2016 Design Conference:
Capitalizing on Opportunity


Your full conference registration includes admission to the Design Awards Celebration on Friday, April 15. Find out more about this year’s conference and purchasing options.

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We’ve assembled the topics and events you want for two full days of fellowship, education, networking and inspiration.


We’ve gathered award-winning speakers from around the country to present CE sessions that will inspire, inform and reinvigorate your practice and your career.

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This year’s conference will focus on the issues and trends affecting architects on their path from emerging professional to firm principal and beyond. Join us in Columbia, SC and explore this year’s Annual Conference!

Event Summary

2016 Conference Location

Columbia, SC

Make your hotel reservations now for the 2015 Spring Conference!

Conference Hotel: Columbia Marriott located at 1200 Hampton Street (on the corner of Main Street) ColumbiaMarriott or 803-771-7000 prior to Friday, April 18 to receive the AIASC discount.

For a list of other hotels near the Columbia Museum of Art, visit ColumbiaCVB.com/hotels.

Conference Address
1515 Main Street, Columbia, South Carolina, 29201, USA

Public parking is available at the following nearby city garages:
Cannon Garage at 1227 Taylor Street
Sumter Street Garage at 1400 Sumter Street
Taylor Street Garage at 1600 Assembly Street

Things to do in Columbia

How would you imagine a Southern City?

Is it Historic? Gracious? Sultry? Columbia, South Carolina encompasses each of these and much more! Columbia tantalizes all of your senses with a relaxing; comfortable pace; an abundance of playgrounds including Lake Murray, rivers, parks, gardens and the Riverbanks Zoo – one of the best in the country; the University of South Carolina and Fort Jackson. History abounds and is celebrated in museums, historic homes and even in repurposed buildings with a new start as shops and restaurants.

Source: www.columbiacvb.com/things-to-do

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