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Reinventing Green Building: Carbon Free By 2030!
February 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
California Building & Fire Code Changes
February 15 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
California State & Federal Incentives for Architecture & Engineering Firms
February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
ADA Related Lawsuits: What to Know
March 1 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
March 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
AIAOC Lunch Program – New Energy Code Standards Are Here, Are You Ready?
March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Please note the “AIA Convention” is now titled “A’17 AIA Conference on Architecture.”

Take advantage of early bird rates through February 15th.

Anticipating a better tomorrow

Harness the collective intellect and entrepreneurial spirit of speakers whose power to anticipate has shaped their careers and our industry. Over three days our keynoters will explore this theme and what it means to anticipate need, challenge, and change in architecture and design.

Learn More Here

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.

Free Convention Registration
New AIA members receive complimentary registration for the 2017 AIA National Convention and Design Exposition in Orlando, Florida April 27 – 29.

Free Membership for Up to 18 Months
New Graduates Receive Free AIA Membership for Up to 18 Months Graduates of accredited schools of architecture receive 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

Dues Installment Program
Pay your dues in up to six installments with our Dues Installment Program. All newly joining members are eligible to participate in the 2017 Dues Installment Program. Enrollment begins October 1, 2016 and ends April 30, 2017. 2017 membership dues enrolled in the dues installment plan must be paid in full by June 30, 2017. Learn more.

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

Fee Proposal Workshop  (8 AIA LU, 0.8 IDCEC ConEd Units)
On 14th Feb the  One-day Fee Proposal Workshop will be in Los Angeles.
Learn how to write successful proposals that; increase fee levels, raise conversion rates and avoid scope creep.

Just Released: AIA Trust Annual Report
Learn how the AIA Trust continues to help members
manage their risks and practice successfully in 2016

Read the 2016 AIA Trust Annual Report !
The AIA Trust is where smart architects manage risk.  
Find indispensable AIA Member benefits and resources from the AIA Trust
Plus see what’s in store for 2017
To make this new year the best ever for AIA Members & Components.

For more about the AIA Trust programs and practice resources,
Visit or
Call 202-626-7376.

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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