Welcome to the American Council of Engineering Companies Of Iowa (ACEC-IA)

Representing companies across the state of Iowa, we are the voice of the engineering industry.  With roots dating back to 1956, ACEC-IA is a federation representing engineers, architects, land surveyors, and other specialists. The Mission of ACEC-IA is to provide leadership to advance the business interests of our member firms.  Our primary goal is to strengthen the business environment for our member firms through government advocacy, political action, and business education.

2024 Engineering Excellence grand conceptor in Iowa:

Congratulations to HDR for being honored as ACEC Iowa's Engineering Excellence Grand Conceptor in 2024.  HDR's project was the I-80/380 System Interchange Reconstruction Program located in Coralville, Iowa.  Click below to watch a short feature on the project.  More information can be found under the Awards Tab.

Members Note:  See Log-in Information Below

In order to access the special features on this site and receive discount rates available to members only, you MUST log in using the Username & Password that was set up for you and sent to you by the ACEC-IA office. If you do not remember this information, you may click on the Forgot My Password (or Username) button on the login page.  An automated message to reset this information will be sent to the email address that is on file under your ACEC-IA profile.  If you do not receive an email message, contact the ACEC-IA office at [email protected] or 515-284-7055 to verify your data. Please DO NOT create a New Username as the computer will not recognize you as a member! After logging in, go to "My Profile" to review and update any information in under your personal profile. Please make sure to keep your profile information updated.  Thank you! 


Who We Are

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Iowa comprises leaders from more than 50 of the most prominent consulting engineering firms representing more than 200 engineers in the state of Iowa. Founded in 1956, the Chapter has worked hard to build leaders, strengthen business practices, and promote our industry. By joining ACEC- IA, our member firms and their employees invest in the vitality of the consulting engineer profession. 

There is no shortage of engineering and engineering related organizations. However, there is only one organization whose mission is to advance the business interest of its member firms. ACEC and ACEC of Iowa watches out for your bottom line!

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The American Council of Engineering Companies of Iowa and the American Council of Engineering Companies together are looking out for your interest on the state and national and even international levels.  

Member companies are entitled to participate in a wide range of activities and groups that lead to new contacts, innovative ideas and business development opportunities that will increase market share and limit liabilities. Member firms join ACEC-IA because the Council helps them become more productive and profitable through advocacy, information, education, networking and group insurance programs. This primary reason for joining ACEC-IA has remained constant over the past decade.

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