Sponsorship and Promotional Opportunities


2022 Sponsorship Opportunities

AIA Chicago offers many opportunities to promote your product or brand to Chicago's renowned architecture community, including DESIGNIGHT, Annual Meeting, and Holiday Party. Sponsorship may be deducitble as an ordinary and necessary business expense.

Sponsors that have committed to sponsor both AIA Chicago’s DESIGNIGHT and the Chicago Architecture Center’s (CAC) Gala (Wednesday, September 14, 2022), will be recognized as Champion Sponsors at both events, including pre- and post-event communications. Sponsors must give at the $5,000 level or above to both organizations.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW the 2022 AIA Chicago Sponsorship Opportunity Guide

Questions? Contact Kirstin Osgood, Director of Development and Sales at AIA Chicago by phone at 312.374.1726 or by email at kosgood@aiachicago.org


AIA Conference on architecture 2022 (A'22) AIA Chicago Sponsorship Opportunities

The 2022 AIA Conference on Architecture is returning to Chicago in June. After a two-year hiatus, the profession’s most anticipated annual event will once again be held in-person. This year’s conference promises to be one of the best attended ever, offering a chance to reconnect after our time apart.

Sponsoring AIA Chicago’s conference activities demonstrates your support for Chicago’s architecture community and provides exposure to more than 17,000 design professionals practicing in every discipline.  A full range of sponsorship levels in five distinct tracks; Tours, Open Studios, Host Chapter Lounge, Interactive Exhibitions, and Exhibits, and five distinct levels; Block, Neighborhood, Community, City, and Society ensures that every sponsor, large, medium, and small will find the perfect fit.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE AIA Chicago AIA Conference on Architecture 2022 Sponsorship Opportunities

Questions? Contact Kirstin Osgood, Director of Development and Sales at AIA Chicago by phone at 312.374.1726 or by email at kosgood@aiachicago.org


1869Circle Partners

The 1869Circle, named after the year AIA Chicago was founded, is a program of unprecedented recognition for those who invest a cumulative amount of $10,000 or more in AIA Chicago sponsorships and advertising on an annual basis. This is an AIA Chicago members-only program.

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OPPORTUNITIES

Chicago Architect Magazine

Promote your company with an advertisement in Chicago Architect, AIA Chicago’s in-house magazine. Published four times a year, Chicago Architect is the primary outreach tool of AIA Chicago. Advertising rates begin at $1,250. Bulk rates apply.

View the 2022 Media Kit HERE.

AIA Chicago e-News

Place a company logo with a clickable link in the AIA Chicago e-News, distributed bi-weekly to over 10,000 subscribers. Rates vary, bulk rates apply.

View the 2022 Media Kit HERE.

AIA Chicago dedicated e-Blast

Send a specialized e-Blast to AIA Chicago’s list of over 10,000 subscribers.

View the 2022 Media Kit HERE.

AIA Chicago Website Advertising

Place a company advertisement with a clickable link on the homepage of AIA Chicago, with an average of 180,000 views per month. Ads remain on the site for three months from the time of the agreement. Shorter time frames and site location are flexible. $1,000/quarter

Questions? Contact Troy Gainer, Project Manager and Sales Manager at Naylor by phone at (770) 810-6988 or by email at tgainer@naylor.com.


Architect Licensing Review Course

ARE® at AIA is a review course for interns preparing to take the Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®). The course will cover each of the six exam divisions with lectures, discussions and sample problems Sponsorship levels vary.

Bridge Mentorship Program

Bridge is a highly successful mentoring program that provides Young Architects and Associate AIA members with access to AIA Fellows (FAIA), leaders and designers from the architectural community. Sponsorship levels vary.

Chicago Architecture + Design College Day

This one-day free fair is open to high school and college students, parents, teachers, and counselors interested in learning more about careers in architecture, interior design, construction management, and landscape architecture. Over 50 college and university representatives from all over the United States attend, and the event typically attracts approximately 300 participants. The fair will take place in October of 2019. Sponsorship levels vary.


Questions? Contact Kirstin Osgood, Director of Development and Sales at AIA Chicago by phone at (312) 374-1726 or by email at kosgood@aiachicago.org