AMMC sets the industry standard for professionals in the field of membership-based fundraising.

Are you interested in presenting your great work at AMMC 2019?

This year’s conference will examine innovative collaborations and the impact of changing audiences and their needs across all institutions through a greater focus on the presentation of case studies from around the field. Your proposal may be a case study, a project, or area of expertise you’d like to share—a completed presentation is not needed for consideration. Creativity is encouraged!

Submit a proposal

Submissions are due by November 30, 2018.


Program Schedule

Sessions will start midday, April 1 and end midday, April 4, 2019.

Review the 2019 PROGRAM AT A GLANCE - please note that this is a working document as the program develops.

The complete 2019 Program Book will be available for download in March 2019.  You can review the 2017 AMMC Seattle Program Book here.


We are excited to announce our first Keynote speaker for AMMC Pittsburgh. Colleen Dilenschneider, Chief Market Engagement Officer at IMPACTS Research and author of the popular website, Know Your Own Bone - will share data on audience perceptions, behaviors, and motivations surrounding museum membership. Colleen's presentation will be on Thursday April 4. 

Event Schedule

Opening Dinner at Carnegie Science Center

Monday, April 1
5-8 p.m.
Kick off your conference experience with dinner and grand views at Carnegie Science Center, located on the shore of the Ohio River. Enjoy a seated dinner and networking in PointView Hall, overlooking the rivers and the picturesque city skyline. Before dinner, slip into Da Vinci: The Exhibition and marvel at detailed renderings and life-sized inventions from the Renaissance master.
Included with full conference registration. Guest tickets are not available at this time.

Evening Reception at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Tuesday, April 2
6-7:30 p.m.
Enjoy drinks and hors d'oeuvres in a tropical paradise! Sample fresh Cuban-inspired cuisine and mojitos in the lush surroundings of the Tropical Forest Cuba exhibition at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, and then experience the beauty of one of the world’s most sustainable conservatories as you stroll through the historic glasshouse.
Included with full conference registration.  Guest Tickets: $60

Evening Reception at the Mattress Factory

Wednesday, April 3
5:30-7 p.m.
Soak up good vibes and local fare at the Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh's one-of-a-kind museum for installation art. Enjoy hearty appetizers by Black Radish Kitchen, including the famous Pittsburgh cookie table! Be sure to check out the museum's multiple galleries for inspiration from artists unafraid to push the envelope.
Included with full conference registration.  Guest Tickets: $60

Bus transportation will be available to and from the Westin for the opening dinner and evening receptions.


Fallingwater Excursion

Thursday, April 4
1-6:30 p.m.
Trip cost includes bus transportation and a boxed lunch
Trip Cost: $80

There is limited availability for this excursion, and it is an additional fee/ticket for all attendees.  Register now!

Complete your Pittsburgh experience with a trip to Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural masterwork! Designed for the Kauffman family in 1935, Fallingwater is perched above a tumbling waterfall, its soaring cantilevers emblematic of Wright’s organic, modern style. Enjoy a guided tour of the home and uncover the virtuosity underlying its design. After the tour, admire Fallingwater from a distance as you explore the forest paths surrounding the home. Travel time on bus: 3 hours roundtrip.