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

  • Architects as Leaders

    Architects must “speak up” and be engaged in the public discourse that shapes our society, communities, and neighborhoods.

Professional Development News

  • ArchEx Call for Presentations

    Celebrating its 30th year, ArchEx has always strived to help push the profession forward. We are looking for exciting and engaging topics and speakers to make this historic ArchEx, a truly special one.

Government Advocacy News

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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.