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Design Awards

Each year, AIA Cleveland recognizes excellence in design by inviting local firms to submit their best work to be reviewed by nationally renowned juries from all over the country. The Design Awards ceremony is where nearly 500 attendees gather each year to celebrate and recognize architectural and interior design excellence in Cleveland and northeast Ohio.

CLEVELAND DESIGN AWARDS

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Each year, AIA Cleveland recognizes excellence in design by inviting local firms to submit their best work to be reviewed by nationally renowned juries from all over the country. In 2018, over 500 attendees gathered at the Westin Cleveland Downtown to celebrate and recognize architectural and interior design excellence in Cleveland and northeast Ohio.

We are excited to announce that this year's Design Awards will be back at the Hilton Downtown Cleveland on Friday, November 1st! In addition, we are thrilled to share the news that our 2019 Keynote Speaker and Design Jury Chair will be Lawrence Scarpa, FAIA from the internationally known design firm, Brooks+Scarpa. Lawrence and his firm have been recognized with over 100 major design awards including twenty National AIA Awards, and the 2014 Smithsonian Cooper Hewitt National Design Award. In 2010, Brooks+Scarpa was awarded both the National and State of California Architecture Firm Award from the American Institute of Architects.


ENTRY FEES: 

$160 | Typical Project Submission
$40 | Makers Category Submissions
$40 | Architectural Photography Submissions

SCHEDULE: 

Call for Entries: Monday, July 22nd
Entries Due: Friday, September 27th


DESIGN AWARDS CELEBRATION DETAILS

DATE: 

Friday, November 1st, 2019

LOCATION:

Hilton Downtown Cleveland
100 Lakeside Avenue East
Cleveland, OH 44114

REGISTRATION: 

$200 | Date Night Ticket Package
$125 | Non-Members and Guests
$110 | AIA Members, and AIA CLE Allied Prof.
$65 | AIA Associate Members
$30 | Full Time Students

SPONSOR DETAILS: 

$5,000 | Bar/Naming Rights (1 Avail.)
$4,200 | Valet (1 Avail.)
$3,500 | Red Carpet (SOLD OUT)
$2,200 | Platinum/Firm Table (20 Avail.)
$1,200 | Gold
$800 | Silver/Drink (10 Avail.)
$600 | Bronze
$300 | Contributor

SCHEDULE (TENTATIVE): 

5:00pm - Doors Open
5:30pm - Keynote Address
6:30pm - Cocktail Hour
7:30pm - Design Awards Ceremony w/ Dinner
9:00pm - 11:30pm - After Party Reception



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