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Venue Location
Venue Location

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg

50 N. Martingale Road
Schaumburg, Illinois

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Organizer
Organizer
Contact Person: Tina Schwartz
Event Details
Event Details

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES, INDUSTRY CONNECTIONS: A MEMBER RETREAT

The American Amusement Machine Association is holding its Annual Members Meeting at the newly renovated Chicago Marriott Schaumburg, from Tuesday, September 17 to Friday, September 20 and you're invited! The event will be attended by leaders from every segment of the Amusement Industry including Manufacturers, Distributors, Suppliers, Professional Service Providers, and Entertainment Venue Owner/Operators.


The week will be filled with opportunities to network with like-minded peers, share best practices and ideas, learn about emerging trends, nurture existing and create new relationships, and preview the industry's latest products and services all in the company of people who, like you, are in the business of fun! Sponsorship opportunities are also available online.



MEMBERSHIP

AAMA's Annual Meeting & Gala is a members-only event, so please be sure your membership is current prior to registration.

Not a member? Apply Here! There has never been a better time to be a part of AAMA. Your membership entitles you to one complimentary attendee badge for admission into all of the week's events. Questions? Contact AAMA at 847.290.9088 or email Melissa@coin-op.org for assistance.



HOTEL ROOM BLOCK

Book your group rate for 2024 AAMA Annual Meeting & Gala at the Chicago Marriott Schaumburg - $135.00 USD per night + tax.

Start Date: Monday, September 16, 2024

End Date: Friday, September 20, 2024

Last Day to Book: Monday, August 19, 2024



AIRLINE DISCOUNT CODE

We are pleased to partner with United Airlines for air travel to O'Hare International Airport for our upcoming event.


To make flight reservations online, please click on discount code ZPNK677537

MileagePlus members earn valuable miles for their travel when using the Meetings discount code.


You may also call United Meetings Reservation Desk Monday – Friday at (800) 426-1122 for booking assistance. Booking fees are waived for Meeting reservations. International customers may contact their local United Reservation Desk.



SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

The chart below shows the sponsorship levels and their benefits by comparison. To see the benefits of each level in detail, Review the full Sponsorship Levels and Benefits page.


For those companies wishing to display equipment at the event, please select the Product Preview sponsorship for your first three pieces at $2,395. If you would like to show additional pieces, add them under the Product Preview Additional Pieces for $250 each additional piece. There is no limit to the number of games you can display, however, we ask you limit games to one title each, unless they are linked games and require two or more to display functionality.


Want to sponsor multiple events, check out our ADD-On specials or contact Tina Schwartz at 847.290.9088 or tina@coin-op.org to discuss.


PLEASE NOTE: The online agenda is subject to change.

Agenda
Agenda
  • Day 1

    September 17, 2024

  • Day 2

    September 18, 2024

  • Day 3

    September 19, 2024

  • Day 4

    September 20, 2024

  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    AAMA Executive Board Meeting

    AAMA Executive Board Meeting

    AAMA Executive Board Only - You must be an AAMA Executive Board member to attend.

    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    AAMCF Board of Directors Meeting

    AAMCF Board of Directors Meeting

    Open to All AAMA members - Come join us and learn about our charitable fundraising initiatives and charity partner relationships.

    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Member Mix & Mingle Dinner

    Member Mix & Mingle Dinner

    Join us for an evening of food, cocktails, and fun while getting to know the who's who of the amusement industry!
  • 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

    Virtual Reality Workshop

    Virtual Reality Workshop

    10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

    Education Workshop

    Education Workshop

    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Member Presentations & Networking Lunch

    Member Presentations & Networking Lunch

    1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

    Location Owner/Operator Workshop

    Location Owner/Operator Workshop

    2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

    Membership Workshop

    Membership Workshop

    3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Member Presentations

    Member Presentations

    3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

    Industry Promotions Workshop

    Industry Promotions Workshop

    4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

    Government Relations Workshop

    Government Relations Workshop

    6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Welcome Dinner & Awards

    Welcome Dinner & Awards

  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    AAMA Board and Members Meeting

    AAMA Board and Members Meeting

    Open to All AAMA Members. The AAMA Board and Members meeting is for all AAMA members. Learn what your association is doing for you and your business. Be there for the election of new Board members and take part in the conversations shaping our industry.

