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September 11-13, 2016
Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
San Antonio, Texas

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 share your same role at their association.

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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View attendee roster (8/22/16)

NEW! Pre-Conference Excursions

There’s so much to do in San Antonio and since the New Ideas Conference is jam packed with great sessions and key-notes, The San Antonio CVB has put together some exclusive pre-conference excursions for Saturday, September 10 that’ll give you the perfect excuse to come in a day or two early!

Learn more about Pre-Conference Excursions

2016 Schedule-at-a-glance

9:00 am - 1:00 pm NEW! Pre-Conference CEO Strategies
(additional registration required)
12:00 pm Registration Opens
1:00 - 1:30 pm First Time Attendee Orientation
1:35 - 1:45 pm "10 Minute Takeaway"
2:00 - 3:30 pm Opening Session with Keynote
3:30 - 3:45 pm Networking Break 
3:45 - 5:00 pm Educational Breakout Sessions
5:45 - 6:30 pm New Member & First Time Attendee Reception
(invite only)
7:00 - 9:00 pm Opening Night Party hosted by San Antonio CVB
7:30 - 8:30 am CAE Breakfast (invite only)
8:00 - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast
8:45 - 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 (in lieu of excursion)
3:45 - 6:00 pm Excursions in San Antonio
NEW for 2016 Open Night to Explore San Antonio
6:30 - 7:30 am Healthy Start (Group Run/Walk or Workout)
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

CAE Hours:
Full conference: 9
Monday-only: 3.5
Additional Monday Deep Dive (included in registration): 1.75
Additional CAE Breakfast (included in registration' CAEs only): 1
Pre-conference CEO workshop (not included in conference registration): 3 


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TSAE is a CAE Approved Provider. Every program that we offer which qualifies for CAE credit will clearly identify the number of CAE credits granted for full participation, and we will maintain records of your participation in accord with CAE policies.