Membership

 

amps-membership-headerAMPs Membership Benefits

  • Free monthly meetings, with advanced registration, with thought-provoking and cutting-edge educational content
  • Educational credits recognized by the Events 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 directory
  • Involvement in a rewarding mentorship program

MEMBERSHIP TERM:
SEPTEMBER 1, 2017 – AUGUST 31, 2018

CATEGORIES JOIN OR RENEW
October 1, 2017 – August 31, 2018
Planner $225.00
Allied $400.00
Associate $400.00
Student $40.00
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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, your annual membership dues must be paid in full. Membership benefits expire on August 31 of each year.

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 returning members. Membership benefits expire on August 31 of each year. You will receive an electronic confirmation once your membership application and payment have been approved and processed.

General Information

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

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, educational, philanthropic or similar type voluntary membership organizations, or as a corporate meeting planner.
  • 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. Student must be currently enrolled in a hospitality course/class in the Metropolitan Washington, D.C. area and have earned a total of at least 9 cumulative hours. Student membership includes the same benefits as Allied and Associate members, however, student members are not allowed to vote. Student is allowed to participate as a committee member, but is not allowed to serve as a committee chair or co-chair, or on the Board of Directors.
  • 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 that provides services to the meeting profession. Allied members shall designate one individual to serve as the delegate for the company. A second Allied Member of the same organization may join AMPs by joining in conjunction with a new Planner Member and provided that the 50/50 membership ratio of planners to suppliers remains intact.
  • 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 as the delegate for the company. A second Associate Member of the same organization may join AMPs by joining in conjunction with a new Planner Member and provided that the 50/50 membership ratio of planners to suppliers remains intact.

Planner Membership is linked to the individual for the membership term.
Allied and Associated Memberships are linked to the individual for the membership term.

As a result of the bylaws change, passed by the membership on September 11, 2012, all membership is now linked to the individual for the membership term. Allied and Associated Memberships are no longer linked to the company or facility.

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