Professional Development

Staying current in your profession is critical to your success. We provide a wide range of professional development opportunities in locations throughout the state.

  • We host an annual conference and expo — Architecture Exchange East — to keep you on the cutting edge of the profession (and earn up to 18 learning units).
  • We develop and deliver symposia, seminars, forums and classes throughout the state. Event Calendar
  • We recognize excellence in design and preservation through various awards programs.
  • We assist emerging professionals on the path to licensure and continue to nurture professional growth through leadership development programs.
  • We track continuing education units.
  • We distribute AIA Contract Documents and Code Books.

Membership News

  • Your AIA Depends on You

    This organization belongs to the membership, advocates and works on behalf of the membership, and is dependent on vital contributions of time and energy from the membership.

Professional Development News

  • 2018 Class Project

    This year’s class of the Emerging Leaders in Architecture (ELA) program project will focus on the 10th & Page neighborhood of Charlottesville.

Government Advocacy News

Virginia Accord

  • The Virginia Accord

    Bringing together the planning and design disciplines to examine two key themes critical to the future — job creation and environmental sustainability — on Sept. 19-20, 2014 at the Virginia Accord.