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Partner with AAM and Engage More Museums

Connect with 35,000 individuals and museums year-round to promote your brand and increase your company’s visibility within the museum industry. Support Alliance initiatives that foster excellence in all areas of museum operations and unify those serving in the field.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, it is definitely not business as usual. We’ve created extensive resources for the museum field including companies, which we hope you’ll find helpful during this challenging time.

AAM Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo

Image of a convention center with a signpost that points to the MuseumExpo, Presenter Pre, etc...Attend the AAM Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo, the largest gathering of museum professionals in the world, with 5,000+ attendees from more than 50 countries. Exhibit, advertise, sponsor, purchase a banner, and present your ideas and case studies in MuseumExpo theaters and general sessions. Due to the pandemic, in May and June 2020 we hosted the conference online with AAM Virtual. Session recordings are available for a fee and the entire conference platform is visible to the public through December 31, 2020.


Advocacy: Speak up for Museums

Museums Advocacy Day 2020 Graphic. Notes the dates of the event, February 24-25, 2020, and the location, Washington DC

Bring your enthusiasm and participate in the field’s annual Museums Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill, where hundreds of advocates gather to bring a unified message to Congress about why museums are essential. Sponsorship opportunities are available, view the list of 2020 Supporters.


TrendsWatch Report

Cover of 2019 TrendsWatch report.

Promote your brand with an eye to the future. The Center for the Future of Museums produces the most consumed programs, products, and services in AAM’s portfolio, including the annual TrendsWatch report. Sponsor CFM activities and equip museums to address the challenges of coming decades and the rapidly changing economic, cultural, ecological, political and technological landscape.

 

You can also help grow a more diverse pipeline of museum staff through supporting Annual Meeting scholarships or the Alliance initiative to diversify museum boards through our Facing Change program. Learn more.


Other ways to engage with museums

Be among the first to secure a listing on the new (and improved) Museum Marketplace ahead of the official launch to museums in March 2020. Introductory pricing is as low as $49.

Become an Industry Member and be informed. You’ll receive discounts on exhibiting, advertising, mailing list rentals, and more. Enjoy access to 20 Professional Networks and complimentary subscriptions to Museum, Aviso, and Dispatches from the Future of Museums.

Source new perspectives and ideas by getting involved. Build your professional network in museums, and enjoy making connections and learning from each other.

Submit a session proposal, attend the AAM Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo, and network at conference events. The call for proposals is usually released in August.

Advertise on our print and digital platforms and reach 35,000 AAM members year-round.

Apply for an award and be recognized for excellence within or in support of the museum field. Some deadlines to consider: January 31 (various) and end of February (MUSE).

Join the discussion on Museum Junction, the AAM community space for sharing information and ideas.

Connect with museum professionals from the Americas and beyond at the biannual Conference of the Americas. Most recent: November 20-22, 2019, in Oaxaca, Mexico. Next: 2021 (date and location to be confirmed).

Exhibition development and design companies can join the NAME professional network and become a sponsor and receive benefits.

Share your expertise as a thought leader on the Alliance Blog, in Museum magazine, and through the AAM Press. Submit your story ideas here. You can also promote your solutions with advertorials on the Blog and in Museum.

To learn more about ways to engage and increase your investment in museums, please contact CorporatePartnerships@aam-us.org.

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