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2014 AIA Minnesota Annual Convention & Exposition November 11-14, 2014
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Avenue South  Minneapolis, MN 55403
Registration will open in early September, 2014.

Architects are known to rank very high on the scale that rates job satisfaction. The past few years have tested that position thoroughly, but we believe the time is ripe to Practice with Passion once again! Over the years, we’ve learned that our members attend our Convention and leave feeling rejuvenated and inspired.

More than 1,500 people are projected to attend the 2014 Convention. An estimated 1,100 will attend programs and the exhibits, while another 400 will visit the exhibit hall - which will feature more than 200 companies and a wide variety of exhibits.

• Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
• Exhibit Hall open on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
• Continuing Education all four days


Exhibit Hall

Click here to download the 2013 Exhibitor Prospectus.
Visit our Information for Exhibitors section to find out more!
Questions? Contact Pam Nelson.

The exhibit hall will feature displays of awards and themed projects from AIA Minnesota, its chapters, and its 22 committees.

Attendees will find a lively center of activity, hosting more than 200 product lines and a variety of professional services during the following exhibit hall hours:
Tuesday, November 11 4:30 - 7 p.m.
Wednesday, November 12 11:15 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. & 3:45 – 6 p.m.
Thursday, November 13 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Have a Program You'd Like us to Consider?

The AIA Minnesota Convention Programs Committee invites you to submit a proposal for a program to be presented at the AIA Minnesota Annual Convention and Product Exposition November 11-14, 2014.

Nearly 50 programs are offered each year addressing topics focused on design, materials and systems, practice, leadership and ethics, residential, urban design, preservation, sustainable design and technology.

Program attendance ranges from 20 to over 400 attendees. The audience is primarily architects although interior designers, landscape architects, engineers and other design professionals often attend, as well.

To submit your proposal, click here to download the Call for Proposals Submission Form/Instructions. Complete this form and email it to Deanna Christiansen, Continuing Education Director, by June 2, 2014.



Last Year's Show

More than fifty programs covered program tracks including design, materials and systems, practice, leadership and ethics, profession, residential, urban design, preservation, sustainable design and technology. Program content increased architects’ range of successful models for practice as architect skill sets are transformed into more diversified, broad-reaching and innovative roles.

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