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AMVETS National Convention

August 17-21, 2021 in Greensboro, North Carolina

We are getting back together, again! Do not miss the AMVETS 76th National Convention 2021 at the Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons. This is YOUR chance to set AMVETS’ course for 2022.

Make your room reservations today: Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons at https://book.passkey.com/e/50173876

Online Registration and tickets for the Silver Helmer Awards and Banquet.

Looking to host an exhibitor’s booth at Convention? Fill out an exhibitor’s application

AMVETS 76th National Convention Itinerary

All times are approximate & subject to change

Tuesday, August 17, 2021
8:00 AM  National Service Foundation Meeting
8:30 AM – 12 PM AMVETS Convention Registration
9:00 AM – 5 PM Expo
9:30 AM  AMVETS Charities Board Meeting
10:45 AM  National Finance Committee Meeting
1:00 PM  Joint First Timers Orientation
1:00 PM  National Finance Committee Review of Convention Bids
1:30 PM – 4 PM Convention Registration
2:00 PM  POW & MIA Committee
2:00 PM  Traditions Committee
2:00 PM  VAVS & Medical Committee
2:00 PM  Community Services
3:00 PM  Uniform Committee
3:00 PM  Diversity Committee
3:00 PM  Suicide Prevention Committee
3:00 PM  Civil Service Committee
6:30 PM  Women Veterans Committee

Wednesday, August 18, 2021
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM NEC Registration
8:30 AM  Pre-Convention NEC Meeting
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM Convention Registration
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Expo
10:30 AM  Americanism Committee
10:30 AM  Honor Guard Committee
10:30 AM  Armed Services Committee
11:15 AM  Personnel Committee
1:00 PM Joint Opening Ceremony
 – Keynote: Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough
3:00 PM  Joint Memorial Ceremony
4:00 PM  First AMVETS Business Session
 – National Committees Reports
 – National Executive Director Report
Silver Helmet Awards Ceremony*
7 PM Desserts & coffee. Cash bar.
7:45 Awards presentation

Business or Cocktail attire.

Thursday, August 19, 2021
8:00 AM  1st Vice Training
8:00 AM  2nd Vice Training
8:00 AM  3rd Vice Training
8:00 AM  Finance Officer Training
8:00 AM  Service Officer Seminar
8:00 AM  Public Relations Training
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM AMVETS Convention Registration
9:00 AM – 5 PM Expo
9:00 AM  1st Vice Training
9:00 AM  2nd Vice Training
9:00 AM  3rd Vice Training
9:00 AM  Fundraising 101 Training
9:00 AM  Service Officer Workshop
9:00 AM  Public Relations Training
10:30 AM  Second AMVETS Business Session
 – National Programs Presented
 – Membership & Programs Awards
1:00 PM  2nd AMVETS Business Session (cont.)
 – 1st Round of Nominations for National Officers Elections
1:00 PM – 4 PM Convention Registration
2:30 PM  Membership Roundtable
2:30 PM  Programs Roundtable
2:30 PM  Legislative Roundtable
2:30 PM  Finance/Fundraising Roundtable
2:30 PM  Communication Roundtable
3:45 PM  Bylaws Committee

Friday, August 20, 2021
8:00 AM – 1 PM Expo
8:30 AM – 12 PM Convention Registration
8:00 AM  3rd AMVETS Business Session
 – Resolutions & CBL Amendments
 – 2025 Convention Site Picked
1:00 PM  Council of Past National Commanders/Awards (closed meeting)
1:00 PM  3rd AMVETS Business Session (Continued if necessary)
2:30 PM  District I Meeting
2:30 PM  District II Meeting
2:30 PM  District III Meeting
2:30 PM  District IV Meeting
2:30 PM  District V Meeting
2:30 PM  District VI Meeting
3:30 PM  Credentials Committee
3:45 PM  Convention Rules
Commanders & Presidents Banquet*
6 PM  Reception (cash bar)
7 PM Plated steak & chicken meal; cash bar
Formal or business attire

Saturday, August 21, 2021
7:00 AM – 4 PM Baggage Storage
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Convention Registration (Registration closes at 10 AM sharp)
8:30 AM  4th AMVETS Business Session
 – Doors closed, elections start at 10 AM
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM NEC Registration
12:30 PM  Post-NEC Committee Meeting
2:00 PM  Joint Officers Installation Ceremony
3:30 PM  National Service Foundation Post Meeting
3:30 – 11 PM Commander’s Hospitality Suite

*Ticketed events. Online ticket sales available HERE.

Future Convention Sites

New Orleans – 2022
Pittsburgh – 2023
Springfield, Illinois – 2024

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