Tag: AIA Conference

June 11, 2024

From the Floor: AIA Conference in Washington, DC

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Conference on Architecture had some new attendance rules for its 2024 outing in Washington, D.C. One of the new rules included a discounted $50 show floor pass offered by exhibitors. This opened the show to many more contractors and installers, not just architects. I hope they keep promoting this in the future. Next year, the show will be in […]

June 28, 2022

The AIA Conference in Chicago Raised Many New Issues

Last week I attended the AIA Conference in Chicago. This was their first conference in three years. It was well attended, and everyone seemed optimistic about business. Most architects that I spoke with said that they were back in the office, and many were requesting in-person lunch and learns. It was good to see architects optimistic, as they are working on future projects that will […]

June 14, 2022

Communications Between all the Stake Holders is the Key to Success

Next week I am going to be part of a panel at the AIA Conference in Chicago and two of the topics chosen to be discussed are: 1. Communications between the architect, general contractor, and subcontractors. 2. How can we keep new and innovative, but often expensive, products from being VE’d out of the project? In preparing for the event the panel has been meeting […]