The American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2012 National Convention brings together thousands of architects and design professionals to share insight and connect to colleagues within the industry. The convention combines educational sessions, professional development, industry networking, and a showcase of new products and technology in the field of architecture.
Users of the AIA 2012 application have access to a complete convention schedule with calendar integration, as well as a full listing of speakers and exhibitors. Other highlights include an interactive exhibitor map, sponsors, list, and guide to the host city of Washington. The app also provides updated AIA tweets and news feeds, as well as sharing via email, Facebook, and Twitter.
Founded in 1857, the American Institute of Architects is a Washington D.C.-based association for licensed architects and other professionals in the industry. To date, AIA consists of nearly 300 chapters and serves as a leading voice in the architectural profession. Yearly activities include continuing education opportunities, market research, promoting the value of design, and much more.