8th Annual Artwalk


Please join AIA Orange County for the 8th Annual Artwalk, cocktail reception, silent auction, and awards presentation.  Artwalk is an evening of community outreach, camaraderie, and artistic expression.  AIA members, design community professionals, students, and friends are invited to showcase their artistic talents and participate in a juried competition.

Do you have your tickets to the Annual Artwalk, cocktail reception, silent auction, and awards presentation?! Get your ticket HERE
 2017 Design Awards
2017 Design Awards is fast approaching! Register Today!

The hallmark event of the year honoring great design in Orange County will be hosted at the Cultural Center at Christ Cathedral, a past AIAOC Honor Award recipient.  AIAOC's biggest night of the year will feature a keynote address and includes a hosted cocktail reception.

Important Dates!

6/12       Registration Opens

8/11       Submission and Registration Closes

9/14       Design Awards Gala


  Upcoming Programs
AIAOC ADA / Accessibility Program -Accessible Signage
July 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Emerging Professionals Panel Discussion – Path to Licensure
August 8  @ 6:00 pm -7:30 pm
Parc Derian Construction Tour   
August 10  @ 4:00 pm -6:00 pm
AIAOC Lunch Program- Site Related Solutions: Moisture Management
August 23 @ 12:00 pm -1:00 pm
Leadership Skills Workshop
August 29 @ 5:00 pm -7:00 pm
The small print: 


Cancellations made at least one week prior to the program will be refunded in full, less the processing/transaction fees incurred. No refunds for cancellations will be given after that time. No refunds shall be issued for no-shows. Registration may be transferred to another individual so long as they qualify for the pricing.
  At Your Service

Free Membership for up to 18 Months

New Graduates of accredited schools of architecture receive a complimentary membership with the AIA at the Associate level for up to 18 months after graduation.  Non-NAAB Degree Holders or Individuals Enrolled in an IDP Program Working under an Architect’s Supervision may also be eligible for Up to 18 months complimentary membership. Learn More 

Reminder to Members
•The importance of updating their profiles to ensure renewal invoices and other AIA materials are received. 

•The completion of the membership status change form or chapter transfer form, if applicable, before the 2017 renewal cycle begins.

Fee Proposal Workshop (8 HSW)

Learn to; increase fee levels, raise conversion rates and avoid scope creep.

  • 85% of attendees say it's the most useful CE they've attended

  • ·99% recommend it to other design professionals

  • AIA members are eligible for a 10% discount (Use promo code: AIA)

Read More: http://blueturtlemc.com/USA-workshops

2017 CanstructionOC Can-Do Celebration

Thursday, September 21, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM PDT Learn More HERE

Monterey Design Conference

Friends and followers, here’s a heads up on AIACC’s Monterey Design Conference. This year, architects and designers from Toyko, Paris, and Madrid, as well as the US, headline. Hope you can join us. Discover more about MDC, its speakers, and the coastal setting which fosters informal conversations between speakers and attendees Learn More HERE

AIAOC 2017 CSE Study Group

The AIAOC will be forming a CSE (California Supplemental Exam) Study Group. RSVP to hold a spot in our kick-off meeting or if you're just interested in finding out more information. This is FREE to AIAOC Members

Call for work -  2017 Project Tours 
Be a part of AIA Orange County programs. 
Submit a project for inclusion in the 2017 Tour Series.

Project tours offer the following opportunities: 

  • Assist Associates in meeting much-needed AXP construction hours for their path to licensure
  • Public awareness of AIA members’ work
  • Recognition of your work among peers
  • AIA learning unit opportunities
Have a project?  Let us know! Please email a description, photo (if available) and availability to jgill@aiaoc.org

What’s your order for the 2016 AIAOC Community Leaders Breakfast Series?

Whether you’re seeking to develop relationships or want to influence policy that affects the built
environment, the “AIAOC Community Leaders Breakfast with...” series is the members voice to
local advocacy.

Who would you like to meet in a round table setting in 2016?
tell us here
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