Announcing the 2005 IDP Outstanding Firm Award Program

Established in 1991, the IDP Outstanding Firm Award recognizes firms that make exemplary contributions to their interns' professional development through expanded training opportunities, mentoring, and continuing education activities. Award categories include Small Firm (seven or fewer employees), Medium Firm (eight to 49 employees), and Large Firm (50 or more employees). One finalist will be selected for each category, and an overall winner will be selected from the three finalists. Winning firms will be honored during a ceremony at the AIA National Convention in Las Vegas in May 2005, and may be profiled in the AIArchitect and NCARB Direct Connection newsletters.

E ntry deadline is Wednesday, February 9, 2005.

For more information and a downloadable entry form, visit the AIA web site or contact Suzanna Wight, AIA, AIA Emerging Professionals Director (202/626-7325).