Top 5 reasons to attend A’18!

Plan your year around this event

There’s only one architecture and design event of the year! Here are the top five reasons why you should attend.

Connect with the industry

5. Connect with the industry

Networking happens everywhere at A’18. With hundreds of sessions and 70 events, it’s easy to make spontaneous connections that can lead to new opportunities and projects.

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Meet the best brands

4. Meet the best brands

We’re turning the Javits Center into a 200,000 sq. ft. materials playground, where you can explore new and upcoming products and materials by 800+ building product manufacturers.

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A'18 Tours

3. Tour iconic architecture

Explore New York City’s best architecture through 200+ expertly curated, one-of-a-kind tours led by architects and architecture critics. Limited tickets available!

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Earn your HSWs

2. Earn your HSWs for the year

Get key insights and takeaways as you earn your HSW, ADA, GBCI, and RIBA credits for the year through nearly 400 sessions by leading architects, firms, and building product manufacturers.

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Hear from visionary speakers

1. Hear inspiring & visionary speakers

Renowned speakers, new voices, and industry leaders will share how they’re creating a Blueprint for Better through keynotes, ArchiTalks, the Pro Series, and hundreds of sessions.

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