About ACEC

Who We Are

The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies (ACEC) is a not-for profit organization that has been the voice of Canadian consulting engineering companies since it was founded in 1925.

We represent the commercial interests of businesses that provide professional engineering services, to both the public and the private sector. Our members' services include planning, designing and implementing all types of engineering projects, and providing independent advice and expertise in a wide range of engineering-related fields.

ACEC's member companies directly influence virtually every aspect of quality of life in Canada-economic, social and environmental. Because engineering is a regulated profession, every individual employed by our members is required by law to act "with fidelity to the public interest."

ACEC is governed by its nearly 500 members: independent consulting engineering companies, organized into 12 provincial and territorial Member Organizations.


Promoting a business environment that recognizes and rewards our members’ expertise and contributions to society 

Strategic Pillars

  1. Public and private sector advocacy on national issues
    Influence the federal government and other national stakeholders to create a favorable regulatory and business climate for engineering companies.
  2. Image and profile building
    Raise the profile of consulting engineers and showcase their contributions to Canada’s social, economic and environmental quality of life.
  3. Client liaison and business practice support
    Be recognized by public and private-sector clients (and the consulting engineering industry) as the authority on business practice issues.
  4. Member engagement and communication
    Encourage member participation and demonstrate value for membership through effective communication and engagement.

ACEC Strategic Plan 2016-2019

ACEC's programs and services are continually being evaluated and enhanced to offer opportunity and value to members.


"ACEC" is an official trademark of the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies - Canada

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