Allied Membership & Advertising

    Almost 25% of our chapter is supported by our Allied Members & Advertisers. Click on the catalog options to find out more. Allied Membership (including advertising) is the best value for everyone.

    Sponsorship Monthly Meetings & More

    Regular Monthly Meetings and Special Outing Events

    Sponsorship Golf Outing

    2019 Golf Outing Sponsorships are available now. Several sponsorship levels to choose from--including some new sponsorships. Again, proceeds go towards Architectural Educational Scholarships.

    Sponsorship Annual Dinner

    Several sponsorship levels to choose from

    Ultimate Package (Best of each Category)

    The BEST of each sponsorship catergory combined into one easy click.

    Visit the JOIN Page, on how to become an Allied Member.

    Sponsorship Opportunities

    In order to help support the mission of the Eastern Illinois Chapter to advance the practice of architecture in our part of Illinois, we offer groups and individuals the ability to advertise and sponsor the events we host during the year. The following is a summary of the types of sponsorships we solicit. If you are interested in sponsoring an event, please contact [email protected] (Edvin Mertdogan)

    Sponsorships can be purchased directly through the online Catalog. See the available links in the left margin, or the Catalog Tab above (Upper Right Corner).


    Advertising (1-year of business card & company logo ads)

    We also offer advertising space in our monthly newsletter, Eastwords, which is distributed to our entire membership and to others throughout the state. This includes additional social media advertising. The cost for advertising only is $200 annually.

    A combined value package of Affiliate Membership and one year of advertising available for a discounted $300. (Affiliate Membership + Discounted Advertising).


    Allied Membership (Local Chapter) - See additional description in the marketing PDF

    We offer Allied Memberships (Local Chapter) to anyone within the building design and construction industry who would like to join our chapter and to participate in our activities. This includes non-architectural professionals, including engineers, landscape architects, artists, and other professionals in education, government, industry, journalism, etc. Those employed by firms in the construction industry engaged in research, design, development, testing, manufacture, distribution, or training for building and construction products or systems. Representatives of an affiliated or collaborating organization may attend regular Meetings of the Chapter, and may speak at such Meetings on invitation. The annual cost of Affiliate Membership is $150 which includes discounted event rates. 

    A combined value package of Allied Membership and one year of advertising is discounted to $300. (Affiliate Membership + Discounted Advertising).


    Monthly Meetings-In Person (Typically Last Wednesday's of each month U.N.O.)

    The chapter holds a monthly meeting typically on the last Wednesday of the month (Unless Noted Otherwise). The meeting starts with an hour of networking and cocktails. We then have dinner followed by a continuing education presentation. We typically ask for a sponsorship (listed below) to help defray the costs of the students & guest dinners. (Consider it a "Lunch 'n Learn" for 25-35 attendees)

    +2 Months of free advertising is included in with sponsoring a meeting.


    Annual Golf Outing - End of September.

    Every end of summer our Chapter hosts a golf outing event at the prestigious Cog Hill Golf Course in Lemont, Illinois. The event is held to raise funds for our annual scholarships for students studying to become the next generation of architects.

    PAR Advertiser $50.00
    BIRDIE Hole Sponsor $150.00
    EAGLE Dinner Sponsor $250.00
    HOLE-IN-ONE Prize Awards Sponsor $350.00
    DOUBLE EAGLE Prize Awards Sponsor $500.00

    All sponsors will be recognized in our Eastwords Newsletter and tournament program, and at the dinner event. Hole Sponsors will have company’s name/logo displayed at a tee box on course.


    Annual Dinner - Early December

    Every early December our chapter hosts an annual holiday dinner and celebration to recognize the efforts and accomplishments of our members. In every other year, we use this event to give out our design awards. We offer a number of different sponsorship levels for the event. See the available sponsorship catalog.


    Ultimate Package (Best of each Category)

    The BEST of each sponsorship catergory combined into one easy click.




    Please read this supplemental PDF for additional marketing and sponsorship information.