Associations

Engineering & Architecture

  • Biocom

    BIOCOM is the largest regional life science association in the world, representing more than 550 member companies in Southern California. The association focuses on initiatives that positively influence the region’s life science community in the development and delivery of innovative products that improve health and quality of life.
    http://www.biocom.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
  • Blacks in Safety Engineering

    Part of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), Blacks in Safety Engineering's mission is to promote and encourage the collaboration, interest, recognition and promotion of Blacks within the safety profession and within ASSE.
    http://www.asse.org/bise
  • Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics

    Established in 1990 as an independent nonprofit organization, the Board of Certification Professional Ergonomics is the certifying body for individuals whose education and experience indicate broad expertise in the practice of human factors/ergonomics. To date, over 1,500 professionals have successfully met BCPE’s certification criteria and been awarded one of the following distinguished credentials: Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE), Certified Human Factors Professional (CHFP), Certified User Experience Professional (CUXP), Associate Ergonomics Professional (AEP), Associate Human Factors Professional (AHFP), Associate User Experience Professional (AUXP) or Certified Ergonomics Associate (CEA).
    http://www.bcpe.org
  • Brick Industry Association

    The Brick Industry Association (BIA) is the national trade association representing distributors and manufacturers of clay brick and suppliers of related products and services. Since its founding in 1934, the association has been the nationally recognized authority on clay brick construction and represents the industry in all model building code forums and national standards committees.
    http://www.gobrick.com/
  • Broadcast Technology Society (IEEE)

    Broadcasting is a one-to-many communication service in which the transmissions are intended for direct reception by the general public or a target audience, which may include audio, video and/or data services. The field of interest of the IEEE Broadcast Technology Society (BTS) shall encompass devices, equipment, techniques, and systems related to broadcast technology, including the production, distribution, wired and wireless transmission, propagation aspects and reception.
    http://bts.ieee.org/
  • Building Industry Association of Southern California

    The Building Industry Association of Southern California is a nonprofit trade association representing more than 1,350 member companies involved in planning and building Southern California's communities. Our members are involved in all aspects of construction and green building - from architecture to roofing to landscape design
    http://www.biasc.org
  • Business Development Association of Orange County

    The Business Development Association of Orange County (BDA/OC) provides networking opportunities, business leads, education and development of skills for marketing and business development professionals and firms associated with the local architectural, engineering, construction and building development industry.
    http://bdaoc.org
  • Business & Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association

    BIFMA’s mission is to lead, advocate, inform and develop standards for the North American office and institutional furniture industry. We serve businesses that are primarily engaged in design, development, marketing and fulfillment of office and institutional furniture products.
    http://www.bifma.org
  • California Aircraft Association

    The California Aircraft Association (CAAA) is a non-profit trade association representing the professional aerial application industry in California. Our stated mission is to "Support individual and industry professionalism, promote ethical and safe standards of operation, and secure the future of agricultural aviation."
    http://www.caaa.net
  • California Association of Environmental Professionals, Orange County Chapter

    The California Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) was founded in 1974 as non-profit association of public and private sector professionals with a common interest in serving the principles underlying the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The specific and primary purposes of the association are to establish and operate a professional association of persons involved in and committed to improving the processing and implementation of environmental assessment, analysis, public disclosure, and reporting.
    http://www.califaep.org/index.php/chapters/orange-county
  • California Automotive Wholesalers Association

    The California Autobody Wholesalers Association (CAWA) is a non-profit trade association representing automotive aftermarket parts manufacturers, jobbers, warehouse distributors and retailers in California, Nevada, and Arizona. The Association was formed in 1955 and serves as the voice of the aftermarket parts industry in the West. CAWA prides itself on quality customer service to its members and the industry. The mission of CAWA is to provide communications, education, legislative and regulatory advocacy and group purchasing of services for its members while promoting the automotive aftermarket industry.
    http://www.cawa.org
  • California Building Industry Association

    The California Building Industry Association is a statewide trade association based in Sacramento representing thousands of member companies including homebuilders, trade contractors, architects, engineers, designers, suppliers and other industry professionals.
    http://www.cbia.org
  • California Geotechnical Engineering Association

    California Geotechnical Engineering Association (CalGeo) works on behalf of their members to raise the satus of the geotechnical engineering profession in the eyes of the public and other professionals. CalGeo is the only organization focused solely on the issues that matter most to consulting geotechnical professionals in private practice.
    http://www.calgeo.org
  • California Society for Healthcare Engineering, Inc.

