ESTA, the Entertainment Services and Technology Association, is a non-profit trade association based in North America with members around the world. ESTA's members are responsible for creating some of the most important programs in our industry including the Technical Standards Program, Entertainment Technician Certification Program and Rental Guard.
The Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES) is the recognized technical authority on illumination. For over 100 years, its objective has been to communicate information on all aspects of good lighting practice to its members, to the lighting community, and to consumers, through a variety of programs, publications, and services. The IES seeks to improve the lighted environment by bringing together those with lighting knowledge and by translating that knowledge into actions that benefit the public.
The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) is the largest international trade association for permanently situated amusement facilities worldwide. IAAPA helps our members improve their efficiency, marketing, safety, and profitability while maintaining the highest possible professional standards in the industry.
NSCA is the leading not-for-profit association representing the commercial electronic systems industry. The National Systems Contractors Association is a powerful advocate for all who work within the low-voltage industry; including systems contractors/integrators, product manufacturers, consultants, sales representatives, architects, specifying engineers and other allied professionals.
Praxis Museum Projects Group is a non-exclusive network of museum professionals who share ideas, new techniques, best practices, and new technologies in an open, information-sharing forum where and when it’s appropriate. We are experienced practitioners working in all aspects of museum project development...except exhibit design.
The TSP is at the forefront of our industry's effort to create the common standards needed for businesses to become more productive and profitable, and to ensure the safety of audiences and the many people who make their livelihoods in our industry. Investing in the TSP is investing in the present and future of the entertainment technology industry. Whether you are concerned with safety in the workplace or issues of equipment compatibility, you can have a direct impact by becoming a donor.