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Our favorite time of the year! CANstruction 2017 in the books!!!


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Please join the SDA NY chapter on Thursday August 24th at 6:30pm for an enlightening, inspiring and amusing evening with Executive Coach and Speaker, Elisa Grandizio as she presents an insightful session on Women in Leadership based on her recently published article, "Born to Lead: Memoir of a Bossy Girl".

Elisa brings 20+years of personal and professional experience as a wife, mother, business woman and entrepreneur. Her current focus is channeled on helping others attain excellence and balance in their lives.

The program will be followed by a Wine & Cheese social! We couldn’t be more excited about this program, and we sincerely hope you will be too!

Perkins Eastman
115 5th Avenue, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10003

CEUs: 2

•SDA Members: Free
•Non-Members: $20 (payble online or at the door)

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  • Upcoming

    Programs, roundtables, tours, and networking events.

9/27 - Fall Rooftop Membership and Networking Event at RARE VIEW Chelsea, 152 West 26th St | Floor 23, inside the Hilton NY Fashion District Hotel, NY, NY 10001 View Map


In the Works

10/3 - Program: Business Continuity

November - LTRT: Travel & Security

TBD - LTRT: Sustainable Design

12/6 - SDA NY Holiday Dinner and Officer Induction Ceremony

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Celebrating the Royal Wedding

During EDSymposium18 in Salt Lake City, UT, the NY Chapter attendees spent some time hanging out with Prince Harry and Meghan


SDA recognizes five core areas as vital to better practice management in A/E/C firms. By centering its educational content on these areas, SDA provides members with both the breadth and depth necessary to excel in the design industry. These 5 areas are the foundation for continuing education seminars, on-line resources, networking opportunities, and the SDA Certification Program.

Upcoming Programs


SDA, the recognized leader in education for best practices in the A/E/C industry, offers a credential that recognizes your administrative and management expertise, the Certified Design Firm Administrator (CDFA) designation. The CDFA credential is a voluntary certification designed to test professional practice management and contribute to an administrator's personal and professional growth as well as their firm’s organizational growth and maturity through better practices in design firm management. Enhanced marketability and increased earning potential are just two of the many benefits CDFA certification provides.

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