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Prefer to register or purchase tickets offline? Scroll down to the bottom of this page for info.

AMVETS 74th National Convention

August 7: National Finance Committee, National Service Foundation, AMVETS Committee Meetings, AMVETS Career Fair, Townhall Meeting on Veterans Healthcare with AMVETS HEAL Team
August 8: NEC Meeting at 8:30 a.m.; Joint Opening Session at 1 p.m.; Joint Memorial Service at 3 p.m.; Florida Night: ticket request form
August 9: Business Meetings, Seminars and Roundtables
August 10: Commanders & Presidents’ Banquet at 6:30 p.m.
August 11: National elections and new officer installations



The famed Caribe Royale will be our host property in Orlando, Florida, this August. Caribe Royale is the largest all-suite convention hotel in Florida, with 1,335 suites, 150,000 square feet of meeting space. Room reservations are open now, and a lot more information will be coming to this page as we inch our way closer to our 74th National Convention. Room rates from $109 per night.

Please contact the hotel directly via phone for further lodging, and housing needs.

Caribe Royale Orlando
8101 World Center Drive, Orlando FL 32821
Direct (407) 238-8000
Reservation (800) 823-8300

Orlando International Airport (MCO) – Recommended shuttle provider is Maingate Transportation at (407) 390-0000, press 0.

Ground Transportation
Central Florida is a hotbed for Uber and Lyft. The Caribe’s recommended airport shuttle provider is Maingate Transportation. You may reserve prior to arrival online at and select the airport tab or by calling (407) 390-0000 option 1. Self-parking at the hotel is $10 (plus tax) per day, per vehicle. And Enterprise/National Car Rental is in the lobby and the cars are on property.

A lot more on the world-class attractions nearby and services at the hotel can be found here.

AMVETS Connect App

For more information on National Convention and all other national events, download our AMVETS Connect app.

Interested in Exhibiting?

Is your company interested in exhibiting at our Convention?

Download the Exhibitor Registration Form here.

For more information about sponsorship opportunities at AMVETS, contact our Chief Development Officer, Christine Kirkley, at (301) 683-4066 or ckirkley -at- amvetsnsf -dot- org.

Prefer to register or purchase banquet tickets via mail?
Download and print the banquet order form. The registration form will be posted here shortly. All mail must be received at National Headquarters by August 1.

Mail to:
AMVETS National HQ
Att: Convention

4647 Forbes Blvd.
Lanham, MD 20706

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