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American Alliance of Museums
Library Topics: Other
9 Conferences, 2338 Sessions, 3276 Speakers
The American Alliance of Museums has been bringing museums together since 1906, helping to develop standards and best practices, gathering and sharing knowledge, and providing advocacy on issues of concern to the entire museum community. We are dedicated to ensuring that museums remain a vital part of the American landscape, connecting people with the greatest achievements of the human experience, past, present and future.

AAM is the only organization representing the entire scope of museums and professionals and nonpaid staff who work for and with museums. We currently represent more than 15,000 individual museum professionals and volunteers, 3,000 institutions, and 300 corporate members. Individual members span the range of museum occupations, including directors, curators, registrars, educators, exhibit designers, public relations officers, development officers, security managers, trustees and volunteers.

Every type of museum is represented including art, history, science, military and maritime, and youth museums, as well as aquariums, zoos, botanical gardens, arboretums, historic sites, and science and technology centers.
 

American Public Works Association
Library Topics: Other, Strategic Planning
10 Conferences, 1104 Sessions, 1569 Speakers
"The American Public Works Association promotes professional excellence, understanding of, and competency and credibility in public works. Strategic Plan" The American Public Works Association is an international educational and professional association of public agencies, private sector companies, and individuals dedicated to providing high quality public works goods and services. Originally chartered in 1937, APWA is the largest and oldest organization of its kind in the world, with headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri, an office in Washington, D.C., and 67 chapters throughout North America. APWA provides a forum in which public works professionals can exchange ideas, improve professional competency, increase the performance of their agencies and companies, and bring important public works-related topics to public attention in local, state and federal arenas. The association is a highly participatory organization, with hundreds of opportunities for leadership and service, and a network of several dozen national committees in every area of public works. Governed by a 17-member board of directors, elected at both the regional and national levels, APWA is an open, flexible association with a diversified membership of 26,000 and a reputation for quality services and products.
 

California Associated for the Gifted
Library Topics: Other
2 Conferences, 298 Sessions, 207 Speakers
The mission of CAG is active advocacy for gifted children and gifted education. That happens through our professional development and parent education opportunities and through our legislative efforts.
 

Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association
Library Topics: Other
1 Conference, 22 Sessions, 22 Speakers
The Hearth, Patio & Barbecue HPBExpo is North America's largest indoor/outdoor living show with over 450 exhibitors who display and demonstrate hearth products, pools & spas, casual furniture, barbecues, and accessory products. Each year the show attracts over 12,000 attendees including specialty retailers, installing distributors, HVAC contractors, and LP and hardware dealers.
 

International Roofing Expo
Library Topics: Other
5 Conferences, 171 Sessions, 145 Speakers
Addressing all facets of the roofing industry, the International Roofing Expo is the industry's #1 tradeshow. Featuring 500 exhibiting companies filling 1,100 booths with the latest innovative styles, trends and cutting-edge technologies, the Expo attracts 9,000 industry professionals from every segment of the roofing market. Formerly the NRCA Annual Tradeshow, the show was sold to Hanley Wood Exhibitions in February 2004.
 

La Leche League International
Library Topics: Healthcare, Other
5 Conferences, 188 Sessions, 152 Speakers
Mothering through breastfeeding is the most natural and effective way of understanding and satisfying the needs of the baby. Mother and baby need to be together early and often to establish a satisfying relationship and an adequate milk supply. In the early years the baby has an intense need to be with his mother which is as basic as his need for food. Breast milk is the superior infant food, for the healthy, full-term baby, breast milk is the only food necessary until the baby shows signs of needing solids, about the middle of the first year after birth. Ideally the breastfeeding relationship will continue until the baby outgrows the need. Alert and active participation by the mother in childbirth is a help in getting breastfeeding off to a good start. Breastfeeding is enhanced and the nursing couple sustained by the loving support, help, and companionship of the baby's father. A father's unique relationship with his baby is an important element in the child's development from early infancy. Good nutrition means eating a well-balanced and varied diet of foods in as close to their natural state as possible. From infancy on, children need loving guidance which reflects acceptance of their capabilities and sensitivity to their feelings.
 

