Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc – ABC is a national association representing over 25,000 construction and construction-related firms, spanning all specialties in the industry. Membership, through your local chapter, includes access to business development tools, legal resources, further education, and a network of colleagues.
Associated General Contractors of America – Based out of Washington, DC, the AGC is the largest association in the U.S. construction industry, and is dedicated to promoting skill and integrity within the profession. Members have access to advocacy, innovative products, educational programs, and networking opportunities.
National Electrical Contractors Association – NECA supports the United States electrical construction industry through advancements in advocacy, education, research, and standards development. Membership includes networking, insurance, legal resources, and further education.
Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association – The PHCC, an organization dedicated to promoting and advancing the HVAC industry, is the oldest trade association in the construction industry, while looking ahead toward new sustainable technologies and cutting-edge innovations through education and research.
United Association – The United Association is a union serving journeymen and apprentices of the pipefitting and plumbing industry in the United States and Canada. The UA offers its members extensive training and internship programs, along with many other benefits.
American Welding Society – The American Welding Society is a nonprofit organization committed to the goal of supporting and advancing the science and applications of the welding and joining disciplines in the United States. Student members have access to conferences, publications, discounts, and education opportunities.
SkillsUSA – SkillsUSA is a program comprised of students, teachers, and industry professionals all working together to ensure the survival of a skilled work force in the United States. Benefits for students include publications, exclusive content, a network of peers, and scholarship and award opportunities.
Automotive Service Association – The ASA is the United States’ leading organization for owners and managers of auto service businesses. Membership in the ASA means discounts on needed products, political advocacy, and a commitment to further education.
American Massage Therapy Association – The AMTA is an organization representing over 58,000 professional massage therapists, and works to help establish massage therapy as a respected practice integral to maintaining good overall health. The AMTA also helps to fund the Massage Therapy Foundation, which grants scholarships and awards to worthy students.