ASFE (American Society of Foundation Engineers) is a not-for-profit trade association of Member Firms that specialize in earth engineering and related applied science services. Relying on a complement of some 65,000 individuals. ASFE Member Firms provide geoprofessional, environmental, civil engineering, ecological, biological, archeological, infrastructure security, brownfields revitalization, construction quality assurance, and other important services essential to the well-being of society, now and in the future.
BBB (Better Business Bureau) is an unbiased organization that sets and upholds high standards for fair and honest business behavior. Businesses that earn BBB accredited business status contractually agree and adhere to the organization’s high standards of ethical business behavior. BBB also offers complaint and dispute resolution support for consumers and businesses when there is a difference in viewpoints. The first BBB was founded in 1911. Today, 128 BBBs serve communities across the U.S. and Canada, evaluating and monitoring more than 3 million local and national businesses.
MBA of King and Snohomish Counties (Master Builders Association, was founded in 1909 by a group of Seattle builders who saw a need to unite to address the many concerns and issues affecting the housing industry. They shared technology and jointly solved construction problems. They actively worked with government to develop laws that protected the environment while still providing attractive, affordable communities and homes for the families of the Puget Sound region. The homes and communities built by members of MBA are today among the most desirable neighborhoods in which to live anywhere in the world.
AWB (Association of Washington Business) is the oldest and most influential business organization in Washington state and is recognized as Washington’s chamber of commerce. Providing a voice for business since 1904, our membership has grown to more than 6,700 members. Over the years, the AWB membership has become one of the most effective and respected grassroots forces in the state. When the Governor, Legislature, and state look for an answer from business about an issue…they turn to AWB.