NACE International - The Corrosion Society
Library Topics: Other, Business
1 Conference, 51 Sessions, 101 Speakers
NACE International, The Corrosion Society, serves nearly 30,000 members in 116 countries and is recognized globally as the premier authority for corrosion control solutions. The organization offers technical training and certification programs, conferences, industry standards, reports, publications, technical journals, government relations activities and more. NACE International is headquartered in Houston, Texas, and also has offices in San Diego, California; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; and Shanghai, China.
 

National Association of Gifted Children
Library Topics: Other
4 Conferences, 1226 Sessions, 950 Speakers
The National Association of Gifted Children (NAGC) is an organization of parents, teachers, educators, other professionals, and community leaders who unite to address the unique needs of children and youth with demonstrated gifts and talents as well as those children who may be able to develop their talent potential with appropriate educational experiences.
 

Produce Marketing Association
Library Topics: Other
4 Conferences, 85 Sessions, 251 Speakers
PMA was founded October 24, 1949, in New York City. PMA's tradition of providing members with networking and educational opportunities began the same year with an event that would eventually be known as Fresh Summit.

First known as the Produce Prepackaging Association, PMA was formed to help the produce industry seize opportunities that arose from new packaging materials developed in connection with World War II and to take advantage of emerging self-service produce departments.

The association's two key purposes in the 1960s were to work for consumer acceptance of produce packaging and serve as a packaging information resource for members.

Uniting The Channels Of Distribution
In the 1970s PMA began to establish its reputation as a marketplace-oriented association. With its new name — Produce Marketing Association — PMA focused on bringing together all levels of the distribution channel in vertically integrated operation divisions: Retail, Foodservice, and Floral (which in late 2001 transitioned to become PMA's first Industry Common Interest Group).

Driving Increased Consumption
The 1980s, a strong growth period for PMA, saw PMA further refining its marketing strategies to facilitate the increased consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables. PMA developed training manuals, seminars, posters, and tours to boost the industry's knowledge of produce handling and enhance sales. New events such as the PMA Foodservice Conference were also introduced.

An Eye on the Future
The 1990 Futures Study helped PMA's leadership usher in a new decade of growth. Increased focus on increasing consumption led to PMA's creation of the Produce for Better Health Foundation in 1991. This independent foundation was created to work with the National Cancer Institute in a partnership designed to increase consumer awareness of the benefits of fruit and vegetable consumption.

The Technology Revolution
The '90s also saw PMA taking advantage of new communications technologies to connect to members worldwide. PMA developed a Web site (www.pma.com) to provide 24-hour access to information, and created a virtual trade show. The Produce Electronic Identification Board, managed by PMA, emerged as an essential technology standardization forum for the industry.

International Focus
PMA enhanced the resources devoted to international growth in the mid-1990s as the trend toward globalization increased. An International Advisory Council was created to allow members involved in international trade to help guide the association. New events and products, including today's highly successful Leadership Symposium were also introduced.

Looking to the Future
In the 21st century PMA continues its focus to build and enhance a strong global produce and floral supply chain by expanding the services offered to members in the areas of government and public affairs, food safety and security, improving the application of technology, and increasing training and networking resources for industry professionals.
 

Stonexpo East
Library Topics: Real Estate, Other
1 Conference, 38 Sessions, 43 Speakers
StonExpo EAST is the ONLY east coast event dedicated exclusively to stone, offering stone industry professionals everything needed for business success. More than 200 exhibiting companies with natural stone, machinery and stone-related products.
 

Surfaces
Library Topics: Real Estate, Other
4 Conferences, 172 Sessions, 128 Speakers
Surfaces 2007 has an extensive educational program right at your fingertips providing you information to help you enhance your knowledge, professional skills and build business opportunities! The online Surfaces conference library is a tremendous resource offering you the tools and training you need to succeed.
 

The Society of Research Administrators International
Library Topics: Other, Management
2 Conferences, 217 Sessions, 230 Speakers
The society is an international organization dedicated to the education and professional development of research administrators, as well as the enhancement of public understanding of the importance of research and its administration.
 

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