AMPs Membership Benefits
|Here’s What We Offer:||Here’s What Others Offer:|
|Only $75 planners and $150 for Suppliers to join through December 31||Must join a national organization for $300+ a Chapter fee|
|Complimentary Education every quarter||Quarterly education for a fee|
|6-8 complimentary and discounted special events that range from happy hours to annual meetings to holiday |
|1-2 special events for a fee.|
|Monthly 5k’s to keep your body healthy||n/a|
AMPs Membership is Valuable to Planners and Suppliers! For one low fee of $50, join 500+ planners and suppliers (60% planners 40% suppliers) for year -round education of the mind, spirit and body. Coming soon, AMPs will become a Preferred Provider for the Event Industry Council to show our commitment to providing education that helps individuals earn or maintain their CMP or CMP-HC certification.
When you join AMPs you become part of our Community in Unity knowing you always have a connection, a friend, a mentor. Joining AMPs shows your dedication to our industry, provides you with networking opportunities galore, information, professional and personal development and above all, personal satisfaction. Being around other industry professionals with different viewpoints will expose you to new ideas and outlooks. This can have a very positive effect not only on your personal growth and development, but impact your overall success.
Scholarships are also still available for those needing financial assistance. Simply email a request to [email protected]
Your membership term is valid for one calendar year from joining or renewing. In order to receive membership benefits, your annual membership dues must be paid in full in order to serve in a leadership
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.
- Industry Partner*: Company or facility that provides services to the meeting profession. Industry Partners shall designate one individual to serve as the delegate for the company. A second membership 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.
- 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 Industry Partner 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.
Planner Memberships and Industry Partner Memberships are linked to the individuals for the membership term.
*As a result of the bylaws change passed by the membership on September 17, 2019, all Supplier Allied and Supplier Associate memberships have been combined to Industry Partner.