2017 AIA Minnesota 83rd annual —we invite you to join us!

November 14-17, 2017
Minneapolis Convention Center, Hall D
Minneapolis, MN

FREE Exhibit Hall

Showcasing the newest products and services of more than 200 companies, the Exhibit Hall is free for everyone.  Bring a friend!
Tuesday, November 14: 4 pm – 6 pm
Wednesday, November 15: 11:15 am – 2:30 pm & 3:45 pm – 6 pm
Thursday, November 16: 11:30 am – 2 pm


This is the single largest annual event in Minnesota for architects!

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 Convention and Expo 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 – new this year!
  • Support the Minnesota Architectural Foundation and buy a chance at a great chair and bid on silent auction items.

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.

Convention hotel

A block of rooms with a special discounted rate has been reserved for our Convention attendees at The Hilton Minneapolis. This block of rooms will be released to the general public on October 23. Make your reservations now.

The Hilton Minneapolis 1001 Marquette Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403
$149 single/double through October 23 
1-888-933-5362 or 612-376-1000