Education & Events

From a multi-day conference with expert presenters to informal lunch meetings led by peers, we have a variety of programs to help you do your job better and improve your association.

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TSAE Conferences

New Ideas Annual Conference

Spend three amazing days sharing your passion for association management, discovering how you can grow as a professional, and engaging with experts so you can advance your career and organization. Go to New Ideas Annual Conference 

TSAE Women's Summit

The TSAE Women’s Summit convenes women working in the association industry to network, inspire one another and have the opportunity to learn how to strengthen and support the leadership of women in association management. The summit will provide an experience that inspires women and men in the association community to participate and support the development of women as leaders. Sessions range from mentoring, coaching, to health and wellness and career advancement. Go to Women's Summit

In-Person & Virtual Education


Learn @ Lunch is a quick and easy way to get education and networking with little interruption to your workweek. Offerings are either held in-person OR virtually. Grab your lunch, meet with your peers and learn about some of today's hottest association topics from a speaker or in an idea-sharing setting while you eat. Go to Learn@Lunch 

CEO Strategies

Thanks to sponsorship from Visit Fort Worth, we are able to provide association CEOs and Executive Directors with targeted education and events that address their specific challenges in this industry. Go to CEO Strategies 

CAE Study Course

TSAE offers a Study Course this virtual course twice a year to help prepare for the Certified Association Executive (CAE) exam. An experienced CAE leads the discussion as the group explores the nine (9) domains of association management and works through sample exam questions. It is a great way to ask questions, find study partners and earn CAE hours. Go to CAE Study Group  


Attend an upcoming live program or visit our library of more than 40 archived programs to get the information you need when you need it, wherever you are. Go to Webinars


Networking and Social Events

Celebration Luncheon

Our annual TSAE Celebration Luncheon gives you an opportunity to catch up with your peers and enjoy a wonderful meal as we honor our Making a Difference Community Service Award winner and listen to an inspirational speech. Go to Celebration Luncheon 


TSAE Open is our annual networking event where we take over Topgolf for an afternoon of swings, bingo, refreshments, and friendly com-petition. Topgolf offers the ultimate in golf, games, food, drinks, and fun. Whether you're a pro or have never taken a swing in your life, there will be something for everyone. Go to TSAE Open  

TSAE Socials

See friends, build new connections and grow your network over drinks and snacks at our complimentary happy hours! Go to TSAE Socials


TSAE is a CAE Registered Provider. Educational programs meet the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. Every program that we offer that has been approved for CAE credit will clearly identify the number of CAE credits granted for full participation. We will maintain records of your participation in accordance with CAE policies. For more information about the CAE credential or Registered Provider program, please visit

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