ANSI - American National Standards Institute



Engage and Partner with
the Standards Community

  • ANSI provides a platform for members to network with their counterparts across industry sectors to share insights on business challenges, priorities, and technological advancements.

    Participation in Membership Forums

  • ANSI’s vast community of standardization experts comprises a federation of members with the diverse knowledge and power to address emerging standardization needs in every industry.
  • As the only accreditor of American National Standards Developers and approver of American National Standards, ANSI maintains the integrity of the U.S. standards system and gets members actively involved.


Discover our Education, Training, and Accreditation Programs

  • is your premier online source for standards and conformity assessment education. Easy-to-use educational tools address the full range of standards activities, and the asynchronous (self-paced) educational model allows you to learn at your own speed and convenience. All of the courses and resources are free and provided by ANSI as a public service.

    Training Courses

     Please visit our Education and Training page for additional information.

  • The ANSI Committee on Education oversees all Institute initiatives related to standards and conformity assessment education and outreach, including implementation of the education-related aspects of Strategic Initiative 10 of the United States Standards Strategy (USSS). The committee is working with the entire standards and conformity assessment community to introduce the importance of standards to the academic community and to the public at large.

     Committee on education page


Influence U.S. and ANSI Positions and Policies

  • Participation in policy advisory groups promotes collaboration amongst members.
  • ANSI serves as your ally in navigating standards and conformance issues, both domestically and internationally, maneuvering through national and regional agencies, and overcoming market-access challenges.
  • Public-Private Partnership
    • Members shape ANSI’s messaging as the single national voice in coordinated outreach to public policy leaders, U.S and international government agencies, and non-government organizations regarding standardization worldwide.
  • Participation in oversight committees provides members a powerful seat at the policy-setting table to address issues affecting the U.S. standardization system and its stakeholders nationally and internationally.


    • National Policy Advisory Group (NPAG)
      Provides views and proposes policies regarding national standards and conformity assessment issues, including related public policy issues.
    • Intellectual Property Rights Policy Committee (IPRPAG)
      Provides views and proposes policies regarding the incorporation of essential patents or other proprietary intellectual property (such as trademarks and copyright) in national, regional or international standards and also provides views and proposes policies regarding exploitation rights to the copyright in standards and the recognition of copyright protection for standards by courts, legislation, regulatory bodies, industry and others.
    • The International Policy Advisory Group (IPAG)
      Provides views and proposes policies regarding regional and international standards and conformity assessment issues, including related public policy issues
  • Work with ANSI members to create standardization-related outreach programs to legislators and to increase understanding of the private-sector standards community among agencies involved in trade and commerce issues
  • Ability to administer a delegated international Secretariat or U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG)
  • Being an ANSI member is good for business: being associated with a recognized established standards-overseeing organization
  • Full Members are entitled to use the ANSI Member Icon, within the ANSI guidelines.

Save on Standards

Save on Standards
and More

  • Save time, ANSI is the one-stop shop for a spectrum of standards from multiple developers.
  • ANSI members are eligible to receive up to 20% savings on standards subscriptions, and thousands of qualified standards purchased through the ANSI Webstore
  • ANSI Full Members receive a 10% discount on ANAB public training
  • Special offer for online masters courses
  • ANSI Members receive a discount on ANSI led training and education events
  • Reciprocal membership benefits with SES – The Society for Standards Professionals
  • Complimentary admission to many World Standards Week events, as well as discounts for others
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 Basic Membership Benefits.