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2015 Architecture Business Plan Competition


01 December 2014


Important Dates

Registration Closes: 03 February 2015
Submission Deadline: 03 March 2015
Winner Announcement: 14 May 2015
Award Ceremony: 14 May 2015

Summary

The Business Plan Competition is open to registered architects in the U.S. or Canada who are considering starting a design firm or who have started a new firm in the past ten years.  There is no fee to enter.

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Prizes
The Best Overall prize winner will receive $10,000.
The Best Written Business Plan prize winner will receive $2,500.
The Most Innovative prize winner will receive $2,500.

All prizes are in US dollars.  Winners are responsible for all taxes.  For additional details about prizes, judging criteria, and eligibility requirements, please review the full competition rules.

Timeline
December 2014 – Registration open
February 3, 2015 – Registration deadline – All participants must register by this date
March 3, 2015 – Deadline for registered participants to submit three-page outline and video
March 18-20, 2015 – Finalists notified
March 23, 2015 – Public announcement of finalists
April 27, 2015 – Deadline for finalists to submit their full business plans
May 13, 2015 – Finalists present to jury
May 14, 2015 – Winners announced at special reception during the 2015 AIA National Convention in Atlanta