Established in 1956, AACE International is the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering. Together with the AACE International Certification Institute, it serves over 10,000 members and certificants in 100 countries. Cost Engineering
is a field of study using integrated means and methods to enable sound decision making in enterprise asset management. AACE’s Body of Knowledge
is developed, refined, and deployed by industry professionals worldwide.
Why We Exist
What We Do
AACE empowers its members to perform with confidence. Together, we make an impact and influence outcomes.
We set industry trends. AACE advocates for its Body of Knowledge
and the people who employ it through iteration and innovation of trusted technical guidance and meaningful collaboration.
Who We Are
AACE is a community of professionals from various practice areas including project controls, cost & commercial management, change management, planning & scheduling, estimating, decision & risk management, asset management, and dispute resolution. Members include owners, contractors, and consultants from many industries, such as construction, manufacturing, engineering, infrastructure, natural resources, power generation & utilities, and government.
Our Vision for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
AACE will be an inclusive gathering place of diverse professionals with equitable opportunities for success.