Directory

Associations


American Moving & Storage Association

The national trade association for the professional moving industry. Based in the Washington, D.C., area, AMSA's mission is to represent the interest of the domestic and international moving and storage industry and to help the customers it serves.


American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers

Membership in ASHRAE - the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers - is open to any person associated with heating, ventilation, air conditioning or refrigeration through such disciplines as indoor air quality and energy conservation, for example. Membership in ASHRAE allows access to state-of-the-art HVAC&R technology and provides many opportunities to participate in the development of that technology.

ASHRAE is the forum where HVAC&R professionals come together to ask questions, share ideas and put their ideas to the test of peer criticism.

ASHRAE is unique because its membership is drawn from a wide range of disciplines relating to the HVAC&R field. Approximately 50,000 individuals from more than 100 nations belong to the Society. Among them are students, consulting engineers, mechanical contractors, building owners, and employees of manufacturing companies, educational institutions, research organizations, government or any organization concerned with environmental control. Members range from students to longtime engineers and professionals in other related disciplines such as architecture and medical research.


American Trucking Association

Official website of the national image and advocacy organization for the U.S. trucking industry and includes news of interest to truck drivers and owners.


Coin Laundry Association

The only national trade organization that services the coin laundry industry.


International Association of Canine Professionals

An organization established to maintain the highest standards of professional and business practice among canine professionals. The IACP brings together professionals from every corner of the dog world. The aim, to continually develop and provide the best of dog care to the public and their canine companions.


International Franchise Association

The International Franchise Association is your main source of franchise information and resources to research, grow, or join your favorite franchise business opportunity. We bring franchises together from all over the world to learn from one another and grow franchising as a whole. We have over 1100 franchises available to research for seekers of business opportunities. If you're a franchisor, franchisee, or in search of franchise opportunities, you will find everything you need here.


International Marking and Identification Association

Looking for the association that represents the manufacturers of rubber stamps? IMIA is that and much more. IMIA is an association of leading companies engaged in the manufacture and/or distribution of marking and identification products such as rubber stamps, polymer hand stamps, pre-inked rubber stamps, self-inking rubber stamps, seals, inks, stencils, metal stamping tools, name plates, identification badges, signage and other related products. Other members are suppliers of equipment for making rubber stamps, signage and other identification products.


International Trademark Association (INTA)

The International Trademark Association (INTA) is a not-for-profit membership association dedicated to the support and advancement of trademarks and related intellectual property as elements of fair and effective national and international commerce.


National Air Duct Cleaners Association - NADCA

The National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA) was formed in 1989 as a non-profit association of companies engaged in the cleaning of HVAC systems. Its mission was to promote source removal as the only acceptable method of cleaning and to establish industry standards for the association. NADCA has expanded its mission to include the representation of qualified companies engaged in the assessment, cleaning, and restoration of HVAC systems, and to assist it members in providing high quality service to their customers. The goal of the association is to be the number one source for the HVAC cleaning and restoration services: first time, every time.


National Association of Professional Pet Sitters

NAPPS is the only national nonprofit U.S. trade association for individuals with pet sitting businesses. It is operated for and by its members. Other national pet sitting organizations are for-profit. NAPPS also provides many tools and resources to its members at no additional cost.


National Association of Resale and Thrift Shops

To provide members of the National Association of Resale and Thrift Shops with professional development, educational opportunities, communication within the industry and member services in response to member identified needs and priorities, and to develop public recognition and represent the Resale Industry.


National Association of Small Business Investment Companies

The National Association of Small Business Investment Companies (NASBIC) supports and promotes the small business industry through effective representation in Washington and successful professional programs, publications, meetings, and forums.


National Association of Wholesaler Distributors

The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) is the Washington, DC-based trade association that represents the wholesale distribution industry. NAW is active in these areas: government relations and political action; research and education; and group purchasing. In addition to NAW, the association operates the Wholesaler-Distributor Political Action Committee, the NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence, and the NAW Service Corporation.


National Flea Market Association

The main objective of National Flea Market Association (NFMA) is to sustain a friendly and cooperative relationship among the flea market industry and the agencies with whom they do business.


National Ice Cream Retailers Association

We are a non-profit trade association of ice cream retailers, wholesalers, and suppliers to the frozen dessert industry. Our goal is to help our members succeed by providing the support and education that their businesses need to prosper and grow.


National Pest Management Association NPMA

For 75 years, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has represented the interests of its members and the structural pest control industry. Through the efforts of NPMA, the pest control industry is stronger, more professional, and more unified. The NPMA has guided its members and the pest control industry through the creation of verifiable training, the changing technologies used by the industry, and public and media relations. From its beginning in 1933, the NPMA has been a clear, consistently positive voice for the pest control industry, a voice that is respected and listened to.


Pet Sitters International

Pet Sitters International is dedicated to educating professional pet sitters and promoting, supporting and recognizing excellence in pet sitting.


Professional Beauty Association

The Professional Beauty Association is made up of salons and spas, distributors and manufacturers dedicated to improving their individual businesses and the industry as a whole. Led by industry volunteers, the association offers: business tools, education, government advocacy, networking and more.


Professional Beauty Association

Professional organization of public relations specialists representing business, consulting firms, government, associations, schools, and non-profits.


Small Business Administration

The mission of the SBA is to maintain and strengthen the nation's economy by aiding, counseling, assisting and protecting the interests of small businesses and by helping families and businesses recover from national disasters.


U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Whether you own a business, represent one, lead a corporate office, or manage an association, the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America provides you with a voice of experience and influence in Washington, D.C. Members include businesses of all sizes and sectors from large Fortune 500 companies to home-based, one-person operations.