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2019 Keynote Speaker, “The Pioneer Woman” Ree Drummond

(Subject to change)

Noon – 5:00 pm
Registration Office Opens

3:00 – 5:00 pm
State Mother of the Year® Honoree Orientation
All 2020 Mother of the Year honorees will meet to learn about American Mothers and get the inside scoop on how to make the most of the annual convention. Honorees will meet a few members of the Board of Directors and use this time discover more about one another.

6:00 – 7:30 pm
Legacy Reception: “Hats Off to AMI
Celebrate 85 years of American Mothers, Inc. with past and present Mother of the Year® and Mother of Achievement honorees. All registered attendees are invited to attend and encouraged to wear a hat to keep with the theme! Tickets for this event are $50 and may be purchased here.

Attendees are free to enjoy dinner on their own.


8:00 am
Registration Office Open

8:00 – 9:30 am
AMI Vision: 2020
Registered attendees will enjoy breakfast while we take a look at the past year for American Mothers, Inc. and discuss where the organization is heading. New members, State Representatives and Mother of the Year® honorees will get to know what makes American Mothers such an incredible organization and learn where to plug in to make the most of their upcoming year.

9:45 – 10:45 am
Mother of the Year Speeches – Session 1
The Mother of the Year® honorees will share their thoughts on the designated 2020 theme.

11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Mother of the Year Speeches – Session 2
The Mother of the Year® honorees will continue to share their thoughts on the 2020 theme.

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Mother of Achievement Luncheon
This special luncheon celebrates the 2020 National Mother of Achievement and the significant impact and philanthropic accomplishments of one of our country’s greatest treasures. Tickets for this luncheon are $125 and may be purchased here.

2:15 – 5:15 pm
*NEW* MomX Sessions
Attendees will have the opportunity to rapidly expand their knowledge on four to five different subjects in 30-minute increments during these informative and engaging sessions. Thought leaders and industry experts will share their ideas and insight on a variety of topics like kids & social media, diversity & inclusion, and more! Tickets for this session are $50 and may be purchased here.

Attendees are free to enjoy dinner on their own.


8:15 – 9:45 am
Eggs & Issues Breakfast
Join Congressional leaders in a discussion about issues impacting moms and children across the country. Tickets for this breakfast are $75 and can be purchased here.

10:00 – 11:30 am
What to Expect on Capitol Hill
A highlight of the National Convention is our time spent meeting with elected officials from our home states. Never been on Capitol Hill? Not to worry! This panel discussion will prep you for meaningful dialogue with your Congressional delegation.

Break for lunch and travel to the United States Capitol Building

12:45 – 1:00 pm
Group photo in front of the Capitol Building

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Moms on the Hill
Our moms head to Capitol Hill to meet with members of Congress. Appointments are made in advance; make sure to capture a photo with your elected officials and share on social media using #MomNation.

6:00 – 7:00 pm
President’s Circle Reception
Invitation Only
A special reception to honor, celebrate and give thanks for the outstanding generosity of our Life Members, partners, donors and friends.

6:00 – 7:00 pm
General Reception
All convention attendees and ticketed guests are invited to network and enjoy this fun function before the Golden Rule Gala.

7:00 – 10:00 pm
The Golden Rule Gala
This glamorous and patriotic evening is the piece de resistance of the annual convention. During this memorable event, notable State Associations, leaders, and members will be recognized and the 2020 National Mother of the Year® and Golden Rule Grant winners will be announced. All proceeds will benefit the American Mothers, Inc. Golden Rule Grant Fund. Tickets and tables for this gala event may be purchased here.


8:00 – 9:30 am
National Board of Directors Meeting

9:30 – 10:30 am
General Business Meeting of American Mothers, Inc.
Board of Directors and State Association Leadership

Timing Varies
Constituent Coffee
Many U.S. Senators have a standing appointment to meet with their constituents on Wednesday mornings while Congress is in session. Convention attendees are welcome to head back to Capitol Hill to spend time with their elected officials before heading home.