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 Anchorage is the meeting they’ll remember from the first moose to the final glacier. Alaska’s most populous city is a prime location for a meeting, combining the incredible sights and activities to make the trip a success in the eyes of participants with the amenities organizers need to make the meeting run smoothly. Surrounded by spectacular natural spaces, wildlife and glaciers, and filled with metropolitan appeals, Anchorage is the best of Alaska, all in one place. Getting to Anchorage is a snap. With connections from all over the world and more than 240 flights arriving daily, Anchorage is easily accessible. Flights on all the major carriers connect Anchorage with the contiguous 48 states as well as Asia and Europe. Visits are like a wish list for those with a love of the natural world. Please contact Andrea Schmidt for more information.



Visit Aurora is the official destination marketing organization for the City of Aurora, Colorado and acts as the primary liaison between meeting planners and hotel partners. As Aurora’s convention and visitor’s bureau, Visit Aurora’s mission is grounded in showcasing Aurora as a premier destination for meetings, business, and leisure travel. Visit Aurora represents more than 75 hotel properties with 13,000+ guestrooms, and more than 1 million square feet of meeting space, including Colorado’s largest and newest resort, Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center. Our hotel partners are in Aurora, DIA, Gateway Park, Denver Central Park Neighborhood (Formally Stapleton) Corridor and the Denver Tech Center. For more information, contact Brian-Douglas Stanwood.




There’s nothing like Australia for business events. Australia evokes images of golden beaches, outback landscapes, welcoming people and innovative thinking. And that’s just the beginning. With many distinctive destinations, let us show you a country brimming with unique experiences and introduce you to an industry capable of delivering events beyond your expectations. Learn more about bringing your business events to Australia by visiting


The Barcelona Convention Bureau (BCB) is a specialized division of Turisme de Barcelona that promotes Barcelona as a congress, convention and incentive travel destination, and offers free and impartial advice to professionals interested in organizing their meeting in Barcelona. Barcelona is a uniquely privileged destination, offering an infinite range of activities and facilities thanks to its status as both city and province, where rich history, open natural spaces (blue and green!) and strong Mediterranean heritage abound. Learn more about what Barcelona has to offer :

Blue sky eLearn is an eLearning experience and virtual event company that has been helping organizations and associations advance the careers of professionals for 20 years. Founded in San Diego, California, Blue Sky eLearn offers a comprehensive suite of eLearning solutions centered around our easy-to-use, award-winning learning management system, Path LMS™. Coupled with our virtual event and learning strategy solutions, Path LMS helps organizations build lifelong loyalty by making it easy for professionals to learn, advance, and collaborate on their terms.

Attention AMCs! New AMC clients can receive 5% off all Path LMS subscription fees and $1,000 off installation costs if you mention you came from AMCI! This offer scales if multiple organizations sign up under the same AMC. Visit us at to learn more.


Choose Chicago, the official destination marketing organization for Chicago, Illinois, aims to enrich our community by attracting meetings, events, and leisure travelers while elevating Chicago as a must-experience global destination. Our team ensures a seamless experience, connecting you with the right resources and intellectual capital. Equity, diversity, and inclusion are foundational to our mission, as Chicago proudly represents diverse neighborhoods, people, and partners to millions of annual visitors to ultimately offer diverse experiences. Contact Robert Leff for more information.

Recognized around the globe for indisputable drawing power, Disney Resort Destinations redefine value for Association conferences with their proven ability to drive record-breaking attendance and maximize returns for attendees and meeting planners alike. From the East Coast in Florida to the West Coast in California, to the business hubs of Europe and Asia, Disney Resorts are ideally located in the heart of the world’s most desirable meeting destinations. As the global leader in imaginative content and creativity, Disney also provides an incomparable menu of unique benefits – from private group networking events in our world-famous Theme Parks and Disney Institute business educational programs to spectacular convention resorts offering over 1 million square feet of dedicated space and special tickets designed around your agenda. Each Disney Destination also offers an endless array of recreation, nightlife and entertainment options for every age and taste.


GrowthZone provides two proven association management software (AMS) solutions designed to help association management companies manage and view all of the associations they serve. Our AMS features marketing automation, event and project management, continuing education management & tracking, and more. The all-in-one solution helps AMCs grow and retain membership, engage and inform members, and streamline tasks.

MemberSuite by GrowthZone is the most configurable AMS on the market. The powerful software provides mid- and upper-market level AMCs with dozens of modules, bi-directional API integrations, and a built-in data warehouse. The fully customizable AMS is changing the way modern AMCs do business.

Both platforms include industry-leading customer service and support. Schedule a demo to learn which solution is best suited for your unique AMC structure. Visit

We are a global hospitality company with widely recognized industry-leading brands and a tradition of innovation developed over our more than fifty-year history. Our mission is to provide authentic hospitality by making a difference in the lives of the people we touch every day. We focus on this mission in pursuit of our goal of becoming the most preferred brand in each segment that we serve for our associates, guests, and owners. We support our mission and goal by adhering to a set of core values that characterizes our culture. Contact Tabitha Wunderlich for more information.

