I am a proud member of the graphic design professional association listed below
AIGA (AIGA Seattle)
from AIGA.org website:
from ATypl.org website:
ATypl The Association Typographique Internationale is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is democratically run by a board of directors elected by the ATypI membership.
ATypI was founded in 1957 by Charles Peignot (from the French type foundry Deberny & Peignot). Since then, we’ve held an annual conference for our members in a different global city every year.
ATypI provides a structure for the type community to meet and act together. We not only preserve the culture, tradition, and history of type and typography, but we also:
A wonderful community, with emphasis on graphic design, and, a gold-mine as far as resources related to Adobe products — InDesign in particular.