Cable Telcom
Home Electronics
Mobile Technology
Media Broadcasting
Digital Technologies
Technology Councils
Convention Bureaus
Com'rce Chambers
Business Councils
Venture Capital
Retail Trade




< 1-A B-D E-L M-N O-S T-Z >



Advertising Club of Los Angeles (ACLA)
Offices: Los Angeles, California
The goal of the ACLA is to make Los Angeles the most exciting and relevant advertising community internally and externally, through its programs and activities. The ACLA offers programs that provide industry support, networking opportunities, professional development and education. Just to mention a few of the programs offered to their members; monthly Drop-Ins at agencies, evening roundtable seminars with topical panels, luncheons with dynamic high profile speakers, Toys for Tots, and the Belding Awards.
Advertising Research Foundation (ARF)
Offices: New York, New York
The ARF is the preeminent professional organization in the field of advertising, market and media research. Their combined membership represents more than 325 advertisers, advertising agencies, research firms, media companies, educational institutions and international organizations. The principal mission of The ARF is to improve the practice of advertising, marketing and media research in pursuit of more effective marketing and advertising communications.
American Advertising Federation (AAF)
Offices: Washington, DC
As the "Unifying Voice for Advertising," the American Advertising Federation is the trade association that represents 50,000 professionals in the advertising industry. AAF's 130 corporate members are advertisers, agencies and media companies that comprise the nation's leading brands and corporations. AAF has a national network of 210 ad clubs and connects the industry with an academic base through its 210 college chapters.
American Association of Advertising Agencies (AAAA)
Offices: New York, New York
AAAA is the national trade association representing the advertising agency business in the United States. Its membership produces approximately 75 percent of the total advertising volume placed by agencies nationwide. Although virtually all of the large, multi-national agencies are members of the AAAA, more than 60 percent of their membership bills less than $10 million per year.
American Marketing Association (AMA)
Offices: Chicago, Illinois
AMA is one of the largest professional associations for marketers, has 38,000 members worldwide in every area of marketing. For over six decades the AMA has been an essential resource providing relevant marketing information that experienced marketers turn to everyday.—provided by the American Marketing Association—supplies marketing professionals with the information, products and services required to succeed in their jobs and careers.


Art Directors Club (ADC)
Offices: New York, New York
The ADC is the premier organization for integrated media and the first international creative collective of its kind. Founded in 1920, the ADC is a self-funding, not-for-profit membership organization that celebrates and inspires creative excellence, connecting creative visual communications professionals from around the world. Their mission: To promote the highest standards of excellence and integrity in visual communications and to encourage students and young professionals entering the field. In short, to provide "visual fuel."
Association of Internet Marketing & Sales (AIMS)
Offices: Toronto, Ontario
The Association of Internet Marketing and Sales was founded in 1996 by a group of Canadian Internet professionals looking for a way to learn more about the Internet, and to connect with other Canadians asking the same questions about the Net they were. What began as monthly brainstorm sessions among friends soon exploded as word of mouth spread the message of a new way of learning and networking with other online professionals. Since that time, AIMS has grown to over 6,500 members.
Association of National Advertisers (ANA)
Offices: New York, New York
ANA is the industry's premier trade association dedicated exclusively to marketing and brand building.  Representing more than 300 companies with 8,000 brands that collectively spend over 41 billion in marketing communications and advertising, the Association's members market products and services to consumers and businesses.
Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (ASAP)
Offices: Wellesley, Massachusetts
ASAP, founded in 1999, is the first non-profit professional organization dedicated to strategic alliances. Global sponsors of the organization are Accenture, AllianceVista Corporation, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmacuticals, Inc., Delphi Corporation, Cisco Systems, Inc., Eli Lilly and Company, GlaxoSmithKline, Hewlett-Packard Company, Oracle Corporation, Siebel Systems, Starbucks Coffee Company, The Dow Chemical Company, The Warren Company, and Unisys Corporation.