PhotoAlliance is a San Francisco Bay Area nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the understanding, appreciation and creation of contemporary photography.
They offer a wide range of programs such as lectures and workshops with international photographers.
The next big thing is taking place on March 9th, the 2012 Our World Portfolio Review.
If you consider showing your work to the reviewers you have to hurry. The deadline for submissions is Friday February 10th, 2012.
More information and how to submit can be found here.