Professional Affiliate Membership

Industry Relationships Matter 

Our chapter is pleased to have a wide range of related firms join our organization as a Professional Affiliate Members. Those who are employed outside of architectural practice but are involved in positions allied to the field of architecture. Individual  professional affiliate members may include engineers, planners, landscape architects, sculptors, muralists, artists, and others in government, education, journalism, manufacturing, industry and/or other fields allied to architecture.


Why You Should Become a Professional Affiliate

The Benefits

  • Extensive networking opportunities with our membership of over 600 AIA Architects, interns, students, and affiliate professionals in the building industry, thereby increasing your visibility throughout the region.
  • Eligibility to serve on AIA Silicon Valley committees to share your knowledge and expertise with other members
  • Use of the AIA Logo for Professional Affiliates on your website and in promotional materials
  • Discounted advertising and listings on our website and career center, and in e-communications. Gain a broad reach to target thousands of local industry professionals.
  • Premiere website directory listing, including links to your business’ website
  • Invitation to attend all major chapter programs at the member rate. Monthly Chapter Meetings are free to members.
  • Receive the chapter’s e-communications to stay informed on current events, activities and opportunities in the industry
  • First dibs to exhibit at our conferences and workshops, and chapter meetings
  • Present a lunch and learn program on an educational topic for architects and affiliate members
  • Contribute a published article in our e-newsletter to share your expertise in the field with our readers
  • AIA Contract Documents at discount prices


    What Does a PAL Membership Cost?

    Yearly dues for an AIA Silicon Valley Professional Affiliate is $415. 


    How Do I Become a Professional Affiliate?

    Download a Professional Affiliate application (PDF).

    Send the completed application to AIA Silicon Valley:



    Mailing Address:

    325 South First St., Suite 100
    San Jose, CA 95113
    If there are any questions regarding membership or anything else, please contact AIA Silicon Valley by phone (408) 298-0611 or email