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For more than 100 years, the American Society of Landscape Architects has promoted the landscape architecture profession and advanced the practice through advocacy, education, communication, and fellowship. ASLA members enjoy many benefits and discounts with their annual dues but the value of membership extends far beyond discounts. Joining ASLA is the launching point for building a successful career. 

A Collective Voice

  • Become a recognized leader of the profession through your ASLA membership. 
  • ASLA is the only organization advocating for landscape architects and the profession of landscape architecture.
  • Demonstrate your affiliation with the Society and commitment to the profession through the use of the ASLA designation.

 

Increase Visibility

  • The ASLA awards program recognizes the best of the profession and winning entries are featured in Landscape Architecture Magazine and recognized at the ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO.
  • National Landscape Architecture Month promotes the profession to the public, during the month of April, through a series of locally based events.
  • Increase the visibility of the profession by being part of a robust membership, there is strength in numbers.

 

Education and Professional Resources

  • Access in-depth news and analysis through subscriptions to Landscape Architecture Magazine, LAND, and The Dirt.
  • Stay informed and expand the body of knowledge on practice-specific information through ASLA’s Professional Practice Networks. 
  • Keep up with developments in the profession through a range of educational programs available through the chapter and on a national level at the ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO.
  • Use the LA CESīƒ¤ program to find continuing education opportunities and track Professional Development Hours (PDH) to meet state licensure requirements.
  • Get information and resources, vital to private practice practitioners, in a rapidly changing world, through the Landscape Architecture Technical Information Series (LATIS).
  • Discounts on Standard Form Contracts for Professional Services.

 

Advocacy

  • ASLA assists in defining your area of practice.
  • Promote legislation that supports the profession at all levels of government through the ASLA Advocacy Network, In-District Lobby Day, and National Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C.
  • Promote the profession and gain credibility with other allied organizations and government leaders through membership in ASLA.
  • Participate in policy-making decisions that affect your township, municipality, county, and state.


Networking Opportunities

  • Exchange ideas with fellow private practice peers.
  • Make new connections and stay in touch with peers and colleagues, through social media groups on LinkedIn and Facebook. 
  • Be a part of the largest gathering of landscape architecture professionals each year, at the ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO, which features opportunities for professional development and networking.
  • Build business relationships and contacts in the profession with affiliate members, contractors and product manufacturers.
  • Share ideas and experiences through the Professional Practice Networks (PPNs).
  • Discover and post new job listings on Joblink.
  • Be discovered through Firm Finder, the online search tool that connects clients with landscape architecture professionals.

 

Mentoring

  • Become a resource to the future of the profession by mentoring emerging professionals.
  • Provide guidance and instruction to students interested in learning more about the profession.
  • Promote the work of landscape architects to the public and students.

 

Commitment

  • Active member participation will advance the mission of the Society to lead, to educate, and to participate in the careful stewardship, wise planning, and artful design of our cultural and natural environments.
  • Affirm and communicate your commitment to sustainable design practices.
  • Support the profession's advocacy, education, and leadership goals.
  • Demonstrate a sense of pride and passion in the profession.

New Members

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