AMBA will celebrate its 60th anniversary at the 2019 AMBA Fall Workshop at the Breakers Resort in Palm Beach, Florida 25 – 28 August 2019. Join us!
For 60 years, AMBA has been the exclusive military banking trade association serving the banking community and our Nation’s armed forces. For fifty-nine years, AMBA has been the exclusive military banking trade association serving the banking community and our Nation’s armed forces.
AMBA conducts an annual workshop to provide an opportunity for its members, government officials overseeing military banking, federal regulators, banking trade organizations, and other stakeholders to exchange ideas and discuss the latest banking issues affecting the service members and their families.
Workshop resource page (available on 25 August)
AMBA thanks all of our esteemed sponsors for their support of our 2019 Workshop.
2019 Workshop Registration open now!Workshop Registration
One South County Road
Palm Beach, FL 33480
We are now accepting hotel reservations for your upcoming event. Through this website, you can book, modify or cancel your hotel reservations at any time and receive updated information about the event. We look forward to seeing you!
A special group rate of $225+/night (US) will be offered to AMBA Workshop participants. The room rate is exclusive of applicable state and local taxes (currently 13%).
Included in the group rate is complimentary WIFI and access to the fitness facility.
The Hotel cannot guarantee bed-type or sleeping room location but will certainly do its best to accommodate all requests. Please make your requests when you make your reservation.
For government travelers: Rooms will be offered at the Federal Government Per Diem rate to participants traveling on the Federal Government Per Diem. To obtain this rate, please make your hotel reservation with the Breakers at the workshop rate of $225+/night and then contact Centennial Conference via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) with your confirmation number to obtain the government rate. You will receive notification from Centennial Conferences when your room reservation with a rate of $225+/night has been converted to government rate. Your confirmation number will remain the same. As always, your US government ID must be presented upon check-in in order to receive this rate.
For reservations, you can either book online at https://book.passkey.com/go/AMBA19 or by calling the call center at 888-273-2537 and reference you are attending the Association of Military Banks of America event to receive the group rate.
To obtain the workshop rate and the government per diem rate, you need to make your reservation on or before Monday, July 10, 2019.
Reservation Guarantee and Cancellation Policy: One-night room deposit (excluding taxes) is required at the time of reservation. Any reserved room canceled less than 3 days prior to arrival will forfeit the deposit collected at the time of reservation. If a reservation is reduced in length of stay within the cancellation period, a penalty fee applies.
Check-In/Check-Out: Check-in time is 4:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM (noon). Early check-in and late check-out will be accommodated based on availability. For late check-outs, please inquire at the front desk on the day of departure.
Hotel Parking Fees:
- Valet and Overnight Parking: $30/day
Getting to The Breakers
The Breakers is about 6 miles (approximately 15-20 minutes) from Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and 52 miles (approximately 1 hour) from Fort-Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL).
The estimated taxi costs are: from PBI: $25-$30, from FLL: $130-$150, for one-way transfers.
The Breakers Concierge would gladly assist you with making transportation arrangements if needed by calling 561-655-6611. The rate for a one-way sedan transfer is $97.00.
If you are interested in sponsoring the 2019 Workshop please see our sponsorship packet.
AMBA is happy to include this optional companion program as part of our Workshop registration. Please select companion registration during the registration process.
(You will be able to add this program at a later date – if you are unsure now)
Social Package: includes the Welcome Reception on Sunday, August 25, Reception and Banquet on Monday, August 26, and the Farewell Reception on Tuesday, August 27. Cost is $150
Monday, 26 August Program (cost $140):
Best of Palm Beach City 90 minute Guided Tour
Founded 15 years ago by longtime resident Leslie Diver, Island Living Tours educate and entertain. A real insider, Ms. Diver’s tours provide an up-close-and-personal view of Palm Beach, highlighting its colorful history, world-class architecture, and the skinny on residents — famous and infamous. In a town that boasts incomparable allure and draws denizens that include rocker Rod Stewart, author James Patterson and President Number 45, Donald Trump, there are plenty of stories to share and mythical mansions to show!
Your “ Best of Palm Beach “ tour is 90 minutes of all the “wow” moments in Palm Beach. Including: Rod Stewart; James Patterson; Yoko Ono’s past home; “The Ham Sandwich House” with its own segment of City Confidential; the house that at one time was the most expensive home in the United States; James Clark, founder of Netscape’s home – now on the market for 135 million; Whitehall ; Mar-a Lago; and the beautiful “El Streets” – the first 3 paved streets in Palm Beach with homes built in the late 20’s – eye candy for those who love fabulous architecture.
Like a mini master class on Palm Beach, an Island Living Tour is a unique and special way to learn about the island resort which has become one of the world’s most glamorous settings that many call Paradise.
Lunch at Pizza al Fresco – Enjoy Lunch at a charming restaurant favored by locals
Shopping at the Esplanade on Worth Avenue – Shop at the flagship stores Neiman Marcus and Saks 5th Avenue, plus many boutique shops including Gucci, Louis Vuitton.
Tuesday, 27 August Program (cost $125):
Enjoy a self-guided tour of Whitehall with audio headphones.
Henry Flagler, one of the founders of Standard Oil, built Whitehall as a summer home and gave it to his third wife, Mary Lily Kenan, as a wedding present. It is 60,000 square feet
Whitehall was designed in the Beaux Arts Style and open to the public and a National Historic Landmark is known as the Flagler Museum.
Lunch at Brio Tuscan Grille Italian Restaurant at City Place, West Palm Beach
Shopping at City Place, West Palm Beach
CityPlace is a dynamic and energetic shopping, dining and entertainment destination in Palm Beach County. Located in the heart of Downtown West Palm Beach, it offers an amazing collection of fashionable shops and is home to sensational restaurant and entertainment venues.
Please register for companion tours with Workshop registration. For questions about Companion itinerary please contact Kathy at Kathy.Lepper@ambahq.org