    12:15 PM - 1:45 PM

    Government Relations Luncheon

    Government Relations Luncheon

    Happenings on the Hill and How It Affects Your Business.

    2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

    Annual Meeting Workshop

    Annual Meeting Workshop

    2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

    Member Presentations

    Member Presentations

    3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

    Keynote Speaker

    Keynote Speaker

    6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Gala Dinner and Entertainment

    Gala Dinner and Entertainment

    A Celebration Honoring our Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient and Our Charity Partners
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    KEEN Kids Arcade

    KEEN Kids Arcade

    Each year, AAMA's Charitable Foundation hosts the KEEN Kids Arcade, bringing children with disabilities from KEEN Chicago (and their families) to play games in a safe environment. This event is a wonderful opportunity for association members to see firsthand the impact of your donation dollars. By attending, you can meet the children and families who benefit from your generosity and learn more about the important work KEEN does. We hope you'll join us for this meaningful event!
Speakers
Speakers
  • Pete Gustafson (EVP at AAMA)

    Pete Gustafson

    EVP at AAMA

Sponsors
Sponsors
Community
Community

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Registration
Registration

ATTENDEE REGISTRATION (NON-SPONSOR) INSTRUCTIONS

All current AAMA members receive (1) complimentary badge which allows access to all Annual Meeting events (an $850 value).  Additional attendee badges per company should be registered at the rate of $249 per person which allows access to all Annual Meeting events.


SPONSOR REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS

Badge Registration

Sponsors must also register to attend using the AAMA Member Complimentary Badge for their first badge. All sponsors will receive a discount code for additional complimentary badges based on their sponsorship(s). 

 

  • Important Registration Detail - When registering multiple attendees, be sure the box at the bottom of your registration marked "Use this attendee's information for all tickets below" is unchecked so you may input the additional attendee name(s) and the sessions they will be attending.  


Sponsorship Registration

Many sponsorships are on a first-come first-serve basis. You can select as many sponsorship levels as are available.  


  • Product Preview - To secure space to show a game/product, you must select Product Preview Sponsor for $2,395 for the first three pieces. If you wish to show additional pieces, select ADD-ON: Product Preview Additional Piece(s) for $250 each piece.
  • Sponsors can add additional pieces at a later date and your badge sponsor allotment coupon code will be updated to reflect additional complimentary badges.


EXAMPLE:

ABC company has 3 staff members attending, would like to sponsor a table at the Gala Dinner and also show 2 games. Here is how they would register....

(1) AAMA Member Complimentary Badge (FREE)       

(1) Product Preview Sponsor ($2,395)  includes one additional complimentary badge with your sponsor code                   

(1) Gala Dinner Table Sponsorship ($1,000)   includes one additional complimentary badge with your sponsor code                                                


Your company must be an AAMA member to attend the AAMA Annual Meeting. All badge registrations are subject to approval. Employment verification may be required. For information on joining AAMA, please contact Tina Schwartz at tina@coin-op.org, visit www.coin-op.org, or APPLY HERE.


Questions on sponsorships, badge allotments, or any other event details? Contact the AAMA office at 847.290.9088 or tina@coin-op.org.

AAMA Member Complimentary Badge - 1 Per Member Company

Each member company receives (1) complimentary badge, which allows access to all Annual Meeting events. Additional badges over your one complimentary badge allotment should be registered as additional badges and will be invoiced at a rate of $249 per badge. Sponsors will receive a discount code based on their sponsorship level and should use the sponsor addtional badge item to register for those badges.

Complimentary

ADD-ON: ATTENDEE Badge(s)

Badges for NON-SPONSORING member company employees over the (1) member complimentary badge

$249

ADD-ON: SPONSOR Badge(s) Over Complimentary Allotment

Badge(s) for Sponsor company employees over the (1) member complimentary badge based on sponsorship level. Must Use sponsor code for allotted complimentary badge(s).

