Come ready to learn and leave with a wealth of new knowledge, skills, and resources to refresh your passion and practice. The AIA National Convention is the industry's leading national event with essential, topical education sessions and tours; exhibitors ready to show you what’s new and what’s next; and many networking events and opportunities to reconnect with old friends and meet new ones.
Create a learning experience tailored to your own professional needs and interests from almost 200 convention education sessions. Earn all of your annual AIA continuing education Learning Units (LUs) in one setting and in just three days—including many seminars and tours that satisfy health, safety, and welfare (HSW) requirements.
An expansive professional network can be just as critical to you as the skills required to complete your next project. Join thousands of fellow architects and design professionals who will be in attendance, and meet your next contact or client at the more than 60 networking events offered.
New Products and Technologies
Be among the first to survey the latest industry innovations—whether materials used for an upcoming project or technology to streamline your design process. Receive personal, hands-on product demonstrations, and talk one-on-one with representatives from more than 700 exhibitors so you can make well-informed decisions.
Join us at McCormick Place, then stay and explore Chicago. You will find world-class dining, shopping, entertainment, and more here in the largest and most-visited city in the Midwest.