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Architects Haven’t Been a Target During This Legislative Session

Architects Haven’t Been a Target During This Legislative Session

As the 92nd General Assembly winds down, the state Legislature has made quick progress on the two remaining executive priorities of transformation and transportation. Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed into law Senate Bill 336 that increases fuel taxes on gas and diesel fuel at the wholesale level and ups registration fees for electric and hybrid vehicles. SB336 is intended to raise $92 million in additional revenue for highway maintenance that will be coupled with the $290 million projected to be raised if Arkansas voters make the current ½-cent sales tax for highways permanent in the 2020 election. The government transformation bill, […]

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Grassroots 2019: Beyond Local Leadership: A Knowledge Adventure

Grassroots 2019: Beyond Local Leadership: A Knowledge Adventure

Grassroots 2019 – AIA leadership summit – Washington D.C. – 03.05.2019 – 03.10.2019 Beyond Local Leadership: A Knowledge Adventure Year after year the Arkansas chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) aims to accelerate the profession by sending members to Grassroots in Washington, D.C., an AIA leadership event, where local AIA board members from all over the United States come together to become better leaders for the organization, profession, and most importantly the community. This year I was able to participate in this knowledge adventure as a representative of the Arkansas Emerging Professionals. It was an action-packed experience in […]

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ENTER the 2019 AIAAR Design Awards Program

Time to take advantage of an outstanding opportunity to showcase your designs through the AIA Arkansas Design Awards Program. DEADLINE TO ENTER: Friday, April 12th. CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE ONLINE ENTRY FORM Information regarding presentation submission will be sent out after the April 12th deadline. The project’s will be submitted electronically through our website, you will have until Friday, May 31st to upload your project. Each project entered will be on display at the 2019 AIA Arkansas State Convention in Little Rock, AR. At which time, they will be viewed and potentially selected for the MEMBERS’ CHOICE AWARD by your peers in the […]

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2019 Allied Presentation Proposals for State Convention being accepted

2019 AIA Arkansas State Convention October 16-19, 2019 AIA Arkansas is now accepting proposals from our Allied members at the Blue level or higher, for presentations at the 2019 AIA Arkansas State Convention in Hot Springs, AR. Please complete the form below to submit your presentation for review by the Convention Committee. Selections will be made in May and notification of acceptance or denial will be sent after that time. SUBMISSION DEADLINE: April 15, 2019. Submissions must be completed in full to be reviewed for selection. All presentations must be submitted using the form below. Licensed architects in Arkansas are required to […]

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Additional Sponsorship Opportunities Available – 2018 State Convention & Golf Tournament

Additional Sponsorship Opportunities Available – 2018 State Convention & Golf Tournament

The AIA Arkansas State Convention is a great channel to reach hundreds of professionals in the design and construction industry. AIA Arkansas invites and encourages your company to participate as an event sponsor at the 2018 State Convention held at the Hot Springs Convention Center located in Hot Springs, AR on October 18-20, 2018 with Golf Tournament on October 17th. In addition to the benefits you receive through the Allied Membership Program, AIAAR offers a variety of opportunities to enhance your company’s brand exposure. Sponsorships provide an opportunity to boost your organization’s visibility to convention attendees and increase your exposure […]

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