Sponsors will receive a discount link with their designated allotment of complimentary badges.

$249

Global Sponsor - 1 AVAILABLE

Member Price $10,000

Community Sponsor - 2 AVAILABLE

Member Price $5,000

Gala Bar Sponsors - 2 AVAILABLE (Sold Out)

Member Price $2,500

Product Preview Sponsor - UNLIMITED

Show your product(s) throughout the Wednesday and Thursday workshop days during product preview and luncheon events. Product sponsors will receive an email that will include information and forms to submit the equipment details (specs & electrical needs).
Up to 3 pieces or 100 Sq ft space allotted. Sponsors have Add-On opportunities such as showing additional pieces, adding a product showcase, and/or sponsoring a table at the Welcome Dinner and/or Gala Dinner at a 50% discount.

Member Price $2,395

ADD-ON: Product Preview Additional piece(s) - UNLIMITED

Must be a Product Preview Sponsor to select this Add-On.
Display additional pieces over the 3 pieces/100 sq. ft. allotted for Product Preview Sponsorship. This is an Add-On to the Product Preview Sponsorship.

Member Price $250

ADD-ON: Product Spotlight - 12 AVAILABLE

Must be a Product Preview Sponsor to select this Add-On. Product Preview Sponsors have the opportunity to select an eight (8) minute timeslot to make a presentation next to your product(s) during the product preview events on Wednesday and Thursday. Spaces are limited. Upon registration, you will be contacted by AAMA staff to secure your timeslot. This is an Add-On to the Product Preview Sponsorship.

Member Price $250

ADD-ON: Workshop Sponsor

Must be a Product Preview Sponsor to select this Add-On. Product Preview Sponsors take advantage of a $100 discount on a Workshop Sponsorship. Non-Product Sponsor members can register as a Workshop Sponsor below.

Member Price $500

ADD-ON: Welcome Dinner Sponsor

Must be a Product Preview Sponsor to select this Add-On. Product Preview Sponsors take advantage of a 50% discount on a Welcome Dinner Table Sponsorship. Non-Product Sponsor members can register as a Welcome Dinner Table Sponsor below.

Member Price $500

ADD-ON: Gala Table Sponsor - LIMITED

Must be a Product Preview Sponsor to select this Add-On. Product Preview Sponsors take advantage of a 50% discount on a Gala Table Sponsorship. Non-Product Sponsor members can register as a Gala Table Sponsor below.

Member Price $500

Government Relations Lunch Sponsor - 2 AVAILABLE (Sold Out)

Member Price $2,000

Keynote Sponsor - 1 AVAILABLE

Member Price $2,000

Member Mix & Mingle Dinner Sponsor - 2 AVAILABLE

Member Price $1,500

Keynote Bar Sponsor

Member Price $1,500

Welcome Dinner Entertainment Sponsor - 1 AVAILABLE (Sold Out)

Member Price $1,500

Welcome Dinner Bar Sponsors - 2 AVAILABLE

Member Price $1,500

Gala Dinner Entertainment Sponsor (Sold Out)

Member Price $1,500

Event App Sponsor (Sold Out)

Member Price $1,500

Member Mix & Mingle Bar Sponsor - 2 AVAILABLE

Member Price $1,200

Welcome Dinner Table Sponsor - 1 Table - LIMITED

Table with your logo displayed during the Welcome Dinner

Member Price $1,000

Gala Dinner Table Sponsor - 1 Table

Table with your company logo displayed during the Gala Dinner

Member Price $1,000

ADD-ON: Workshop Sponsor

You must be a sponsor to add-on a Workshop Sponsorship. Sponsor one of the (7) workshops on Wednesday and Thursday. An AAMA Staff member will reach out to secure your workshop timeframe. Add on available to current Product Preview Sponsors at a discounted rate.

Member Price $500

AAMA Complimentary Guest Badge (By AAMA Invitation Only)

The AAMA Annual Meeting is a member-only event. As an invited and valued guest, we are pleased to offer you a complimentary badge. To ensure a smooth and efficient registration process, you will receive a unique guest code from your host. This code is required to register for your complimentary badge.

$995