Every Industry. Every State. Every Day. Associations Strengthen America.

Together, we create employment opportunities, advance job skills and advocate for American industries, professions and workers. It’s all made possible by harnessing the Power of Associations.

See How Associations Make an Impact

POWERFUL STORIES

Coin Laundry Association

The Coin Laundry Association (CLA) earned a 2020 ASAE Power of Associations Summit Award for the LaundryCares Foundation and its work to engage children and families in meaningful reading activities during their weekly visit to the laundromat. The initiative provides families with important early learning activities to meet urgent community needs, improve outcomes for children in poverty and reduce barriers to libraries and early literacy providers.

POWERFUL FACTS

>60,000
Associations

>205,000
Employees

100 Million
Americans Served

>$18 Billion
in Employee Wages

IN YOUR WORDS

America Works Best When We Work Together

“I am so thankful to work for associations, knowing together we make an impact every day. I work hand-in-hand with members to understand what they need to be successful and to eliminate barriers. I advocate on their behalf to create outcomes that truly advance their profession – providing continuing education, certifications and training and connecting members to our global and local communities, offering important economic support.”

Nick Estrada, CAE, CMP
Director of Technology and Operations
Raybourn Group International

“The Power of Associations has been critical in elevating the importance of associations and demonstrating how beneficial they are to every facet of American life. I highly encourage organizations to engage with The Power of Associations to leverage the resources and research they offer and to collaborate with fellow associations. FMI is proud to be a part of this distinguished community, and we look forward to our continued partnership.”

Leslie G. Sarasin
President and CEO
Food Industry Association