Aerospace Industries Association of America, Inc.
Michelle Princi, Assistant Vice President,
1000 Wilson Blvd., Ste. 1700
Washington, DC 22209-3928 USA
James Kirkpatrick, Executive Dir.
6352 Rolling Mill Pl., Ste. 102
Springfield, VA 22152-2354 USA
(703) 866-0020; fax: (703) 866-3526
Year established: 1954; area served: Worldwide
Promotes the advancement of astronautical sciences and space flight engineering. Draws its membership of 1,500 from academia, government and industry.
Year established: 1930; 120 employees;
area served: Worldwide
Promotes the advancement of engineering and science for aviation and space technology.
Year established: 1934; area served: Worldwide;
ownership: Private nonprofit
James Plasker, Executive Director, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kimberly Tilley, Communications Director and Associate Executive Director, e-mail: email@example.com
4400 Fair Lakes Ct.
Fairfax, VA 22033-3899 USA
(703) 631-6100; fax: (703) 631-6169
Toll free: (800) 336-4583
Year established: 1946; 80 employees;
area served: Worldwide; ownership: Private
Sponsors telecommunications and defense electronics expositions that cover satellites and related equipment. Produces publications addressing satellite communications and space applications.
802 Wilson House, 19-27 Wyndham St.
Central, Hong Kong CHINA
+852 2854-9913; fax: +852 2854-9530
Year established: 1993; area served: Asia-Pacific
Simon Twiston Davies, CEO, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rebecca Kennedy, Vice President, Marketing & Operations, e-mail: email@example.com John Medeiros, Vice President, Government Relations & Regulatory Affairs, e-mail: john@ casbaa.com
Operates as a nonprofit association of individuals and organizations in the cable and satellite broadcasting industry in Asia. Provides information and training programs. Organizes an annual conference and exhibition for the exchange of ideas for the industry.
GVF is the non-profit association of the satellite communications industry. GVF consists of more than 180 members from 80 countries, including companies from every industry sector. The Forumâ€™s primary objective is to promote the industry, improve market access, deliver training, and heighten awareness of the advantages afforded by satellite communications.
Ancienne Rte. 17-A
Grand-Saconnex (Geneva), CH-1218 SWITZERLAND
+41 (0) 22 717-2111; fax: +41 (0) 22 747-4000
Year established: 1950; area served: Worldwide; ownership: Public
Jean Reveillon, Secretary General
Operates as an international professional association of national broadcasting organizations. Activities include the Eurovision and Euroradio news and program exchanges. Proposed products include occasional-use broadcast transmission services to or from any of 50 European gateways, and technical and program coordination from a single unilateral to a complex sports or news event, space segment only on Eutelsat II-F4.
ESOA represents the interests of European satellite operators with key European organizations including the European Commission, Parliament, Council and the European Space Agency as well as other relevant international organizations. ESOAâ€™s goals include ensuring that satellites benefit from the appropriate political, industrial, and regulatory environment to fulfill their vital role in the delivery of communications.
3-5, rue Mario Nikis
Phone: +33 1 45 67 42 60
Fax: +33 1 42 73 21 20
The International Astronautical Federation (IAF) is a non-profit, nongovernmental organization founded in 1951 to foster space activities for peaceful purposes. The main activities of the federation are the dissemination of information and the organization of the annual International Astronautical Congress (IAC) and other symposiums. Complete information on the IAF and its activities can be found at: www.iafstro.com.
1350 Beverly Rd., Suite 115-341
McLean, VA 22101
Phone: (410) 827-9268
Fax: (410) 827-9268
The Mobile Satellite Users Association is a non-profit association to promote the interests of users of mobile satellite communications worldwide. It fosters effective communication among Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) users, suppliers of equipment and services, operators of the satellite systems, and the various governmental entities that may affect the future of the industry.
1771 N. St. NW
Washington, DC 20036 USA
(202) 429-5300; fax: (202) 429-4199
Year established: 1922; area served: Worldwide
Represents the interests of commercial broadcasters. Manages two annual conventions, including NAB 2000 and The NAB Radio Show.
25 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Ste. 100
Washington, DC 20001-1413 USA
85 employees; area served: USA; ownership: Private
Kyle McSlarrow, President/CEO
Represents the cable television industry, providing assistance on engineering, legal and technical issues to members; conducting conference proceedings; and producing a newsletter.
The National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative (NRTC) represents the advanced telecommunications and information technology interests of more than 1,100 rural utilities and affiliates in 47 states. We help rural electric and telephone utilities strengthen their businesses with solutions uniquely suited to the needs of rural consumers.
