There are many professional organizations that range from a locally formed group to international ones with chapters or groups in many countries. Larger ones will have groups in each state and major city including Memphis. IF AN AREA OF INTEREST IS NOW SHOWN BELOW THIS DOES NOT MEAN IT DOES NOT EXIST. Additional professional groups will be added as information and time to enter the informarion become available. Try doing a Google search for the area of your interest with the words "professional organization".
- the official name of the organization including any acronym or official abbreviation
- what professional area or skill this organization is involved with
- information, such as a web site, for the national, state and/or local groups
- information regarding any group or other presence of the organization on LinkedIn
Professional organizations are an excellent networking resource and the opportunity to craft new friendships in your field. Some groups offer reduced rates for new members or those in transition.
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A good starting point is careeronestop to find professional associations whether you are exploring potential careers or are wanting to join professional organizations to expand your professional knowledge, skills and networking opportunities.
ORGANIZATIONS in MEMPHIS
The link below provides web sites to Memphis-Area Business Organizations & Associations that may help your networking and job search efforts.
Association of Government Accountants
ABBA (formerly American Association of Blood Banks)
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) [LinkedIn]
Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE International)
International Association for Human Resource Information (IHRIM)
Mid-South Compensation Association
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
National Association of Programmers (NAP)
International Interior Design Association (IIDA)
International Interior Design Association [TN]
International Interior Design Association [Memphis]
International Society for Performance Improvement
International Society for Performance Improvement [TN]
RECRUITING / TALENT ACQUISITION
ARMA (Association of Records Managers & Administrators)