Stay on the leading edge of planning
Follow current trends in planning through Planning magazine’s coverage of contemporary practice.
Access new research, must-read publications, and innovative practices.
Update your skills with top-notch professional education, in-person and online.
Connect to the planning community
Expand your personal and professional networks.
Exchange ideas, solve problems, and learn from members of your local chapter.
Interact with thousands of colleagues at APA’s annual National Planning Conference
You can earn your certification.
Only as an APA member can you earn certification by the American Institute of Certified Planners.
You take planning to the next level.
Support APA’s advocacy for good planning policies and essential programs.
Learn how to craft and deliver effective planning messages to officials, business and community leaders, and the media.
Apply your understanding of state and national legislative and policy issues to your everyday projects.