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Get inspired

Browse the exhibit hall with over 150 booths featuring new products and services. Connect with members of the profession to take your project to the next level. 

5 Keynote Speakers

Learn from keynotes from across the US about their practices and firm culture.

24 workshops

Choose from 24 workshop options over 2 days of events to meet all your professional development needs.


 Reconnect with old and new contacts to strength your network.


Join Us in Des Moines 

Iowa Events Center
833 5th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309  



Attendee Registration
Registration for convention attendees IS NOW OPEN! Choose from 24 workshops, 5 keynote speakers and stroll through over 160 exhibit booths and special exhibits.  Click here to view the schedule and get signed up

Convention Hotel
Make yourself at home with a stay at the Hilton while attending the Annual Convention. The Hilton is only a 5-minute walk to the Iowa Events Center through the skywalk. All convention goers will receive a discounted room rate of $163/night. Visit or call 1-800-HILTONS and refer to the group code “AIA1” or American Institute of Architects Iowa Chapter. Preview your stay with a Hilton 3-D Virtual Tour. Onsite parking at the Hilton is available east of the hotel and is $22.00+ tax per night OR the closest Des Moines Parking Garage on the corner or 5th and Keo (525 5th Ave.) is one block away and connected via skywalk at the cost of $10 per night and $1 per hour.

Exhibit Booth Reservations
We like to invite you to join us for a unique opportunity to meet and network with over 600 architects, students, faculty, and members of the profession. Check out this year's floor plan and make a plan to reserve your space. Exhibit booth reservations are NOW OPEN to AIA Iowa Allied Members and open to the public on May 19th. You can read through all the details of the show by browsing our exhibitor information packet here.

Sponsorship Opportunities
Each year over 1,000 architects, associates, and others related to the architecture and design community across Iowa and the Midwest come together and this is your opportunity to showcase your company. We have a sponsorship to fit every budget! Check out the list of opportunities here.

Workshop Proposals
The deadline for our workshop presentations has passed for this year but there is always next year! If you would like to be put on a list to be notified of opportunities in the future, reach out to Vicki Scott.

Need more information? Contact us at or 515-244-7502.

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Advocate for your company and expand your reach by signing up to be an event sponsor! 


  • Andersen Windows, Inc. - Expo Lounge Sponsor

  • Cambria - Thursday Afternoon Snack

  • Commercial New Construction Program - Thursday Lunch

  • Confluence - Exhibit Hall Cocktail Party

  • Convergence - Wireless Internet

  • Hansen Company, Inc. - Emerging Professionals Breakfast

  • Holmes Murphy & Associates - Thursday Afternoon Break

  • ISG - Emerging Professionals Breakfast

  • Iowa State University Department of Architecture - Keynote Speaker

  • Johns Manville - Exhibit Hall Cocktail Party

  • KCL Engineering - Stage & Table Décor

  • King’s Material, Inc. & Midland Concrete Products - Exhibit Hall Cocktail Party

  • Masonry Institute of Iowa - Masonry Institute Awards

  • MODUS Engineering - Thursday Breakfast

  • Neumann Brothers - Awards Celebration

  • Pella Corporation/Prairie Pella - AXP Sponsorship

  • Raker Rhodes Engineering - Exhibit Hall Cocktail Party

  • RCS Millwork - Mobile App & Registration Desk

  • SPECcetera, LLC - Thursday Afternoon Break

  • Tometich Engineering - Emerging Professionals Competition & Exhibition

  • Virginia Tile - Hospitality Gift Bags

  • West Plains Engineering - Friday Lunch

  • Willdan - Thursday Afternoon Break

Questions? We are happy help call 515.244.7502 or email at

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