New Ideas Annual Conference

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September 24-26, 2023
Fort Worth, TX

As an association professional, you can’t afford to miss our signature event, the TSAE New Ideas Annual Conference. New Ideas brings together association professionals and suppliers from all aspects of association management. This three-day event provides numerous concurrent breakout sessions, three (3) keynotes, and opportunities to continue conversations on a broad range of topics for industry professionals.


Thank you for Joining us in 2022!

2022 Schedule-at-a-Glance for Reference
Sunday, September 11, 2022
12:00 PM Registration Opens
12:00 - 2:30 PM Welcome Mix & Mingle Brunch
12:30 - 12:45 PM Discover New Ideas Tour
12:45 - 1:45 PM Newbie Orientation
2:30 - 3:45 PM

Opening Session 

Growing Together, Better Together: A Pecha Kucha Style Presentation

3:45 - 4:15 PM Networking Break 
3:55 - 4:10 PM

Rendezvous Point Discussions (2)

This is What Taking Care of Yourself Really Looks Like

Books and Podcasts

4:15 - 5:15 PM

Concurrent Education Sessions (5)

Success Secrets of the Intentional Networker (Newbies Encouraged)

Providing Ethical Leadership: Learning to be the Best Version of Yourself

Charting Your DEI Data Journey

Show Me the Money: A Non-Dues Revenue Roundtable

A Conversation with ASAE's CEO Michelle Mason

6:00 - 6:45 PM Ambassador & Newbie Reception
7:00 - 9:00 PM Opening Night Party Hosted by Visit Irving
Monday, September 12, 2022
7:45 - 8:45 AM CAE Breakfast (invitation only)
8:00 - 8:45 AM Continental Breakfast
8:15 - 8:45 AM

Rendezvous Point Discussions (2)

Don't Jump! Using the 5 C's to Move from the Balcony to the Dancefloor

MEmbership Engagement

9:00 - 10:00 AM  

General Session

Improving Your Culture by Seeing the Patterns

10:00 - 10:30 AM Networking Break
10:05 - 10:25 AM

Rendezvous Point Discussoins (2)

Communications and Marketing

Thinking about the CAE?

10:30 - 11:30 AM

Concurrent Education Sessions (5)

Strategies for Becoming a More Authentic, Engaging & Confident Presenter

When a Divisive Issue Comes Knocking

Cha-cha-cha-changes: Turn and Face the Strange Together

CEOs Only: Strategies for Improving Culture in Today’s Environment

Communication Hacks to Improve Your Life

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

Concurrent Education Sessions (4)

Move Over Robert’s Rules: Facilitation Methods for Modern Meetings

Meaningful Member Engagement: Providing Value with Changing Expectations

The Burnout Epidemic: A Discussion on Practical Takeaways

Must be Present to Win:  Preparing for the 2023 Legislative Session

1:45 - 3:45 PM

Deep Dive Education Session (in lieu of excursion)

From Burning Out To Burning Bright: How the New Science of Purpose & Belonging Can Help You Find, Recruit, and Retain Top Talent

3:45 - 6:00 PM Excursions in Irving (included with registration)
6:30 - 7:00 PM Newbie Meet-up
6:00 - 8:30 PM Open Evening
8:30 - 10:30 PM Westin Dessert Reception
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
6:30 - 7:30 AM Healthy Start Activity (YOGA)
7:15 - 8:00 AM Chairman's Breakfast (invitation only)
7:45 - 8:45 AM Grab & Go Breakfast
8:00 - 8:25 AM

Rendezvous Point Discussion (2)

Brainstorming and Gathering Ideas

Action Items: What New Ideas are you Putting into Place?

8:30 - 9:30 AM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions (5)

Uncomfortable Conversations with Meeting Professionals

Creating a Meaningful Employee Engagement Experience

Enhancing Professional Agility

When to Call the Lawyers: Common Legal Issues for Associations

The Future of Talent

9:30 - 10:00 AM Networking Break
10:00 - 11:30 AM Closing Brunch Session


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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