Associations

Arts, Media & Entertainment

  • Acoustical Society of America

    Organized in 1929, the Acoustical Society of America has grown steadily in membership and stature. Over 7500 men and women who work in acoustics throughout the U.S. and abroad belong to this prestigious Society. A variety of fields related to sound are represented, some of them being: Physics, Robotics & Computer Sciences, Oceanography, Biology, Physiology, Psychology, Music, Speech & Hearing, and Noice Control.
    http://www.acousticalsociety.org
  • Alliance of Area Business Publications

    The Alliance of Area Business Publications represents 70 regional and local business publications in the United States, Canada, Australia and Puerto Rico. The combined circulation of AABP members is over 1.2 million business professionals, making the area business publications a powerful medium for business news coverage/opinion and for advertisers. AABP works on behalf of its members by providing marketing services, communications services, lobbying, educational pro-gramming, and new-business development.
    http://www.bizpubs.org
  • American Academy of Arts & Sciences

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences has been active for over 230 years; it's purpose is to provide a forum for a select group of scholars, members of the learned professions, and government and business leaders to work together on behalf of the democratic interests of the republic.
    http://www.amacad.org
  • American Agricultural Editors Association

    The American Agricultural Editors Association (AAEA) is a not-for-profit corporation, with a mission to provide opportunities for professional improvement and networking to communicators across the spectrum of agriculture media. Members include editors, writers, photojournalists, designers and public relations professionals.
    http://www.ageditors.com
  • American Art Therapy Association

    The American Art Therapy Association is an organization of diverse, engaged and creative professionals dedicated to the belief that the creative process involved in making art is healing and life enhancing
    http://www.arttherapy.org/
  • American Association of Community Theatre

    The American Association of Community Theatre provides networking, resources and support to suit the needs of all those involved in community theatre.
    http://www.aact.org
  • American Association of Museums

    The American Association of Museums has been bringing museums together since 1906, helping to develop standards and best practices, gathering and sharing knowledge, and providing advocacy on issues of concern to the entire museum community.
    http://www.aam-us.org
  • American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists

    Founded as the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), the Association continues to evolve to meet the needs of those in the ever-changing textile and materials industries. AATCC has served textile professionals since 1921. Today, the Association provides test method development, quality control materials, education, and professional networking for a global audience. Members are employees of textile, apparel, and home goods manufacturers; dye and chemical manufacturers; testing laboratories; consumer and retail organizations; state and federal government agencies; and colleges and universities. AATCC has thousands of individual and corporate members in more than 60 countries world wide.
    http://www.aatcc.org
  • American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters Association

    The American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters Association is the oldest and largest organization devoted to auto racing coverage. Founded in 1955 in Indianapolis, AARWBA has grown to more than 400 members throughout the United States, Canada and Europe.
    http://www.aarwba.org/
  • American Choral Directors Association

    Founded in 1959, the mission of the American Choral Directors Association is to inspire excellence in choral music through education, performance, composition, and advocacy.
    http://acda.org/
  • American Choral Directors Association, California Chapter

    The mission of the American Choral Directors Association is to inspire excellence in choral music through education, performance, composition, and advocacy.
    http://www.acdacal.org/
  • American Cinema Editors

    The American Cinema Editors (ACE) is an honorary society of motion picture editors founded in 1950. Film editors are voted into membership on the basis of their professional achievements, their dedication to the education of others and their commitment to the craft of editing.The objectives and purposes of the AMERICAN CINEMA EDITORS are to advance the art and science of the editing profession; to increase the entertainment value of motion pictures by attaining artistic pre-eminence and scientific achievement in the creative art of editing; to bring into close alliance those editors who desire to advance the prestige and dignity of the editing profession.
    http://ace-filmeditors.org
  • American Communication Association

    The American Communication Association (ACA) was founded in 1993 for the purposes of fostering research and scholarship in all areas of human communication behavior, promoting and improving excellence in the pedagogy of communication, providing a voice in communication law and policy, and providing evaluation and certification services for academic programs in communication study.
    http://www.americancomm.org
  • American Copy Editors Society

    ACES, the American Copy Editors Society, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) education and membership organization working toward the advancement of copy editors.
    http://www.copydesk.org/
  • American Craft Council

    The American Craft Council is a national, nonprofit educational organization founded in 1943. The mission of the Council is to champion craft.
    http://www.craftcouncil.org
  • American Design Drafting Association

    The American Design Drafting Association is a professional association for drafters, designers, architects, and engineers in the design drafting or graphic fields.
    http://www.adda.org
  • American Disc Jockey Association

    The American Disc Jockey Association is a national, non-profit association for professional mobile and night club DJs and KJs.
    http://adja.org
  • American Federation of Astrologers

    The American Federation of Scientific Astrologers was founded May 4, 1938, formed to encourage and promote the science and art of astrology through research, teaching, lecturing and practice and to develop and promote a correct professional status for astrology.
    http://www.astrologers.com
  • American Film Institute

    The American Film Institute (AFI) is America's promise to preserve the history of the motion picture, to honor the artists and their work and to educate the next generation of storytellers. AFI provides leadership in film, television and digital media and is dedicated to initiatives that engage the past, the present and the future of the moving image arts.
    http://www.afi.com
  • American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

    The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) is the national membership organization of conservation professionals. Its members include conservators, educators, scientists, students, archivists, art historians, and other conservation enthusiasts in over twenty countries around the world.
    http://www.conservation-us.org
  • American Institute of Graphic Art

    The American Institute of Graphic Art (AIGA), the professional association for design, is committed to advancing design as a professional craft, strategic tool and vital cultural force.
    http://www.aiga.org/
  • American Jewish Press Association

    The American Jewish Press Association was founded in 1944 as a voluntary not-for-profit professional association for the English-language Jewish Press in North America. Today, its membership consists of about 250 newspapers, magazines, individual journalists and affiliated organizations throughout the United States and Canada. The combined readership of AJPA member publications is more than 2.5 million. The AJPA mission has remained constant over the years: to enhance the status of American Jewish journalism and to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and cooperative activities among the American Jewish press.
    http://www.ajpa.org
  • American Journalism Historians Association

    Founded in 1981, The American Journalism Historians Association (AJHA) exists to foster research and teaching of journalism history, to provide a forum, and to be a resource. The association defines journalism in its broadest sense to encompass a wide range of mass communication studies.
    http://ajhaonline.org
  • American Library Association

    Founded on October 6, 1876 the American Library Association was created to provide leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all.
    http://www.ala.org
  • American Meteorological Society

    Founded in 1919, the American Meteorological Society (AMS) promotes the development and dissemination of information and education on the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences and the advancement of their professional applications.
    http://www.ametsoc.org