Individuals with an architectural license from a U.S. licensing authority are eligible for architect membership.
AIA Minnesota is recognized throughout the nation as one of the strongest components of the AIA. Whether an intern, associate, or AIA member, you would belong to a local chapter: AIA Minneapolis, AIA St. Paul or AIA Northern Minnesota. In addition to affiliation with a local chapter, you would be a member of Minnesota’s state organization (AIA Minnesota), and the national AIA.
The benefits of membership are numerous:
Subscriptions to Architecture MN, an award-winning magazine; Matrix, AIA Minnesota’s monthly e-newsletter; AIArchitect e-newsletter covering news, tips and trends; ARCHITECT, the official magazine of the AIA; plus digital editions of Residential Architect, EcoHome, and EcoStructure
Notices on upcoming programs, seminars, and events
Advocacy and public awareness through partnerships with other local publications, awards programs, and public relations efforts
Opportunities for continuing education to keep you on track
Committee participation — 23 committees to fit your interests
Contract Documents — 30% discount for members
Networking opportunities including luncheons, committees, events and more
Dedicated and experienced Government Affairs Committee that works to address the needs of the profession
CES Tracking — Not sure how many credits you’ve accumulated? Members can check their CES transcripts at any time.
More than 20 Knowledge Communities, professional interest groups that enable you to build a peer network of colleagues who share your interests and practice specializations
AIA Trust protection through professional liability, term life, and other insurance coverage
AIA Advantage discounts on products and services such as shipping, credit cards, technology, and more
Business Tools, such as best practices, to help you manage your business more effectively
And much more!
Download the AIA Member Benefits Guide.