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.

FEATURED 2019 PROGRAM

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. 

 

Explore Pittsburgh!

Pittsburgh Arts & Culture organizations are excited to host AMMC 2019!  Enjoy these exclusive discounts and offerings for conference attendees.  Discounts valid from Friday, March 29 - through Sunday, April 7 (hours vary by organization).  Conference registration confirmation can be used prior to receiving your badge.

o Andy Warhol Museum*
warhol.org | 117 Sandusky Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Free admission and 10% off gift shop for conference attendee with badge

o Carnegie Museum of Art
cmoa.org | 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Free admission and 10% off gift shop for conference attendee with badge

o Carnegie Museum of Natural History
carnegiemnh.org | 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Free admission and 10% off gift shop for conference attendee with badge

o Carnegie Science Center*
carnegiesciencecenter.org | One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Free admission and 10% off gift shop for conference attendee with badge

o Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
pittsburghkids.org | 10 Children's Way, Allegheny Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Free admission and 10% off gift shop for conference attendee with badge

o The Frick Art & Historical Center
thefrickpittsburgh.org | 7227 Reynolds St., Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Free admission and 10% off gift shop for conference attendee with badge

o Senator John Heinz History Center*
heinzhistorycenter.org | 1212 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh PA 15222
Free admission and 10% off gift shop for conference attendee with badge

o Mattress Factory
mattress.org | 500 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Free admission and 10% off gift shop for conference attendee with badge

o Phipps Conservancy and Botanical Gardens
phipps.conservatory.org | 1 Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Free admission for conference attendee with badge

o Pittsburgh Botanic Garden
pittsburghbotanicgarden.org | 799 Pinkerton Run Road, Oakdale, PA 15071
Buy One, Get One adult admission and 10% off gift shop for conference attendee with promotional code AMMC2019 at the admission desk in the Gift Shop.

o The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
www.culturaldistrict.org/PGHSHOW
Use promo code PGHSHOW for discounts on participating shows.

o Pittsburgh Pirates*
PNC Park
mlb.com/pirates/ballpark | 115 Federal St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Special discounts on group ticket sales for week of conference (Note: exact discount details pending 2019 ticket pricing)

o Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium
pittsburghzoo.org | 7370 Baker Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Free admission and 10% off gift shop for conference attendee with badge

o Westmoreland Museum of American Art
thewestmoreland.org | 221 N Main St, Greensburg, PA 15601
Free admission and 10% off gift shop for conference attendee with badge

*Indicates within walking distance to Convention Center