The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) is a large organization with a strong membership that represents the entirety of the electronic components industry supply chain, including distributors, manufacturers and independent manufacturer representatives.
Kin Canada100 Years of Leadership, Service, and Fellowship
Across the Great White North, Kin Canada members operate hundreds of small clubs in their local communities. These members, who proudly refer to themselves as “Kin”, are like-minded people united in a common goal: to Serve the Community’s Greatest Need.
Specialized Carriers and Rigging AssociationLifting and Moving the World
One of America’s oldest and most venerated trade organizations, Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association of Washington D.C. represents 1,400 members from 46 different nations. The SC&RA speaks for the industry on key issues affecting safety, profitability, and efficiency.
The Texas Oil and Gas AssociationFueling the Economy, Enhancing Security and Improving the Environment
The Texas Oil and Gas Association (TXOGA) has a simple message: oil and natural gas are good for Texas and the United States in general. Oil and natural gas drive the Texas economy, generating billions of dollars in annual royalties and taxes while providing high-paying jobs to nearly 350,000 people. Surging oil and natural gas production has enhanced domestic security by making the U.S. less dependent on foreign fuel sources, while industry-funded innovations have had a positive environmental impact.
The International Economic Development CouncilSustainability and Social Responsibility
Considered by many economists to be the worst downturn since the Great Depression of the 1930s, the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) of 2008 actually started a few years earlier, during the then-booming housing market in the United States, when subprime lending was recklessly given by banks to borrowers with poor credit ratings.
LEED for CitiesLeading the Future of Urban Development
On a quest to create sustainable, smart and equitable cities around the world, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) launched the LEED for Cities program in December 2016.
SmartWayDriven by the Need for Progressive Change
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. – John F. Kennedy
Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)Advancing an Industry that is Energized with Opportunity
The solar energy industry employs over a quarter of a million Americans who work for companies and organizations that are dedicated to the promotion, manufacture, installation, innovation and support of solar energy. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) represents all of them.
Energy Storage AssociationCreating the Pathway to Clean, Renewable Energy
Energy storage in America is advancing at a rapid rate now that new, progressive regulations are in place. It’s an exciting time to be in the industry, even more so for the Energy Storage Association (ESA), the trade organization that provides a voice for its members. ESA’s outreach to policymakers and regulators on Capitol Hill and at the state and regional levels is making change toward a greener, more sustainable future.
The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods AssociationChanging Consumer Perceptions
Grocery bills are rising, and households are busier than ever, making many consumers recognize the convenience, choice and cost savings that come from frozen and refrigerated foods. Sales and selection in the frozen and dairy aisles of grocery stores continue to grow for reasons ranging from consumers seeing the benefits of portion control to generating less waste and having healthier meal and snack options. Under the leadership of President and Chief Executive Officer Skip Shaw, the National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association, Inc. (NFRA) serves as the voice of the industry.
There’s strength in numbers, as the old adage says. Joining forces with and sharing information and knowledge among like-minded individuals can be a positive and powerful channel for growth and development. This holds true not only on a personal level, but for any trade association and its members hoping to realize their full potentials and optimistic futures.
Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA)Global Markets, Global Vision
The electronic components industry is comprised of over 20,000 businesses that employ over a million people and represent more than $470 billion in annual revenue. Its products are used in many sectors including medical, energy, lighting, communications, consumer product automotive, agriculture, aerospace and defense and much more.
Enterprise Florida Inc. (EFI)Where Business and Workforce Thrive
Florida has sixty-seven counties with unique characteristics and needs. The state offers diversity in environment, entertainment and, most importantly, opportunity. With forward-thinking leadership, collaboration and a vision for the future, it has become a place where both business and workforce can flourish.
The International Economic Development CouncilStrength in Numbers
The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) – the world’s largest economic development membership organization – has a staff of thirty and an average annual budget of $5 million, with which it works as a powerful force in the economic development arena.
Canadian Physiotherapy AssociationThe Profession that Addresses Overall Well-Being
The Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) has approximately 14,000 members to date, comprised of physiotherapists, physiotherapy assistants, businesses and those in academia. These are in fifteen specialized divisions, and there is a branch in each province and territory.
The National Tooling and Machine AssociationAlive and Well and Thriving
During a worldwide speaking tour well over a century ago, famed American author Mark Twain is said to have responded to rumors that he was gravely ill with one brilliant, succinct line: “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” And much like Twain’s untruthful demise, the so-called decline of manufacturing in America has been wildly overblown. The National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA) is helping to separate truth from fiction and lead the way for strong American manufacturing today and into the future.
Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)Supporting Solar
Solar energy is growing by leaps and bounds. “It took us more than 40 years to get to a million [solar installations], and our data tells us that it will take only two years to get to two million,” says Dan Whitten, Vice President of Communications for Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). “So we are really growing at a warp speed in the solar industry.”
Associated General Contractors (AGC) of MinnesotaWorking to Build a Better Minnesota
Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Minnesota is the voice of Minnesota’s construction industry. “We try to promote the construction industry in any way we can,” says AGC of Minnesota CEO Dave Semerad. “We try to make Minnesota a good business environment for contractors. Our members are committed to improving the industry and their communities.”
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