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New Ideas brings together more than 450 association executives and suppliers from all aspects of association management. Share your knowledge with your peers at unique and entertaining social gatherings, discover new ways to tackle your biggest challenges through expert-led education and engage with people who do what you do.

From thought-provoking education, unique networking opportunities, or en route to an excursion… you never know where your next “New Idea” may materialize.

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Schedule-at-a-glance

The Omni Courpus Christi will serve as our conference hotel. All conference events will take place at the American Bank Center (Convention Center).

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27  
11:00 am Registration Opens
1:00 - 1:30 pm First Time Attendee Orientation
2:00 - 3:00 pm Opening Session with Keynote
3:00 - 3:30 pm Networking Break with "10 Minute Takeaway"
3:30 - 4:15 pm Educational Breakout Sessions
4:30 - 5:30 pm Educational Breakout Sessions
6:00 - 6:46 pm New Member & First Time Attendee Reception
(invite only)
7:00 - 9:00 pm Opening Night Party hosted by Corpus Christi CVB
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28  
6:30 - 7:30 am Healthy Start
7:30 - 8:45 am CAE Breakfast (invite only)
8:00 - 8:45 am Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00 am  General Session with Keynote
10:00 - 10:30 am Networking Break with "10 Minute Takeaway"
10:30 - 11:45 am Educational Breakout Sessions
Noon - 1:15 pm  Awards Luncheon
1:15 - 1:45 pm Networking Break with "10 Minute Takeaway"
1:45 - 3:00 pm Educational Breakout Sessions
1:45 - 4:45 pm Deep Dive Educational Session
3:45 - 6:00 pm Excursions in Corpus Christi
6:30 - 9:00 pm Evening party hosted by Omni Corpus Christi
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29  
6:30 - 7:30 am Healthy Start
8:00 - 8:30 am  Coffee Break
8:30 - 9:45 am Educational Breakout Sessions
10:00 - 11:15 am Closing Session with Brunch and Keynote

Full registration includes all events, unless by invite only.

CAE Hours:
Full conference: 8.50
Monday-only: 3.5
Additional Monday Deep Dive: 1.75
Addiational CAE Breakfast: 1

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