Associations

Hospitality, Tourism & Recreation

  • Academy of Hospitality Industry Attorneys

    The Academy of Hospitality Industry Attorneys (AHIA) was formed by a group of attorneys from across the United States who represent clients engaged in the hotel, restaurant, hospitality, travel, meeting, convention, tourism and related industries (collectively, “Industries”). They are committed to promoting professionalism and education and improved communication to create a network of competent, experienced attorneys to improve legal services to our clients in the Industries.
    http://ahiattorneys.org
  • Aerobics and Fitness Association of America

    As the world's largest fitness educator, the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) delivers comprehensive cognitive and practical education for fitness professionals, grounded in industry research, using both traditional and innovative modalities. AFAA upholds Basic Exercise Standards and Guidelines for safe fitness practice.
    http://www.afaa.com/
  • American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

    The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The Academy is committed to improving the nation's health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy.
    http://www.eatright.org/
  • American Association of Equine Practitioners

    The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) was founded in 1954. The AAEP's mission is to improve the health and welfare of the horse, to further the professional development of its members, and to provide resources and leadership for the benefit of the equine industry. These principles have guided the AAEP for more than 50 years in the activities and services it provides.
    http://www.aaep.org
  • American Association of Food Safety Veterinarians

    The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), established in 1863, is a not-for-profit association representing more than 82,500 veterinarians working in private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia, and uniformed services. Structured to work for its members, the AVMA acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the profession.
    https://www.avma.org
  • American Bakers Association

    ABA is a voluntary trade association dedicated to representing the interests of the wholesale baking industry before the United States Congress, state legislatures, and international regulatory authorities. Formed in 1897, ABA tackles key issues on behalf of grain-based foods and initiates key reforms to make positive impacts on the industry; ABA is committed to promoting public policy that is in the best interest of the baking industry.
    http://www.americanbakers.org
  • American Bus Association

    Founded in 1926, the American Bus Association (ABA) represents motorcoach operators, tour operators, travel industry members and manufacturers and suppliers of bus products and services. As the industry leader, ABA advances North American motorcoach travel to fulfill the transportation and travel needs of the public.
    http://www.buses.org/
  • American Culinary Federation

    Promotes the profession and advancement of its members, comprised of professional chefs, pastry chefs, culinary educators, cooks, and related professionals serving the foodservice industry
    http://www.acfchefs.org
  • American Dietetic Association

    The world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, ADA advances the profession through advocacy, education and research
    http://www.eatright.org
  • American Disc Jockey Association

    The American Disc Jockey Association is a national, non-profit association for professional mobile and night club DJs and KJs.
    http://adja.org
  • American Herbalists Association

    The American Herbalists Guild (AHG)is a non-profit, educational organization for the furtherance of herbalism.They aim to honor diversity in herbal medicine, ranging from traditional indigenous models of herbalism to modern clinical phytotherapy, and establish AHG professional membership as a recognizable standard of competency in botanical medicine.
    http://www.americanherbalistsguild.com
  • American Hotel and Lodging Association

    Serving the hospitality industry for more than a century, the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AH&LA) is the sole national association representing all sectors and stakeholders in the lodging industry, including individual hotel property members, hotel companies, student and faculty members, and industry suppliers.
    http://www.ahla.com
  • American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute

    Provides educational and training materials to members of the hotel community through the Educational Institute and financial support through educational and research programs.
    http://www.ei-ahla.org
  • American Institute of Baking

    AIB International (widely known as the American Institute of Baking) is committed to protecting the safety of the food supply chain and delivering high value technical and educational programs. The original mission of the organization was to "put science to work for the baker," and that basic theme is still central to all of the programs, products, and services provided by AIB to baking and general food production industries worldwide. AIB serves many segments of the food processing, distribution, foodservice, and retail industries worldwide.
    http://www.aibonline.org
  • American Oil Chemists Society

    American Oil Chemists' Society (AOCS) is a global scientific society open to all individuals and corporations who are interested in fats, oils, surfactants, detergents and related materials. Founded in 1909, AOCS is a trusted source of information for its 4,500 members and thousands of non-members from more than 90 countries worldwide.
    http://www.aocs.org
  • American Personal & Private Chef Association

    The American Personal and Private Chef Association is the gold standard in the industry. We are not only flattered by imitation, but moved by it to constantly innovate, and continually raise the bar on service to our membership.
    http://www.personalchef.com
  • American Pie Council

    The American Pie Council (APC) is an organization that represents the pie industry. With almost 100 commercial members, it hosts the APC Crisco National Pie Championships and the Great American Pie Festival, as seen on the Food Network. In partnership with AIB, the APC presents the Pie Industry Seminar annually.
    http://www.piecouncil.org
  • American School Food Service Association

    Also known as School Nutrition Association, the national professional organization representing 55,000 members working in child nutrition programs at the state and local levels. Devoted to operating quality school foodservice and nutrition programs and providing proper nutrition education in public and nonprofit private schools.
    http://www.asfsa.org
  • American Society for Enology and Viticulture

    The American Society for Enology and Viticulture (the sciences of winemaking and grape growing) professional society dedicated to the interests of enologists, viticulturists, and others in the fields of wine and grape research and production throughout the world. Our membership includes professionals from wineries, vineyards, academic institutions and organizations.
    http://asev.org
  • American Society for Nutrition

    The American Society for Nutrition advances excellence in nutrition research and practice through its publications, education, public affairs and membership programs.
    http://www.nutrition.org
  • American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

    The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) is dedicated to improving patient care by advancing the science and practice of clinical nutrition and metabolism. Founded in 1976, A.S.P.E.N. is an interdisciplinary organization whose members are involved in the provision of clinical nutrition therapies, including parenteral and enteral nutrition. With more than 5,500 members from around the world, A.S.P.E.N. is a community of dietitians, nurses, pharmacists, physicians, scientists, students and other health professionals from every facet of nutrition support clinical practice, research and education.
    http://www.nutritioncare.org
  • American Society for Training & Development

    The American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) is a national organization dedicated to the professional development of those in the training and organizational development fields.
    http://www.astd.org
  • American Society of Baking

    The American Society of Baking is a professional organization comprising commercial baking professionals, food technologists, engineering, equipment and ingredient experts dedicated to advancing baking and baking science technology.
    http://www.asbe.org/
  • American Society of Travel Agents

    The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) is the world's largest association of travel professionals. Members include travel agents and the companies whose products they sell such as tours, cruises, hotels, car rentals, etc. ASTA is the leading advocate for travel agents, the travel industry and the traveling public.
    http://www.asta.org
  • 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