The American Society for Competitiveness is a national association of academics, business executives, and public policy makers who share a commitment to improving competitiveness at the individual, firm, industry, country, region and global levels.

The Society, established 1989, provides a forum for the interdisciplinary and cross-sector communication need to address competitiveness. The society
fosters the exchange of information and ideas among individuals who bring different perspectives and expertise to the issue. The society sponsors
a national conference annually, publishes two different journals, and offers several national awards .

A sample of business, academic, and government leaders that participated in past ASC conferences:

Elain L. Chao

US Secretary of Labor

Robert Galvin

Chair & CEO, Motorola

Herb Kelleher

CEO Southwest Airlines

Philip Crosby

Philip Crosby Associates

Andrew Young

former US Ambassador to the UN

Koby A. Koomsoom

former Ambassador of Ghana

Timothy Muris

Chairman, U.S. Federal Trade Commission

A.D. Frazier, Jr.

President and CEO INVESCO Inc

Robert Lattimer

Chairman of Lattimer Group

Peter Cooke

Maine Department of Environmental Protection

Texas A & M Kuwait University Ottawa University
Indiana University of Pennsylvania El Azhar University Harvard University
California Polytechnic Institute University University of Zagreb University of Michigan
Institute for China-American Studies Universidade de Guadalajara Pace University