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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 ENTER, digital weekly newsletter, website, and annual print journal; 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 and Knowledge Community participation to fit your interests

  • Contract Documents — 30% discount for members

  • Networking opportunities including luncheons, committees and knowledge communities, 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.

Join today and start taking advantage of all that AIA has to offer.