To help identify areas of the nation with high concentrations of M&S development, the National Training and Simulation Association (NTSA) has begun the "NTSA Mapping Initiative." Nearly 1400 organizations across all 50 states have been plotted on a national map to visualize M&S development and help organizations identify potential collaborators. This map will be updated as organizations are identified and located. Read more about M&S Mapping.
The NMSC is building a compelling case for new NAICS (North American Industry Classification System) Industry Codes for M&S.
The NMSC submitted a proposal in 2014 recommending new M&S industry codes in both the Manufacturing (Products) and the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services sectors. By researching the North American Product Classification System (NAPCS) and building a stronger coalition, we may be able to obtain M&S representation in the next NAICS Code update.
Read more about NAICS.