Additional Member Benefits

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AIA Credential
AIA members may use the AIA credential with their name.

AIA Local and State Chapters
Three hundred state and local chapters serve AIA members around the country. Local chapter participation provides members the opportunity to network with peers while keeping you connected with issues that affect their business locally. Visit your local chapter Web site to learn more about networking activities, educational seminars, and regional updates.

Develop key business contacts with industry professionals at national, state, and local conferences as well as online.

Educational Programs
Fulfill mandatory continuing education requirements and attend the AIA’s conventions and workshops—without leaving your office!  Are you not sure how many credits you have accumulated? Members can check their CES transcripts at any time.

AIA Contract Documents
Members receive a discount of up to 30 percent when purchasing AIA Contract Documents software. AIA Contract Documents are recognized as the industry standard.

Keep up-to-date with the profession’s trends and issues through almost 20 online publications, including AIArchitect, our weekly electronic newsletter. Membership also includes an annual subscription to Architectural Record, the magazine of the AIA.

AIA Member Communities
Member Communities
are your opportunity to connect with like-minded professionals to learn, collaborate, and share ideas in areas of professional interest. Increase your understanding of a specific area of the profession, from sustainable green design to technology in practice. Gain access to in-depth information, services, knowledge, and career needs for your particular areas of architecture practice.  All communities offer engagement opportunities through national leadership in advisory groups and sub-committees, publication of professional research, online networking, and engagement through local chapter committees.

AIA Compensation Report
Know your professional value by comparing your compensation performance regionally and nationally. The 2008 report is available now!

AIA Advantage and Exclusive Discounts
Save on beneficial products and services offered through strategic partnerships with Dell, UPS, and Bank of America. All of the services you need to keep your business running more efficiently. Keep current with savings on professional resource materials at theAIA Bookstore.

AIA Career Center
Employees can find professional and internship opportunities throughout the nation to advance your career or your practice. Employers can post jobs instantly, search resumes, and choose from thousands of highly qualified candidates at AIA Career Center.

AIA Trust
The AIA Trust serves members in areas essential to your livelihood as a professional.  Legal services are just some of the programs it offers.

Media Relations
This AIA Media Relations Support Center is intended to be a robust tool to aid you in implementing effective media relations efforts in your local and regional markets.