The list below (sorted by Alexa US) covers the associations that unite outsourcing vendors.  This is a running list which I intent to update on an ongoing basis. If you know of a site, directory or service with is worth including please comment on the page and I include in the list, feel free also email me at krym2000-po @ yahoo . com as well.

Name PR Alexa Global Alexa US Description
National Outsourcing Association (NOA)
5 893,216 27,276 Founded in 1987, the National Outsourcing Association (NOA) is the UK’s only nonprofit outsourcing trade association and claims to be the centre of excellence in outsourcing. Their services are focused on delivering education, excellence and collaboration and they are involved in all areas of outsourcing, including ITO, BPO and KPO.
Russian Software Developers Association (RUSSOFT)
5 902,435 55,451 Established in 1999, RUSSOFT Association is a nationwide association of the technically competent software developing companies from Russia and Belarus. It aims to represent Russian software development companies on the global market, to develop marketing and PR activities of its members, and to promote their interests in their countries’ governments.
The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP)
5 313,474 168,529 The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) is the global, standard-setting organization and advocate for the outsourcing profession. They claim to be the leading professional association for organizations and individuals involved in changing the world of business through outsourcing, offshoring, and shared services with a global community of more than 110,000 members and affiliates worldwide.
The Outsourcing Institute (IO)
5 423,525 246,289 Founded in 1993, the Outsourcing Institute (OI) claims to be the world’s biggest and most trafficked neutral professional association dedicated exclusively to outsourcing with a network of more than 70,000 professionals worldwide including qualified outsourcing buyers. Their specialties include: outsourcing, sourcing, thought leadership, state of the industry, marketing, promotions, RFP, vendor selection, relationship management and governance.
Sourcing Interests Group (SIG)
4 1,010,363 271,503 Sourcing Interests Group (SIG) is a membership-driven organization comprised of sourcing and outsourcing professionals. They claim be acknowledged by many as a world leader in providing an ongoing forum and services to assist companies in strategy development, the improvement of goods and services sourcing, and the implementation and management of corporate services through outsourcing, offshoring, insourcing and shared services.
Business Processing Association of the Philippines (BPAP)
5 1,742,620 No regional data Founded in 2009, the Business Processing Association of the Philippines (BPAP), the umbrella association for the IT-BPO and GIC (Global In-House Center) industry in the Philippines and serves as the one-stop information and advocacy gateway for the industry. With approximately 250 industry and support-industry members, including five associations, BPAP plays a pivotal role in sustaining rapid growth of the IT-BPO and GIC industry by working to ensure an enduring supply of high quality labor, supporting service innovation, and providing country visibility.
Global Outsourcing Association of Lawyers (GOAL)
3 2,216,438 No regional data GOAL is the offspring of KPO Consultants claiming to be the world’s leading Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) Consulting and Event Management Company. This association is established to provide global lawyers the most influential knowledge sourcing and networking platform in the field of legal outsourcing. It has the capacity to develop collaborative, high-value events and conferences, training, master classes and can provide comprehensive LPO knowledge, advisory, networking and visibility to the buyer members looking to outsource legal work.
German, Austrian, Swiss Outsourcing Association / Deutscher Outsourcing Verband e.V.
3 3,458,832 No regional data Founded in 2010, the German Outsourcing Association represents the interests of outsourcing professionals and organizations in the German speaking region. This nonprofit association aims to distribute and publish relevant information and to support a vital exchange between all marked attendees.
Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative
4 3,609,432 No regional data Established in 2002, Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative claims to be the leading association in Ukrainian software development and IT outsourcing industry uniting 70 software development companies providing IT outsourcing services that employ about 8000 highly qualified IT specialists. Their main objective is to promote Ukrainian software development companies in foreign markets and to provide the services in establishing partnerships, collaborating in IT projects implementation, assisting in BPO between the Ukrainian and Western companies.
5 3,680,146 No regional data Established in May 2009, ASPIRE is the Association of IT and Business Process Services Companies in Poland. They bring together the major players in the region to engage in a common approach in promoting and developing opportunity in IT and Business Process Services. Some of their BPO members include: Capgemini, IBM, Hewitt, HCL, HSBC and a lot more.
