The mission of the AIA Small Firm Exchange (SFx) is to advance the mutual interests of architects practicing in small firms. The objectives of the AIA SFx are three-fold:1. Advocate for small firms within the AIA and in outside organizations and agencies.2. Promote leadership in Small Firm professional development and practice; and3. Facilitate and support the local component round tables and small firm networks.
Details were recently announced for the 2015 Architecture Business Plan Competition, sponsored by Charrette Venture Group and BQE ArchiOffice. The competition is open to registered architects in the U.S. and Canada who are considering starting their own design firm or who have started a firm in the past ten years. The first prize winner will receive $10,000, and there is no cost to enter.
The registration deadline is February 3, 2015. For more information and to register, please visit http://www.architectbusinessplancompetition.com