2020 Legislative Day on the Hill
Join architects from across the state will meet with their legislators and key officials in Nashville to advocate for the profession and the built environment! Save the date and join us on Tennessee’s Capitol Hill. This is a day that you won’t want to miss! Online registration is now open.
Mentoring the next generation of architects as advocates…please identify at least one Emerging Professional from your office and invite them to join you, so they can learn about the legislative process from you! We have a special rate just for Associates and EPs licensed less than two years.
Please allow time to park, walk over to the Tennessee State Capitol. There are two ways to enter: 1. Through the Motlow Tunnel at the entrance on at 600 Charlotte Ave, or 2. Through the tunnel in the Cordell Hull Building (where the legislative offices are located).
The Cordell Hull Building located at 425 5th Ave. North, Nashville, TN (see map below). Be sure to bring a government-issued I.D. and be prepared to go through security as you would at the airport.
Tentative Schedule of Events
9:30 AM – Arrive in Nashville and allow time for parking and going through security
10:00 AM – Registration open – Legislative Lounge – TN State Capitol – Pick up name tags and packets
10:30 AM – Kick-off & Legislative Briefing – Legislative Lounge – TN State Capitol (1 LU)
We will have the pleasure to hear from House Speaker Cameron Sexton, Governor’s Office and Deputy Commissioner John Hull from the Department of General Services. We will conclude with the brief overview of the issue topics to be discussed during the Day.
Noon – 2:30 PM – Lunch & Legislative Visits – Cordell Hull Building
2:30 – 4:30 PM – Afternoon Sessions – 8th Floor – Cordell Hull Building
The Value Proposition:Getting Compensated for the Value your Firm Brings to a Client/Project – presented by Linda Marzialo, AIA
5:00 – 7:00 PM – Design & Construction Joint Legislative Reception – Woolworth on 5th
About AIA Tennessee:
Driving Positive Change through the Power of Design
The goal of AIA Tennessee is to shape the professional environment in Tennessee so that architects, clients, the building industry and the public at large understand and appreciate the value we bring to the community.
-To optimize information interchange
-To focus member services
-To strengthen AIA relationships
AIA Tennessee responds to the needs of its 1,000+ members through new programs, policies and people. Its strength comes from the active involvement of all its members, whether practicing in small, mid-sized or large offices; or working in a university, government or industry. The diversity of personalities and activities presents an opportunity for enriching experiences.
Image courtesy of AIA TN.