Allied Membership is available to individuals who are employed outside of architectural practice, ie: engineers, interior designers, product representatives, etc. Allied Members are eligible to serve on the board of directors (two allied positions available) or on one of the many AIA ETN committees or subcommittees, where you will work with our professional members. You can attend AIA ETN events for the same cost as a standard member. Best of all, your name will be displayed on the AIA East Tennessee website.
AIA ThunderBowl- Team SponsorThunderbowl
A fun bowling competition. Each 2-person sponsoring team will be randomly partnered with a 4-person architectural team to compete in a one-night mini-tournament. Trophies for best and worst teams will be presented; bragging rights are on the line! Great social event to mingle with architects in an after-hours setting. Spring, 2024; exact date TBD.
AIA Golf Tournament – Door Prize SponsorGolf Tournament
Sponsor two of the many door prizes given away at the tournament. Your company’s name will be placed on the prize table and mentioned in promotional emails and social media. A great way for out-of-town businesses to participate!
Design Awards Gala – Contributing SponsorDesign Awards Gala
Sponsor AIA East Tennessee’s premier event, the Design Awards Gala. Your company’s name will appear on all promotional material and social media posts. At the gala, it will be displayed, as well, and you will receive two (2) tickets to the event!
Design Feed- Monthly Membership Meeting Luncheon HostDesign Feed
Your company sponsors our lectures/luncheons which are conducted on the fourth Tuesday of each month. As part of your sponsorship, you will receive the following benefits: your company name and logo will be included in the advertisement preceding each event, including social media posts; you and up to three of your associates will be provided with lunch; and you will be recognized and thanked by an AIA board member during the announcements. To make the most out of your partnership, here are some ways you can maximize your involvement:
- Your company can have a display in the meal area.
- A representative from your company can have up to five (5) minutes between announcements and the lecture to speak about your product(s) or services. You may choose to present a short PowerPoint or movie, or you may greet the crowd.
- You may create centerpieces, leave information at the tables or on the seats.
- the month will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.
- February 27th, 2024
- March 26th, 2024
- April 23rd, 2024
- May 28th, 2024
- September 24th, 2024
- October 22nd, 2024
- November 19th, 2024
AIA Golf Tournament – Premium Hole SponsorGolf Tournament
Want to have a tent on the hole and have two representatives greet players personally? Be a Premium Hole Sponsor. With your sponsorship you sponsor a game, are able to hand out goodies and materials, or just say hi and cheer (or jeer) players on! You will be provided with a tent and two chairs (or you may use your own materials), along with your logo being featured on promotional e-mails and on our social media platforms.
Emerging Professionals Social Hour SponsorProfessionals
Sponsor a night, or day, of socialization for the up-and-coming designers, specifiers, and project managers for architecture in East Tennessee! The Emerging Professionals Committee will work with you to select a month and location that works well for you. Your logo and event sponsorship will be highlighted in our newsletter, social media, and website. The future is as fun as it is bright and engaging, so sponsor an EP night with AIA! Dates are on a first-come, first-pick basis.
Design Awards Gala – Host Sponsor- BeverageDesign Awards Gala
Sponsor the Beverage Bar for AIA East Tennessee’s biggest event of the year. Your company’s logo will appear on all promotional material and social media posts, as well as prominently displayed in the area you sponsored. Additionally, you will receive four (4) tickets to this premier event.
Design Awards Gala – Presenting SponsorDesign Awards Gala
One of the most coveted sponsorships of the year. Be the Presenting Sponsor for AIA East Tennessee’s celebration of great design and professional milestones, including the Friend of Architecture Award and Gold Medal Award. Your company’s logo will be prominently displayed in all promotional information and you will receive eight (8) tickets to the Gala.