IFMA NYC Webinar — Space as a Service: Uncharted Territory in the Growing Segment of Flexible Space


October 20, 2020 | 11:00 AM EDT - 12:00 PM EDT
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This webinar will focus on today’s competitive economy that is driving organizations to realize new ways to innovate and increase speed-to-market. To support their changing business needs, organizations are looking at more adaptable real estate options. It reduces their exposure to risk and can be a “just-in-time” or “consume only what you need” strategy. Over the years, co-working has evolved into variations on flexible work space incorporating private offices and other options to increasingly serve enterprise and corporate customers. This webinar will review in depth current trends that are evolving due to the current pandemic and other economic factors.

200 level CEU credits will be available upon completion of the webinar. If you are interested in receiving credit for attending this event, please enter your AIA member number when registering.


Kimberly Bombery Smith
Senior Director, Workplace Strategy
Team Lead
Knoll, Inc.

Kimberly Bombery Smith, Senior Director of Workplace Strategy for Knoll, focuses her energy on engaging with customers to define, create and prioritize workplace goals. Bombery Smith’s early foundation in Corporate Real Estate builds upon her formal training in design and years working with top architecture and design firms globally. This unique backdrop set the stage for her to assist the diverse client mix of today in reaching culturally relevant workplace solutions. 

Bombery Smith led A+D engagement in Philadelphia for eight years, and prior to joining Knoll she was a Project Manager in Corporate Real Estate at Merrill Lynch. Bombery Smith has a bachelor’s degree in Interior Design from Philadelphia University, where she serves on the Advancement Council for the College of Architecture and the Built Environment, and holds a degree in Construction Management. 

She is a LEED-Accredited Professional and has a passion for sustainable design. An active member of Green Building United, she served as Co-Chair of the tours and education committee at Greenbuild Expo and has served as Secretary for IIDA in NJ. Bombery Smith is also a Prosci Change Management certified professional. She is the proud mother of two and the captain of a dragonboat team in New Hope, PA. 

Christine Chavez
Client Relationship Manager
Knoll, Inc.

Christine Chavez’s strengths lie in her ability to understand and take responsibility for her customer’s project objectives and obstacles and in making sure that her customers are both comfortable and that their project goals are being met. In her many years at Knoll, Christine has pulled together teams of talent to rally around her customers in order to meet their goals and to find ways around project obstacles, such as exploring new and non-standard paths to help her customers find better solutions. 

Christine enjoys problem solving, and with more than 20 years of industry experience with large, national accounts, she is able to troubleshoot potential problems and to help her clients with much more than furniture. She stays involved in every aspect of a project, from overseeing and negotiating contracts to working closely with dealer partners to ensure proper product solutions and service level commitments are consistently met and exceeded. 


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