Who May Join?
Membership in the association is open to anyone with an interest in public works.

Why Join?  With APWA you can:

  • Share common goals, challenges, and solutions with other public works professionals throughout North America
  • Participate in local chapter and branch programs, meetings and social activities - often at reduced pricing compared to non-member rates.  Membership in your local chapter is automatically included with national membership (additional chapter and/or branch dues apply in some areas).
  • Gain exposure to more than 28,500 public works professionals, opening up opportunities for your future
  • Tap into the experience of other members with practical resources
  • Promote professional excellence
  • Save money on the best education and training programs in public works, covering all public works disciplines and management topics with ability to receive CEUs and PDHs
  • Save money on publications and resources on all the subjects you need
  • Receive alerts on hot topics in public works, including important issues in Washington, D.C. that affect you and your community
  • Utilize your right to vote and hold office at the local or national level of the association

Practical Resources
Credentialling Programs

And for those providing products or services for public works ... Marketing Opportunities

  • Networking opportunities at national, local chapter and/or branch level
  • Listings in APWA's print and online Buyer's Guide (Corporate group memberships only)
  • Highlighted listing in event program for PWX (formerly known as APWA International Public Works Congress & Exposition-"Best Show in Public Works") and the North American Snow Conference (Corporate group memberships only)
  • Reduced pricing (per thousand records) on purchases of targeted APWA mailing list(s)
  • Recognition in opening presentation slides at PWX (Corporate Crown level group memberships only)
  • Discount on advertising in the APWA Reporter magazine (Corporate Prestige and Crown level group memberships only)
  • Discount on exhibit space at annual PWX (Corporate Crown level group memberships only)


APWA is your PRIMARY RESOURCE for public works-related knowledge! 

Start saving time and money today by becoming a member.