ChiefArchitect

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  1. Our Next Contest is Remodel/Addition! Share one of your designs for a chance to win Chief Gear. Use any Chief Architect software product to create your original design. You have the chance to win 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place in this contest. Discover how to enter and more through our blog: https://www.chiefarchitect.com/blog/design-contest/ The entry deadline is August 11th.
  2. The results are in! Congratulations to our 3 winners in the Residential Design Contest. 1st Place – Janel Joppie of Homes By Gary Byker 2nd Place – Robert Smith of Robert Smith Design 3rd Place – Veronica Sloboda of LAS Design View all of the great submissions: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=ChiefArchitect&set=a.6010904592272076 We enjoyed viewing everyone’s design and want to thank you all for sharing with us and our community! Varying prize packages will be awarded.
  3. Have you ever visited Coeur d'Alene to attend Chief Academy? What was your experience like? If you've never attended, here are some insights from past attendees. "Chief Architect staff took very good care of us and provided and excellent learning environment. The remodeling presentation was incredibly beneficial." - Amy Hagen-Cowell, West Hawaii Construction "I came to Chief Academy to focus on professional development & learn all of the things that the program already has built-in that I wasn't aware of. It's been a great experience." - Cathy Driftmier, Driftmier Design "I keep coming back because you never stop learning on Chief Architect. I learn new things every time I come to these events. I come back to meet all of the wonderful people, especially all of you people at Chief Architect!" - Dan Bauman, Chief Experts Academy "I come here, not only for the education, but for the experience itself, for the networking, for the opportunity to establish connections that inspire me and launch the next year." - Kevin Transue, CHC Design-Build / TAO Design "I came to Chief Academy to network with like-minded professionals and to get the help and support I need to continue using Chief. I've found it to be very supportive! ... Extremely Supportive!" - Paul Choate, Choate Builders "Attending Chief Academy has helped me to become more efficient in the program and learn things that I Didn't know were available." - Sarah Swenson, MBG Renovation
  4. Classes are filling up! Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this exciting event. Get inspired. Learn skills. Have a little fun! Save on Chief Academy 2022 when you sign up by August 9th. What you will get: 2-Day comprehensive training course Focused Training Seminars One-on-one Training Test drive New Products Lunch 2 Days 2 Evening Receptions Cruise on Lake Coeur d’Alene Morning Hike Networking Sign up now and save! https://www.chiefarchitect.com/userevent/
  5. Olivia Johnson is one of the recipients of the Chief Academy Scholarship. She began as a truss builder for Agcor Steel, LLC. Olivia has worked her way up through the company and now uses Chief Architect daily in her role as truss designer and engineer. We are so excited to welcome Olivia to the event! Learn more about Agcor Steel on their website agcorsteel.com Olivia will be attending a Chief Academy in-person 2 day class, Reception and Networking events, and feedback sessions regarding upcoming feature development.
  6. We are proud to offer one of three Chief Academy Scholarships to Aimee Pearson, CKD. Aimee is the owner of Kitchen and Lifestyle Designs. She has been using Chief Architect since 2007 to design stunning Kitchens with extremely detailed cabinet layouts and ceilings. Aimee has improved Chief Architect in these areas by submitting feature requests and contacting our support center. She regularly attends our webinars asking insightful questions that help everyone in attendance. We are looking forward to welcoming Aimee to this year's event. Learn more about Aimee and Kitchen & Lifestyle Designs on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100054189461618 and Houzz https://www.houzz.com/pro/kitchenandlifestyledesigns
  7. Let us introduce you to Susan Cracraft, CMKBD. Susan is the Vice President of Design at Interiology Design Co. and a long-time user of Chief Architect. Susan was nominated for the scholarship because she is a smart, professional, driven individual who is willing to ask for what she needs but gives back whenever the opportunity arises. Susan is responsible for the addition of multiple popular manufacturers now available to our users in catalogs through the 3D Library. Susan often contributes feedback to improve our software. She is an enthusiastic advocate who has helped to improve Chief Architect and the industry as a whole. We are thrilled to welcome her to Chief Academy this year as a Scholarship Recipient. Learn more about Susan and Interiology Design Co. on their website at interiology.com.
  8. Thinking about joining us at the 2022 Chief Academy? Not sure where to stay? Here are a few places we recommend for your visit. @cdaresort @the.cda.inn @staybridgesuites - Coeur d'Alene @marriotthotels - Springhill Suites @holidayinnexpress - Coeur d'Alene @tripleplayidaho Discounts are available for Chief Architect Customers at the Coeur d’Alene Resort & Coeur d’Alene Inn. https://www.chiefarchitect.com/company/location.html
  9. We’re thrilled to announce the recipients of the 2022 Chief Academy Scholarships! Each will be reimbursed for the cost of their Chief Academy registration plus an additional $1500 stipend for travel expenses. We are looking forward to welcoming...Susan CracraftAimee PearsonOlivia Johnson Thank you to all those who spent time applying or nominating someone. This was an incredibly close and difficult decision.Join us at Chief Academy: https://www.chiefarchitect.com/userevent/
  10. Our Next Contest is Residential! Share one of your designs for a chance to win Chief Gear. Use any Chief Architect software product to create your original design. You have the chance to win 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place in this contest. Discover how to enter and more through our blog: https://www.chiefarchitect.com/blog/design-contest/ The entry deadline is July 14.
  11. The results are in! Congratulations to our 3 winners in the Kitchen/Bath and Interior Design Contest. 1st Place – Emily Cathcart, CMKBD, NCIDQ of Emily Cathcart Designs 2nd Place – Robert Smith of Robert Smith Design 3rd Place – Dustin Kubasek of Kitchen Kraft Inc. View all of the great submissions: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=ChiefArchitect&set=a.5906430259386177 We enjoyed viewing everyone’s design and want to thank you all for sharing with us and our community! Varying prize packages will be awarded.
  12. There is something magical about Coeur d’Alene that’s hard to define, but begins with the spectacular North Idaho sunsets and moonrises on Lake Coeur d’Alene, the plunge of an osprey after a fish, the glowing lights of downtown Coeur d’Alene reflecting across its waters at night. Join us for the Chief Academy, then extend your trip. It is the perfect place to plan your next vacation and activities. https://www.chiefarchitect.com/company/location.html#todo
  13. It's official! Chief Architect X14 is now available. Visit your digital locker to download our newest version of the software. Learn about the enhancements and functionality we've added in our latest release: https://www.chiefarchitect.com/products/upgrade.html
  14. Tune in Thursday, 12pm PT, to get a brief on the new features that we've developed for Chief Architect X14. Register today!
  15. Our Next Contest is Kitchen/Bath and Interiors! Share one of your designs for a chance to win Chief Gear. Use any Chief Architect software product to create your original design. You have the chance to win 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place in this contest. Discover how to enter and more through our blog: https://www.chiefarchitect.com/blog/design-contest/ The entry deadline is June 16.
  16. The results are in! Congratulations to our 3 winners in the Remodel/Addition Design Contest. 1st Place – Jenna-Lyn Croteau 2nd Place – Doug Hornstein of Light House Design 3rd Place – William Bentley of Francium View all of the great submissions: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=ChiefArchitect&set=a.5826527044043166 We enjoyed viewing everyone’s design and want to thank you all for sharing with us and our community! Varying prize packages will be awarded.
  17. Participate in online classroom training to get the most out of your software experience! Sign up today!
  18. Join us on Instagram, Tuesday (5/17), following along with the Hayhurst Brothers and their design/build process. Make sure you are following them every day to see what they are up to. @hayhurstbrothers
  19. Today we wrapped up the Austin Live Webinar series! Did you miss it? Do want to review the sessions? Don't worry! You can enjoy them on your own timeline from this video playlist. https://www.chiefarchitect.com/videos/playlists/181/austin-project.html We are taking a break, but will be back with another free webinar on May 26th to talk about the new features in X14. Register today and join the conversation on the 26th!
  20. Chief Architect is offering a scholarship award program for the 2022 Chief Academy! The purpose of the scholarship is to help or recognize exceptional Chief Architect Community members by bringing them to the event. You may apply for the scholarship or nominate someone you feel is deserving. Chief Scholarship recipients will receive free registration to the event and a stipend of $1,500. Application deadline is June 30, 2022 Learn More & Apply Now!
  21. Our Next Contest is Remodel/Addition! Share one of your Remodel/Addition Designs for a chance to win Chief Gear. Use any Chief Architect software product to create your original design. You have the chance to win 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place in this contest. Discover how to enter and more through our blog: https://www.chiefarchitect.com/blog/design-contest/ The entry deadline is May 12.
  22. The results are in! Congratulations to our 3 winners in the Residential Design Contest. 1st Place – Robert Smith of Robert Smith Design 2nd Place – Jean Thomas of Pusch Ridge Design-Remodel 3rd Place – Graeme Camp of Wright Residential Construction View all of the great submissions: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=ChiefArchitect&set=a.5732423973453474 We enjoyed viewing everyone’s design and want to thank you all for sharing with us and our community! Varying prize packages will be awarded.
  23. Join our next Instagram on April 19th. We've invited Lauren Brantley of Lauren Ashley Design to share her day with us and understand the role Chief Architect plays in her business! Learn more about Lauren and giver her a follow: https://lashleydesign.com/ https://www.instagram.com/lashleydesign/
  24. Each month we receive a great selection of renderings created by our users for the Chief Architect Design Contests. We’d like to share some ideas and suggestions for how you can craft a great design contest entry that our Facebook voters respond positively to. https://www.chiefarchitect.com/blog/design-contest-tips/
  25. The Chief Academy returns August 31 – September 2 in beautiful Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Join us for 2‑day training classes (introductory to advanced) followed by a half‑day of focus‑based seminars, 1‑on‑1 training, hands‑on new products test drive and social networking events to extend your learning or relaxation. Learn more about this exciting event on our website at chiefarchitect.com/userevent/