The Audio Engineering Society is the organization for the serious audio engineer. Some of our ST faculty are AES members.
» Audio Engineering Society (AES)
PLASA is the primary trade association for live entertainment technology wold wide.
» Professional Lighting and Sound Association (PLASA)
ESTA is the primary entertainment standards-making body. It is currently at work on a variety of standards regarding entertainment control, especially the Advanced Control Network (ACN), an object-oriented control standard. Some of our faculty are involved in the ESTA Control Protocol Working Group.
» Entertainment Services and Technology Association (ESTA)
AAPA is the trade organization for themed entertainment and the amusement industry, including everything from rides to hot dog machines.
» International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA)
The ILDA is the entertainment Laser industry trade association.
» International Laser Display Association (ILDA)
The MMA is the manufacturer's organization, which creates and, publishes MIDI standard.» MIDI Manufacturer's Association (MMA)
This is the national trade associations for systems contractors. Our department is an NSCA member.
» National Systems Contractor Assocation (NSCA)
The TEA is active in themed entertainment, including theme parks, themed retail, etc.
» Themed Entertainment Association
The USITT is the primary organization for academic theatre. Our department is an organizational member of USITT.
» US Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT)
Infocomm is the primary trade association for the A/V industry.