Sep 22 - 25, 2019 | National Harbor, Md.

Agenda Overview

What can happen when we all come together for a common goal? Anything. Problems become solutions and education becomes insight. Discover the possibilities at the NAMIC Annual Convention, where you’ll find informative sessions and valuable networking opportunities for everyone involved with your company. The best part? You’ll be learning and growing alongside your peers, as we all work together to combine brainpower and tackle the biggest issues facing our industry.

Check out the full agenda below to get an idea of the topics and issues that will be presented this year. You’ll also see dedicated time for sightseeing, relaxing, and taking in the local culture.

Please note that you must wear your convention credentials at all times. Members of the press should contact NAMIC Public Affairs for a full list of sessions that will be open for media coverage.

If you would like more details about speakers and sessions, please click here.


Arrive early to check-in, relax, and enjoy the vibrant downtown scene!


Early birds get the… benefits! Take advantage of our early arrival day for those involved in association business such as board and committee meetings, optional tours, the golf outing, or simply those who wish to enjoy the destination before the busy convention kick-off.

  • Golf Outing
  • Optional tours and activities
  • Event Information Desk opens


Convention officially kicks off today!

  • Prayer Service & Breakfast
  • Conference Board Meetings (FMC/PCC)
  • NAMICO Board Meeting
  • PAC Activities
  • Marketplace for Mutual set-up for exhibitors
  • Chairman’s Welcome Reception, 5:30-7:30 PM
  • PAC Silent Auction opens


The Convention is in full swing today with the opening of the Marketplace for Mutuals, and first morning plenary session including the Annual Parade of Flags, Chairman’s Address, and initial Keynote Address. This session also features NAMIC’s President & CEO, Chuck Chamness, with a visionary message about the industry and association activity.

  • Marketplace for Mutuals opens
  • Connect Differently virtual conference kicks off
  • Keynote Address
  • Lunch for attendees in Marketplace for Mutuals
  • Guest Networking Lunch
  • Merit Society Lunch
  • Educational sessions and workshops offered in afternoon
  • PFMM and FMDC sessions offered in afternoon
  • Marketplace for Mutuals Reception
  • PAC Reception
  • NAMIC Leadership Dinner
  • Invitation-only private functions hosted


Day 2 of the Convention starts early with a fun run/walk in support of good health for a good cause -- St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Convention participants can expect a full day of meetings and activities while spouses/guests are invited to enjoy optional tours and explore our amazing destination.

  • Fun Run/Walk to benefit St. Baldrick’s Foundation
  • Marketplace for Mutuals closes today at 3:30 PM
  • Keynote Address
  • Educational sessions and workshops offered in morning and afternoon
  • Connect Differently broadcast
  • Lunch for attendees in the Marketplace for Mutuals
  • PAC Silent Auction closes
  • Invitation-only private functions hosted


The final day of the Convention arrives, beginning with valuable roundtable networking opportunities. They are followed by the Association’s Annual Meeting of Members and closing keynote address. Cap off the convention experience at the Closing Celebration that evening, with great food and exciting entertainment.

  • Roundtable Breakfasts
  • Annual Meeting of Members
  • Keynote Address
  • NAMIC Board Meeting
  • Optional Tours
  • Closing Celebration & Entertainment


That’s a wrap! The 123rd NAMIC Annual Convention comes to a close and we travel home, or for those wooed by the lovely destination, stay a little longer for an extended break.


Julie Bacher
Customer Service Coordinator



Our Event Sponsors: