New Ideas Annual Conference

2024 Social Events

All social events are included in full registration and are subject to change.

Welcome Mix & Mingle (12:00 - 2:30 PM)

There is no better way to catch up with old friends than over brunch! Join us and our friends at Visit Dallas for a kick-off brunch to welcome all of us to New Ideas 2024. Mingle with your industry friends and colleagues over delicious bites and mimosas. It has been a long since we have all been together let’s catch up over brunch before the show begins.

Newbie Orientation (12:45 - 1:45 PM)

This orientation is open to first-time conference attendees and ambassadors. Enjoy hearing from TSAE leadership and members as you learn about the different aspects of this conference from education sessions, activations, and social events. You’ll also have time to start making connections and seeing your TSAE friends. We can’t wait to welcome you!

Experience Trail Opens (1:00 PM)

Adventure along the New Ideas Experience Trail, where innovation, engagement, and networking come together in a dynamic and unconventional exhibit like setting. Unlike traditional exhibit halls, our New Ideas Experience Trail is designed to inspire creativity, foster meaningful connections, and provide a memorable experience for attendees.

Opening Night with Visit The Woodlands (7:00 - 9:00 PM)

Nothing says welcome to The Woodlands like a night of style at Market Street! Located in the heart of The Woodlands, Market Street offers an exciting boutique shopping experience year-round. Join us for a takeover of Central Park for a night of exciting entertainment, interactive music, delicious food, and unique drinks. Dress is smart casual and comfortable, please note that this is an indoor/outdoor event. Shuttles will depart at 6:45 pm from the hotel and will return to The Woodlands Resort, Curio Resort by Hilton every 15 minutes. We look forward to welcoming you to The Woodlands!

9:01 TSAE After Party (9:01 - 11:00 PM)

TSAE would like to invite you to our second annual fundraising after-party at 9:01 PM. It's bigger. It's better. Additional ticket purchase required. Limited capacity.

Experience Trail Opens (7:45 AM)

As you step onto the New Ideas Experience Trail, immediately notice an atmosphere buzzing with energy and excitement. The adventure is thoughtfully curated to showcase collaborative activations & tabletop exhibits to fuel your conference experience. The engaging activations scattered throughout are there to provide a refreshing break from conference sessions, allowing you to immerse yourself in a playful and charming environment. Grab a beverage, listen to live music, capture your mood or just relax and recharge!

Awards Luncheon (12:00 - 1:30 PM)

Enjoy a delicious lunch and conversation with fellow attendees as we honor the 2024 TSAE Award winners. Let's recognize these outstanding efforts in the idustry.

Excursions in The Woodlands (3:45 - 6:00 PM)

2024 Excursions

All tours are arranged by Visit The Woodlands. Transportation will be provided when applicable.

Excursions are included in your full conference registration and selected at time of registration. Filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

If you would like to change or cancel your excursion, please do so upon arrival at New Ideas at the Visit The Woodlands table. 

Newbie Meet-Up (7:00 PM)

Want to Meet Up Before Dinnertime? Connect with other newbies before you start your night to discuss the day’s sessions, events, maybe offer advice or share stories from the day. 

Details coming soon!

Dessert Reception with The Woodlands Resort (8:30 - 10:30 PM)

Details coming soon!

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