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The Chicago Architecture Center’s Industry Council program offers exclusive benefits and unique opportunities for businesses wanting to support the education, exploration and appreciation of architecture and design.

The Industry Council gives your company access to a selective network of firms that are involved in Chicago’s built environment. All Industry Council members receive exclusive benefits and recognition, including invites to networking events and complimentary CAC exhibit and tour passes.

Other benefits include:

  • Increased brand visibility
  • Employee volunteer opportunities
  • Discounts on CAC programs
  • Discounts on CAC store items
  • Open House Chicago Priority Access passes

Membership levels

All Industry Council members receive exclusive benefits and recognition. To learn more, contact Val Adams, Manager of Corporate Relations, at vadams@architecture.org or 312.561.2114.

The Industry Council is divided into two levels: City Builders and Corporate Partners.

City Builders provide their support by committing to a gift of $25,000 or more through a one-time gift or multi-year pledge.

CITY BUILDERS
MEMBERSHIP LEVELS AND BENEFITS

Corporate Partners provide their support with an annual membership at one of four levels, beginning at $1,500.

CORPORATE PARTNERS
MEMBERSHIP LEVELS AND BENEFITS 


INDUSTRY COUNCIL LEADERSHIP BREAKFASTS

Every quarter, the CAC hosts a Industry Council leadership breakfast that features a noteworthy speaker who addresses hot topics in architecture, design or urbanism.

2019 DATES
Q1: March 28—Guest speaker Mark Lamster, Dallas Morning News architecture critic
Q2: June 19
Q3: September 26
Q4: November 21


Current members

Principal Level

Eckenhoff SaundersForward SpaceRelated Midwest

The John Buck CompanyThornton TomasettiGoettsch Partners

Turner Construction Company FoundationAdrian Smith + Gordon Gill ArchitectureMagellan Development

Sterling BayArcelorMittalLendleaseULSOMUSG Foundation

PARTNER LEVEL

Perkins + Willexp.Studio Gang ArchitectsGolub & CompanyDMA

Oxford CapitalCouncil on Tall Buildings and Urban HabitatRiverside InvestmentsStone Real EstateTawani Property Mgmn't

LEADER LEVEL

Skender ConstructionCallison RTKL AssociatesStantecDLA Piper

Epstein OzingaHarley Ellis DevereauxKrueck + Sexton Architects

Ghafari Associates, LLCW.E. O'Neil ConstructionWoha, SingaporeAIA Chicago

Executive ConstructionJahn LLCWMA Consulting EngineersGensler

Solomon Cordwell BuenzMagnusson Klemencic AssociatesbKL ArchitectureExecutive ConstructionPappageorge HaymesSyska Hennessy Group

ASSOCIATE LEVEL

BASF Corporation
Heitman LLC

 

Dassault Systemes
HOK

 

Experis
Site Design Group, Ltd.

ENTREPRENEUR LEVEL

ARUP
Cannon Design
Chicago Metal Rolled Products
Columbian Model & Exhibit Works
DMAC Architecture
Draper & Kramer

 

Dyson
Eastlake Studio
FGP Atelier
Gilbane
Holabird & Root
NORR

 

Orren Pickell Building Group
Ross Barney Architects
SMNG A Ltd.
STL Architects
Valerio Dewalt Train Associates
thyssenkrup
Wheeler Kearns Architects