Associations

Building & Construction Trades

  • Academy of Architecture for Health

    The Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) mission is to improve both the quality of healthcare design and the design of healthy communities by developing, documenting, and disseminating knowledge; educating design practitioners and other related constituencies; advancing the practice of architecture; and affiliating and advocating with others that share these priorities.
    http://network.aia.org/academyofarchitectureforhealth/home/
  • 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
  • Affordable Housing Management Association, Pacific Southwest

    The Affordable Housing Management Association, Pacific Southwest (AHMA-PSW) is a non-profit organization composed of affordable housing providers, including agents, owners, property managers and related professionals who offer management and products or services to the affordable housing industry - low and moderate income families, seniors and persons with disabilities.
    http://www.ahma-psw.org
  • Air Movement and Control Association International

    The Air Movement and Control Association International, Inc. is a not-for-profit international association of the world's manufacturers of related air system equipment - primarily, but not limited to: fans, louvers, dampers, air curtains, airflow measurement stations, acoustic attenuators, and other air system components for the industrial, commercial and residential markets. AMCA International, backed by over 80 years of standards development, is the world's leading authority in the development of the science and art of engineering as relates to air movement and air control devices. AMCA International publishes and distributes standards, references, and application manuals for specifiers, engineers, and others with an interest in air systems to use in the selection, evaluation, and troubleshooting of air system components. Many of AMCA International's standards are accepted as American National Standards.
    https://www.amca.org
  • American Architectural Manufacturers Association

    Since 1936, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has stood as a strong advocate for manufacturers and professionals in the fenestration industry and dedicated to the promotion of quality window, door, curtain wall, storefront and skylight products. AAMA is the leading trade association representing window, door, skylight, curtain wall and storefront manufacturers and their suppliers, and our members address issues of critical importance, share experience and knowledge, and participate in efforts to shape the future for the industry.
    http://www.aamanet.org/
  • American Association of Cost Engineering

    The American Association of Cost Engineering (AACE International) is a non-profit association serving the total cost management community since 1956. It provides our members and stakeholders with the resources they need to enhance their performance and ensure continued growth and success. With over 9,000 members world-wide, it serves total cost management professionals in a variety of disciplines and across all industries, with members in 87 countries.
    http://www.aacei.org/
  • American Boiler Manufacturers Association

    The American Boiler Manufacturers Association (ABMA) is the national, nonprofit trade association of commercial, institutional, industrial and electricity-generating boiler system manufacturing companies dedicated to the advancement and growth of the boiler and combustion equipment industry. Founded in 1888 by boiler manufacturers in search of safe boiler design techniques and materials, the organization today provides a common ground for information sharing and to achieve better understanding and communication between manufacturers, their customers, government and the public. ABMA’s community of focused interest and problem solving brings the technical and production expertise of an entire industry to bear on a range of energy and environmental policy issues.
    http://www.abma.com/
  • American Chemistry Council

    The American Chemistry Council's (ACC's) mission is to deliver business value through exceptional advocacy using best-in-class member performance, political engagement, communications and scientific research. The council is committed to sustainable development by fostering progress in the economy, environment and society. ACC is America’s oldest trade association of its kind, representing companies engaged in the business of chemistry—an innovative, $770 billion enterprise that is helping solve the biggest challenges facing our nation and the world.
    http://www.americanchemistry.com
  • American Coatings Association

    The American Coatings Association (ACA) is an established organization with a renewed mission. In 2010, the organization took the name ACA in recognition of its new identity as an association that represents both companies and professionals working in the paint and coatings industry.
    http://www.paint.org
  • American College of Healthcare Architects

    The American College of Healthcare Architects provides Board Certification for Architects who practice as healthcare specialists. The vision of ASHA is transforming healthcare through better built environments.
    American College of Healthcare Architects
  • American Concrete Pavement Association

    American Concrete Pavement Association is the premier national trade organization for concrete paving contractors, cement and material producers, equipment manufacturers and any company with an interest in concrete airports, highways, roads, streets and industrial pavements.
    http://www.pavement.com
  • 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 Horticultural Therapy Association

    The mission of the American Horticultural Therapy Association (AHTA) is to promote and advance the profession of horticultural therapy as a therapeutic intervention and rehabilitative medium.
    http://ahta.org/
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association

