Associations

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American Advertising Federation

// AAF
The American Advertising Federation protects and promotes the well-being of advertising. They accomplish this through a unique, nationally coordinated grassroots network of advertisers, agencies, media companies, local advertising clubs and college chapters.

American Architectural Manufacturers

// AAMA
AAMA is the source of performance standards, product certification and educational programs for the fenestration industry.

American Association of Advertising

// AAAA
Founded in 1917, the American Association of Advertising Agencies (AAAA) is the national trade association representing the advertising agency business in the United States.

American Institute of Graphic Arts

// AIGA
AIGA, the professional association for design, is the place design professionals turn to first to exchange ideas and information, participate in critical analysis and research and advance education and ethical practice.

American Lighting Association

// ALA
The American Lighting Association is a trade association representing the lighting industry. Members include lighting and ceiling fan manufacturers, retail showrooms, sales representatives and professional residential lighting designers.

American Marketing Association

// AMA
The American Marketing Association (AMA) is the largest marketing association in North America. It is a professional association for individuals and organizations involved in the practice, teaching and study of marketing worldwide.

American Planning Association

// APA
APA is a nonprofit public interest and research organization committed to urban, suburban, regional, and rural planning. APA and its professional institute, the American Institute of Certified Planners, advance the art and science of planning to meet the needs of people and society.

American Resort Development Association

// ARDA
The American Resort Development Association (ARDA) is the Washington D.C.-based professional association representing the vacation ownership and resort development industries.

Building Design and Construction

// BDC
Providing essential solutions to inspire Building Teams to design and construct great places for people.

Construction Owners Association

// COAA
Construction Owners Association of America supports project owners' success in the design and construction of buildings and facilities through education, information and developing relationships within the industry.

Design Management Institute

// DMI
The Design Management Institute (DMI) is an international nonprofit organization that seeks to heighten awareness of design as an essential part of business strategy. Founded in 1975, DMI has become the leading resource and international authority on design management. DMI has earned a reputation worldwide as a multifaceted resource, providing invaluable know-how, tools and training through its conferences, seminars, membership program, and publications.

Graphic Artists Guild

// GAG
The Graphic Artists Guild is a national union of illustrators, designers, web creators, production artists, surface designers and other creatives who have come together to pursue common goals, share their experience, raise industry standards, and improve the ability of visual creators to achieve satisfying and rewarding careers.

National Association of Housing

// NAHRO
The National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) is the leading housing and community development advocate for the provision of adequate and affordable housing and strong, viable communities for all Americans—particularly those with low- and moderate-incomes. Our members administer HUD programs such as Public Housing, Section 8, CDBG and HOME.

National Association of Industrial and Office Properties

// NAIOP
The National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) is the nation's leading trade association for developers, owners, investors, asset managers and other professionals in industrial, office and mixed-use commercial real estate.

National Association of Women In Construction

// NAWIC
NAWIC enhances the success of women in the construction industry. NAWIC has many education opportunities: For children - to explore and open their minds to the possibilities construction offers as a career choice; For Adults - to further their careers with certification courses.

National Real Estate Investor

// NREI
National Real Estate Investor is the leading authority on commercial real estate trends. The magazine's readers represent a cross-section of disciplines -- brokerage, construction, owner/development, finance/investment, property management, corporate real estate, and real estate services. No other publication provides as much independent research on a variety of topics that pertain to the office, industrial, retail, hotel and multifamily markets as National Real Estate Investor.

Public Relations Society of America

// PRSA
The Public Relations Society of America, based in New York City, is the world's largest organization for public relations professionals. The Society has nearly 32,000 professional and student members. PRSA is organized into more than 100 Chapters nationwide, 19 Professional Interest Sections and Affinity Groups, which represent business and industry, counseling firms, independent practitioners, military, government, associations, hospitals, schools, professional services firms and nonprofit organizations. The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) has nearly 300 Chapters at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Society for Marketing Professional

// SMPS
The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) was created in 1973 by small group of professional services firm leaders who recognized the need to sharpen skills, pool resources, and work together to create business opportunities.

Urban Land Institute

// ULI
ULI initiates research that anticipates emerging land use trends and issues, proposing creative solutions based on that research.

Western Wood Products Association

// WWPA
Western Wood Products Association represents softwood lumber manufacturers in the 12 Western states and Alaska. Supported by Western lumber manufacturers, WWPA delivers lumber grading, quality control, technical, business information and product support services to sawmills as well as those who use Western softwood lumber products throughout the world.