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.
Questions? Contact Kirstin Osgood, Director of Development and Sales at AIA Chicago by phone at 312.374.1726 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
AIA Chicago dedicated e-Blast
Send a specialized e-Blast to AIA Chicago’s list of over 10,000 subscribers.
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.
Questions? Contact Troy Gainer, Project Manager and Sales Manager at Naylor by phone at (770) 810-6988 or by email at email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org