More details and online registration information will be available for the 2017 Lake Superior Design Retreat soon.


2016 LSDR Registration

Registration fee

The registration fee covers the two-day program, Friday dinner, and Saturday breakfast. Lodging is extra. The optional Saturday tour is an additional $25 per person and includes a soup and sandwich buffet lunch, transportation, and admission. The optional 3-D Font Design workshop is an additional $15 charge per person and includes a soup and sandwich buffet lunch and workshop materials. Others may sign up for the soup and sandwich buffet lunch for an additional $10 per person.

$210 Regular Registration

$100 Spouse/Significant Other (limit one per each Regular Registration, please)

$100 Children over 12 years

$100 Students

$25 pp Tour (includes lunch, bus, and admission)

$15 pp Workshop (includes lunch and materials)

$10 pp Saturday lunch (soup and sandwich buffet)


Children 12* and older are welcome to register and attend the entire design retreat weekend. Children under 12 years old are invited to join us for meals (see Additional Meal Costs).
* Please respect our request to refrain from bringing children under 12 years of age into the auditorium during retreat lectures.

Additional meals

Contact Deanna Christiansen to order Friday dinner and/or Saturday breakfast for guests not registered for the Retreat.
Friday dinner: $35 per person
Saturday breakfast: $15 per person


We have reserved rooms at Fitger’s Inn at a special rate if booked by February 15, 2016.
Mention “AIA Minnesota Lake Superior Design Retreat” when you call.
Fitger’s Inn (888) 348-4377 (FITGERS)
$119.99 Cityside
$124.99 Lakeside
$144.99 Suites

Visit for B&B options. Contact Deanna Christiansen or call 1.800.4.DULUTH for other lodging suggestions.

Continuing education

AIA Minnesota is a registered provider with the AIA Continuing Education System. We anticipate up to 5.5 Learning Unit/Hours will be approved for the 2016 Lake Superior Design Retreat.