Education & Events

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

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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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 

Tech Talks

This targeted one-day conference offers a full day of education addressing technology issues as they relate to communications, marketing, membership, events and strategic direction for the "non tech" guru working in small to mid-sized associations. Go to Tech Talks

Face-to-Face Education


Learn @ Lunch is a quick and easy way to get education and networking with little interruption to your work week. Bring 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


Enhance your leadership skills, expand your network within TSAE, increase your confidence, and learn how to better communicate at weekly Toastmasters meetings. Go to Toastmasters

CEO Strategies

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

CAE Study Group

TSAE offers a Study Group twice a year to help prepare for the 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 

Leadership TSAE

Leadership TSAE is a nine-month program designed to develop well-rounded skills and a broader knowledge base to enhance professional abilities and make you a more valuable leader at your association. Go to Leadership TSAE

Online Learning


Attend an upcoming live program or visit our library of more than 40 archived programs to get the information you need when you need, 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