Membership
Benefits

There are many reasons that landscape architecture professionals should join ASLA. With seven distinct member categories, one is perfect for you.

ASLA offers a wide range of benefits with membership, all designed to give landscape architecture professionals extraordinary value while providing resources and tools to expand their businesses.

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Free With Membership

Only ASLA members can use the professional designation. This exclusive credential shows clients and peers a commitment to the highest level of professionalism, giving you an important competitive edge.

 

Landscape Architecture Magazine

Members consistently rank the award-winning Landscape Architecture magazine as one of the top benefits of membership. Stay on top of the profession with the latest news, trends, resources, and developments in design, technology, planning, and ecology.

 

ASLA’s Government Affairs department works to ensure that the landscape architecture profession is at the forefront of local, state, and federal policymakers. ASLA supports and defends state licensure and is nearing its goal of obtaining practice acts in 50 states by 2010.

 

ASLA’s Public Relations and Communications department is dedicated to advancing awareness and appreciation of the profession. Reaching millions of people each year, these efforts strengthen the profession and, in turn, your career.

 

Help shape the political landscape. By working together, landscape architecture professionals can leverage their numbers and expertise to positively impact public policy. The ASLA Advocacy Network allows members to quickly and effectively communicate with policymakers about issues important to the profession.

 

Each quarter, ASLA surveys key contacts for business statistics and prepares an economic outlook of the profession. The quarterly benchmarks are published online and shared with industry professionals and allied organizations.

 

To further network within your specialty, ASLA offers members a choice of 18 Professional Practice Networks (PPNs).  PPNs unite colleagues who share common practice emphases, and provide members an advanced knowledge base and resources to call upon as needed.  Members can join additional PPNs at a nominal charge.

 

With membership in the national organization comes membership in the local organization. Network with your peers and promote the profession in the local community through involvement with your ASLA Chapter.

Only available with full, associate, affiliate and corporate memberships.

 

Delivered bi-weekly via email to your inbox. All the latest news and events of the Society are just a click away. 

 

Help others find your services.  Professional members receive a free listing for their firm in Firm Finder, the online search tool that connects clients with landscape architecture professionals.

 

ASLA and ASLA chapters organize events and media coverage to promote National Landscape Architecture Month. Not only does National Landscape Architecture Month build awareness and showcase the importance of landscape architecture, but it also provides a unique opportunity to give back and mentor the next generation of professionals.

 
 
RecEIve Substantial Discounts with Membership

Insurance, Car Rentals, etc
ASLA Members can save time and money by using one of ASLA's affinity partners on a wide variety of personal and professional services.

 

Be a part of the largest gathering of landscape architecture professions each year. The annual meeting celebrates the profession and features many opportunities for professional development and networking. Professional members save almost 50 percent. Students and Associate Members save even more!

 

Discounted entry fees help individuals and firms highlight their outstanding landscape architecture projects. Winning entries are featured in many industry publications and recognized at the ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO.

 

Professional Development and Continuing Education
Through the annual meeting and other opportunities throughout the year with vendors and allied organizations, members can advance their careers through continuing education.   

 

As the primary career network and recruitment tool for landscape architecture professionals, JobLink—ASLA’s searchable jobs database—connects employers with qualified applicants for a variety of landscape architecture positions. Members receive a special rate to post jobs, making JobLink an inexpensive alternative for members to market their firms and open positions.

 

ASLA is dedicated to helping members increase their professionalism and operate their businesses more effectively and efficiently. Through its resource center, ASLA offers free and discounted professional resources to members.

Resources include:

Standard Form Contract

Landscape Architecture Technical Information Series (LATIS)

Salary and Business Indicators Surveys