Special Events


AIA-CAE Hosted Reception

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

Tuesday, November 10
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM



All EDspaces attendees are invited to the American Institute of Architects' Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE) reception at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art. Designed by the eminent Swiss architect Mario Botta, the museum will provide an inspirational space for fellowship and networking as the kick off to the CAE Fall Conference. Light hors d'oeuvres and hosted bar are included with your registration. Pre-registration required. Transportation is not provided to the museum.

No Fee
Limited capacity — RSVP required


EDfest All-Industry Event

NASCAR Hall of Fame
Thursday, November 12
5:30 PM — 7:30 PM

Join the EDspaces community for EDfest on Thursday evening, November 12, at the iconic NASCAR Hall of Fame. Explore this unique facility, learn more about the sport and take selfies just feet away from legendary cars on Glory Road.

This event is included for all full conference attendees and exhibitors. RSVP required during registration. Guest passes or tickets for Marketplace- or Thursday-only attendees: $100 per person.


Bold Women — Bold Coffee Networking Gathering

Friday, November 13
7:30 AM to 8:45 AM

Attendees are cordially invited to a special event exclusively for women to network and explore leadership opportunities. Enjoy breakfast as Angela Nelson, Chair of EDmarket and President of Stages Learning Materials, Dr. Deb Kerr, 2019 President of AASA and Superintendent of Brown Deer School District and lead the discussion and networking activities.

$50 per person
Limited capacity — RSVP required


"I was fortunate early in my career to have amazing female role models in the education market. We need events like the Bold Women gathering to network and support one another."

Julie Ryno, Diversified Woodcrafts
2019 Distinguished Service Award winner