Associations

Engineering & Architecture

  • American Sports Builders Association

    With more than 300 member companies, the American Sports Builders Association (ASBA) is a national organization for builders, designers and suppliers of materials for tennis courts, running tracks, natural and synthetic turf fields, indoor and outdoor synthetic sports surfaces. Headquartered in Maryland, the ASBA works to raise professional standards and to insure that consumers receive services of the highest quality. As part of its work to achieve this goal, the association sponsors a certification program that permits experienced tennis court and running track builders to demonstrate their competency by completing an examination on all areas of construction. In addition, ASBA offers an awards program to recognize excellence in design, construction and renovation.
    http://www.sportsbuilders.org
  • American Statistical Association

    The American Statistical Association (ASA) is the world’s largest community of statisticians. Our members serve in industry, government, and academia in more than 90 countries, advancing research and promoting sound statistical practice to inform public policy and improve human welfare.
    http://www.amstat.org
  • American Wood Protection Association

    The American Wood Protection Association (AWPA) is a non-profit organization which is responsible for promulgating voluntary wood preservation standards. AWPA Standards are developed by its technical committees in an ANSI accredited consensus-based process that involves individuals from all facets of wood preservation: Producers of preservatives and preservative components; producers of treated and untreated wood products; end users of treated wood; engineers, architects and building code officials; government entities, academia, and other groups with a general interest in wood preservation. AWPA's Standards are universally specified for wood preservation in the USA, and are recognized worldwide.
    http://www.awpa.com
  • Architects, Designers and Planners for Social Responsibility

    The Architects, Designers and Planners for Social Responsibility (ADPSR) works for peace, environmental protection, ecological building, social justice, and the development of healthy communities. They believe that design practitioners have a significant role to play in the well-being of their communities. They raise professional and public awareness of critical social and environmental issues, further responsive design and planning, and honor persons and organizations whose work exemplifies social responsibility.
    http://www.adpsr.org
  • Architectural Research Centers Consortium

    The Architectural Research Centers Consortium, Inc. (ARCC) is an international association of architectural research centers committed to the expansion of the research culture and a supporting infrastructure in architecture and related design disciplines. Since its founding as a non-profit corporation in 1976, ARCC has represented a concerted commitment to the improvement of the physical environment and the quality of life.
    http://www.arccweb.org
  • Architecture 2030

    Architecture 2030 is a non-profit, non-partisan and independent organization that was established in response to the global-warming crisis. 2030’s mission is to rapidly transform the US and global Building Sector from the major contributor of greenhouse gas emissions to a central part of the solution to the global-warming crisis.
    http://www.architecture2030.org
  • Architecture for Humanity

    By tapping a network of more than 50,000 professionals willing to lend time and expertise to help those who would not otherwise be able to afford their services, we bring design, construction and development services where they are most critically needed.
    http://www.architectureforhumanity.org
  • Asian American Architects/Engineers Association

    The Asian American Architects and Engineers Association (AAa/e) is committed to providing a platform for empowering professionals working in the built environment in personal and professional growth, business development and networking, and leadership in our community.
    http://www.aaaesc.com/
  • Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering

    The Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) is a a non-profit association serving the total cost management community since 1956. The association provides members and stakeholders with the resources needed to enhance their performance and ensure continued growth and success. With over 9,000 members world-wide in 92 countries, the association serves total cost management professionals in a variety of disciplines and across all industries.
    http://www.aacei.org
  • Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture

    ACADIA was formed in the early 1980's for the purpose of facilitating communication and critical thinking regarding the use of computers in architecture, planning and building science. A particular focus is education and the software, hardware and pedagogy involved in education. The organization is also committed to the research and development of computer aides that enhance design creativity, rather than simply production, and that aim at contributing to the construction of humane physical environments.
    http://www.acadia.org
  • Association for Preservation Technology International

    The Association for Preservation Technology International (APT) is a cross - disciplinary, membership organization dedicated to promoting the best technology for conserving historic structures and their settings. The international, interdisciplinary character of APT - with its outstanding publications, conferences, training courses, awards, student scholarships, regional chapters, and technical committees - makes it the premier worldwide network for anyone involved in the field of historic preservation.
    http://www.apti.org/
  • Association for Preservation Technology International, Western Chapter

