SP-AI is involved, partnered or a member of several industry associations including:
Founded in 1857, the American Institute of Architects consistently works to create more valuable, healthy, secure, and sustainable buildings, neighborhoods, and communities. Through nearly 300 state and local chapters, the AIA advocates for public policies that promote economic vitality and public wellbeing. Members adhere to a code of ethics and conduct to ensure the highest professional standards. The AIA provides members with tools and resources to assist them in their careers and business as well as engaging civic and government leaders and the public to find solutions to pressing issues facing our communities, institutions, nation and world. Visit: www.aia.org.
Founded in 1986 by DeLoss Dodds, the Longhorn Foundation is the official fundraising entity of Texas Athletics. Through the generosity of Longhorn Foundation members, Texas Athletics annually supports the educational and competitive pursuits of more than 500 student-athletes. Visit: http://texassports.com.
The Round Rock Chamber is one of the region’s largest and most active business organizations. Of nearly 7,000 chambers in the U.S., the Round Rock Chamber is one of only 217 that are accredited by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. That puts the Round Rock Chamber of Commerce in the top 3 percent of chambers nationwide in terms of quality of programs, governance, finances, technology and communications. Visit: www.roundrockchamber.org.
Since 1885, Texas Exes purpose has been to be an independent voice that champions The University of Texas and organizes a formidable network of alumni and friends to change the world. Whether it’s through alumni engagement, enriching the student experience, advocating on the University’s behalf, or communicating the value of UT to the state, the Texas Exes exists to support the University and help it become the top public research university in the country. Visit: www.texasexes.org.
CTCAR is the only professional trade organization in Central Texas designed exclusively for all Commercial Real Estate Professionals. CTCAR’s members represent a cross section of the commercial real estate industry, including brokers, agents, appraisers, property managers,developers, principals, consultants and other affiliated commercial real estate professionals, such as mortgage bankers, attorneys, title companies, law firms, engineering companies and environmental consultants. REALTOR® status includes membership in the Texas Association of REALTORS® & National Association of REALTORS®. Visit: www.ctcaronline.com.
The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards protects the public health, safety, and welfare by leading the regulation of the practice of architecture through the development and application of standards for licensure and credentialing of architects. NCARB is a diverse, high-performing team consisting of the Board, volunteers, and staff working in concert with our Member Boards to fulfill our mission. NCARB is universally recognized as the global leader of architectural regulation through its exemplary standards, credentialing requirements and reciprocal licensure processes, and consummate customer service. Visit: www.ncarb.org.
The National Federation of Independent Business is the leading small business association representing small and independent businesses. A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization founded in 1943, NFIB represents the consensus views of its members in Washington and all 50 state capitals. NFIB’s mission is to promote and protect the right of our members to own, operate and grow their businesses. NFIB also gives its members a power in the marketplace. By pooling the purchasing power of its members, the National Federation of Independent Business gives members access to many business products and services at discounted costs. NFIB also provides timely information designed to help small businesses succeed. Visit: www.nfib.com.
The Texas Society of Architects is a state component of the American Institute of Architects. Founded in 1939, it is the nation’s largest organizations for the architectural profession, with 17 regional chapters and more than 6,500 members. The Society is headquartered in Austin. Visit: www.texasarchitects.org.