CSE: Council of Science Editors
Fosters networking, education, discussion and exchange and is an authoritative resource on current and emerging issues in the communication of scientific information. Publishes the reference book Scientific Style and Format.
EASE: European Association of Science Editors
Internationally oriented community of individuals from diverse backgrounds, linguistic traditions and professional experience who share an interest in science communication and editing.
Institute of Professional Editors Limited (IPEd)
Professional association for Australian and New Zealand editors. It exists to advance the profession of editing and to support and promote Australian and New Zealand editors.
MET: Mediterranean Editors and Translators
Interdisciplinary association that brings together people in the Mediterranean and southern European area who facilitate international communication in English.
Canberra Society of Editors
The Canberra Society of Editors aims to advance the profession of editing, and to serve Canberra-based editors (and anyone interested in editing) through general meetings, training and other activities.
Editors' Association of Canada/L'Association Canadienne des Réviseurs (EAC)
Promotes professional editing as key in producing effective communications. [CO]
Verband der Freien Lektorinnen und Lektoren (VFLL)
Association of freelance editors that acts as a lobby and as a network for the exchange of information.
Women in Publishing Society
Promotes status of women in all areas of publishing, through discussion, training and mutual support. [CO]
Association of Freelance Editors, Proofreaders and Indexers.
Established to provide information to publishers on freelancers working in this field and to protect the interests of those freelancers. [CO]
Society of English-Native-Speaking Editors (SENSE)
Association for English-language professionals working in the Netherlands. [CO]
Professional Editors' Group
Interest and support group for editors in educational, academic and general publishing. [CO]
Bay Area Editors' Forum (BAEF)
Organisation of more than 300 in-house and freelance editors in the San Francisco, California area. The website has a useful explanation of what editors do.
Editorial Freelancers Association (EFA)
National, non-profit, professional organisation of self-employed workers in publishing and communications industries. [CO]