A’18 MN – The Minnesota Conference on Architecture

November 13-16, 2018
Minneapolis Convention Center, Hall D
Minneapolis, MN

Each year we consistently attract 2,000+ attendees, offer exceptional programs, and provide opportunities to network with friends, colleagues, and state-of-the-art exhibiting companies. Minnesota architects and building industry professionals attend the annual Conference to learn about trends and new technologies in building products and earn continuing education credits by attending seminars. Enjoy 240 exhibiting companies and more than 50 seminars.

  • Explore the free Exhibit Hall packed with products, services, activities, and information. Be a part of the opening night party on Tuesday with craft beer options and live music.
  • Attend the lectures, panels, keynotes, and workshops that have been designed to meet our members’ continuing education needs. Sign up for one of the add-on tours and sketching workshop.
  • Support the Minnesota Architectural Foundation and buy a chance at a great raffle prize.

FREE Exhibit Hall

Showcasing the newest products and services of more than 200 companies, the Exhibit Hall is always free for everyone.  Visit our interactive Exhibit Hall Floor Plan to discover who will be exhibiting in the 2018 AIA Minnesota Conference on Architecture and plan your visit.


Tuesday, November 13: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm  
Wednesday, November 14: 11:15 am – 2:30 pm & 3:45 pm – 6:00 pm  
Thursday, November 15: 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

Who attends?

Architects, Contractors, Engineers, Landscape Architects, Manufacturers, Interior Designers, and more.
Students! Student Full-Registration rate is only $25 for all four days.
Student Day is Thursday! Programs of particular interest to students have been scheduled on Student Day. A Marvin Windows sponsored shuttle bus will provide transportation to and from Rapson Hall and the Convention Center throughout the day.
Media! Media is invited to attend FREE.

Minneapolis Convention Center parking and directions

Click here for parking instructions and directions to the Minneapolis Convention Center.

Conference hotel

A block of rooms with a special discounted rate has been reserved for our Conference attendees at The Hilton Minneapolis and will be available until October 23, 2018.

The Hilton Minneapolis 1001 Marquette Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403
1-888-933-5362 or 612-376-1000