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.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW the 2022 AIA Chicago Sponsorship Opportunity Guide

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.

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.



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

Advertising on the AIA Chicago website is a great way to reach member and non-member visitors and reinforce your marketing message. This is a key resource for the Chicago design community and members and visitors alike can discover ways to maximize their involvement. Advertising on aiachicago.org offers several cost-effective opportunities to position your company as a leader in front of an influential group of architectural professionals.

View the 2022 Website Media Kit HERE.

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

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