2018 Chief Academy

Combined User Group Meeting & Training, August 29-31, 2018, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

The 2018 Chief Academy includes 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. View the full Chief Academy schedule.

2-Day Training Courses — August 29-30

Why wait? Learn today and be more productive with Chief Architect! 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 — August 31 (Half Day)

Build on what you learned in the 2-Day Training Courses with our focus-based seminars, 1-on-1 Training or hands-on New Products Test Drive.

Focus Seminars

1-on-1 Training

Still, have questions after your 2-Day training course? Take advantage of individual 1-on-1 training sessions with a Chief Architect technical support analyst.

New Products Test Drive

Hands-on test drive with our latest new products including Room Planner, 3D Viewer, Chief Architect and our Virtual Reality Experience lab. Hosted by Chief Architect engineers and development staff.

Social Events and Networking Opportunities

Social networking

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

Lake Cruise on Coeur d'Alene – Aug. 29

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.

River Networking – Aug. 30

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

Tubb's Hill Morning Hike – Aug. 30 @ 6:30 AM

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.

Golf @ Coeur d'Alene Resort – Aug. 31 @ 2 PM (Additional Fee Applies)

All work and no play - NO! Is the Coeur d'Alene world-famous floating green golf course on your bucket list? Either way, you'll enjoy great views and our locally famous course. RSVP by July 31 for golf. Our discounted rate is $150 (normal rate is $250).

For both evening events, bring a guest - Guest Event tickets can be purchased separately.

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Chief Academy Event and Pricing

The Chief Academy Includes:

  • 2-Day Training Seminar
  • Focused Training (half-day)
  • Lunch (2 days)
  • River Evening Reception
  • Lake Cruise & Reception

Event Option:


10% SSA Discount

Discounted Price

Chief Academy (inclusive of all events)

($1,295 after Aug. 10)


$985.50 (thru Aug. 10)

Guest Event Ticket (2 evening receptions)


Chief Academy (inclusive of all events)

Price: $1,095 ($1,295 after Aug. 10)

SSA Discount: -$109.50

Discounted Price: $985.50 (thru Aug. 10)

Guest Event Ticket (2 evening receptions)

Price: $149