AACE is committed to preparing our profession for the future. AACE annually awards scholarships to college and graduate students
as investment in the next generation of AACE International leaders.
AACE International Headquarters
Join cost and management practitioners from around the world to learn, network, and expand your career at AACE International's Annual Meeting. With over 100 technical presentations and seminars by global experts in the cost and management field as well as networking and social events, the Annual Meeting is a
world-class event featuring keynote speakers and cutting edge vendors and
It's About Resources...
Cost Engineering Journal -
AACE International's bimonthly publication features cost estimating,
project control, economic and financial analysis, planning and
scheduling, cost engineering, and project management technical articles
for cost professionals around the world. Through the mail or via the
AACE International website, the Cost Engineering journal is a great
current resource for members and as a member, you gain access to an
archive of past issues.
AACE's Virtual Library - The
Virtual Library is a fully searchable database that contains over 40
years of the Association's full-text technical articles available
electronically in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. The Virtual Library will
continue to expand as newly published articles are scanned and added to
Technical Development - Increase your knowledge and expertise by joining one of AACE International's many technical subcommittees, subcommittees, and Special Interest Groups (SIG's) at no additional cost to members. Discuss industry problems with your peers or help experts develop new and improved techniques and practices for the profession.
The Resource Center - Purchase all the leading estimating and cost management books and CD's, as well as Professional Practice Guides and Annual Meeting Transactions online 24 hours a day.
It's About Networking...
Expand your contacts through AACE International. Attend AACE local
section or Annual Meetings for interesting speakers, informational
tours, social dinners and much more. The online Membership Directory is
an excellent source for a list of contact information on thousands of
members. Join one of our many technical subcommittees and participate in
the AACE Forums -- a great way to
tap into the collective wisdom and experience of our world-wide
It's About Excellence...
AACE's Certified Cost Consultant (CCC), Certified Cost Engineer (CCE), Certified Cost Technician (CCT), Certified Forensic Claims Consultant (CFCC), Certified Estimating Professional (CEP), Earned Value Professional (EVP), and Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP) certification
programs are third-party credentials that are recognized as signifying specialized cost and management capabilities.
The CCC/CCE, CCT, EVP, and PSP programs are independently accredited by
the Council of Engineering & Scientific Specialty Boards. AACE
certifications are a recognized credible standard in the cost management
field. A recent study shows that individuals with an AACE Certification
earn 17.4% more than their counterpart without a certificate.
It's About Benefits...
Group Insurance Programs: Your Membership in the Association for the
Advancement of Cost Engineering gives you many Special Opportunities and
Benefits. One of these is the AACE International Group Insurance
Program-- your source for cost-effective, dependable coverage available
only to eligible members of AACE International and their dependents. The
AACE International Insurance Committee and the program administrator
work together to provide the insurance plans AACE International members
may need and the level of personal service you deserve. The
mass-purchasing power of all the members who participate means
competitively priced group rates for you. Each plan in the program is
designed with maximum flexibility so you can elect the coverage that's
right for you. And some of the insurance industry's most respected firms
underwrite the AACE International plans.
It's About You!
AACE is your professional partner bringing you information and support you can trust. Join and become part of a unique network of individuals who are dedicated to improving the cost and management profession.
AACE International is a 501(c)3 non-profit professional association Promoting the Planning and Management of Cost and Schedules.
Since 1956, AACE International has provided its members with the
resources they need to enhance their performance and ensure continued
growth and success. With approximately 7,400 members world-wide, AACE
International serves cost management professionals: planners and
schedulers, project controls managers, cost managers and engineers,
project managers, estimators, and bidders AACE has members in 77
To apply online for AACE International membership, begin by reviewing the membership categories. Or, you can download an application to submit by mail,
email or fax to the address listed below.
1265 Suncrest Towne Centre Drive
Morgantown, WV 26505-1876 U.S.A.
Tel: +1.304.296.8444 / +1.800.858.2678 Fax: +1.304.291.5728