What is AMS?


Association management software provides associations with the tools and functionality they need to provide various services to members.

Basic association management software (AMS) functionality includes the storing and editing of membership data. But, beyond this, the extensive features of association management software are nearly endless, and without proper knowledge can look daunting.

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Additional AMS functionality can also include: 

  • Email communications
  • Online member directory
  • Social media integration
  • Event planning and registration tools
  • Financial management
  • Sales/prospect management
  • Website integration
  • Dashboards and in-depth reporting
  • eCommerce tools
  • Online advertising
  • Job bank
  • Online community
  • And much more

Whatever AMS solution you select, it should be seen as another member of your team – adding efficiencies, giving you the tools to grow and engage your membership, and helping drive non-dues revenue.

If you’re ready to explore all of the benefits association management software can provide you organization, but your head is spinning with where to even start, our Guide to Selecting an AMS will give you the tools to begin your search.

AMS Selection Guide

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