SPONSOR BENEFITS 

Visibility 
As the largest AIA section in the state and of the most active sections in the Southeast, AIA Charleston has approximately 300 members, including individuals, member architectural firms, Annual Corporate Sponsors, and Allied partners. AIA Charleston members include principals in top firms in the State, driving millions of dollars in building investment. Sponsorship at each level provides your company visibility to our membership through recognition in marketing materials and in person at events

Positioning
Show your leadership on the issues that matter to your business. Sponsorship positions your company as a key partner in supporting programs and events that advance the building industry through education and advocacy

Access
Sponsors receive complimentary admission to their sponsored events and member rates at all other events. 

ALLIED MEMBER BENEFITS

The Allied Membership is designed for those who share professional relationships with architects - to provide essential information, education and networking opportunities to contribute to your professional success and satisfaction in working within our local design and building community.

Allied Members are any professionals working directly with Architects, including but not limited to consulting engineers, consulting designers, construction professionals and building material manufacturer’s representatives.

 

Sponsorship Description

PLATINUM
$1500

2016 PLATINUM Annual Corporate Sponsorship

  • Recognition as a “PLATINUM Annual Corporate Sponsor” on the AIA Charleston website (AIACharleston.com) and on ALL membership e-mail blasts for the entire calendar year.
  • Recognition as a “PLATINUM Annual Corporate Sponsor” at the beginning of ALL section meetings and events for the entire calendar year.
  • Opportunity to introduce yourself briefly to the membership at one meeting.
  • Four tickets to the Annual AIA Charleston / CSI Oyster Roast.
  • Two AIA Charleston Allied Individual Memberships 

GOLD
$1000


2016 GOLD Annual Corporate Sponsorship

  • Recognition as a “GOLD Annual Corporate Sponsor” on the AIA Charleston website (AIACharleston.com) and on ALL membership e-mail blasts for the entire calendar year.
  • Recognition as a “GOLD Annual Corporate Sponsor” at the beginning of ALL section meetings and events for the entire calendar year.
  • Opportunity to introduce yourself briefly to the membership at one meeting.
  • Two tickets to the Annual AIA Charleston / CSI Oyster Roast.
  • One AIA Charleston Allied Individual Membership 

SILVER
$500

2016 SILVER Membership Meeting Sponsorship (up to 6 available)

  • Event marketing as event sponsor for one membership meeting.
  • Opportunity to address the membership for 3-5 minutes at one meeting.
  • One AIA Charleston Allied Individual Membership 

BUILDING TOUR
$250+


2016 Building Tour Sponsorship (up to 6 available)

  • Event marketing as event sponsor, providing food and drink at social gathering following the tour, budget to be coordinated with the Sponsor. 
  • Opportunity to address the membership for 3-5 minutes at the start of tour.

ALLIED MEMBERSHIP
$100


2016 AIA Charleston Allied Individual Membership

  • Member rates at all events. 
  • Inclusion in member mailings and e-mail blasts.

OYSTER ROAST


AIA Charleston / CSI Annual Oyster Roast Sponsorship

  • Event marketing recognition as sponsor on email sent to both AIA and CSI Charleston distribution lists
  • Two tickets to the Oyster Roast

Additional benefits (including display opportunities) are included with the specific level of Sponsorship that you choose:

THE OYSTER      $300 (6 Available)
THE CLUSTER    $450 (12 Available)
THE SHUCKER     $600 (5 Available)
THE BUSHEL         $750 (1 Available)
THE PEARL           $1,500 (1 Available) 

Please contact Andrea Futeral (afuteral@aquabluepools.net) Oyster Roast Chair, or Aaron Bowman (Aaron@liollio.com), Sponsorship Director, for specific information regarding each Sponsorship Level. 

LECTURE SERIES


AIA Charleston / CAC.C Lecture Series

Title Sponsorship, Series Sponsorships, Lecture Sponsorships, and Dinner Sponsorships are available; contact us for further information.

The Clemson Architecture Center in Charleston (CAC.C) and AIA Charleston jointly organize an annual lecture series that spans the academic year in the Spring and Fall semesters. The series is designed to elevate the discussion of design issues that affect the Charleston area and is advertised to over 1,000 people through our joint contact list as well as to the public through press releases to media outlets. Speakers include regionally and nationally recognized Architects, Land Planners, and Urban Designers. Additional information on lecture event and dinner sponsorship opportunities is available upon request.

DESIGN AWARDS

AIA Charleston Design + Service Awards

In late fall, AIA Charleston will be hosting our triennial Design and Service Awards. Additional information on sponsorship opportunities will be available in summer 2016. 


To learn more about our 2016 AIA Charleston Sponsorship opportunities, contact Aaron Bowman (Aaron@liollio.com) at 843.818.3423 or our 2016 President Michael Edwards (michael@liollio.com) at 843.762.2222. We look forward to speaking soon!