    Founded in 1970, the California Society for Healthcare Engineering, Inc. (CSHE). Currently, CSHE has 1,000 members with eleven chapters statewide. The CSHE is the California chapter of the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE). Membership is open to individuals actively employed directly in a healthcare facility or healthcare system or those who provide consultative, advisory, products or equipment to healthcare facilities.
    http://www.cshe.org
  • California Society of Professional Engineers

    The California Society of Professional Engineers (CSPE) enhances and promotes the distinct value that licensed Professional Engineers provide through exceptional engineering services that place public health, safety and welfare above personal gain.
    http://www.cspe.com
  • California Society of the American Institute of Building Design

    The California Society of AIBD is dedicated to the integrity of the practice of building design and the professionalism of members.
    http://district9.cwa-union.org/
  • California Water Environment Association

    Founded in 1927, the California Water Environment Association is a not-for-profit association of 9,000-plus professionals in the wastewater industry. The association is committed to keeping California's water clean. They train and certify wastewater professionals, disseminate technical information, and promote sound policies to benefit society through protection and enhancement of the water environment.
    http://www.cwea.org
  • Center for Advanced Design Research & Evaluation

    The mission of Center for Advanced Design Research and Evaluation - CADRE - is to develop and execute relevant original research in the areas of architectural and engineering design solutions having an impact on: end users, including occupant well-being and user effectiveness; operational performance; and sustainability of the built environment. Dissemination of this new knowledge to end users and the design community is inherent in our organizational intent.
    http://www.cadreresearch.org
  • Center for Health Design

    The Center for Health Design (CHD) was formed in 1993 and based on a singular idea – that design could be used to improve patient outcomes in healthcare environments. CHD's mission is to transform healthcare environments for a healthier, safer world through design research, education, and advocacy.
    http://www.healthdesign.org
  • Chemical Fabrics and Film Association

    The Chemical Fabrics and Film Association is an international trade association representing manufacturers of polymer-based fabric and film products, used in the building and construction, automotive, fashion and many other industries.
    http://www.chemicalfabricsandfilm.com
  • Circuits & Systems Society (IEEE)

    The IEEE Circuits and Systems Society is the leading organization that promotes the advancement of the theory, analysis, design, tools, and implementation of circuits and systems. The field spans their theoretical foundations, applications, and architectures, as well as circuits and systems implementation of algorithms for signal and information processing. The Society brings engineers, researchers, scientists and others involved in circuits and systems applications access to the industry’s most essential technical information, networking opportunities, career development tools and many other exclusive benefits.
    http://ieee-cas.org/
  • Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology Society (IEEE)

    The IEEE Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology Society is the leading international forum for scientists and engineers engaged in the research, design and development of revolutionary advances in microsystems packaging and manufacturing Its objectives are scientific, literary, and educational in character. The Society strives for the advancement of the theory and practice of electrical and electronics engineering and of the allied arts and sciences, and the maintenance of a high professional standing among its members and others and with special attention of such aims within the field of interest of the Society. The CPMT Society promotes close cooperation and exchange of technical information among its members and others through technical conferences and workshops, peer-reviewed publications, and collaboration with other organizations.
  • Concrete Masonry Association of California and Nevada

    The Concrete Masonry Association of California and Nevada (CMACN), a non profit professional organization established in October 1977, committed to strengthening the masonry industry in California and Nevada.
    http://cmacn.org/
  • Construction Financial Management Association

    The Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) is "The Source & Resource for Construction Financial Excellence" and the only nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the educational needs of today's construction financial professionals. Established in 1981, CFMA's General Members represent all types of contractors—including general contractors and specialty trades—as well as developers, construction managers, architects, engineers, principals, and material and equipment suppliers. Associate Members include professionals in the accounting, insurance, surety, software, legal, and banking industries, as well as any other specialist who serves in the construction industry.
    http://www.cfma.org/