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Corporate Partners

The Australian Institute of Architects’ corporate partners provide valued programs to the architectural profession. These programs deliver a range of benefits, including diverse continuing-education opportunities and inspiration for the next generation of architects. The Institute sincerely welcomes the support, knowledge and expertise that our corporate partner community provides.

Partnering with the Australian Institute of Architects

Opportunities for Corporate Partnerships are currently open for 2019.

With a limited number of places for a true National presence, opportunities are now open for 2019 partnership with the Australian Institute of Architects. Established in 1930, the Australian Institute of Architects is the peak body for the architectural profession in Australia, representing over 11,000 members across Australia.  The Institute works to improve our built environment by promoting quality, responsible and sustainable design. Through its members, the Institute plays a major role in shaping Australia's future as our population and cities increase.

Our Membership is made up of the following segments:

  • Student Organised Network for Architecture (SONA)
  • Architectural Graduates freshly joining the profession
  • Emerging Architects – those in the first ten years of practice
  • Established and Senior Architects
  • Fellows and Life Fellows
  • Retired professionals
  • Academics
  • Architectural Practice / Corporate members
  • Affiliated design professionals

There are many ways to engage with the Institute and our members. Through events and programs held throughout the country, partnership of the Institute provides your organisation with the opportunity to engage with a dedicated and captured market at regional, state and national levels.


The benefits of partnering with us

Build brand awareness

Partnering with the Institute places your brand directly in front of a dedicated receptive audience, with you selecting the optimum package to ensure strong return on investment, while creatively showcasing your brand to over 11,000 industry professionals.

Gain a competitive advantage

By aligning your brand with the Institute, you align it with the voice of authority in the architectural and design arena. Our network of passionate members gives you an unparalleled opportunity to showcase your products and services to a captive group.

Reach key decision makers

Directly access the most senior representatives from architectural firms from across Australia and overseas.

Precise focus

Ensure brand loyalty and select specific membership segments you want to focus on and engage with. 

Enhance relationships

Generate new leads and cement established relationships through a visible presence at a range of Institute events. Take advantage of dedicated meeting, learning and networking areas to facilitate dialogue with current and potential customers.

A range of choices

Choose from a wide range of events and programs we run throughout the year, selecting what suits you and your brand.


Stacey Rodda
National Partnership Manager
Australian Institute of Architects
+61 (0)431812227

Principal Corporate Partner
Colorbond and Bluescope

Since 1915 the steel industry has been an essential part of Australia and its economy. BlueScope's heritage traces back to the very beginning. BlueScope is a global manufacturer of premium branded coated and painted steel products, such as COLORBOND® steel, ZINCALUME® steel and TRUECORE® steel. Genuine COLORBOND® steel has undergone over fifty years of Australian research and development, which has allowed for proven durability and long lasting performance when subjected to some of the harshest Australian conditions. With a range of designer colours and a new matt finish, COLORBOND® steel gives you the flexibility to realise your design vision.

Supporting Corporate Partners

Dulux Australia has been supplying architects and specifiers quality coatings since 1918. From Decorative to Powder and Protective Coatings, to Texture and Timber finishes, Dulux offers a wide range of colours in high performance coatings. Dulux World of Colour brings an extensive range of inspirational colours together for designers, architects and specifiers, offering a whole new world of possibilities. With over 4600 colours to choose from, and with the release of 245 new colours, Dulux World of Colour helps make architects colour selection process easier.

Bondor is Australia’s leader in complete thermal building solutions and lightweight architectural panels. In over 55 years of operation in Australia, Bondor has manufactured in excess of 100 million m2 and installed in excess of 65 million m2 of insulated panel. Associated business HH Robertson also offers a range of architectural facade systems. More than just the leading manufacturer of insulated panels, Bondor’s unrivalled installation and construction experience ensures practical, effective design solutions. Bondor is the only manufacturer, distributor and installer of EPS cored panel, Factory Mutual Approved PIR cored panel and Factory Mutual Approved mineral fibre cored panel.

AWS designs, tests, extrudes, finishes and supplies the components which make up an aluminium window and door system under the Vantage and Elevate™ brands. AWS are Australia’s leading range of high performance and thermally broken aluminium window and door systems, which are manufactured through an Australian wide network of fabricators. AWS prides themselves on providing locally designed aluminium window and door suites for residential and commercial applications. By continually evolving and designing, AWS constantly maintains their reputation as leaders in the development and supply of high performance aluminium window and doors.


Multi-Program Sponsors
Wood Solutions  Smeg
 Building Information Modelling (BIM) Partner

GRAPHISOFT Australia is the exclusive distributor of the world’s leading 3D design and documentation solution ARCHICAD®, developed over 30 years ago. With ARCHICAD, architects can explore design ideas with full confidence, knowing that every detail is being captured and all documents are synchronised. GRAPHISOFT continues to lead the industry with innovative solutions such as the revolutionary GRAPHISOFT BIM Server™, and the world’s first, real-time BIM collaboration environment, BIMx Docs with Hyper-Model Capability for mobile devices.  ARCHICAD® is the most advanced architectural design software on the market today, working for you from the first line in the initial sketch to the very last detail of construction documentation.  Since the end of the 2015, GRAPHISOFT Australia is now part of Central Innovation Group.

Insurance Partner

Planned Cover

Planned Cover specialises in the insurance and risk management requirements of the architectural profession.

Over the years, Planned Cover has been recognised as the Insurance Industry's Broker of the Year (Australian Insurance Industry Awards 2010, 2013 & 2014) by offering more than just insurance placement. Planned Cover offers expertise in the areas of:

  • Insurance placement
  • Risk management
  • Claims management

Our legally qualified Risk and Claims Managers offer a series of in-house or group CPD seminars to architects and various construction professionals.

For more information, please contact enquiries@plannedcover.com.au.

Media Partner

Architecture Media