Annual Meeting


REGISTER HERE FOR ALL ACCESS PASS that includes clinics and evening socials

The AMGA’s 2019 Annual Meeting will kick off on Oct 24, feature technical and classroom clinics, annual awards, AMGA/IFMGA graduation, a Roundtable discussion with the Board, and much more! All the action will be held at the Petzl Technical Institute in Salt Lake City.
The Annual Meeting is our biggest yearly event that offers our members the opportunity for professional development and the chance to network with fellow guides and industry professionals. Plus, this year we have more choices and added clinic spots for Outdoor Technical Clinics.


Check out the schedule of clinics! We have something for everyone, regardless of certification level or number of years in the profession. Note, technical clinics have prerequisites so check out the clinic details for more info before you sign up.

Don’t forget to check out the post-conference options:

Evening Activities

  • Wednesday October 23rd – happy hour, vendor booths, and early registration
  • Thursday October 24th – BBQ, Tours and gear sale at Black Diamond Headquarters
  • Friday October 25th – happy hour, vendor booths, raffle, and Board round table on the AMGA Strategic Plan
  • Saturday October 26th – 40th anniversary celebration/IFMGA graduation

40th Anniversary

2019 marks the AMGA’s 40th year. We will be celebrating our anniversary at an offsite location. This evening will include awards, IFMGA Graduation, special guest speakers and most importantly… the 1979 costume contest! Find your best 1979 outfit and get ready to party!


The AMGA has secured rooms for AMGA members at $95 a night for either a double queen or a single king. Including Free shuttles that members can schedule for transport to and from Petzl or other SLC locations.

Just call and say you are with the AMGA Annual Meeting.

Crystal Inn West Valley

Address: 2254 City Center Ct, West Valley City, UT 84119
Phone: (801) 736-2000


Annual Meeting Questions? Email [email protected] or call 303.271.0984.