WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced that ConstructConnect has agreed to continue as an Innovation Partner of the AIA. The two organizations have committed to an expanded relationship that will focus on a range of strategic initiatives:
Research and data strategies to educate architects and building product manufacturers;
Joint collaboration to strengthen relationships with common customers;
Expanded outreach and support for local AIA Chapters;
Examination of new product development opportunities;
Continued focus on AEC Cares, the premier philanthropic experience held during the AIA Conference on Architecture.
"We are very pleased to continue our longstanding and valued partnership with ConstructConnect as an Innovation Partner in 2017," said Robert Ivy, FAIA, EVP/Chief Executive Officer of the AIA. "Their knowledge and expertise in construction market insights helps AIA members grow business opportunities. We look forward to creating new value for our members through this partnership."
The AIA team recognizes that the most informed members are also the most successful." says Dave Conway, CEO of ConstructConnect. "Our newly expanded relationship with AIA is a key foundation block as we accelerate the transformation of the market data and business intelligence sector of AEC."
ConstructConnect is a leading provider of construction information and technology solutions in North America. Through the combination of its four legacy brands (iSqFt, Construction Market Data, BidClerk and Construction Data), ConstructConnect brings project participants together with the most complete, accurate and actionable construction data and tools to drive success in national, regional and local markets. Its collaborative network empowers the construction industry to be more successful with access to relevant information through easy to use technology. For more information, visit www.constructconnect.com.
About The American Institute of Architects
Founded in 1857, the American Institute of Architects consistently works to create more valuable, healthy, secure, and sustainable buildings, neighborhoods, and communities. Through nearly 300 state and local chapters, the AIA advocates for public policies that promote economic vitality and public wellbeing. Members adhere to a code of ethics and conduct to ensure the highest professional standards. The AIA provides members with tools and resources to assist them in their careers and business as well as engaging civic and government leaders and the public to find solutions to pressing issues facing our communities, institutions, nation and world. Visit www.aia.org.