2016 AIA National Convention and Design Exposition

2016 AIA National Convention and Design Exposition

Pennsylvania Convention Center

1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

United States

May 19 -21, 2016
Event Summary:
The AIA National Convention and Design Exposition is one of the largest annual gatherings of architects and design professionals in the United States. Its 147th annual meeting will be held 19-21 May 2016 and will feature hundreds of speakers and education sessions on practice strategies and opportunities, emerging trends, and topics that inspire and educate.

With over 700 leading-edge companies exhibiting their products and services, the exposition presents the latest technology and resources for design professionals.

Immerse yourself in a world of innovation. The expo floor is a hotspot of activity featuring more than 170,000 square feet of booths, galleries and lounges and nearly 800 exhibiting companies. 

From software to building systems to stone and tile, you’ll find materials and technologies of tomorrow featured in specialty product pavilions today. The expo is not just an exhibit hall—it’s also a temporary built environment packed with solutions that will affect your practice into the future. 

Here are a few highlights:

Step into the new Interiors Pavilion. While you’re there, visit the Trends Hub to experience the latest in interior products

Drop in on the live broadcast of discussions and debates from ARCHITECT Live

Meet up in the Emerging Professionals Lounge, scaled for relaxation and equipped with career-building resources

Gather at Composites Central in the Composites Pavilion for demos on the latest in these emerging technologies

Experience the Schindler 7,200 sq. ft. immersive dome theater

Wander through a giant cube made of the world’s smartest electrochromaticglass, courtesy of SageGlass