The Exhibit Hall at the Convention is filled with nearly 200 exhibitors, showcasing their products and services. There are games, prizes, silent auctions and a chance to learn about organizations in our community that are in need of volunteers! The hall is FREE and open to the public.
Exhibit Hall Hours
Tuesday, November 10: 4:30p.m.-7:00p.m.
Wednesday, November 11: 11:15a.m. –2:30p.m. and 3:45 – 6:00p.m.
Thursday, November 12: 11:30a.m. – 2:00p.m.
Exhibit Hall Highlights
• View the work of VJAA, recipient of the 2009 AIA Minnesota Firm Award
• Place a bid at the Minnesota Architectural Foundation Silent Auction
• Watch four All Star tennis matches battle it out in WiiTennis and take a shot at WiiBowling.
Prizes will be awarded!
• See the 2008 AIA Minnesota Honor Awards, the 2009 AIA Minnesota’s 25 Year Award and a
special exhibit of AIA Minnesota’s Louis Lundgren Award
• Visit the Citizen Architect Exhibit where local organizations in need of volunteers will have
more information about their programs and services. Anyone can sign-up!
• Visit the Preservation Alliance’s Window Smackdown exhibit comparing existing windows
versus window replacement and check out the display of the 10 Most Endangered Buildings
Exhibit Hall Activities
The Exhibit Hall will have plenty of things to see and do and it is FREE! No registration is required.
Join us in the exhibit hall for an exciting tournament of WiiTennis! There will be four matches of AIA Minnesota All Stars battling it out for WiiTennis Title Champion.
Tuesday, November 10
5PM WiiEast Match#1:
Mary Shaffer, 2008 AIA MPLS President vs. Chuck Liddy, 2009 AIA MPLS President
6PM WiiWest Match #2:
Steve Weeks, U of M CDES Faculty, vs. Lauren Weingartner, 2009 AIAS President
Wednesday, November 11
12PM WiiEast Match #3:
Eric Lagerquist, 2009 AIA St. Paul President vs. Erin McKiel, 2010 AIA St. Paul President-Elect
1PM WiiWest Match #4:
Beverly Hauschild-Baron, Executive Vice President of AIA Minnesota vs. Dave Oxley, Executive Director of the American Council of Engineering Companies MN
4PM WiiEast SEMI-FINALS
Winner of Match #1 vs. Winner of Match #2
5PM WiiWest SEMI-FINALS
Winner of Match #3 vs. Winner of Match #4
Thursday, November 12
12PM CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND
WiiEast and WiiWest will also be hosting WiiBowling for convention goers to try out! WiiBowling will be running during exhibit hall hours before and after each WiiTennis match. Come play and enter to win exciting prizes!