Become an Allied Member

A Corporate Allied Membership with AIA Columbus is designed to help companies who wish to promote their products and services to architects and other building-industry professionals. By becoming involved with the Columbus Chapter you have the opportunity to connect and network with architects and other design professionals, and to build and strengthen communication among all members of the industry.

AIA Columbus serves more than 600 AIA member architects, design professionals and allied industry professionals from 32 central Ohio counties. As the largest Chapter in Ohio, we bring together building-industry professionals through a variety of networking events, continuing education courses and special programs.

Allied membership offers you exposure to

  • Hundreds of architects allowing for a high level of visibility with firm owners, principals and young professionals
  • Allied design professionals including urban planners, and those from academic institutions and industry associations
  • Building-industry professionals including contractors and developers

Allied membership benefits include

  • Member prices for one corporate representative to attend all AIA Columbus events and programs
  • Access for one corporate representative to Design Matters, the Chapter e-newsletter, and email blasts to keep you informed about all Chapter activities and issues
  • Corporate recognition as an Allied Member on every DesignMatters newsletter (every two weeks), our website and our annual report.
  • 20% discount towards the purchase of paper AIA Contract Documents 
  • Opportunity to advertise to the membership in the newsletter at a discounted rate
  • Participation for one corporate representative to serve on chapter committees
  • Priority given to Allied Members to host an event or Continuing Education onsite (if applicable)
  • Receive free members-only directory of AIA Ohio firms and architects

An Allied Membership* is an annual membership, January – December, at a rate of $500/year and is treated as an individual membership entitling one corporate person to the benefits detailed. The membership is transferable within the corporation for a specific event, however any additional employees attending the same event are subject to the advertised guest rates. Or, add a second employee on to your membership for only an additional $200/year.

Download Allied Membership Application

If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

*An AIA Columbus Allied Membership is applicable only to this Chapter and not associated with the state or national component. 

Click here for the list of current allied members.

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