AN INVITATION FOR ALL MEMBER ARCHITECTS TO LOBBY
2020 AIA NATIONAL GRASSROOTS . New Orleans, Louisiana
FEDERAL ADVOCACY AND HIGH FOCUSED CONTINUING EDUCATION IN THE BAYOU
FEBRUARY 18 - 20, 2020 . New Orleans SHERATON at CANAL
Details and Registration HERE
AIA National's GRASSROOTS is held annually, alternating in Washington, DC to another non-DC locale. Member architects are able to engage directly with their Congressmen regarding important federal issues that impact the safety and soundness of the design-build world.
During DC and non-DC GRASSROOTS conferences, important CE opportunities are presented as well as interaction with other architects throughout the county. Click here for highlights from 2019 GRASSROOTS in Washington, DC. 2020 GRASSROOTS will be held in New Orleans, LA, February 18 - 20, at the New Orleans Sheraton on Canal.
2020 PRAIRIE GRASSROOTS . SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS
COME JOIN US FOR A DAY OF CAMARADERIE AND DIRECT INTERACTION WITH YOU STATE LEGISLATOR
MARCH 24TH, 2020 at the State House Inn
Each year, AIA Illinois hosts PRAIRIE GRASSROOTS, where member architects meet with their legislators at the Illinois State Capitol, to discuss current issues, including school safety. This event is very successful and each year, legislators comment on how much they enjoy knowing that it is the Architects' Lobby Day starting with our cool Blueprint Issue Briefs. The itinerary for the day of the event will be as follows:
Issue Lunch 12-2 pm: State House Inn, 101 E Adams St, Springfield, IL 62701
Capitol Visits: 2-4 pm Statehouse
Reception: 4-6 pm, Resource One, 321 E Adams St, Springfield, IL 62701
First-come, first-served bus transportation will be available from the Chicago Merchandise Mart with a stop in Joliet to transport attendees coming from the northern part of the state.
A pre-event conference call meeting will be scheduled to introduce any attendees not familiar with PG to the legislative process, issues at hand, and what to expect during the day.
Registration is now open! Register now!
Thank you to our sponsors, KNOLL, Resource One, KONE, Holmes Murphy, AIA Chicago, AIA Eastern, AIA Northeast, SEOAI
AIA Illinois would like to see more member Architects attend and also mentor future Architects. Seasoned Citizen Architects are encouraged to bring a Student Architect to 2020 Prairie Grassroots.