AMA Meeting Planning Checklist

Planning Steps To Move Your 2017 Meeting Forward

Planning a meeting can be a complex process, but with the right direction and planning tips the tasks can be paired down into some pretty simple and manageable steps. ‘Big picture’ is the most important thing to consider first – that includes details such as agenda, venue, speakers, food, setup and time of day. We’ve seen that a meeting that … Read more

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Four Favorite Museums In AMA Conference Center Cities

The opportunity to explore and enjoy a wide range of visual arts – from traditional media to contemporary approaches – is one of the best parts of traveling and visiting different cities. For example, Atlanta, New York City, San Francisco and Washington D.C. , in addition to hosting our AMA Executive Conference Centers, also are four … Read more

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Plan Your Meeting With Pinterest

AMA Executive Conference Centers is now on Pinterest! As we’ve begun to build our boards it’s easy to see how one can plan their entire life on this platform. We love how Pinterest is a social sharing platform that’s every bit as useful as a life planning tool as it is for event and meeting … Read more

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Three Must-Have Apps For Meeting Planners

  Each and every day there are mobile applications that pop onto the ‘app’ scene focused on the needs of meeting and event planners. With so many app choices offering a variety of tasks it can get quite over-whelming. But don’t let app selection stress you out…we’re here to help with the top three ‘must-have’ recommendations from our AMA Executive … Read more

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Must Attend Fall Festivals In Each AMA Conference Center City!

The first day of Autumn 2016 (Autumnal Equinox) is literally right around the corner. And let’s be honest, there’s much anticipation for the arrival of Autumn. Bring on the crisp air, pretty leaves, sweaters and boots, football, pumpkin (everything) and FALL FESTIVALS! When it comes to Fall Festivals there are so many wonderful ones to attend in our … Read more

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Healthy Snack Choices for Meeting Planners On The Go

As a meeting planner, your tasks change from day to day but one thing remains the same…you’re busy. Going from logistic planning meetings, to site visits, to the actual meeting day – making sure that every detail goes off without a hitch is your priority. This means that sometimes eating and taking care of yourself isn’t one … Read more

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Meeting Etiquette That Will Make You a Gold Star Attendee!

We know that AMA Executive Conference Center blog readers aren’t always the meeting planner…sometimes they’re the meeting attendee! Being a good meeting guest is just as important a task as is planning a meeting. To help you become the attendee that gets a ‘gold star’ for being both professional and productive we’re sharing 5 etiquette tips on the … Read more

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Summer Food Trends At AMA Conference Centers

Warmer weather. Fun in the sun. And a feeling that things are just a little bit more laid back than other times of the year. These are just a few reasons we enjoy Summer meeting season at AMA Executive Conference Centers! And just how Summer fashion changes, so too is our experience with food requests for summertime meetings. … Read more

AMA Stress Management Blog

Stress Management Tips For Meeting Planners

Life as a meeting planner can be both highly rewarding and incredibly stressful. However, there ways to achieve balance and cut through the stress so that you feel good physically and satisfied mentally about what you do. Enjoy these five tips that our AMA Executive Conference Center team find to be most helpful for reducing stress while planning a successful meeting! ORGANIZATION IS CRUCIAL … Read more

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Top Notch Meeting Space In The Washington, D.C. Area

Located in beautiful Arlington, Virginia, the AMA Washington Area Conference Center is a unique meeting and conference venue with convenient access to one of the most historic cities in the United States. Positioned directly across the Potomac River from downtown Washington, D.C., this AMA Executive Conference Center offers meeting planners opportunities they would be hard-pressed to find in … Read more