American Institute of Architects, San Francisco Chapter

Growing a Small Firm

Growing a Small Firm is a monthly series created by AIA San Francisco and Mark Cavagnero, FAIA, with panel discussions specially designed to help architects who have recently branched out on their own, have a growing firm or are considering starting their own business. These best practice lectures will bring together some of San Francisco’s leading architects, contractors, engineers, and other design professionals for evenings of focused conversation and invaluable insight.

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Select Growing a Small Firm events are now available for viewing online through aecKnowledge. Click below to learn more.

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Past Events

Year Month Topic Event
2013 December Best Practices for Cultivating Repeat Clients View
2013 November Developing your Identity and Building your Reputation View
2013 October Online Media and Social Networking for Architects View
2013 August What Makes a Successful Partnership? Working Relationships with Other Small Firms View
2013 June Strategies for Entering New Markets and Diversifying Your Practice View
2013 May Collaboration Between Architects, Designers and Construction Professionals View
2013 April Working with Large Firms: Key Strategies for Small Practices View
2013 March How Can the Role of Women in Architecture be Elevated and Supported? View
2013 February What Public Design Opportunities Exist for a Small Firm? View
2012 December How to Start Your Own Firm: Marketing View


You can read more about past events on Architizer's blog, which covered How to Start Your Own Firm: Marketing, Public Design Opportunities for Small Firms, and Starting Your Own Architecture Firm: Teaming With Larger Practices.