Collaborate, learn and grow with the AME Network.
Harness the power of operational excellence to improve your business, empower your team, and inspire your people. Let's drive transformation together.
Welcome to AME, the fastest growing global networking association that empowers leaders and business improvement professionals with a deeper understanding of operational excellence, Lean, and continuous improvement.
We offer a range of resources, including expert advice, tailored training, experiential and case study-based learning and engaging networking opportunities designed to help our members identify areas for focus and improvement, solve problems, achieve goals and sustain success.
WHO IS AME?
4000+ Members Globally
AME Australia is part of the international AME network that has representation across UK, USA and Canada.
Over 4,000 practitioners globally have chosen AME as their association and with over 40 years of experience and a track record of an industry-leading body that all individuals and organisations can trust, it's not hard to see why.
4000+ Members Globally
4 Countries - Australia, USA, Canada, UK
Not for Profit
The AME is a not-for-profit association run by member volunteers highly-experienced in business excellence.
They are passionate about helping organisations in manufacturing and other industries sustain success through proven continuous improvement practices.
Our members come from a diverse range of industries and backgrounds but share a common commitment to operational excellence and continuous improvement.
We welcome individuals and companies from Manufacturing, Healthcare, Food and Agriculture, Retail, FMCG, Packaging, Distribution & Logistics, Oil & Gas, Construction, Pharmaceuticals, Services and many more.
WHAT DOES AME DO?
Training and Events
Our approach to training lays the foundation for sustainable improvement and success. Upskill staff with access to over 200 business improvement training, site tours, conferences and webinars live and on-demand.
Use networking to your advantage! Forge meaningful connections with industry leaders and like-minded learners. By combining our expertise, we can collaborate to solve challenges together and spark innovative new ideas.
On Demand Library
Choose from our extensive library of tried-and-true tools and frameworks to craft learning journeys for yourself and your team. With these comprehensive resources, you can solve problems, formulate strategies, and enhance your business.
The highly experienced AME team is dedicated to business excellence and the success of manufacturing and other industries. They offer expert advice to help organisations sustain success through proven continuous improvement practices, and help to identify areas for improvement and achieve goals.
The focus of our awards is to acknowledge continuous improvement, best practices, creativity and innovation.
Gain the respect and recognition you deserve with Lean certification. This international program is designed to assess your knowledge of lean's principles, practices, and tools - all necessary for reducing waste while improving process efficiencies.
WHY JOIN AME?
Build a Support Network
Connect and collaborate with inspiring professionals and gain the support you need to thrive personally and professionally.
A good support network is invaluable. The AME network helps you to gain fresh perspectives on your goals or problems and challenges you to think differently or take a new perspective.
Gain Insights into Best Practice
Tour hosts willingly open up their facilities to showcase and share their lean journey, best practice ideas and improvement solutions.
Tours are offered through different sites, including manufacturing, public service, finance and other service-based companies, giving participants the opportunity to see operational excellence in different environments.
Peer to Peer Networking
The AME’s power lies in mentoring relationships that take place among our members and their respective organisations.
Develop peer-to-peer relationships with other individuals and companies facing similar leadership and operational issues.
We provide affordable, high-quality learning opportunities for members.
Upskill staff with access to over 200 training courses and webinars live and on-demand. Build the skills to deliver and maintain long-term sustainable improvement.
Assessment and Benchmarking
Let the AME Lean Sensei® help you improve the way you improve so you can maximise your results!
The AME offers the AME Lean Sensei® Assessment to anyone interested in benchmarking their organisation against distinguished AME Operational Excellence Award recipient companies.
Business Support Resources
Be equipped with Lean and business excellence tools and frameworks to deal with more frequent and dynamic changes.
Stay connected, engaged and inspired in the AME Members Portal, with access to private forums, on-demand videos and the latest tools and templates.
Harness your potential and make a difference.
AME membership offers both 1:1 Mentoring and Mentoring Circles facilitated by highly regarded industry professionals from the AME community. A game-changer!
Hear from our network
We’ve been helping individuals and businesses improve for over 35 years.
Thank you to our partners
We've partnered with service providers and industry associations dedicated to supporting our Members on their Pathway to Excellence.