    The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) is one of the largest international associations serving the needs of occupational and environmental health and safety professionals practicing industrial hygiene in industry, government, labor, academic institutions, and independent organizations.
    http://www.aiha.org
  • American Institute of Architects, California Council

    The American Institute of Architects, California Council (AIACC) is the voice of the architecture profession, dedicated to serving its members, advancing their value, and improving the quality of the built environment. The AIACC is an association of individuals in California, with more than 11,000 members including licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners in design.
    http://aiacc.org/
  • American Institute of Building Design

    The American Institute of Building Design (AIBD), a nonprofit professional organization established in 1950, striving to protect and enhance member's ability to practice their profession. AIBD is committed to providing quality continuing education to ensure that members remain current with technology, materials and building codes. AIBD is also committed to establishing and maintaining professional relationships with other trade, business, and professional organizations within the design and construction industry. At all times AIBD will hold itself to the highest standards of ethics and professionalism as specified by the institute's by laws and code of ethics and will uphold the protection of the health, welfare, and safety of the general public. This commitment is to the public and industry served and the profession they represent.
    http://www.aibd.org/
  • American Institute of Architects

    The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has been the leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners since 1857. Through education, legislative and regulatory development, professional education, and research, the AIA and its more than 83,000 members express their commitment to excellence in design and livability in our nation’s buildings and communities.
    http://www.aia.org
  • American Institute of Architects, Orange County

    AIA Orange County (AIAOC), a Chapter of The American Institute of Architects, was established in 1952 by 18 members.
    http://aiaoc.org
  • American Institute of Inspectors

    The American Institute of Inspectors is a non-profit corporation established as a national inspection trade association. The purpose of the association is to promote a high level of professionalism in the inspection industry by certifying qualified individuals as inspectors. This is accomplished through approved training and examination of those who apply for certification.
    http://www.inspection.org/
  • American Institute of Steel Construction

    The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) is a not-for-profit technical institute and trade association for the use of structural steel in the construction industry of the United States. Headquartered in Chicago their mission is to make structural steel the material of choice for new structures.
    http://www.aisc.org
  • American Institute of Timber Construction

    The American Institute of Timber Construction (AITC) is the national technical trade association of the structural glued laminated (glulam) timber industry. AITC represents a majority of the glued laminated timber manufacturers in the U.S. in addition to a number of installers, suppliers, sales representatives, engineers, architects, designers, and researchers. Since 1952, the American Institute of Timber Construction has had one name and one focus - structural glued laminated timber. Utilizing the professional talents and extensive experience of its membership base, AITC developed, sponsored and continues to maintain the American National Standard for Structural Glued Laminated Timber - ANSI/AITC A190.1.
    http://www.aitc-glulam.org
  • American National Standards Institute

    The primary goal of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is to promote and facilitate voluntary consensus standards and conformity assessment systems and to promote their integrity. The Institute represents the interests of its nearly 1,000 companies, organizations, government agencies, and institutional and international members.
    http://www.ansi.org
  • American Nursery and Landscape Association

    Now in its 133rd year, the American Nursery & Landscape Association is the national voice of the nursery and landscape industry. Members grow, distribute, and retail plants of all types, and design and install landscapes for residential and commercial customers. ANLA provides education, research, public relations, and representation services to members. This support enables members to operate more effectively and to provide the public with quality plants, landscape design and installations, and related products and services.
    http://www.anla.org
  • American Planning Association, California Chapter

    Thousands strong, APA California is a network of practicing planners, citizens and elected officials committed to urban, suburban, regional and rural planning in the state of California . APA Califronia offers a wide spectrum of member benefits including information, services and support to advance planning in the state of California.
    http://www.calapa.org
  • American Public Works Association

    American Public Works Association (APWA) strives to be the organization those professionals know they can count on. APWA offers the most comprehensive resources available in the areas of professional development tools, advocacy efforts, networking opportunities, and outreach activities. Also, because of its unique vantage point as the only organization that covers the breadth of public works, APWA provides “one-stop shopping” for public works products and services for professionals and practitioners alike.
    http://www.apwa.net