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  1. AMPs College Night

    February 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. March Monthly Meeting

    March 8 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

About AMPs

The Association of Meeting Professionals(AMPs) is a nonprofit association that represents and fosters the educational and professional needs of people working in meeting management industry. Founded in Alexandria, Va., in 1982. AMPs has grown from being a handful of local meeting planners to a group of about 400 planner and service provider members from all over the United States. At the core of the AMPs experience are the educational and networking programs created to provide members with the tools they need to be as successful as they can possibly be in the meeting planning industry.

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AMPs Membership Benefits

  • Free Monthly meetings with thought-provoking and cutting-edge educational content
  • Educational credits recognized by the Convention Industry Council
  • Outstanding networking opportunities
  • Discounts on AMPs Special events, including the Holiday Party and Summer Kick-Off
  • Volunteer and leadership opportunities
  • Opportunities for involvement in community outreach efforts
  • Access to great articles in our monthly newsletter
  • Access to membership information in our biannual membership directiry
  • Involvment in a rewarding mentorship program

AMPs Membership Categories

  • Planner

    Individuals employed or residing in the Metropolitan Washington, D.C. area who are engaged in the management and planning of meetings for trade, professional, technical…

    Yearly Membership: $175

  • Allied

    Company or facility located in the Metropolitan Washington, D.C. area, as well as national representation firms or companies in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area…

    Yearly Membership: $350

  • Associate

    Company or facility located outside the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area that provides services to the meeting profession. Associate members shall designate one individual to serve…

    Yearly Membership: $350

  • Student

    Student must submit a transcript to the AMPs office for verification purposes. Applications for membership will not be processed until a printed copy of the transcript has been submitted…

    Yearly Membership: $25

Get Involved

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    Membership Term

    The Membership term, and fiscal year, runs from September 1 to August 31. In order to receive membership benefits, your annual membership dues must be paid in full in order to serve in a leadership capacity.

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    New Members

    New members are eligible to receive a one-time, pro-rated membership dues during the first year of Membership. New member dues will be pro-rated on a quarterly basis. Anyone who has not been a member since

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    Returning Members

    Returning members must complete the membership application and return it with payment to the AMPs office to qualify for membership. membership dues will not be pro-rated for retyrning members.

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    General Information

    Members are responsible for notifying the AMPs office of any change in employment or contact information

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