The Society for Design Administration advances management and administrative professionals in the A/E/C industry.

Society for Design Administration San Diego Chapter

Professional Development. Personal Growth.
Benefits of membership:
  • A/E/C Industry Specific Education
  • Access to Members' Only Forums
  • Leadership Development Opportunities
  • SDA Certification
  • Niche Networking
  • SDA Today, White Papers and more
  • Focused Educational Webinars and Conferences

SDA National Webinars

SDA’s learning experiences target every level of the design firm administrator/ manager. These programs will enhance your performance, expand your knowledge, and allow you to build a strong community of peers.

From traditional learning offered through live seminars and conferences, to online learning offered through our webinar series, SDA offers accessible and affordable opportunities designed to meet your professional development needs. Most SDA educational offerings grant SDA & AIA Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

SDA promises to provide exceptional educational experiences, a vibrant community, and essential tools to help you build your career and your business.


What Is SDA?

What is SDA?

SDA enhances the professional development and personal growth of its members, and consequently the development and growth of their respective companies. To accomplish this, SDA provides a host of networking opportunities, as well as educational resources in the areas of: Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Marketing, Office Administration, and Project Management.

Who Is SDA?

Who is SDA?

For over 50 years, the Society for Design Administration (SDA), an affiliate of The American Institute of Architects, has promoted education and “best practices” in management and professional standards of design firm administrative personnel. SDA Membership stretches across the United States and Canada and is comprised of personnel in the design profession, including architecture, engineering, construction, landscape and interior design. View a list of current members.