AIA Minneapolis is the largest chapter in Minnesota with more than 1,600 members. Centered in Minneapolis, the chapter territory includes the southwestern portion of the state. As a large chapter, AIA Minneapolis participates with other large chapters nationwide to focus attention on significant issues facing members. The chapter provides leadership, networking, and outreach opportunities for its members.

AIA Minneapolis is proud to be a nationally accredited component of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Every three year, AIA components are examined on service delivery via the component accreditation process and meeting the core member services standards. The AIA CoreMember Services (CMS) program lays the groundwork for component excellence by ensuring that all members receive a consistent level of service, and that each component thrives as a nonprofit corporate entity.