Steve Crain                                       1994 – 1995

 Dan Young                                        1995 – 1997

 Robert Hanson                                 1997 – 2000

 Ray Wattenbarger                               2000 – 2002

 Larry Weber                                        2002 – 2004

 Mike Frederick                                 2004 – 2006

 Craig Hanson                                       2006 – 2008

 Larry Weber                                        2008 – 2009

 James Meyer                                      2009 – 2011

 Stephanie Palmer                                2011 – 2013

 Dave Lewis                                            2013 – 2015

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Dec
6
11:30 AM11:30

BOMA December Membership Meeting

Holiday Social and Wichita Children's Home Fundraiser

Join BOMA Wichita and IFMA at Scotch and Sirloin for lunch, dessert, fun and networking.  

There will be Silent and Live Auctions as well as Raffle to benefit the Wichita Children's Home:
- WSU Basketball Tickets
- Las Vegas Condo Stay
- Vista Towers at Grand Lake Stay
- Lots of Gift Certificates for Hotels, Restaurants, Stores, and Professional Services
- Gift Baskets and More!


Members and Non-Members Welcome
RSVP by December 2nd to Michelle Loehr at mloehr@scsealing.com or 316.613.3433.

 

 

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Nov
8
11:30 AM11:30

BOMA November Membership Meeting

BOMA Members and Guests -

We will be taking a tour of the renovations at 125 N. Market in downtown Wichita.

"The 125 N. Market (formerly the Wichita Executive Centre and SC Telecom building) was built in 1963. Originally named The Vickers Tower, it housed Vickers Petroleum and many of the area’s great oil and gas companies. It was also home to Kansas State Bank & Trust.  At the time it was built, the 19-story structure was the largest office tower in Wichita.

The building quickly filled with tenants and became one of the city’s most sought-after office addresses, due to its sleek polished granite exterior and fabulous 360-degree panoramic views.  With a covered skywalk across Market Street, the building was directly connected to a multi-block area of downtown businesses, banks and commerce."

- www.125NMarket.com

We will be having lunch at the newly opened Caesar's Table located onsite in the 125 Building. 

Please contact B.A.E., Michelle Loehr if you plan to attend.

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Oct
11
11:30 AM11:30

BOMA October Membership Meeting

BOMA Wichita would like to welcome our October speaker:

KATY DORRAH, Executive Director   

MARKARTS MARY R KOCH ARTS CENTER

They have a huge project in progress:

 

Property Details:

·Southwest corner of 13th Street and Rock Road

· 17 acres of undeveloped land

· Fifth busiest intersection in the city

· Architect: Howard + Helmer Architecture

· Contractor: Dondlinger Construction Building Plans

 

Building Plans:

· 40,000 square-foot building

· Great hall with seating for 325-375

· State-of-the-art technology for teaching and exhibits

· Premier gallery for national exhibitions

· New culinary teaching kitchen

· Outdoor sculpture garden

· Green space for art fairs and special events

Please join us for lunch at Scotch & Sirloin and a presentation!

Please RSVP to Michelle Loehr for meal headcount

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Sep
13
11:30 AM11:30

BOMA Membership Meeting - Orpheum Tour

BOMA Members and Guests -

Orpheum Performing Arts Centre President, Diana Gordon, will give BOMA members a tour of the historic Orpheum Theatre.  Since opening on September 4, 1922 The Orpheum has been one of Wichita's prominent venues providing our community with high-quality arts programming ranging from music, theater, comedy, dance, films to local church services, lectures, weddings and more.  Built as a Vaudeville house, it converted to a film venue seven years after opening to adapt to the changing entertainment environment brought about by the advent of the “talkies”. 

Lunch will be served on site prior to the tour.

Please RSVP to B.A.E., Michelle Loehr to attend.

 

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Jun
14
11:30 AM11:30

June Member Meeting

Chuck Clanhan with Homeland Security
Active Shooter: Preparedness and Response

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) aims to enhance preparedness through a "whole community" approach by providing training, products, and resources to a broad range of stakeholders on issues such as active shooter awareness, incident response, and workplace violence.  In many cases, there is not pattern or method to the selection of victims by an active shooter, and these situations are by their very nature are unpredictable and evolve quickly.  The DHS Active Shooter presentation will better prepare you to deal with an active shooter situation and to raise awareness of behaviors that represent pre-incident indicators and characteristics of active shooter.

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May
10
11:30 AM11:30

May Member Meeting

Please join us for our 2nd Annual Vendor Appreciation Month!  The Wichita chapter of Building Owners and Managers Association is a premier network of Commercial Real Estate professionals.  Your membership with BOMA Wichita demonstrates your commitment to the profession and opens up a rich world of benefits.

May 10th’s meeting will give us the opportunity to share our knowledge with the other members, and make them aware of the services we offer to help them succeed in the operations of their Commercial Real Estate.  We are limited on time, so I am asking everyone to limit their presentations to 3 minutes.

Please gather your business cards, brochures, and any of your logo gift items; and bring them to Sandy Weber at the S & A Design Center located at 400 N. Mead.  It is located at the Northeast corner of 3rd and Mead (just beyond the Warren Theatre).  The showroom is locked, so please call (316)640-5090 to arrange to have your items dropped off.  I would estimate enough information for 45 bags.

Please reserve your speaking time and bring your items to Sandy Weber no later than May 2nd.  Last year was a great success, and let’s make it even better this year!

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Jan
12
11:30 AM11:30

Monthly Member Meeting

Tuesday January 12, 2016
11:30 A.M.

We’re excited to feature Business Growth Expert, Ford Saeks who will be presenting a special after-lunch presentation entitled: “Superpower Success: Improving Your Findability, Unique-ability, and Profitability!” You’ll want to make sure and mark your calendars and attend to discover how to improve your local visibility, build better relationships, drive more referrals and become the resource of choice with your target prospects.

ABOUT FORD SAEKS
As President & CEO of Prime Concepts Group, Inc, Ford’s extensive background in the business world and the Internet provides his clients with a unique advantage. His practical marketing approach and proven strategies have been applied across a wide range of industries and applications. He has successfully founded 10 companies, received three U.S. Patents, sold millions, and is the genius behind many successful ventures. Learn more at www.PrimeConcepts.com orwww.ProfitRichResults.com.

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Oct
13
11:30 AM11:30

Member Meeting

WaterWalk Place
515 S. Main, Suite 104
Wichita, KS  67202

Code Changes Are Coming
Ben Boesen of Boesen Plumb Elevator Solutions

If you own or manage a building with an elevator, you will want to attend our October meeting. Get a preview of the new codes that are under consideration and more than likely will be adopted by January 1, 2016. 
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Sep
8
11:30 AM11:30

Member Meeting

WaterWalk Place
515 S. Main, Suite 104
Wichita, KS  67202

Uncover a New Way to Save Energy
Keith Williams of Associated Equipment Sales

Many forward-thinking building managers have already optimized their lighting, installed occupancy sensors or upgraded to ENERGY STAR rated equipment in an effort to reduce consumption.  
These projects are merely the tip of the iceberg in terms of energy savings.
Learn how much you can conserve by upgrading one of the biggest energy users in your building – pumps.
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