AIA California Council
The American Institute of Architects

Contact: Shannon Calder FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Assoc. Director of Communications
(916) 642-1718

AIACC ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH VECTORWORKS, INC. TO INCREASE ROI FOR MEMBERS The American Institute of Architects, California Council, Announces New Program

SACRAMENTO, California—Oct. 28, 2016—The American Institute of Architects, California Council, (AIACC), is excited to announce the AIACC BIM Software Member Value Program.

This program was initiated due to overwhelming response and feedback from small firms requesting access to BIM software solutions. AIACC has partnered with Vectorworks, Inc. to provide robust BIM tools and training to assist in the delivery of architectural services in shaping high performing buildings and spaces. “One of the most foundational tools in the practice of architecture is the use of software to create drawings of buildings or places, and increasingly, that is powerful integrated BIM software,” said 2016 AIACC President, Michael Malinowski, AIA.

Participating AIACC members will receive value pricing, perpetual software licenses, upgrade bundles, and enhanced training and a supportive group model to provide comradery and networking with others who are also ‘new’ adopters of the software. All AIACC members, including those considering moving from another platform, current users interested in adding additional seats; and those interested in exploring options to resources they may already have in hand are eligible to participate in this special offer. “I am so excited to see this partnership go live! Mike Malinowski and I have been working together for a few years on this project, to actually see our hard work and efforts in action is exciting. We look forward to providing the best BIM/design software value program, to all of the AIA CC members.”

This program is officially launched Oct. 28, 2016 and runs through Dec. 23, 2016. AIACC will host an introductory webinar on November 29 from 2- 3 p.m. which will feature members currently using Vectorworks, Inc., technical information, and more details for members about how to access this special promotional opportunity.

For more information, visit AIACC, contact Nicki Dennis Stephens, at 916.642.1707, or Vectorworks, Inc. California Regional Manager, David Dengler at 443-542-0435 or to learn more visit


The AIACC represents the interests of more than 11,000 architects and allied professionals in California. Founded in 1944, The AIACC’s mission supports architects in their endeavors to improve the quality of life for all Californians by creating more livable communities, sustainable designs and quality work environments. Today, The AIACC is the largest component of the national AIA organization. For more information, visit

Vectorworks, Inc. cares about design. Since 1985, we have served the architecture, landscape, and entertainment industries, drawing inspiration from the world around us and encouraging the more than half a million designers who use our software to create experiences that transform the world.

Our commitment to develop the world’s best cross-platform CAD and BIM software has taught us a simple truth: great design begins with the inspiration of the designer. Vectorworks supports that inspiration by guiding the exploration of discovery and finding creative solutions. We provide powerful tools to help designers capture ideas, nurture innovation, communicate effectively, and realize their vision.

We serve those who desire to create experiences that are memorable and build things that truly matter. We recognize that great design is about revealing opportunities that explore the unexpected while fully satisfying the demands of an increasingly complex world. We acknowledge the value of a designer’s dream and strive to facilitate the creation of something that’s truly appreciated and uniquely positioned to express the best in the built environment.

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