(AICP) the American Planning Association's professional institute, providing recognized leadership nationwide in the certification of professional planners, ethics, professional development, planning education, and the standards of planning practice.
Nonprofit public interest and research organization committed to urban, suburban, regional and rural planning. PA advances the art and science of planning and to foster the activity of planning, physical, economic, and social, at the local, regional, state, and national levels.
A non-profit professional and educational association that promotes the effective and ethical use of spatial information and information technologies for the understanding and management of urban and regional systems.
A nonprofit research and education organization founded in 1936 that now has more than 33,000 members in 95 countries worldwide. Representing the entire spectrum of land use and real estate development disciplines, the mission of the Urban Land Institute is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide.