New Ideas Annual Conference

September 24-26, 2023
Fort Worth, TX

Don't miss the best event of the year, the TSAE New Ideas Annual Conference. Our signature event brings together association professionals and suppliers from all aspects of the association industry.

With 20+ concurrent breakout sessions, 3 inspirational keynotes, and opportunities to continue conversations and meeting mentors and peers, you need to be there!


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Schedule-at-a-Glance for Reference

Sunday, September 24
12:00 PM Registration Opens
12:00 - 2:00 PM Welcome Mix & Mingle
12:45 - 1:45 PM Newbie Orientation
1:00 PM Experience Hall Opens
2:30 - 3:45 PM

Opening Session 

Go Beyond Engagement: Cultivate a Happy and      Fulfilled Workforce

4:15 - 5:15 PM

Concurrent Education Sessions (5)

Unlocking Genius

Making the Most of Your AV Budget and Leveraging the Power of Partnerships

Five Point Framework to Inclusive Marketing | MMC

Purposeful Abandonment: Why You Need to Shrink to Grow

The Power of Mentoring for Association Professionals

Better By Association LIVE Podcast with Carrie McIntyre

4:15 - 5:15 PM

Thought Leader Session

Association Trends: Hear What Your Peers Have to Say

5:30 PM Experience Hall Closes
7:00 - 9:00 PM Opening Night Party hosted by Visit Fort Worth
9:01 - 11:00 PM

9:01 After Party hosted by TSAE (ticket purchase required)

Monday, September 25
7:30 - 8:30 AM CAE Breakfast (invitation only)
8:00 AM Experience Hall Opens
8:00 - 8:45 AM Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00 AM

General Session

Futureproof Yourself: Innovate and Thrive in Fast-Paced Change

10:15 - 11:30 AM

Extended Education Session

Developing a Meetings RFP (Request for Proposals)

10:30 - 11:30 AM

Concurrent Education Sessions (5)

Mastering the Art of Negotiation

The Missing Piece in Your Retention Strategy | MMC

Check Your Couch Cushions:  Increasing Non-Dues Revenue From Existing Programs

Unlocking the Impact and Power of Mood

Grab the Mic: Is Your Association Ready to Podcast? | MMC

10:30 - 11:30 AM

Thought Leader Session

In Search of Member X: Confessions of an Association Technology Professional

12:00 - 1:30 PM TSAE Awards Luncheon
1:45 - 2:45 PM

Concurrent Education Sessions (5)

Reining It In: Overcoming scope creep and managing change to keep your project on track

A Trusted Source: Ethical Considerations for Association Content Curation

Big PAC, Small PAC, No PAC - How Your Association Can Make Things Happen

Membership Peer Conversations | MMC

The Future of Event Experiences

Better By Association LIVE Podcast Recording: Leading Associations - Navigating Career Growth & Industry Dynamics with Leslie Midgley

1:45 - 2:45 PM

Thought Leader Session

CAE Informational Session

1:45 - 3:45 PM

Deep Dive Education Session (in lieu of excursion)

Topics in Association Financial Health: A Two-Part Session

3:30 PM Experience Hall Closes
3:45 - 6:00 PM Excursions (included with registration)
7:00 PM Newbie Meet-Up
8:30 - 10:30 PM Dessert Reception: Welcome to Club 817 hosted by Omni Fort Worth
Tuesday, September 26
7:15 - 8:00 AM Chairman's Breakfast (invitation only)
7:45 - 8:45 AM Grab & Go Breakfast
8:30 - 9:30 AM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions (5)

10 Initiatives to Reassert the Value of Membership | MMC

When to Call the Lawyers: Common Legal Issues for Associations

Hands-On AI Experience for Organizational Leaders

Maximizing Non-Dues Revenue: Strategies for Sustainable Growth

Building Better Board Reports

The New Normal: Adapting to the Changing Demands of Planning Events

10:00 - 11:30 AM

Closing Brunch Session

A Conversation with Kate Murphy


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.


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