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American Mothers, Inc.® Annual Convention

2024

Join us for the 89th National Convention of American Mothers! Our convention will be live at Hilton Omaha, Nebraska, April 25-27th, 2024. Moms and their guests will have opportunities to network with other moms, hear from dynamic speakers and meet past and present Mothers of the Year®.

Our outstanding AMI State Associations will be celebrated, the Golden Rule Grant and 5th Grade Essay award winners will be announced, and the 2024 National Mother of the Year® will be named at this event!

The 2023 State Mothers of the Year smile and wave as they line up to be presented during the 2023 American Mothers Convention Gala dinner.

April 25-27th, 2024

89th national convention omaha, nebraska

Join Us in Omaha, NE

While we celebrate moms across the nation, our annual convention honors our Mother of the Year® state honorees, National Mother of the Year®, our Golden Rule Grant winners, 5th Grade Essay Contest winner and each state chapter and member of American Mothers, Inc.

2024 Schedule

Thursday, April 25

12:00–8:00 p.m.
Registration
3:00-4:00 p.m.
National Board of Directors meeting
4:15 p.m.
Delegate Registration for the General Business Meeting of American Mothers, Inc.®
4:30-5:30 p.m.
General Business Meeting of American Mothers, Inc.®
All are welcome to attend, but only voting delegates may vote.

5:15-6:30 p.m.

State Mothers of the Year® Honoree Orientation
2024 Mothers of the Year® gather with the Board to learn more about AMI and how to get the most out of the convention.

Past Mother of the Year® and State Leaders Gathering
Past Mother of the Year® honorees, state leaders, and guests gather to socialize and get reacquainted.

6:30-8:00 p.m.

Welcome to O-MOM-aha!
Meet Mother of the Year® honorees, network with moms from across the country, and enjoy a light meal.
Plan on meeting new friends and having fun.

Eight smiling State Mothers of the Year gather and pose for a picture before the start of the 2023 American Mothers Gala.
A group of attendees at the 2023 American Mothers National Convention have lunch.

2024 Schedule

Friday, April 26

8:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Registration
8:00-9:00 a.m.

Legacy Breakfast
Celebrate the unparalleled Legacy of American Mothers, Inc.® and appreciate its rich history.
Honor its leaders of the past and present.
Learn what the future holds, and where you can plug in to make the most of your upcoming year.

9:15-10:45 a.m.

Mother of the Year® Speeches — Session 1
Each State Mother of the Year® will have the opportunity to present a three-minute speech on an assigned topic.
They are presented in alphabetical order by state.

11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

Mother of the Year® Speeches — Session 2

12:30-2:00 p.m.

Luncheon
Relax and listen to some great music, then feel the joy shared by 2023 National Mother of the Year® Dr. Lori Johnson-Vegas.

2:30-5:30 p.m.

Round Table Discussion
Topics and Presenters are being finalized. As soon as they are confirmed, the names of the presenters and their topics will be posted here. There will be seven 20 minute classes so you won’t miss a thing!

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Dinner
Dinner on your own. The Old Market, Capital District, Lewis & Clark Landing, and Missouri River Pedestrian Bridge are within walking distance.

7:30-9:00 p.m.

Time to Relax and Mingle – T-shirt Night
Get to know one another in a more casual setting. 
Two very talented moms will teach us how to “Self-Massage” and “Breathe – Meditate – Relax!”
A perfect combination for a restful night after a busy day.

Women at table discussions being inspired during the 2023 American Mothers Inc. National Convention
2023 State Mothers pause for a picture before the Gala at the 2023 American Mothers National Convention in Omaha, Nebraska.

2024 Schedule

Saturday, April 27

8:00-9:30 a.m.

Breakfast
Enjoy breakfast with presentations:

To be announced

10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Panel Speakers 
“Keeping Your Child  Safe” will be discussed by three experts in various fields that impact the safety of children. Attendees will be able to submit questions for the Questions/Answers segment.

Speaker
“Happiness Is Homemade: Creating Joy in Your Everyday Life” presented by Emily Brooks.

12:30-5:00 p.m.
Explore Omaha
Enjoy lunch, touring, or shopping. Rides are available by appointment.

5:30 p.m.

2024 State Mother of the Year® Honorees Group Photo
Meet in the ballroom or grand foyer for a group photo.

6:30-7:30 p.m.

Pre-Gala Reception

7:00-9:30 p.m.

The Golden Rule Gala
Presentation of the 2024 State Mothers of the Year®
Introduction of the National 5th Grade Essay Contest Winner 
Presentation of the Golden Rule Grant and Barbara Thompson Gift recipients
Announcement of the 2024 National Mother of the Year®

Gerre Schwert, National 5th grade essay chair, presents the 2023 National 5th Grade Essay Contest winner Abhinav Verma of Tazewell of Tennessee and his mother at the National Convention in Omaha, Nebraska.
Owners of Carol's House in Omaha, Nebraska receive a check for their program, presented by Sheila Monke.
National President Joyce Stevens, 2023 National Mother of the Year from Oklahoma, Dr. Lori Vegas-Johnson, and 2017 National Mother of the Year Dr. Renee Reinardy from South Dakota at the 2023 American Mothers National Convention.
HOTEL INFO

Hilton Omaha

1001 Cass Street 402-998-3400