The Restoration Industry Association (RIA) is the oldest and largest non-profit, professional trade association for the restoration industry. The association is dedicated to providing leadership, knowledge, training, events, support and advocacy initiatives for the restoration industry. Founded in the US in 1946, the association supports 1,000 member companies, representing over 20,000 cleaning and restoration professionals in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. With an extensive network of professionals working towards similar goals, RIA has become a trusted resource for those involved in restoration. In 2019, RIA Inc. Australasia was established to provide local support to RIA’s Australasian membership and promote RIA’s interests in Australia and New Zealand.