AIGA, the professional association for design, is the premier place for design to discover it, discuss it, understand it, appreciate it, be inspired by it. It is the place designers turn to first to exchange ideas and information, participate in critical analysis, and research and advance education and ethical practices. AIGA sets the national agenda for the role of design in its economic, social, political, cultural and creative contexts.Founded in 1914, AIGA remains the oldest and largest professional membership organization for design. AIGA now represents more than 20,000 design professionals, educators and students through national activities and local programs developed by 65 chapters and 200 student groups.
The Metro-North "Branding Arts" Chapter is a local branch of the national AIGA organization. dedicated to advancing the discipline of world-class branding brand-creation, -management, and -evolution that is designed to optimize and sustain competitive advantage of organizations, products, and services over time. This chapter is a focal point for 'branders' that live and work along the Hudson River north of New York City: Westchester Country, NY and Fairfield County, CT.