Association Management Center

8735 W. Higgins Road, Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60631 United States

About Us

Since 1974, Association Management Center (AMC) has been serving associations with passion and integrity. Accredited by the Association Management Companies Institute, AMC provides full-service management and consulting services to national and international associations. Founded on the core values of caring, mutual trust, and respect, we approach our association partners with open communication and conduct our business in an equitable and ethical manner.  

One thing we are most proud of at AMC, and we believe distinguishes us from other management companies, is our culture. We seek and build long-term, sustainable relationships with our clients and provide customized solutions and strategies that best meet each individual client’s needs. Achieve What You Believe is the promise we make to each of our clients and staff members.

Full-Service Association Management

Expertise in the core elements of running an association effectively is at the foundation of our approach to helping our clients grow. Our talented and dedicated staff teams provide the day-to-day management our client partners need to succeed, including strategic executive leadership, conference and tradeshow management, corporate relations, educational programming, financial management, foundations support and fundraising, advocacy, marketing and communications, technology, and membership development.

Consulting Services

AMC’s Consulting Services offers objective, practical, and timely approaches that assist associations in achieving a wide variety of business goals, particularly the following:

Board Governance and Leadership Development and Training

Through facilitated activities, training, and education, we can help develop your board, staff, and volunteers to enable you to reach new levels of achievement with these services:

  • Governance Essentials™
  • Governance assessments
  • High-Performing Boards™
  • Leadership Practices Inventory® 360
  • Strategic planning
  • Executive leadership development and advising
  • Board and staff development
  • Governance alignment and structure reviews

Product Development and Market Research

The creation of programs, products, and services is essential to growth and the advancement of the mission for most associations, and success hinges on an accurate understanding of opportunity and value to the customer.

We offer expertise in

  • Market research
  • Product development
  • Member and customer needs assessment
  • Gap analysis

Brand Strategy and Website Development

AMC staff have extensive expertise in crafting a customer experience that captivates and nurtures audiences, promoting brand awareness and loyalty. Our integrated marketing approach combines innovative creativity with data-based customer insights in every opportunity.

Partner with us for

  • content strategy
  • website development
  • analytics
  • visual brand identity
  • graphic design

Elevate your organization to the next level with the customized assistance of our experienced team of association experts.  

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