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IIDANY Buffalo City Center/AIA/ASHRAE: Etiquette Class for Networking

October 20, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn the Foundations for Professionalism: Projecting a Professional Image. This event will provide 1 AIA & IDCEC CEU and will cover the following topics:

  • Improving Social Skills for Career Success

  • Appropriate Attire

  • Business Networking Skills

  • Personal Branding

Your instructor will be Jon Bourdage, famed consultant in the industries of etiquette, food/wine, entertaining, event coordination, butler service and the fine arts. He has many years of experience with business networking along with manners and etiquette training from Buckingham Palace to wineries at Harrods and hotel management at Ritz and Savoy Hotels.

The IIDANY of Buffalo, AIA Buffalo/WNY and ASHRAE Niagara Frontier have joined together and worked directly with Jon to bring you this custom designed training class that is focuses on your success in the Architecture, Engineering and Interior Design industry.

Please join us for this unique seminar, get your tickets early as they are only a certain amount available. You must be 21 years or older to participate.


The IIDANY Buffalo Chapter, The ASHRAE Niagara Frontier & The AIA Buffalo/WNY Emerging Professionals Committee are happy to offer the following sponsorship levels for this upcoming event. Your support will not only cover ticket prices for attendees, but it helps support each of our chapter’s future endeavors.

All companies, organizations or vendors purchasing any of the sponsorship plans listed below will receive promotion and recognition on the event website, emails and at the event.

  • Etiquette Event Platinum Partner – $500: Your contribution will go towards various aspects of the event including, but not limited to: food & drink, venue and instructor fees.

  • Etiquette Event Gold Advocate – $300: Your contribution will cover ten attendees to go to the event. Limit one per organization/company.

  • Etiquette Event Silver Advocate – $150: Your contribution will cover five attendees to go to the event. Limit two per organization/company.

  • Etiquette Event Supporter – $30: Your contribution will cover one attendee to go to the event. Limit five per organization/company.


Please Note:

  • Tickets will be distributed by each not-for-profit organization listed. You must select the organization you want the tickets to go to when you register to become a sponsor.

  • All attendees or ticket holders MUST be 21 years of age or older. Proof is required at the event.

  • An individual ticket is valued at $30. Each organization has an equal number of tickets.

  • All sponsorship opportunities are only available up to 7 days in advance of the event.

  • This is a special event and no arrangements made with IIDA, AIA or ASHRAE outside of this seminar will be honored.


October 20, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


AIA Buffalo/WNY Chapter