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 and awareness
- Targeted marketing opportunities
- Industry insights and forecasts
- Employee volunteer programs
- Unique networking opportunities
- Discounts on CAC programs and store items
Industry Council members provide their support with an annual membership at one of four levels, beginning at $1,500. All Industry Council members receive exclusive benefits and recognition.
To learn more, contact Judi Bowe, Senior Manager, Business Development and Sponsorship at email@example.com or 312.550.4553.
Industry Council members provide their support with an annual membership at one of four levels, beginning at $1,500.
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.
Q1: March 28—Mark Lamster, Dallas Morning News architecture critic
Q2: June 19—Judy Frydland, Commissioner, Chicago Department of Buildings
Q3: October 3—Field site visit to Skender Modular Construction site
Q4: October 23—Cook County Assessor, Fritz Kaegi
Kick-off event: January 14—Starbucks Reserve Roastery Chicago
Q1: February 20—Real Estate and economic forecast from Mary Ludgin, Managing Director—Head of Global Research, Heitman
The CAC and the Industry Council quickly pivoted when in-person meetings were suspended due to COVID-19 to virtual events and meetings.
Q2: June 25—“Making Chicago a World-Class Tech Hub” with Brad Henderson, CEO of P33
Q3: September 30—“From Chicago to Mars: Innovations in Construction Technology” with Ryan Cialdella, Vice President Research and Development, Ozinga and Gianluca Cusatis, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering Northwestern University
Q4: December 10—“2021 Real Estate Outlook: How the Pandemic is Affecting the Future of Cities” presented by Mary Ludgin, Ph.D., Senior Managing Director and Director of Global Investment Research at Heitman
Barnes & Thornburg
Site Design Group, Ltd.
Chicago Metal Rolled Products
Columbian Model & Exhibit
Eckenhoff Saunders Architects
Holabird & Root
Landon Bone Baker
Real Restoration Group
Ross Barney Architects
SMNG A Ltd.
Tully & Associates
Valerio Dewalt Train