Organizations, Associations and Agencies
Administration for Native Americans
The Administration for Children & Families (ACF) is a division of the Department of Health & Human Services. ACF promotes the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals and communities through a range of programs. ACF’s programs serve a wide variety of groups, including individuals and families with low income, refugees, Native Americans, and many others.
American Accounting Association
The American Accounting Association is the largest community of accountants in academia. Founded in 1916, we have a rich and reputable history built on leading-edge research and publications.
American Banking Association
The American Bankers Association is the voice of America's $13 trillion banking industry, representing banks of all sizes and charters, from the smallest community bank to the largest bank holding companies.
American Culinary Federation
The American Culinary Federation is the leading resource for current and future chefs and pastry chefs. The ACF offers training and educational resources for those looking to further their culinary degree.
American Gaming Association
Since its inception in 1995, the American Gaming Association has provided the general public with a better understanding of the gaming industry through the dispersal of relevant information. The AGA represents the casino industry by addressing issues affecting its members.
American Hotel and Lodging Association
The American Hotel and Lodging Association has served the hospitality industry for over 100 years. Representing individual hotels, hotel companies, industry suppliers, and student and faculty members, the organization ensures a positive environment for the lodging industry.
American Institute of CPAs
Founded in 1887, the AICPA represents the CPA profession nationally regarding rule-making and standard-setting, and serves as an advocate before legislative bodies, public interest groups and other professional organizations. The AICPA develops standards for audits of private companies and other services by CPAs; provides educational guidance materials to its members; develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination; and monitors and enforces compliance with the profession’s technical and ethical standards.
American Marketing Association
The American Marketing Association is the go-to resources for marketers. The AMA provides a lifelong learning experience and connects members to the resources they need to maintain top marketing standards.
Asian Resources Inc
Asian Resources Inc, is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing limited-English speaking immigrants with a common community and helping them to become pro-active citizens.
Associated Builders & Contractors Inc.
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national trade association representing 22,000 members from more than 19,000 construction and industry-related firms.
Associated General Contractors of America
Located in the Metropolitan Washington, DC area, The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the leading association for the construction industry. Operating in partnership with its nationwide network of 95 chartered Chapters, AGC provides a full range of services satisfying the needs and concerns of its members, thereby improving the quality of construction and protecting the public interest.
Association of IT Professionals
As the leading resource for information technology professionals, the Association of IT Professionals provides its members with the knowledge, education, and resources to succeed and grow in their profession.
Chicago Association of Direct Marketing
The Chicago Association of Direct Marketing (CADM) serves marketers in Chicago and throughout the Midwest who integrate all forms of direct response marketing, including online and offline channels, to generate positive and measurable results. CADM delivers its members Leadership, Community, and Advocacy.
CompTIA is the voice of the world's information technology (IT) industry. As a non-profit trade association advancing the global interests of IT professionals and companies, we focus our programs on four main areas: education, certification, advocacy and philanthropy.
Ethics and Compliance Officer Association
The Ethics & Compliance Officer Association (ECOA) is a member-driven association exclusively for individuals responsible for their organization's ethics, compliance, and business conduct programs.
Gaming Standards Association
The Gaming Standards Association (GSA) is an international trade association that creates benefits for gaming manufacturers, suppliers, operators and regulators.
Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association
HSMAI is a global organization of sales, marketing, and revenue management professionals representing all segments of the hospitality industry, founded in 1927.
HospitalityLawyer.com brings together the hospitality industry’s legal, safety, and security solutions, products, and services.
Institute for Supply Management
Founded in 1915, ISM's mission is to enhance the value and performance of procurement and supply chain management practitioners and their organizations worldwide.
International Association of Culinary Professionals
International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) is a vibrant association of professionals representing all aspects of the culinary world.
International Security Management Association
ISMA, founded in 1983, is a premier international security association of senior security executives from major business organizations located worldwide.
International Society of Hotel Association Executives
Formed in 1946, ISHAE is a professional association consisting of the chief staff executives and other staff of local, state, national and international lodging trade associations.
Internet Marketing Association
The Internet Marketing Association (IMA) is a professional organization that, since its inception in 2001, has accrued more than 900,000 members in various fields including sales, marketing, business ownership, programming and creative development. Sinan Kanatsiz, Chairman and Founder, started IMA with four key values as a foundation for success in today’s highly competitive business environment: integrity, communication, professionalism and education. The IMA mission is to provide a knowledge-sharing platform for business professionals where proven Internet marketing strategies are demonstrated and shared in an effort to increase each member’s value to their organization.
National Association of Safety Professionals
The National Association of Safety Professionals is a non-profit membership organization providing training, consultative services, and third-party certifications that validate knowledge, skills and abilities in the area of workplace safety.
National Environmental Health Association
The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) had its origins in the state of California where it was incorporated in 1937. The original impetus behind the creation of a national professional society for environmental health practitioners was the desire by professionals of that day to establish a standard of excellence for this developing profession.
National Human Resources Association
The National Human Resources Association (NHRA) is focused on advancing the individual career development, planning and leadership of human resource (HR) professionals.
National Indian Gaming Association
The National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA), established in 1985, is a non-profit organization of 184 Indian Nations with other non-voting associate members representing organizations, tribes and businesses engaged in tribal gaming enterprises from around the country.
National Society of Accountants
NSA provides national leadership and helps its members achieve success in the profession of accountancy and taxation through the advocacy of practice rights and the promotion of high standards in ethics, education, and professional excellence.
National Society of Compliance Professionals
NSCP Currents is a monthly compliance journal with in-depth articles by highly respected industry professionals, tackling problems common to every type of financial services firm.
National Valet Parking Association
The NVPA is the the preeminent association serving the parking industry.
NextLevel Purchasing Association
As a global organization founded in 2000, Next Level Purchasing offers online training, procurement certification, departmental development, and resources for the Purchasing industry.
Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association
The Pennsylvania Restaurant and Lodging Association is designed to promote, protect and improve the Pennsylvania hospitality industry.
Regulatory Compliance Association
As an international non-profit, the Regulatory Compliance Association (RCA) supports a community of 72,000 executives from Private Fund and Asset Management firms as well as law and graduate students and governmental authorities.
Security Industry Association
The Security Industry Association (SIA) protects and advances our members' interests by advocating pro-industry policies and legislation on Capitol Hill and throughout the 50 states; producing leading-edge global market research; creating open industry standards that enable integration; and assists in education and training.
Society for Human Resource Management
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession.
TechAmerica is the leading voice for the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry in the United States.
Themed Entertainment Association
The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) is an international non-profit association representing the world’s leading creators, developers, designers and producers of compelling places and experiences. Our members bring the experience of engaging storytelling and entertainment to a vast number of casinos, restaurants, retail stores, museums, zoos, theme parks and an ever-growing list of destinations that aim to bring a higher level of visitor experiences world wide.