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Aspire Conference

Sunday, September 15, 2024 - Tuesday, September 17, 2024
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Join the AIA state chapters of Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, and South Carolina at the premier conference for the Southeast’s built community! Immersing yourself in the city’s vibrant culture, you’ll delve into key industry issues and connect with leaders in architectural resilience, business dynamics, and cutting-edge industry innovations.

Discover more about the conference below! Early bird registration is open through May 31, 2024.

  • Date and Time: Sunday, September 15, 2024 - Tuesday, September 17, 2024
  • Location: Wortham Center for the Performing Arts
    18 Biltmore Ave
    Asheville, NC 28801
  • Organizer: AIA Georgia, AIA Kentucky, AIA North Carolina, and AIA South Carolina
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  • Early Bird Registration

    Register now for Aspire to save on early bird passes and gain access to special tours and events.



  • Keynotes

    Introducing environmental activist Erin Brockovich, tech guru Beth Ziesenis, and AIA National President-elect Evelyn Lee, FAIA.

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  • Design Awards

    Submissions are open for the Aspire Design Awards, recognizing diverse projects that elevate the quality of architecture, establish a standard of excellence, and inform the public of the importance of good design.

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  • Hotels

    Plan your Asheville stay with discounted group rates at the center of all the Aspire action.

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  • Partnerships

    Discover exclusive opportunities to integrate your brand into Aspire and gain direct access to the Southeast’s built community.

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