Professional Organizations

Disclaimer: Some of these links may take you to a non-government site, therefore the privacy protections required on federal websites may not be available at these  sites. We do not endorse the parties that host these sites nor can we guaranty the accuracy of their content.

Recreation, Sports and Leisure Professional Organizations

American Outdoors Associations

Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America)

Professional Golfers’ Association

Association for Women in Sports Media (AWSM)

Association of Luxury Suite Directors (ALSD)

National Ski Areas Association (NSAA)

The National Bowling Association

Club Managers Association of America (CMAA)

International Association for the Philosophy of Sport (IAPS)

International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM)

International Facility Management Association (IFMA)

International Health, Racquet, & Sports Club Association (IHRSA)

National Association of Campus Activities (NACA)

National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC)

National High School Athletic Coaches Association (NHSACA)

National Institute for Fitness and Sport (NIFS)

National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA)

National Intramural – Recreational Sport Association (NIRSA)

National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)

Professional Associations in Tourism and Hospitality Management

American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA)

American Resort Development Association (ARDA)

Event Service Professionals Association (ESPA)

Association of Bridal Consultants (ABC)

Association of Destination Management Executives (ADME)

Connected International Meeting Professionals Association (CIMPA)

Convention Industry Council (CIC)

Council on Hotel, Restaurant & Institutional Education (CHRIE)

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA)

Destination Marketing Association International

Entertainment Services & Technology Association (ESTA)

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP)

Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI)

Finiancial & Insurance Conference Planners (FICP)

International Association of Conference Centers (IACC)

International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE)

International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE)

International Association of Professional Congress Organizations (IAPCO)

International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA)

International Food Wine and Travel Writers Association (IFW & TWA)

International Live Events Association (ILEA)

Meeting Professionals International (MPI)

National Association of Catering & Events (NACE)

National Association of Reunion Managers (NARM)

National Ballroom and Entertainment Association (NBEA)

National Restaurant Association (NRA)

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA)

Society for Hospitality and Food Service Management (SHFM)

Society of Corporate Meeting Professionals (SCMP)

Society of Incentive Travel Executives (SITE)

Society of Independent Show Organizers (SISO)

The International Ecotourism Society (TIES)

Trade Show Exhibitors Association (TSEA)

Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA)

Wedding and Special Events Association (WSEA)

Child and Youth Professional Organizations

Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI)

Child Care Aware of America

Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

Division for Early Childhood (DEC)

Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC)

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC)

National Head Start Association (NHSA)

World Organization for Early Childhood Education-United States National Committee (OMEP-USNC)

Comments are closed.