2024 event registration fee

$210 per person
$125 full time students (see below for scholarship opportunity)
$125 children age 12-18. Children 12 and older are welcome to register and attend the entire design retreat weekend. Please respect our request to refrain from bringing children under 12 years of age into the theater during Retreat presentations.

AIA Northern Minnesota Student Scholarship

AIA Northern Minnesota is providing four (4) scholarships of $250 each.

Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a NAAB-accredited architecture program and either be from the northern Minnesota region or have interest in moving there after graduation. Scholarship recipients will be expected to attend the Retreat in its entirety, write a 300-word essay afterward on their experience, and will be invited to an optional meet-and-greet with the AIA Northern Minnesota board of directors.

To be considered, please email Ann Mayhew with the following information:
— Full name
— Year, program, and school
— Paragraph on your connection to northern Minnesota and/or your interest in moving there after graduation
Applicants will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis.

Your registration includes:

  • Six featured speaker presentations
  • Up to 6 Learning Units for AIA continuing education
  • Friday evening reception*
  • Saturday morning coffee and croissants
  • Lots of social commarderie
  • Plenty of engaging conversations
  • Tons of inspiration
  • and just a really good time!
*Please note that Friday dinner is on your own.

Additional optional opportunities

Learn more about the optional workshop, tour, and meals here.

Lodging is extra

A block of rooms has been reserved for LSDR attendees at the Sheraton Duluth Hotel (right across the street from Zeitgeist) at a rate of $179 per night. This block is available through January 23, 2024. Make your reservation now »

Visit duluthbandb.com for B&B options or call 1.800.4.DULUTH for other lodging suggestions.

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