Many audio engineering professionals are self-employed and the need for access to affordable benefits is great. The AES Nashville (AES) endorsement of Sound Healthcare provides AES professional members access to a variety of benefits and insurance programs. Click for more information.
The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) is not only responsible for the GRAMMY Awards but also is a great community of advocacy and technical advancement for engineers, producers, and musicians alike. Details and an application to join can be found at Grammy.org.
The Audio Engineering Society is the only professional society devoted exclusively to audio technology. Founded in the United States in 1948, the AES has grown to become an international organization that unites audio engineers, creative artists, scientists, and students worldwide by promoting advances in audio and disseminating new knowledge and research. More at aes.org or join today!