Associations

Business & Finance

  • Appraisal Institute

    Founded in 1932, the Appraisal Institute is a global association of real estate appraisers, with nearly 23,000 valuation professionals in almost 60 countries throughout the world. Its mission is to advance professionalism and ethics, global standards, methodologies, and practices through the professional development of property economics worldwide.
    http://www.appraisalinstitute.org/
  • Appraisal Institute, Southern California Chapter

    The Southern California Chapter of the Appraisal Institute is home to some of the appraisal profession's leading practitioners, educators and authors since its founding in 1933. The chapter comprises over 1,200 real estate professionals who reside or practice within the chapter's boundaries, which include Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. In addition to exhibiting a higher level of competence than the minimum standards required of appraisers who are solely licensed or certified, our Appraisal Institute Designated Members, Candidates for Designation, and Practicing Affiliates are committed to upholding a rigorous code of ethics.
    http://www.sccai.org/
  • Asian American Professional Association

    Founded in 2003, the Asian American Professional Association ( AAPA) continues to provide a year-long program that consists of workshops and experiences to enhance management and leadership skills. In addition to the workshops, the association also has a very successful mentoring program and host various networking opportunities, where they also invite other influential Asian American leaders to share their career experiences.
    http://aapamentoring.com/
  • Asian Business Association of Los Angeles

    A membership-based professional association of Asian American business owners, open to students pursuing business or other professions, to create business opportunities for members and their communities
    http://www.aba-la-org
  • Asian Business Association of Orange County

    Networking and professional/business development opportunities are offered by the ABA-OC
    http://www.abaoc.org/
  • Asian Business Association of San Diego

    ABA San Diego offers San Diego's Asian and Pacific Islander community a strong voice on cultural, political, and business concerns, to promote and advocate the Asian business community
    http://www.abasd.org
  • American Society of Association Executives

    Center for Association Leadership (ASAE) helps associations and association professionals transform society through the power of collaboration. ASAE represents more than 21,000 association executives and industry partners representing 10,000 organizations. Their members manage leading trade associations, individual membership societies and voluntary organizations across the United States and in nearly 50 countries around the world.
    http://www.asaecenter.org
  • Association for Business Communication

    The Association for Business Communication (ABC) seeks to become the foremost authority in the field of business communication by promoting excellence in teaching, increasing knowledge within the discipline, enriching business communication classes to better prepare students, and improving the quality of communication in the workplace.
    http://businesscommunication.org
  • Association for Comparative Economic Studies

    The purpose of the Association for Comparative Economic Studies (ACES) is to promote scholarly exchange among persons interested in comparative studies of economic systems, planning, and economic development and to further the growth of systematic knowledge in these areas by facilitating research, instruction, and publication.
    http://www.apsanet.org/
  • Association for Enterprise Opportunity

    The Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO) is a national membership organization and voice of microenterprise development in the United States.
    http://www.aeoworks.org
  • Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education

    A professional association for financial planners and students in allied fields related to personal finance such as consumer or family economics
    http://www.afcpe.org
  • Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management

    The Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM) of the American Hospital Association is the premier organization for healthcare supply chain professionals. AHRMM strengthens the nation's healthcare supply chain by providing leadership, education, networking, and industry-specific resources to advance the field and enhance the professional development of its individual members.
    http://www.ahrmm.org/
  • Association of Asian American Investment Managers

    The Association of Asian American Investment Managers (AAAIM) was founded in 2006 to serve as a platform for Asian American investment managers to meet and conduct business with plan sponsors, fund-of-funds and institutional investors. AAAIM encourages and fosters business ties among Asian-led and managed firms, and takes a deep interest in mentoring Asian American students who intend to create a career in finance.
    http://www.aaaim.org
  • Association of Contingency Planners

    The Association of Contingency Planners (ACP) is a non-profit mutual benefit association with membership open to anyone with interest in or responsibility for the varied aspects of contingency planning.
    http://www.acpoc.com
  • Association of Corporate Travel Executives

    The Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) has a 25-year reputation for leading the way corporate travel is conducted. As a global association, comprised of executive-level members in more than 100 countries, ACTE pioneers educational and technological advances that make business travel productive, cost-effective and straightforward. ACTE advocacy and initiatives continue to support impactful changes in, safety and security, privacy, duty of care and compliance along with traveler productivity that supports global commerce.
    https://www.acte.org
  • Association of Credit and Collection Professionals

    ACA International, the Association of Credit and Collection Professionals, is the comprehensive, knowledge-based resource for success in the credit and collection industry.Founded in 1939, ACA brings together 5,000 members worldwide, including third-party collection agencies, asset buyers, attorneys, creditors and vendor affiliates. The association establishes ethical standards; produces a wide variety of products, services and publications; and articulates the value of the credit and collection industry to businesses, policymakers and consumers.
    http://www.acainternational.org/
  • Association of Fund Raising Professionals, San Diego Chapter

    Founded in 1960, for 50 years The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) has been the standard-bearer for professionalism in fundraising. The AFP advances philanthropy through its 30,000 members in 210 chapters throughout the world. The San Diego Chapter of AFP was established in 1970. With over 300 members, AFP San Diego Chapter is considered one of the larger AFP chapters.
    http://afpsandiego.afpnet.org/
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals

    The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents more than 30,000 members in 230 chapters throughout the world, working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs. The association fosters development and growth of fundraising professionals and promotes high ethical standards in the fundraising profession.
    http://www.afpnet.org
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals, Orange County Chapter

    The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents nearly 30,000 members in over 230 chapters throughout the world, working to advance philanthropy through education, training, mentoring, research, credentialing, and advocacy. The association fosters the development and growth of fundraising professionals and promotes high ethical standards in the fundraising profession.
    http://afporangecounty.afpnet.org/
  • Association of Healthcare Value Analysis Professionals

    The Association Of Healthcare Value Analysis Professionals (AHVAP) is an organization of nurses and clinical professionals whose expertise bridges the gap between clinical staff and the supply chain process. Using evidence-based data, professional experience, and an understanding of the cost/quality continuum, these professional Value Analysis facilitators guide the clinical staff in the product selection process and assist with the resolution of quality concerns. Many AHVAP members coordinate their hospital Technology Assessment committees which engage physicians in the approval of emerging medical technologies that impact the cost of healthcare.
    http://ahvap.org
  • Association of Independent Consumer Credit Counseling Agencies

    The AICCCA is a member-supported national association representing non-profit credit counseling companies that provide consumer credit counseling, debt management, and financial education services.
    http://www.aiccca.org
  • Association of International Product Marketing and Management

    The Association of International Product Marketing and Management (AIPMM), founded in 1998, promotes worldwide excellence in product management education and provides value to its individual members, corporate members, strategic partners and sponsors by providing valuable content, training, education, certification and professional networking opportunities.
    http://www.aipmm.com
  • Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting

    The Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) is the largest Latino association for business professionals and students with chapters nationwide and over 20,000 members. ALPFA is dedicated to enhancing opportunities for Latinos and building leadership and career skills.
    http://www.alpfa.org
  • Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting, Orange County Chapter

    The Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) is the largest Latino association for business professionals and students with chapters nationwide and over 20,000 members. ALPFA is dedicated to enhancing opportunities for Latinos and building leadership and career skills.
    http://orangecounty.alpfa.org/
  • Authority for Total Cost Management International

    The members of The Authority for Total Cost Management (AACE) enables organizations around the world to achieve their investment expectations by managing and controlling projects, programs, and portfolios; AACE creates value by advancing technical knowledge and professional development.
    http://www.aacei.org