Stambaugh Ness, is a multi-discipline family of companies (Stambaugh Ness, Inc., Stambaugh Ness TechSolutions, LLC and Stambaugh Ness Workforce Solutions, LLC), serving clients in the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, not-for-profit, and professional services industries. The firm’s resources are complemented through active industry association involvement and as an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA. www.StambaughNess.com (800) 745-8233
The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) is the voice of America’s engineering industry. Council members – numbering more than 5,000 firms representing more than 500,000 employees throughout the country – are engaged in a wide range of engineering works that propel the nations’s economy, and enhance and safeguard America’s quality of life. These works allow Americans to drink clean water, enjoy a healthy life, take advantage of new technologies, and travel safely and efficiently. The Council’s mission is to contribute to America’s prosperity and welfare by advancing the business interests of member firms. www.acec.org (202) 347-7474.
Based out of Washington D.C., the AIA has been the leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners since 1857. With nearly 300 state and local chapters, the AIA serves as the voice of the architecture profession and the resource for our members in service to society. The American Institute of Architects Northern Virginia Chapter is a non-profit professional association representing more than 1,000 Northern Virginia architects, interns and allied professionals. The Chapter offers professional development, networking and outreach opportunities as well as tours and lectures to advance the knowledge of architecture and practice among professionals and promote awareness and appreciation of architecture among the public. www.aia.org (800) AIA-3837
The Design and Construction Network (DCN) is a group of over 40,000 industry leaders that are serious about building real business relationships. Want to be apart of a group that is changing the way we do business?
We connect with others in the local industry, we discuss through posted questions, we share information, we help each other succeed, and we host networking events. (Ok, so the Networking Events might be what most people know us for). The important thing in all of this is that we are building relationships that build success, both personally and professionally. www.mydcn.com.
The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) is a community of marketing and business development professionals working to secure profitable business relationships for their A/E/C companies. Through networking, business intelligence, and research, SMPS members gain a competitive advantage in positioning their firms successfully in the marketplace. SMPS offers members professional development, leadership opportunities, and marketing resources to advance their careers. www.smps.org (800) 292-7677