SOURCE: Hanley Wood, LLC

Hanley Wood, LLC

January 15, 2010 16:08 ET

AIA Board of Directors Selects Hanley Wood as Integrated Media Partner

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - January 15, 2010) - In light of existing contractual agreements due to expire at the end of 2010, the Board of Directors of The American Institute of Architects (AIA) selected Hanley Wood, LLC to begin negotiating development of an integrated media approach for the AIA's official publication and annual convention. The AIA decision was made following a confidential RFP process, due diligence of a Board-appointed Integrated Media Task Force guided by criteria developed by the Board, in-depth discussion of the attributes of the proposals, and thorough evaluation of the responses based on those attributes. The Board instructed the AIA President and Executive Vice President/CEO of the AIA to begin discussion with Hanley-Wood on creating an integrated convention and publication offering that encompasses print, online, digital, and convention/meetings.

The AIA will continue to work closely with its current partners to both fulfill the terms of its contracts and ensure a smooth transition to its new partnership agreement.

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