MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

As a member of the IIDA Illinois Chapter, you have access to a variety of events, both social and professional, educational programs, networking opportunities and the most current information on the design industry and legislative efforts in the State of Illinois. In addition, members have the ability to apply for NCIDQ and LEED tuition reimbursement.

By becoming a Member you are making the decision to be an informed member of the design community.

Click here to apply as a new member!

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

The IIDA Illinois Chapter offers a wide range of social and networking events to members and non-members, which help raise money for both design and Illinois causes. Members are invited to exclusive, member appreciation events, like Headshot and You.Me.We., and receive discounted admission to all IIDA Illinois Chapter events. Visit our Socialize & Learn page for more information on our upcoming events.

Student members can participate in all educational and social events as well as student focused events such as Student Mentoring Week, school presentations, portfolio review nights and student scholarships. Visit our Student page to find out more information on these programs.

SHARING DESIGN NEWS AND SUCCESS

All members receive a bi-weekly email newsletter from IIDA headquarters, a quarterly newsletter from the Illinois Chapter, and regular email blasts from the Illinois Chapter detailing upcoming events and programs. Members also receive Perspective, IIDA headquarter’s award winning quarterly design journal.

GET INVOLVED

Members have the opportunity to become involved in any of our many committees. If you would like to get more involved with any of the following committees please contact the appropriate VP or Director from our board.

  • Chicago City Center
  • Central Illinois City Center
  • Northern Illinois City Center
  • Advocacy
  • Communications
  • Membership
  • Partnership
  • Professional Development
  • Student Affairs

SPECIALTY FORUMS

As a Member of IIDA, you are able to participate in two of ten specialty Forums. Forums that are unique to IIDA and allow the Association to target your needs as a Member and encourage professional development through each of IIDA’s Forums.

  • Corporate
  • Facility Planning and Design
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Institutional
  • Knowledge
  • Residential
  • Retail
  • Sustainability

BECOMING A BOARD MEMBER

If you are interested in becoming a member of the IIDA Illinois Chapter Board of Directors, please contact our Chapter President for more information.

QUESTIONS ABOUT PAYMENT?

Payment plans are available. Click here to learn more about EZ Pay.