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Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS)
Offices: Culver City, California
The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences is a non-for-profit membership organization serving the interactive entertainment development community. With an active membership of nearly 3000 game development professionals, the Academy works to advance interactive entertainment through events that focus on the artistic aspects of game creation.
Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences (OSCARS)
Offices: Beverly Hills, California
Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, a professional honorary organization of over 6,000 motion picture professionals, was founded to advance the arts and sciences of motion pictures; foster cooperation among creative leaders for cultural, educational and technological progress; recognize outstanding achievements; cooperate on technical research and improvement of methods and equipment; provide a common forum and meeting ground for various branches and crafts; represent the viewpoint of actual creators of the motion picture; and foster educational activities between the professional community and the public-at-large.
Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (EMMYS)
Offices: North Hollywood, California
Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, founded one month after network television was born in 1946, is a non-profit corporation devoted to the advancement of telecommunications arts and sciences and to fostering creative leadership in the telecommunications industry. In addition to recognizing outstanding programming and individual and engineering achievements for Primetime and Los Angeles Area programming, ATAS sponsors meetings, conferences and activities for collaboration on a variety of topics involving traditional broadcast interests, new media and emerging digital technology.
Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC)
Offices: Washington, DC
ATSC is an international, non-profit membership organization developing voluntary standards for the entire spectrum of advanced television systems. Specifically, ATSC is working to coordinate television standards among different communications media focusing on digital television, interactive systems, and broadband multimedia communications.


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.
Alabama Mississippi Telecommunications Association (AMTA)
Offices: Montgomery, Alabama
The Alabama-Mississippi Telecommunications Association was established by its core members to provide a vehicle through which their interests could be represented in legislative, regulatory and public arenas. In addition, the Association provides a forum within which the members can share and exchange information.
Alabama Retail Association (ARA)
Offices: Montgomery, Alabama
Alabama Retail Association was formed in 1943 for retailers by retailers who saw a need for representation when public policy was made. Today, ARA represents almost 4,000 members ranging from large national chain stores to small family owned retail stores with some 6,000 locations statewide. Their primary objective is to lobby the Alabama Legislature on behalf of the interests of retailers. ARA continually monitors legislative activity and represents retailers.


Alaska State Chamber of Commerce
Offices: Juneau-Anchorage, Alaska
The Alaska State Chamber of Commerce has a mission to drive positive change for Alaska's business environment and to improve their member organizations by providing leadership, advocacy, connectivity and support. The Alaska State Chamber of Commerce's vision is to be the voice of Alaska business. Membership in the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce provides opportunities to network and shape rules and regulations that affect the way people do business.
Alaska Telecom Association (ATA)
Offices: Anchorage, Alaska
Founded in 1949, the Alaska Telephone Association (ATA) sets out in the first paragraph of its Bylaws its goal: "maintaining of high grade telecommunications services to the public." This in a state encompassing 591,004 square miles—one fifth the area of the "lower 48." Comprised of 22 regular members certificated by the Alaska Public Utilities Commission and more than 100 associate members, the ATA is a trade association representing the interests of the incumbent local exchange telephone industry in the state.
Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB)
Offices: Albuquerque, New Mexico
The mission of the Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau is to stimulate economic growth by marketing Albuquerque as a convention and visitor destination. They seek to be recognized and respected as a leading tourism marketing organization and to achieve economic vitality and success through integrity, enthusiasm and creative involvement for the promotion of Albuquerque as a world-class destination. ACVB makes available a professional convention services staff.
Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS)
Offices: Washington, DC
ATIS is a United States based body that is committed to rapidly developing and promoting technical and operations standards for the communications and related information technologies industry worldwide using a pragmatic, flexible and open approach. ATIS prioritizes the industry’s most pressing, technical and operational issues, and creates interoperable, implementable, end to end solutions—standards when the industry needs them and where they need them.
Alliance of Chief Executives
Offices: Walnut Creek, California
The Alliance of Chief Executives is an exclusive membership organization of and for company leaders. The Alliance makes it possible for top executives to come together in regional summits and intimate groups to have vital business conversations that typically wouldn't, or simply couldn't, take place anywhere else. Founded in 1996, the Alliance of CEOs arranges opportunities for leaders to share their unique knowledge and experience to help other chief executives understand changes affecting their organizations, resolve issues efficiently and identify new opportunities for growth.
Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors (AM&AA)
Offices: Walnut Creek, California
The Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors is an international organization serving the educational and resource needs of the middle market M&A profession. Formed in 1998 to bring together CPAs, attorneys and other experienced corporate financial advisors, AM&AA’s 750+ professional services firms—including some of the most highly recognized leaders in the industry—draw upon their combined transactional expertise to better serve the needs of their middle market clients worldwide.