MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS.
Founded in 1892 in Columbus, the Builders Exchange has more than 700 member firms, representing the entire spectrum of the industry. Members include architects, engineers, general contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers and manufacturers, along with related professionals such as attorneys, insurance and bonding agents, bankers, accountants and computer specialists.
Founded in 2013, the Advanced Work Packaging Institute’s (AWP) mission has been to advance the global development and implementation of the AWP system for construction capital projects primarily through multidisciplinary research and development work. AWP is a disciplined project management approach for field planning from project conception to project delivery.
Capital projects are multidisciplinary in nature, involving different parties with different industries and backgrounds. This is what drives the AWP Institute work which, through its research, implementation, education, and other initiatives, is an industry organization with the capacity to develop knowledge and information on topics currently under-developed in our industry. These topics include the IT, legal aspects of AWP, and project governance in general.
With individual and organizational members around the world, American Society of Quality (ASQ) has the reputation and reach to bring together the diverse quality champions who are transforming the world’s corporations, organizations and communities to meet tomorrow’s critical challenges.
Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, ASQ champions people passionate about quality in more than 130 countries. ASQ operates Regional Centers in North Asia, South Asia, Latin America and the Middle East/Africa. ASQ’s global offices provide local access to the quality community, career development, credentials, knowledge, and information services.
ASQ also collaborates with a network of World Partners® spanning 24 countries and further extends its global reach through a network of 14 registered service providers that deliver licensed ASQ training and certification exams in a specified territory.
With 7,000 members in 100 countries, AACE International has been serving the total cost management community since 1956. They are committed to the constructive exchange of ideas between members, development of technical guidance and quality education and recognition of subject matter experts. Our members work in a variety of disciplines and across all industries.
For over 40 years AACE has been certifying individuals. They offer the following certifications: Certified Cost Professional (CCP), Certified Cost Technician (CCT), Certified Estimating Professional (CEP), Certified Forensic Claims Consultant (CFCC), Earned Value Professional (EVP), Decision and Risk Management Professional (DRMP), Certified Scheduling Technician (CST) and Planning & Scheduling Professional (PSP). AACE’s CCP, CCT, CEP, CST, EVP, and PSP certifications are independently accredited by the Council of Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards.
ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
The Construction Management Association of America is an industry association dedicated to the practice of professional construction management. CMAA represents more than 16,000 members including federal/state/local government and private sector owners, construction consultants, technology suppliers, academia, and legal organizations all with a common goal: to improve our nation's infrastructure.
AMERICAN SUBCONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION
The American Subcontractors Association (ASA) promotes the rights and interests of subcontractors, specialty contractors and suppliers by building strength in community through education, advocacy, networking and professional growth. ASA promotes 'Better Construction Through Fair Construction.' ASA adheres to and promotes quality construction, ethical and equitable business practices, safety in the work environment, and best industry practices.