4,000 downtown affordable hotel rooms. Two world-class convention centers. One state-of-art, 22,000-seat, downtown waterfront arena. 2.3 million sq. feet of meeting space. And don’t forget our one-of-a-kind attractions like Louisville Slugger Bat Factory & Museum, Churchill Downs, the Kentucky Derby Museum and our entertainment district, Fourth Street Live! May we also mention, Louisville is the gateway to Bourbon Country - where 95% of the world’s bourbon is made! Contact David Kinney for more information.


Where in world can you visit the home of the King of Rock n' Roll, bike across the Mississippi River and honor those who sacrificed so much in the Civil Rights Movement? Only in Memphis, but the home of Blues, Soul and Rock ‘n’ Roll offers so much more. Contact Patrick Aversa at [email protected] or visit


Where Work and Play Meet! Over $8 billion in development is reshaping the convention attendee experience in Omaha, creating a dynamic destination. The 346,000square-foot convention center has over 3,500 hotel rooms within one mile, witha new downtown RiverFront blocks away. The 72-acre park offers gathering spaces, a performance pavilion, and a new STEM center on the banks of the Missouri River. Another off-site venue includes the #1 zoo in the
country, offering unique and immersive experiences and spaces. When attendees want to relax after a day of connecting and learning, Omaha offers an array of memorable experiences. Discover a fresh, new destination
that’s consistently ranked a “best value” city. Known for offering accessibility, affordability, and fun – with a dose of Midwestern hospitality. Contact Matt Heck for more information. 

We have an array of integrated services tailored to meet the educational content and training needs of your conferences. With solutions for online collection and management of abstracts and speaker presentations, creative design and layout, materials in print, CD, flash drive, and online media, and on-demand production and fulfillment of printed books and digital media, we add more value to your events. Use Omnipress for all your conference content needs and start serving your clients better today! Contact Tracy Grzybowski for more information.

The Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau books meetings, conventions, trade shows and events in Providence, RI. Historic and hip, charming and chic, Providence combines the best of a quaint New England town with the amenities and sophistication of a larger city. Compact and walkable, Providence is home to innovative restaurants, eclectic shops, a vibrant arts scene, and beautifully preserved historic architecture. The Rhode Island Convention Center (RICC) lies in the heart of Providence, within easy reach of the city’s 3,000 hotel rooms. The RICC is connected to the 14,000-seat Amica Mutual Pavilion, a multiuse events arena, the 564-room Omni Providence Hotel and Providence Place Mall. Providence is only an hour’s drive from Boston and three hours from New York. Find out more at

When the largest alpine lake collides with the Biggest Little City in the World, an incredible energy fills the air.  It flows through the streets, slopes and swims holes.  It's in the downtown clubs and the start-up distilleries. So, it's no surprise Reno Tahoe is captivating the Fortune 500 companies best-known for keeping things fresh and acting on ambition.  With unique and inspiring meeting spaces and expanding air service, planners can kick back and let the lure of location amp up attendance.  Did we mention Reno Tahoe owns and operates some event spaces directly? So reduced costs and a flexible planning process are added perks. Visit to learn more. 

Since 1983, RTD has served as a fiduciary advisor for individuals and organizations, entrusted with managing over $2 billion of client assets. We specialize in providing comprehensive reserve advice and investment management to the nonprofit association community, partnering with AMCs and their clients. From our experience in working with many AMCI members, we understand how to coordinate and collaborate with Account Executives/Executive Directors and/or the Finance Team, how to partner as a cohesive team in our ongoing meetings, how to make recommendations, and how to communicate with volunteer leaders. We are proud to consistently be nationally recognized by respected media outlets such as CNBC who has ranked RTD in their Top 100 Financial Advisors for the last five years, including a #23 ranking in 2023.


From Boca Raton to Jupiter with 47 miles of pristine beaches we offer an array of world-renowned resorts & hotels across 38 cities and towns. Our newly established Downtown Convention Arts & Entertainment District along with unique venues and attractions allows us to host much larger conventions. All this and the ease of access via 3 international airports making us an ideal warm weather alternative for corporate, association and incentive programs. Visit for more information. 

We know you have criteria for your meeting’s destination, and we also know you are looking at other locations. But we think there are many great reasons for you to choose N.C.’s capital city. As a matter of fact, we can come up with 25 reasons, ranging from state-of-the-art facilities to professional service providers to passionate-minded locals, and we think they are all compelling. 

Raleigh’s convention center campus in downtown Raleigh was tailor-made to support meeting and convention groups. Anchored by the 500,000-square-foot Raleigh Convention Center and surrounded by quality hotels, world-class performance facilities and scores of restaurants, downtown Raleigh offers everything a meeting planner needs. Learn more here:


A meeting just feels different in St. Pete/Clearwater. Here on Florida’s west coast, the business forecast is always sunny. Award-winning beaches brush up against a sea of recreational and cultural treasures that will tempt any attendee to extend their stay.

Hiking, biking, kayaking, parasailing, boating, fishing – it’s all here year-round – including championship-level golf and luxurious resort and day spas. Or head indoors and discover acclaimed museums, eclectic galleries, and one-of-a-kind shopping. Most impressive are your options for meetings. Choose your venue from classic beach hotels to golf resorts to gleaming downtown properties and even unique, off-the-beaten path treasures.

Experience our award-wining personalized service by letting us exceed your expectations and make your meetings shine. Start your planning at