WHY JOIN AIA

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When you become an AIA member, you instantly expand your support network by more than
94,000 colleagues across the nation. As an AIA member, you automatically receive membership
at the National, State, and Local Chapter level, allowing you to gain from the most valuable
professional resources available.

MEMBERSHIP LEVELS

ARCHITECT

ELIGIBILITY
Individuals with an architectural license from a U.S. licensing authority are eligible for architect membership.

ASSOCIATE

ELIGIBILITY

Associate membership is open to individuals who meet one of the following criteria: professional degree in architecture; currently work under the supervision of an architect; currently enrolled in the Intern Development Program (IDP) and working toward licensure; or faculty member in a university program in architecture.


ASSOCIATE: NEW GRADUATE

ELIGIBILITY

AIA National offers two membership paths for both recent NAAB and non-NAAB graduates.

ASSOCIATE: INTERNATIONAL

ELIGIBILITY

Individuals who have an architecture license or equivalent
from a non-U.S. licensing authority are eligible for
International Associate membership.


AIA CINCINNATI AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIP

ELIGIBILITY

If you are not an Architect or an architectural student but are involved as a professional in the architectural community, you may become an Affiliate Member. This membership is designed to help individuals and companies who wish to promote their products and services to architects and other building-industry professionals. By becoming involved with AIA Cincinnati you can connect and network with architects and other design professionals to build and strengthen communication among all members of the industry.

CORPORATE AFFILIATE

An Affiliate Membership is an annual membership, January to December, and is treated as an individual membership entitling one (1) corporate representative to the benefits detailed below. The membership is transferable within the corporation for a specific event, however any additional employees attending the same event are subject to the advertised non-member rates.

Benefits include: 

  • Exposure to hundreds of architects allowing for a high level of visibility with firm owners, principals, and emerging professionals
  • Exposure to allied design professionals including urban planners, and those from academic institutions and industry associations
  • Exposure to building-industry professionals including contractors and developers 
  • One corporate representative may attend all AIA Cincinnati events and programs for AIA member rates, including CRAN meetings, Academy programs. CRANawards (April), and Sporting Clays (October)
  • One corporate representative may serve on an AIA Cincinnati committee
  • Recognition as an “AIA Cincinnati Affiliate Member” on AIA Cincinnati’s website
  • Affiliate Members are given the first opportunity to sponsor AIA Cincinnati events

EDUCATIONAL AFFILIATE

Educational Affiliates are AIA CE Providers and industry related companies interested in offering LU/HSW credits to AIA Members. 

Additional benefits for Educational Affiliate Members include:

  • Use of the large conference room at the Cincinnati Center for Architecture + Design for programs offering LU/HSW credits to AIA Members (pending availability)
  • Tabletop display at your education program
  • One sponsored post in Architext

Affiliate Members must be approved by AIA Cincinnati’s Board of Directors. Please submit your application at least five business days before an upcoming board meeting (second Tuesday of each month) for consideration.

THANK YOU TO OUR 2020 AFFILIATES

AIA Cincinnati appreciates the support of our Affiliate Members who represent allied professions, students, and those interested in the field of architecture.

Our 2020 Educational Affiliate Members:

101 Mobility
BBN Sales (Stone and Steel | Sloan Valve) 
Cincinnati 2030 District
Cincinnati Commercial Contracting
The English Contractor
The Garland Company
GOP Ltd.
Hamilton Parker
Kirker Kubala
Mansion Hill Custom Floors
Marvin/Marsh Window & Door Classics
NOLI Modern Italian Kitchens
Oswald
Sky Factory

Tisdel
TrueScan
The V Collective

Our 2020 Corporate Affiliate Members:

Conger Construction Group
KLH Engineers
M-Engineering
Montgomery Smith Inc.
Reading Rock, Inc.
Rulon
Shumacher Dugan Construction LLC
Studio 66 LLC
Universal Contracting Corporation