2022 Conference

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2022 AAMA Annual Conference

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Oct. 21–24, 2022

Host Hotel: Marriott Myrtle Beach Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes

Overflow Hotel #1: Grande Shores Ocean Resort

Overflow Hotel #2: Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort

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Conference Registrations

Register for the 2022 AAMA Annual Conference on or before Sept. 20, 2022, to receive your registration packet via email approximately two weeks before the conference.

Two Ways to Register by Sept. 20:

  1. Online Conference Registration (Sign-in required.)
    • Register online for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card! Monthly drawings will ​take place until Sept. 1. 
  2. 2022 Conference Registration Brochure (submit by mail or fax)

How to Register after Sept. 20:

You can also register on-site and receive only a hard copy of the registration packet. (See the 2022 Conference Registration Brochure for details.)

Hotel Reservations

Make your hotel reservation at the host hotel on or before Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2022, for the conference registration discount.

Note! The host and first overflow hotels have been filled. Reserve at the second overflow hotel, Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort, to receive the AAMA conference registration discount.

Overflow hotel #2: Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort

Rooms are $169 per night, and the resort fee has been waived.

Important! A nonrefundable first night’s deposit is required.

Booking options:

  • Book a hotel room online via the AAMA’s personalized book link.
    • The link above has the group code already applied.
  • Book a hotel room via toll-free phone: 800/876-0010
    • Provide the AAMA group code AOM to receive the group rate for the AAMA room block.

Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort registration deadline: Sept. 26, 2022

Want to book a hotel room at the other overflow hotel or the host hotel? You may check back with either or both the host and overflow hotel to check whether any rooms in the AAMA room block have become available again between now and​ the reservation deadline for each hotel. (But please note the policies of canceling at either of the hotels and the conference registration deadline [Sept. 20] to receive the host/overflow hotel registration discounts.)

Overflow hotel #1: Grande Shores Ocean Resort

Group reservation number: 2843203

Grande Shores Ocean Resort registration deadline: Sept. 28, 2022

Note from the host hotel (Marriot Myrtle Beach Resort & Spa at Grand Dunes): If for any reason you need to cancel or adjust your reservation, the hotel asks that you do so no later than seven days prior to your arrival date.

Note from the first overflow hotel (Grande Shores Ocean Resort): For offers and policies, see the Grande Shores Ocean Resort handout.

Will there be a shuttle between the hotels? Check back here for information on a shuttle between the host hotel and overflow hotels closer to the event. In the meantime, please note that the Grande Shores Ocean Resort and the host hotel are separated by an approximately 15-minute walk (or three-minute drive).​ The Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort and the host hotel are separated by an approximately 10-minute drive.

Conference Materials

Prep for Conference

Enter the 2022 Excel Awards. The winners of the Excel Awards will be honored at the AAMA Annual Conference. The submission window for the 2022 Excel Awards is open. Submissions are due July 24. (The deadline was extended!)

Submit the Delegate and Alternate Submission Form. AAMA Members—talk to your state president about serving as a delegate or alternate in the AAMA House at the ​65th AAMA Annual Conference in Houston. If you are attending, but not serving in the House, consider volunteering to serve on a House committee. State presidents—complete and submit these forms to the AAMA by July 24.

Donate to the educational programs of the 2022 AAMA Annual Conference. All educational program support is used to help underwrite the cost of presenting top-quality educational programs during the AAMA Annual Conference. Want your contribution noted in the on-site conference program? Submit the Educational Support Information & Form  (Word doc format) by July 24.

Any contributions received after that date but prior to the conference will be acknowledged in the on-site conference newsletter.

Employer Letter. If you're interested in attending the AAMA Annual Conference but need financial assistance, tell your employer how your trip can strengthen the practice. This AAMA letter describes the various benefits.

Check back with this page as more 2022 conference materials are published.

Conference Attendees' Materials 

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CE Session Materials

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Exhibiting, Sponsorship, and Advertising Materials

AAMA Annual Conference Advertising Insertion Order FormSubmissions are due Aug. 1.

AAMA Annual Conference Sponsorship & Exhibitor Opportunities. Pore over the brochure, then use the Exhibiting & Sponsorship Prospectus to review the terms, conditions, contract, and submission requirements. Email Conference@aama-ntl.org to discuss conference exhibiting, sponsorship, and advertising opportunities and questions. 

AAMA Annual Conference Exhibiting & Sponsorship Prospectus. Submissions of completed (1) Contracts for Exhibitors Hall Space and (2) Exhibiting and Sponsorships Order Forms are due Aug. 1.