The Architectural Woodwork Institute (AWI) is a nonprofit trade association founded in 1953. Today, AWI represents nearly 3000 members consisting of architectural woodworkers, suppliers, design professionals and students from around the world. AWI’s Vision To be the global leader in architectural woodwork standards, related interior finishes, industry-specific education and networking opportunities. Mission We fulfill our Vision by: 1. Creating, publishing and continually improving Standards for architectural woodwork and related interior finishes. 2. Providing education and opportunities for industry stakeholders to participate, collaborate, share resources and engage through AWI; 3. Developing, delivering and continually improving AWI’s member benefits; 4. Cultivating and strengthening relationships that promote the architectural woodwork and related interior finishes industry.