38th Annual Dinner

  • October 15, 2015
  • 5:45 PM - 8:45 PM
  • InterContinental Hotel, 888 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103


  • Gold Sponsors will get a table of 10 seats, receive top recognition, logo display, VIP status, exhibit table, press acknowledgement, visual / media exposure.
  • Silver sponsors will get a table of 10 seats and receive recognition, logo display, and VIP status.
  • Bronze Sponsors will get a table of 10 seats and their firm name listed on the sponsor list.
  • Bronze Sponsors will get a table of 10 seats and their firm name listed on the sponsor list. Members get a $250 discount if registering on or before September 1, 2015.
  • Half table sponsors will get 5 seats and their firm name listed on the sponsor list.
  • Contributors will get 2 seats based on availability.
  • Individuals get 1 seat based on availability.

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38th Annual Asian American Architects and Engineers Dinner 

This year, we are honored to have Elizabeth Chu Richter, the first Asian-American woman elected President of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), delivering an inspirational speech before dinner. Following dinner, we will have a panel discussion on the theme, moderated by Mr. John King, San Francisco Chronicle Architecture Critic. Six prominent Bay Area leaders will be on the panel, including John Rahaim, San Francisco Planning Director; Tilly Chang, Executive Director for the San Francisco County Transportation Authority; Oz Erickson, Chairman of The Emerald Fund; and Matt Field, Chief Operating Officer of TMG Partners. We are confirming the participation of two prominent tech company CEOs as panelists.

Downtown San Francisco has changed profoundly over the past few years and these changes will continue. The changes are both physical and demographic. We have seen a long list of impressive new buildings already built, under construction, and proposed. They have not only changed our skyline, but also the street-level uses. The recent movement of tech companies and millennials to Downtown San Francisco has brought fundamental lifestyle changes  to the City: many residential buildings; higher density buildings at transit nodes; walkable and vibrant neighborhood commercial streets; ample ground floor retail; and pedestrian- and bike-friendly streets. Please come and listen to what San Francisco leaders have to say.

Date  //////
Thursday, October 15, 2015

Time  //////
5:45 pm to 8.45 pm

Reception: 5:45 - 6:30 p.m.
Guest Speaker: 7:00 - 7:15 p.m.
Panel Discussion: 7:45 - 8:45 p.m.

Location  //////
InterContinental Hotel, 888 Howard Street, San Francisco

Guest Speaker  //////

Elizabeth Chu Richter

Ms. Elizabeth Chu Richter

2015 President of American Institute of Architects

Panel Moderator  //////
Mr. John King
Architecture and Urban Design Critic, San Francisco Chronicle News

Panelists  //////

Mr. John Rahaim
Director, San Francisco Planning Department

 Mr. Oz Erickson
Chairman, Emerald Fund

 Mr. Brian Fleming
Partner, TMG Partners

Ms. Tilly Chang
Executive Director, San Francisco County Transportation Authority

RSVP  //////


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