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EP AXE THROWING SOCIAL

Please join us for an axe throwing event for emerging professionals to socialize and network with peers!

Thursday, February 29

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Grizzly Axes

6300 N Davis Hwy

Pensacola, FL 32504


Free for members

$40 for non-members


REGISTER



WiA SPEED NETWORKING EVENT

March 12

5:30 p.m.

Regions Bank

70 N Baylen St, Pensacola, FL 32502


Free to attend. Please RSVP!


Are you ready to turbocharge your professional connections? Join us for an exhilarating Speed Networking Event where meaningful connections happen at lightning speed!


What to Expect:

Get ready for a dynamic rotation! You’ll meet a series of professionals, each lasting a few minutes. When the buzzer sounds, it’s time to switch partners and dive into the next conversation. Skip the pleasantries—this is all business. Share your elevator pitch, ask burning questions, and exchange contact info. Efficiency is the name of the game.


In just a short time, you’ll meet a diverse group of professionals from various industries. This event will allow you to connect with a diverse community of architects, designers, and allied professionals. Share experiences, exchange ideas, and build lasting relationships.


Why Attend?

Break Down Barriers: Let’s dismantle obstacles that hinder women’s progress in the AEC industry.

Empowerment: Gain confidence, skills, and insights to thrive in a male-dominated field.

Leadership Development: Unlock your leadership potential and pave the way for future generations.

Belonging: Feel part of a supportive community where your voice matters.



RISK MANAGEMENT SEMINARS


Tuesday, March 19

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Bowden Bldg, Room 1

120 Church St, Pensacola


REGISTER FOR PENSACOLA



Wednesday, March 20

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Bay County Chamber of Commerce, Boardroom

235 W 5th St, Panama City


REGISTER FOR PANAMA CITY


Free for members

$30 for non-members


Please register by March 17.


Join us for 4 hours of risk management continuing education, presented by Cameron Poole of Brown & Brown. 


Risk Drivers 3: Why Architects & Engineers Get Sued

1 AIA/CES LU | PDH | HSW

In this session, we will examine claims data from architect/engineer professional liability insurers, and will highlight the main drivers of lawsuits against design professionals such as careless communication, poor client selection, inappropriate construction phase services, and more.


Email: The Seven Deadly Sins

1.5 AIA/CES LU | PDH

This session presents real examples of problematic emails written by design professionals that caused or exacerbated lawsuits. We will outline the “Seven Deadly Sins” of email practices for architects and engineers and will also lay out “Ten Heavenly Steps” to improve your project communication.


8 Key Contract Provisions

1.5 AIA/CES LU | PDH

This session explores eight key contract terms through a four-part approach that explains the contractual concept, provides an example of the proper language to use, analyzes how deviations in the contract language can create risks, and concludes with negotiation talking points for design firms to use to support their position during contract negotiations.


ARE/EP EVENTS


NCARB Live: Licensure 101

Click HERE to watch a video that is a great introduction for anyone starting the ARE process.

Visit the EP section on our Events page to keep to up date on ARE/EP events.

For more EP & ARE news and information, including ARE test prep materials, contact AIA Florida Northwest's Associate Directors, Ashley Dehne, Assoc. AIA or Mike Noell, Assoc. AIA

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIP

Did you know that AIA Florida Northwest has funds available for scholarships to augment the participation costs in community leadership development programs that exist within our chapter region? Our intent is:  1) to increase the numbers of our members engaged in these programs, 2) to obtain tools, insights and relationships that will benefit our profession as a whole, and 3) to then create connections within our chapter communities demonstrating the value of architects in leadership roles. 

Download the AIA Florida Northwest Leadership Scholarship application HERE. 

Below are local leadership programs and their approximate application opening dates (please check the respective site for their dates & deadlines):

Leadership Pensacola - February 

Destin Forward - July

Young Professionals of Walton County - July/August

Leadership Okaloosa - August

Leadership Bay - August

Leadership Santa Rosa - September

Leadership Walton - September

 

ALLIED MEMBER SPOTLIGHT


Blu Salmon

Teresa Dos Santos

teresa@blusalmon.com

850-549-5907


It is our core appreciation and understanding of design that enables us to construct every project, from conception to completion, with a fresh and holistic approach. We work closely with our clients to create unique and memorable environments. We collaborate harmoniously and find unique ways of creating visually captivating design moments.

Blu Salmon has a network of design and construction professionals to fit the needs of any size project, be it a custom piece of cabinetry or an interior solution for a corporate office building. Our close collaboration with architects, builders, and contractors throughout the construction process delivers a successful experience.


UPCOMING EVENTS


2023 DESIGN AWARD WINNERS



THANK YOU TO OUR ANNUAL PARTNERS!


2024 PLATINUM ANNUAL PARTNER


2023 SILVER ANNUAL PARTNER

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