2022 ANNUAL MEETING

2022 ANNUAL MEETING

WHAT?

Thank you to all who joined us for our annual members-only event – the AAMA Annual Meeting & Gala. This year’s theme was “A League of Our Own!”.  The Annual Meeting always provides opportunities to network, learn, share, build relationships, preview new products, and have some fun.

WHEN?
September 19-23, 2022

WHERE?
The Westin Chicago Lombard Hotel
70 Yorktown Center
Lombard, IL 60148

**The schedule for the 2023 Annual Meeting and Gala will be available closer to that event next September.**

2022 Schedule

Monday, Sept. 19th

  • 9 AM to 12 PM – Steering Meeting (Executive Committee)
  • 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM – Membership Committee Meeting
  • 2:45 PM to 4 PM – Industry Promotion Committee Meeting
  • 4:15 PM to 5:15 PM – FEC Connect Committee Meeting

Tuesday, Sept. 20th

  • 8:30 AM to 10 AM – AAMCF Board of Directors Meeting
  • 10:15 AM to 11:30 AM – Government Relations Committee Meeting
  • 1 PM to 2:15 PM – VR Committee Meeting
  • 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM – AAMA Board of Directors Meeting
  • 6 PM to 6:15 PM – Shuttle to Puttshack leaves the Westin
  • 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM – Puttshack Networking Dinner & Mini-Golf
  • 9:30 PM to 9:45 PM – Shuttle back to the Westin leaves Puttshack

Wednesday, Sept. 21st

  • 9 AM to 1 PM – Scene 75 Tour & Lunch Event
  • 2 PM to 5 PM – Education/Presentations:
    • 2 PM to 3 PM – “Building Your World Series Brand” Panel with Gary Stern, Holly Hampton, Frank Cosentino and Ron Malinowski
    • 3 PM to 3:45 PM – “Hot Topic: What is Your Brand?” Workshop with Beth Standlee
    • 4 PM to 5 PM “Hit a Grand Slam Through Licensing” Panel with George Petro, Trevor Gianaris and Allen Weisberg
  • 6 PM to 10 PM – Welcome Dinner

Thursday, Sept. 22nd

  • 9 AM to 11:15 AM – Education/Presentations
    • 9 AM to 10 AM – “Hot Topic: Building Your Bench” with Russ Van Natta
    • 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM – VR Panel with Danny Gruening, Michael Bridgman and Chris Brady
  • 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM – Government Relations Luncheon
  • 2 PM to 3:45 PM – Education/Presentations
    • 2 PM to 3 PM – “FEC Fireside Chat” with Jim Bennington and Brian Cohen
    • 3:15 to 4 PM – “Monetizing Your Brand: a One-On-One with Seth Davis, President of Stern Pinball”
  • 4 PM to 5 PM – Keynote Speaker
  • 6 PM to 11 PM – Gala Dinner & Product Review

Friday, Sept. 23rd

  • 10 AM to 1 PM – Keen Kids’ Arcade & Lunch

Registration for the 2023 Annual Meeting will be available next fall. AAMA membership entitles you to one complimentary attendee badge for admission into all of the week’s events.

Not a member of AAMA? Apply here! There has never been a better time to be a part of AAMA. Questions? Contact AAMA at 847.290.9088 or email tina@coin-op.org for assistance.

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