    Active since 1983, APT's Western Chapter was created to serve as a regional forum for preservation practitioners in Arizona, California, and Nevada. With approximately 150 members, the chapter has sponsored many events, including conferences on concrete and on retrofit work for seismic-resistant upgrades, a symposium on disaster response, and many lectures and tours.
    http://www.apti.org/chapters/western-chapter/
  • Association for Women Geoscientists

    The Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG) is an international organization devoted to enhancing the quality and level of participation of women in geosciences and to introduce girls and young women to geoscience careers. Membership is open to anyone who supports AWG's goals. Many opportunities for students available.
    http://www.awg.org
  • Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance

    The Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance (AWAM) is a nonprofit organization formed for the purpose of championing women's professional growth and enrichment in the aviation maintenance fields by providing opportunities for sharing information and networking, education, fostering a sense of community and increasing public awareness of women in the industry.
    http://www.awam.org
  • Association for Women in Mathematics

    The purpose of the Association for Women in Mathematics is to encourage women and girls to study and to have active careers in the mathematical sciences, and to promote equal opportunity and the equal treatment of women and girls in the mathematical sciences.
    www.awm-math.org/
  • Association for Women in Science

    The Association for Women in Science is today's premiere leadership organization advocating the interests of women in science and technology. For nearly 40 years, the Association for Women in Science has fought for equity and career advancement for women – from the bench to the board room.
    http://awis.org
  • Association for Iron & Steel Technology

    The Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) is a non-profit organization with 16,000 members from more than 70 countries. With 29 Technology Committees and 22 Local Members Chapters, AIST represents an incomparable network of steel industry knowledge and expertise.
    http://www.aist.org/
  • Association for Iron & Steel Technology, Southern California Chapter

    The Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) is a non-profit organization with 16,000 members from more than 70 countries. With 29 Technology Committees and 22 Local Members Chapters, AIST represents an incomparable network of steel industry knowledge and expertise.
    http://www.aist.org/local-member-chapters/find-a-chapter/southern-california
  • Association of Architects and Engineer Business Leaders

    The Association of AE Business Leaders (AEBL) is an unbiased, not-for-profit, member-supported organization that exists to strengthen and support the A/E industry by promoting best practices, corporate stewardship, effective leadership and free exchange of ideas.
    http://www.aebl.org
  • Association of Construction Inspectors

    The Association of Construction Inspectors (ACI) is a leading professional organization for those involved in construction inspection, project management and consulting.
    http://www.aci-assoc.org
  • Association of Energy Engineers

    The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) is the source for information and networking in the dynamic fields of energy engineering and energy management, renewable and alternative energy, power generation, energy services, sustainability, and all related areas. As a growing professional association, AEE’s overall strength is augmented by its strong membership base of over 16,000 professionals in 89 countries and its widely recognized energy certification programs. Its network of 82 local chapters located throughout the U.S. and abroad meet regularly to discuss issues of regional importance.
    http://www.aeecenter.org
  • Association of University Architects

    The Association of University Architects is a special group of architectural professionals focused on the development and enhancement of our university campuses. University and college campuses are very special places. They are not only seats of academic achievement, but they are also places of innovation and research, places where our best young minds gather to learn from each other and from professors that provoke and engage them. These places are havens for learning and experimentation that must be nurtured physically as well as academically. University architects fill this role, planning for the future and carefully building and renovating facilities for current needs.
    http://www.auaweb.net
  • Automotive Engine Rebuilders Association

    The Automotive Engine Rebuilders Association (AERA) is the preeminent technical resource and industry voice for internal combustion engine builders, re/manufacturers, machine shops, OEMs, suppliers and service providers worldwide.
    http://www.aera.org
  • Aviation Suppliers Association

    Celebrating 20 years in the industry, the Aviation Suppliers Association (ASA), based in Washington, D.C., is a not-for-profit association, representing more than 490 global member companies that are positively shaping the aviation industry. Collectively, they lead critical logistics programs, purchasing efforts, and distribution of aircraft parts world-wide. Member companies include: distributors, suppliers, surplus sales organizations, repair stations, manufacturers, airlines, operators, and other companies that provide services to the aviation parts supply industry.
    http://www.aviationsuppliers.org
  • Biotechnology Industry Organization

    BIO is the world's largest biotechnology organization, providing advocacy, business development and communications services for more than 1,100 members worldwide. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products. Corporate members range from entrepreneurial companies developing a first product to Fortune 500 multinationals. We also represent state and regional biotech associations, service providers to the industry, and academic centers. The mission of BIO is to be the champion of biotechnology and the advocate for its member organizations - both large and small.
    http://www.bio.org