partnership & advertising

The 2019 National Commendation for Residential Architecture | Five Gardens House | David Boyle Architect | NSW | Photographer: Brett Boardman

Partnership & advertising


The Australian Institute of Architects represents over 12,000 members across Australia and overseas. Together, we are working towards improving the quality and sustainability of the built environment.

We provide different avenues for brands to engage with the profession at regional, state, and national levels, creating opportunities and mutual benefits for all.

For national partnership opportunities please contact Tamara Smith at

For advertising opportunities please contact

For social media opportunities please contact

About Us


When you partner with us, you will be able to build on your brand image, create relationships with influencers and advocates of the profession, and connect with the industry’s key decision makers.

Support the Profession – A partnership with the Institute directly gives back to growth, engagement and opportunities for the architectural profession. This is the most visible way for your organisation to demonstrate your support of the Australian architectural community.

Harness a Strategic Service – Our Partnership Team meet with our National Partners on a monthly or fortnightly basis. This is a unique service provided to ensure the success of our  partnerships. 

Increase Brand Awareness – Introduce your business directly to the architecture and design community through platforms they actively engage in.

Precise Focus – Ensure brand loyalty and select from our range of membership segments and engage with target customers to whom your services are most relevant.

Enhance Relationships and Generate New Leads – Establish your presence at a number of Institute events and programs, and showcase your company and products to qualified customers looking for solutions.

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a valuable partnership

our partners feedback

  • Over 60% of our National Partners have partnered with us for 10 years or more.
  • 100% of our Partners find their Partnership with the Institute valuable in connecting with potential clients and the profession. 
  • COVID impacted our Partnership deliverables in 2020. Our team worked hard to pivot and provide value in a difficult time. Our Partners rated our COVID response with a 94% satisfaction rate. 

When asked which description best characterises their partnerships with the Institute our Partners responded: 

  • 50% Partnership
  • 50% Partnership and Sponsorship
  • 0% Sponsorship 

We create relationships which are not only enduring, but also perceived as a genuine partnership. 

KEY opportunities

Our Publications

From start to end, our publications are created intimately with the Australian architectural profession. This ensures our content is of the highest quality and adored by our readers.

For an advertiser, it provides a unique opportunity to both profile your brand, but also support the profession at the same time. The revenue raised by the advertising in our publications supports the Institute’s advocacy on behalf of the Australian architectural community.


The Institute offers the use of our experienced education team to assist services providers or product manufacturers develop educational content to suit an architectural audience and meet formal CPD requirements. By becoming a member of the Refuel CPD Network your association with us will ensure the integrity and relevance of your CPD content.

Products & Materials Library

Launching in 2021, our Products & Materials Library is an online platform where architects can browse for products when specifying their projects. This service is available exclusively to Australian Institute of Architects members through our community platform.

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Extensive editorial coverage in local and national mainstream media and industry publications.


National Architecture Conference

Over 1,000 delegates from the field of architecture and related industries.


Emerging Architect and Graduate Network (EmAGN) Events and Mentoring

National, state/territory and local events and programs tailored to emerging practitioners.


Student Organised Network for Architecture (SONA) Events

National, state/territory and local events attended by SONA members across Australia.  



An opportunity to “Showcase” your products through the power of video. This series has a limited number of places. 

The climate action and sustainability taskforce

In 2020, the Australian Institute of Architects launched a national Climate Action and Sustainability Taskforce to scope, develop and recommend a range of policies and programs that will establish initiatives to create practical solutions for architects to deploy to address the challenges posed by climate change, population growth and the imperative for more connected, healthier communities that support and promote sustainability in architectural practice and in the community.

Through partnership with the Australian Institute of Architects and CAST, you’ll see how your organisation’s support directly shapes the future of the architectural profession in such a critical area.

Becoming an Institute sponsor will help raise your organisation’s profile amongst our members and influencers in the field of architecture, design and beyond. Our aim is to create meaningful relationships in line with your organisations’ strategic objectives. We deliver the opportunity to engage with our members in authentic ways that highlight your brand objectives while also providing valuable, exciting and memorable experiences.

For more information, contact Michael Linke, General Manager Membership at or download the brochure below.

New Refuel Provider Presentation Opportunities

Interiors Australia 2019

Interiors Australia

10 – 12 February 2022

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

The Australian Institute of Architects has secured a stage at the Interiors Australia event to present Formal CPD on the first two days of the program to a live audience. Refuel Providers will have the opportunity to present your brand, product or service offering to the 7,000 + Architects and Designers who will be in attendance. 


20 – 22 January 2022

Adelaide Convention Centre

This year, our annual conference draws a line up of influential speakers like never before. Symposium ‘Lost Opportunities’ showcases an outstanding group of local and international speakers, discussing projects that were never realised and how they have influenced and affected our communities. 

The Australian Institute of Architects provides an opportunity to present your Formal CPD at our annual conference at the Adelaide Convention Centre to a live audience. Refuel Providers have the opportunity to present your approved Formal CPD presentation at our annual conference to approx. 700 Architects and Designers who will be in attendance.

Online Presence


  • 50K plus Instagram followers across our national and Chapter accounts
  • 26K LinkedIn network
  • Nearly 300K unique website visits
  • Over 1 million direct emails to members annually 

Reading Architecture

Our Reading Architecture EDMs are published monthly and feature key articles from each of our 3 publications. 

This is an unique opportunity to promote your brand as part of our Reading Architecture editorial online content.

• Audience of 12,000 (Australian Institute of Architects Members)

• 12 Newsletters per year

• 2 advertising opportunities per newsletter

• Average open rate 50%


Our Membership Segments

  • Students
  • Architectural graduates
  • Emerging architects
  • Established and senior architects
  • Fellows and Life Fellows
  • Retired professionals
  • Academics
  • Architectural practice / corporate members
  • Affiliated design professionals


National partnership opportunities:

For national partnership opportunities please contact Tamara Smith at

For advertising opportunities please contact

For social media opportunities please contact

State specific partnership opportunities:

VIC: Sanja Novakovic at
NSW: Wayne Egelton at 
QLD: Dr Anna Svensdotter at
SA: Nicolette Di Lernia at

WA: Alison Hargreaves at
ACT: Liz Lang at
NT: Raquel Nicholls-Skene at
TAS: Jennifer Nichols at

Our partners

Principal Partner
Major National Partners
National Corporate Partners
National Supporting Partners
National Insurance Partner
National Media Partner