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Member Benefits

Supporting those who operate, improve and maintain public works and infrastructure through advocacy, education and member engagement.

Education and Resources

  • APWA Reporter magazine
  • Comprehensive access to Resource Center including past webinars and conference education sessions
  • eLearning through webinars, eCourses and online tools
  • Continuing education units (CEUs and PDHs)
  • Local learning opportunities—63 chapters and 97 branches
  • Conferences and expositions with an international draw
  • Certificate programs (winter maintenance, fleet supervision, and management)

Credentialing Opportunities

  • Agency Accreditation
  • Certified Public Fleet Professional (CPFP)
  • Certified Public Infrastructure Inspector (CPII)
  • Certified Stormwater Manager (CSM)
  • Certified Public Works Professional–Supervision (CPWP-S)
  • Certified Public Works Professional–Management (CPWP-M)


  • The voice of public works for government and media
  • Advocate for public works on infrastructure and policy issues
  • Enhanced ability to engage in policy discussions
  • Provide subject matter experts in public works and infrastructure
  • Washington/Ottawa Report—the latest US/Canadian national legislative and regulatory news


  • Career development
  • Networking and building relationships (30,000 members strong)
  • Recognition of public works as first responders
  • Member discounts for conferences, events, publications and products
  • Focus on visibility and value of public works
  • Local chapter and branch activities
  • Online communities
  • Workzone/job board