Recruitment Process Outsourcing Association (RPOA)
3 4,021,764 No regional data Established in 2007, RPOA is a professional group whose mission is to educate the market about Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO), incorporate common metrics and comparative information, develop and enforce certifications and promote RPO benefits.
HR Outsourcing Association (HROA)
4 4,092,293 No regional data Founded in 2003, HROA is a worldwide association with chapters in the Americas, Asia Pacific, and Europe. The Association is open to anyone in the HR Outsourcing and Transformation industry anywhere in the world, including academics, advisors, attorneys, buyers, consultants, providers, and practitioners. Its members include heads of HR, heads of companies or business units providing HR services, and leading industry sourcing advisors and attorneys.
Central and Eastern European Outsourcing Association (CEEOA)
4 4,282,527 No regional data Central and Eastern European Outsourcing Association (CEEOA) was founded in 2008 and claims that their members are the leading national IT and Outsourcing associations from the Central and Eastern Europe, among them Baltic Outsourcing Association (BOA), Ukrainian HI-TECH Initiative, Hungarian Service Industry and Outsourcing Association (HOA), and many more. Their main objective is to promote the Central and Eastern European Region as competitive alternative to other Global offshoring destinations, and to increase services delivery quality and volume to the recognized standards. Their specialties include: IT outsourcing services, software development, consulting, offshore and nearshore software development.
Center of Global Outsourcing (CGO)
4 4,827,470 No regional data Center for Global Outsourcing was co-founded in 2001 by Dr. Shailendra Palvia and his brother Mr. Pankaj Palvia. Their mission is to advance knowledge of the benefits of global outsourcing to businesses, and to help businesses understand how to realize the improvements in productivity that global outsourcing offers.
Association of Business Service Leaders in Poland (ABSL)
4 7,101,580 No regional data Founded in 2009, the Association of Business Service Leaders in Poland (ABSL) is a nonprofit organization representing the business services sector in Poland. Its members include companies which conduct business in the area of Shared Services Center (SSC), Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Information Technology Outsourcing (ITO), Research and Development (R&D) and companies contributing to the sector’s growth.
Healthcare Information Management Outsourcing Association of the Philippines (HIMOAP)
3 8,919,985 No regional data The Healthcare Information Management Outsourcing Association of the Philippines (HIMOAP) is a non-stock, non-profit industry organization recognized by the Philippine government and BPO industry. The association was first registered as MTIAPI with the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission in October 16, 2003 and renamed as HIMOAP last August 2010. The association serves the needs of the HIM service organizations, HIM Education and training centers and vendors as it promotes the Philippines as the destination of choice for quality Healthcare Information Management outsourcing services.
Australian Business Process Outsourcing Association (ABPOA)
3 10,664,424 No regional data Established in 2010, the Australian Business Processing Association of Australia is a nonprofit industry association specifically formed to look after the interests of companies who offer outsourcing services and companies who buy outsourcing services. They welcome companies who supply the BPO industry and consultants and people who work for government, people in academia and individuals with an interest in the BPO market.
BPO Services Association Unlimited (BSA/U)
2 12,100,550 No regional data The BPO Services Association Unlimited (BSA/U) was established in 2006 as a private-sector led organization to merge the common interests of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) providers. Their members include Call Centers, Contact Centers, Transcription, KPO, DPO, LPO, Application Development and Maintenance, Animation, Graphics and many more.
European Outsourcing Association (€OA)
3 13,028,566 No regional data The €OA operates as a pan-European Trade Association for effective BPO operating as a nonprofit organization and one of their objectives is to organize effective business and process outsourcing by promoting best practice, service and innovation in the application and development of outsourcing.
European Outsourcing Association (EOA-Belgium)
N/A No Data No regional data EOA-Belgium was founded in 2008 and as a member of the larger European Outsourcing Association; the EOA Belgian chapter was founded as an independent ‘not-for-profit’ association. Their objectives are to communicate the significant benefits and strategic lessons of outsourcing to a wider audience. Specialties include: outsourcing, sharing experiences, sharing knowledge and many more.
Outsourcing Benchmarking Association (OBA)
3 No Data No regional data Outsourcing Benchmarking Association (OBA) is an association of outsourcing professionals in companies that conduct benchmarking studies to identify the practices that improve the overall operations of the members. They provide benchmarking training and research to individual companies, professional and trade associations, and industry and process based groups.

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