1620 I (Eye) St. NW, Ste. 615
Washington, DC 20006 USA
(202) 429-1600; fax: (202) 463-8497
Year established: 1974; 8 employees; area served: Worldwide
?George T. Whitesides, Exec. Dir.; Greg Allison, EVP
?Educates members and the public about space exploration, sponsors regional space conferences and disseminates educational materials on space subjects.
2454 S. Beretania, Ste. 302
Honolulu, HI 96826-1596 USA
(808) 941-3789; fax: (808) 944-4874
Year established: 1980; 18 employees; area served: The Americas & the Pacific Rim; ownership: Private
Sharon Nakama, Executive Director
Conducts annual telecommunications forums and periodic seminars; promotes informational exchanges among 600 members; publishes a quarterly review; and maintains a Web site.
Hotel de Villeroy, 34, rue des Bourdonnais
Paris, F-75001 FRANCE
+33 1 4488-9930; fax: +33 1 4488-9939
Year established: 1974; 5 employees; area served: Worldwide; ownership: Private
Pierre Bescond, Executive Mgr.; Patricia Betron-Chopin, Administration-Finance; Monique Broussaud, Conferences-Mktg.; Dominique Pecontal, Exhibits-Communication
Promotes the French space industry; markets and analyzes the space market worldwide for its 52 member companies.
1730 M St. NW, Ste. 600
Washington DC 20036 USA
(202)349-3620; fax: (202) 349-3621
Toll Free: (800) 541-5981
Year established: 1986; 28 employees; area served: Worldwide; ownership: Private
Operates as a national trade association that represents the home satellite industry.
1730 M Street, NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 349-3650
Fax: (202) 349-3622
The Satellite Industry Association (SIA) is the premier trade organization representing the global commercial satellite industry. SIAâ€™s executive member companies are the leading satellite operators, service providers, satellite manufacturers, launch services companies, value-added resellers and ground equipment suppliers. SIA is the unified voice of the commercial satellite industry on policy, regulatory, and legislative matters.
140 Philips Rd.
Exton, PA 19341-1318 USA
(610) 363-6888; fax: (610) 363-5898
Toll free: (800) 542-5040
Year established: 1969; 30 employees;
area served: Worldwide
John Clark, Pres. and CEO, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Kimberly Maki, VP-Mktg. & Business Dev., e-mail: email@example.com; Tom Russell, Dir.-Standards, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Operates as a nonprofit membership organization for persons engaged in engineering, construction, installation, manufacture, technical direction, management, regulation or administration of broadband communications technologies.
The Society of Satellite Professionals International is a nonprofit memberbenefit society that serves satellite professionals throughout their careers. It promotes satellite-related education for students and professionals, and supports member career advancement through networking opportunities, which include Chapter events and the annual SSPI Gala. SSPI also provides industry recognition of excellence both at the company and individual levels.
2500 Wilson Blvd., Ste. 300
Arlington, VA 22201-3836 USA
(703) 907-7700; fax: (703) 907-7727
Web Site: www.tiaonline.org
Year established: 1988; 70 employees; area served: USA; ownership: Non-Profit
Director, Membership & External Relations
Editor, APSCC Publications
Suite 401, Kyungil Bldg.
440-30 Sungnae 3-dong, Kangdong-gu
Tel: +82 2 508 4883~5
Fax:+82 2 568 8593
As a non-profit, international regional association, APSCC aims to promote satellite communications and broadcasting and outer space activities for the betterment of the Asia-Pacific region. APSCC provides forums to exchange ideas on policies, technologies, systems, and services, and also publishes a quarterly satellite magazine as well as a monthly e-newsletter.
310 S. 14th St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80904 USA
(719) 576-8000; fax: (719) 576-8801
Web Site: www.spacefoundation.org
Year established: 1983; 25 employees; area served: USA; ownership: Private
Elliot G. Pulham, Pres. and CEO
Promotes national awareness and support for Americaâ€™s space endeavors. Provides K-12 teacher space education programs, training and products.
The Washington Space Business Roundtable (WSBR) is a leadership forum for the promotion of commercial space business and education in the national capital region. As a non-profit, membership-based group, we support the open exchange of ideas and information. Our primary activity is a regular luncheon program featuring high-level speakers and an interactive atmosphere.
2775 South Quincy St.
Arlington, VA 22206 USA
(703) 998-2600; fax: (703) 998-3401
Year established: 1953; 225 employees
?Sharon Percy Rockefeller, President/CEO
NY Information Technology Center
55 Broad Street
New York, NY 10004
Phone: (212) 825-0218
Fax: (212) 825-0075
World Teleport Association (WTA) is a nonprofit trade association of teleport operators, satellite and terrestrial carriers, technology providers, consultants and other service providers in 20 nations around the world. Since 1985, WTA has been the only trade association that focuses on the business of satellite communications from the ground up.