About AMC Institute

Founded in 1963, the AMC Institute (AMCI) is a non-profit trade organization focused on advancing professionalism and high industry standards for association management companies. (AMCs). AMCI provides expert support and resources to drive new business to members, champions accreditation to promote industry best practices, and creates educational and networking opportunities for AMCs to engage and learn from each other.

The AMC Institute represents over 180 association management companies that collectively provide full-service management to over 1,800 associations and provide project support to 900 additional associations. The total budget for associations managed by AMC Institute members is more than $1.5 billion annually and the associations represent 2.8 million members.

Vision and Mission

The AMC model will be the proven solution of choice for strengthening and growing the world’s association and non-profit community.

To advance the business interests of member association management companies and the AMC industry.

Brand Promise
We are guided by and committed to industry best practices, reinforcing the value of the AMC model for our clients, and supporting increased business opportunities for our members.


Learn more about our history here.