Boston, MA BOMA Boston’s New Member Breakfast and Orientation was held on Wednesday, February 28 at the BOMA Boston office. Open to members and non-members, the New Member Breakfast and Orientation is an opportunity to learn about committee involvement, networking opportunities, BOMI course offerings, how to become more involved with BOMA, and more from the board of directors and members in a casual group setting.
The BOMA Boston Benefit is back! On Saturday, March 10, the benefit will take place at the Marriott Long Wharf benefiting BOMA’s Charitable Partner Bridge Over Troubled Waters, the city’s premier organization dedicated to transforming the lives of runaway, homeless, and high-risk youth through safe, supportive and encouraging relationships and effective and innovative services to guide the youths towards self-sufficiency. Close to 300 BOMA members and guests will participate in the Roaring 20’s themed event, consisting of casino gaming, chances to win raffle prizes, dancing, and heavy hors d’oeuvres.
On Tuesday, March 27, BOMA will be holding its first Networking Nite of the year! Join us at Howl at the Moon for a fun night of industry networking, cash bar, and hors d’oeuvres! Located in the Financial District, Howl at the Moon is known for its live dueling pianos and high-energy setting. The event is open to both member and non-members of BOMA and will take place from 5:30 – 7 p.m.
The BOMA Boston Engineering Committee will be holding a tech tour, open to members and non-members, of the Deer Island Campus and Water Treatment Facility on Friday, April 6. The tour will include: a one-hour Down the Drain presentation, an interactive presentation that answers the questions: “What is wastewater?... Where does it come from and where does it go?“ After learning the basics of wastewater treatment, the tour will begin in the historic pump station, where attendees learn about the history of Deer Island. The group will then visit the South System Pump Station, Digester Rd., and the disinfection/discharge area.
BOMA’s partnership with BOMI International remains strong with nine courses scheduled this year in the city. With the educational offerings, BOMA members and non-members learn from senior professionals in the commercial real estate industry to work towards earning their RPA or FMA designations, or PAC or PMFP certifications. The first BOMI course, Law & Risk Management, began on Wednesday, January 10. The course was instructed by Larry Lenrow, managing director, property management and operations, The Davis Companies. The Design, Operations, and Maintenance of Building Systems Part 1 began on Tuesday, February 27. It is currently being instructed by Mike Gill, director of operations, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
For more information about BOMA Boston, education opportunities and events please visit our website at www.BOMAboston.org. Follow us on LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter @BOMABoston.