Chief Training Academy

The 2023 Chief Academy will include 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.

2-Day Training Courses — August 30–31

Choose a comprehensive training course that best suits your experience level or professional focus. All courses are taught by Chief Architect Certified Instructors.

Focused Training — September 1

Build on what you learned in the 2‑day training courses with our focus‑based seminars, one‑on‑one training or hands‑on new products test drive.

Focus Seminars

  • Chief Updates, New Features, General Q & A
  • File & Project Management with the Cloud
  • Rendering Tips & Techniques

1-on-1 Training

Still have questions after your 2-day training course? Take advantage of individual one‑on‑one training sessions with a Chief Architect Technical Support Analyst.

New Products Test Drive

Hands‑on test drive with our latest new products including 3D Viewer, Chief Architect, and our virtual reality experience lab. Hosted by Chief Architect engineering and development staff.

Social Events and Networking Opportunities

Users enjoying the lake cruise social event, including a view of the famous Floating Green.

There are several social and networking events during the Chief Academy to extend your learning and relaxation.

Networking Reception

Join us for an evening reception and networking event. The reception is a great opportunity to get to know other Chief Architect users and staff in a relaxed setting.

Lake Cruise on Coeur d'Alene

Enjoy a lake cruise on beautiful Lake Coeur d'Alene. Take in the Idaho scenery, build on new professional relationships, and see the famous Coeur d'Alene Floating Green and Event Center.

Tubbs Hill Morning Hike

Start your day off with incredible scenery! Join us for an early morning hike around the lake from downtown Coeur d'Alene at McEuen Park.

For both evening events, bring a guest—guest event tickets can be purchased separately.

Find accommodations and activities around Coeur d'Alene.

Chief Academy Events and Pricing

The Chief Academy Includes:

  • 2-Day Training Seminar
  • Focused Training (half-day)
  • Lunch (2 days)
  • Evening Reception
  • Lake Cruise and Reception
Event Option
10% SSA Discount
Discounted Price

Chief Academy (includes all events)




Guest Event Ticket (2 evening receptions)


Chief Academy (includes all events)

Price: $1,295

10% SSA Discount: -$129.50

Discounted Price: $1,165.50

Guest Event Ticket (2 evening receptions)

Price: $149

Chief Academy — Scholarship Award

Chief Architect is offering a scholarship award program for the 2023 Chief Academy. The purpose of the scholarship is to help or recognize exceptional Chief Architect Community members to attend the event. You may apply for the scholarship or nominate someone you feel is deserving of this award. Chief Scholarship recipients will receive free registration to the event. Apply Now

Chief Architect Scholarship Details

  • A limited number of scholarships will be offered
  • Individual applications and nominations will be accepted thru June 30, 2023
  • The scholarship award decision is based on the merits of the applicant
  • Scholarships will be announced on July 7, 2023
  • Scholarship includes free admission to Chief Academy 2023 (Value: $1,295)
  • Applicants must have an active Chief Architect subscription or Support & Software Assurance (SSA) through July 7, 2023
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