Associations

Engineering & Architecture

  • American Consulting Engineers Council

    The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) is the voice of America's engineering industry. Council members, numbering more than 5,700 firms throughout the country, are engaged in a wide range of engineering works that propel the nation's economy, and enhance and safeguard America's quality of life.
    http://www.acec.org
  • American Council of Independent Laboratories

    Founded in 1937, the American Council of Independent Laboratories (ACIL) is the trade association representing independent, commercial scientific and engineering firms. Its members are professional services firms engaged in testing, product certification, consulting, and research and development. ACIL defines independent scientific and engineering services firms as commercial entities engaged in analysis, testing, inspection, materials engineering, sampling, product certification, research and development and related consulting services for the public.
    http://www.acil.org/
  • American Council of Engineering Companies

    The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) is the voice of America's engineering industry. ACEC member firms employ hundreds of thousands of engineers, architects, land surveyors, scientists, and other specialists, responsible for more than $200 billion of private and public works annually. Member firms range in size from a single registered professional engineer to corporations employing thousands of professionals.
    http://www.acec.org
  • American Council of Engineering Companies, California

    The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) California is a 50 plus year-old, nonprofit association of private consulting engineering and land surveying firms. As a statewide organization, they are dedicated to enhancing the consulting engineering and land surveying professions, protecting the general public and promoting use of the private sector in the growth and development of California.
    http://www.acec-ca.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 Geophysical Union

    The purpose of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) is to promote discovery in Earth and space science for the benefit of humanity. AGU galvanizes a community of Earth and space scientists that collaboratively advances and communicates science and its power to ensure a sustainable future.
    http://sites.agu.org
  • American Helicopter Society International

    The American Helicopter Society (AHS) International is the world’s oldest and largest professional society dedicated to enhancing the understanding of vertical flight technology. Since it was founded in 1943 – just as the first US helicopter was being put into service – the Society has been the primary forum for interchange of information on vertical flight technology.
    http://www.vtol.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 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 Aeronautics and Astronautics

    The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) addresses the needs of engineers, scientists and allied professionals who conceive, design, develop, test, construct, and operate air and space vehicles, their associated systems and subsystems, as well as the educators who train the professionals, researchers who continuously renew the technology, managers who lead their efforts and innovators who bring forth new concepts.
    http://www.aiaa.org
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Orange County

    he American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) addresses the needs of engineers, scientists and allied professionals who conceive, design, develop, test, construct, and operate air and space vehicles, their associated systems and subsystems, as well as the educators who train the professionals, researchers who continuously renew the technology, managers who lead their efforts and innovators who bring forth new concepts.
    https://info.aiaa.org/Regions/Western/Orange_County
  • 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 Hydrology

    The American Institute of Hydrology (AIH) was founded in 1981 to promote hydrology as a science and a profession and to help protect public interest and the profession from non-professional practices. It is the only nationwide organization that certifies the competence and ethical conduct of professionals in all fields of hydrology.
    http://www.aihydrology.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 Physics

    Dedicated to the advancement of physics, the American Institute of Physics (AIP) serves a federation of physical science societies, and provides leadership through its own programs and publications.
    http://www.aip.org
  • American Institute of Professional Geologists

    The American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG), founded in 1963, is the largest association dedicated to promoting geology as a profession. It presently has more than 6,000 members in the U.S. and abroad, organized into 36 regional Sections. The Institute adheres to the principles of professional responsibility and public service and is the only international organization that certifies the competence and ethical conduct of geological scientists in all branches of the science with members employed in industry, government, and academia.
    http://www.aipg.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 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 Petroleum Institute

    The American Petroleum Institute (API) is the only national trade association that represents all aspects of America’s oil and natural gas industry. API traces its beginning to World War I, when Congress and the domestic oil and natural gas industry worked together to help the war effort. In the United States, there are more than 10,000 companies identified as providing oil and natural gas services and supplies to the industry. The US Youth Committee (USYC) to the World Petroleum Council (WPC) was formed to strengthen the impact both young professionals and university students can have in developing solutions to global energy issues. The USYC hosts events to enable conversations among youth with a passion for the industry.
    http://www.api.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
  • American Road & Transportation Builders Association

    Established in 1902, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) is the oldest and most respected national transportation construction-related association. Their mission is simple: they are a federation whose primary goal is to aggressively grow and protect transportation infrastructure investment to meet the public and business demand for safe and efficient travel.
    http://www.artba.org
  • American Rock Mechanics Association

    The American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA) serves as an advocate for firms and individuals who represent all aspects of rock mechanics and rock engineering. ARMA provides a communications link, a forum, and an information resource for members, related organizations, and the public. ARMA's goal is to disseminate information through meetings, publications, and the Internet. ARMA serves as an information repository on the development of rock mechanics and rock engineering, and promotes the development of knowledge within the field.
    http://www.armarocks.org
  • American Society for Engineering Education

    Professional development association for engineering technologists and engineers, students and educators
    http://www.asee.org