Welcome to TSAE
Hello, I am Elizabeth Rison, your TSAE Membership Manager, and I am excited to welcome you to the TSAE Community! We are here to help you create strong connections – to buyers, information, inspiration and innovation – so that you can advance yourself and grow your business.
This online welcome kit has all the information to help you do this and more! Of course, I am always available to answer questions or sign you up for an event. I am here to be your partner through your professional journey with TSAE and maximize your membership.
Feel free to call or email me anytime. I look forward to meeting you at the next TSAE event soon.
CONNECTING WITH THE TSAE COMMUNITY
TSAE Staff: We understand associations and the challenges that come with association management. Take a moment to learn about each of us, the areas within TSAE we manage, and our areas of expertise so we can assist you. Meet the staff
TSAE Board: Our Board is comprised of 19 members - 14 members from the Association Executive member category, four (4) elected members from the Affiliate member category, and our Executive Director. You can always contact our chairman directly at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or comments. Meet the Board
TSAE Exchange Online Member Community: Our online community, provided by Higher Logic, is your place to connect with members anytime, anywhere. Post questions, share resources and find helpful tips from your peers. Your username is your email address and password is your initials followed by zip code (jd78759). Log on to the online community
Online Profile and Directory: In addition to finding members in the TSAE Exchange, you can search for contacts, register for events and update your information in the member section of the online directory. Your username is your email address and password is your initials followed by zip code (jd78759). Log on to the member portion of the TSAE website
Volunteering: Volunteering is a great way to meet new members, give back to the association, use your skills and experience, and develop leadership skills. From ongoing year-long commitments to one-time in-person facilitation, we offer a variety of opportunities. We will hold a call for volunteers to serve on committees and task forces in early 2017.
EDUCATION AND EVENTS
Calendar of Events: From free educational offerings like our monthly Learn@Lunches and seasonal Peer-to-Peer sessions, to annual events like Tech Talks, New Ideas and Connect Texas, to networking events like TSAE Open and Celebration Luncheon, there’s always something going on at TSAE. View calendar of events
New Ideas Annual Conference: As an association professional, you can’t afford to miss our signature event, the TSAE New Ideas Conference. New Ideas brings together more than 450 association executives and suppliers from all aspects of association management. Our 2017 New Ideas takes place September 17-19 in Houston. Learn more about New Ideas Annual Conference
Connect Texas: Connect Texas, presented in partnership with Connect Meetings, is an appointment-based, hosted-buyer event for the association meetings and events industry. Over two-and-a-half days, planners, education directors, executive directors, and hospitality suppliers will enjoy topical education sessions, inspiring keynotes, social events, and one-on-one scheduled meetings. Learn more about Connect Texas
ADVERTISING AND SPONSORSHIPS
Sponsorship: Sponsorship helps extend your company's name and connect with current and prospective buyers in unique ways while giving you and your company benefits you can use. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, contact Steven Stout at email@example.com or 512-444-1974. See our Annaul Partners
Advertising: From our printed magazine to the website and weekly news brief email, we have a variety of advertising opportunities to get your message in front of the association industry. Talk to one of our third-party vendors on what fits your needs and budget. Learn more about advertising
PUBLICATIONS AND RESOURCES
Association Leadership: Our bi-monthly member magazine provides timely articles on issues affecting the association industry, TSAE news, and member updates. In addition to a mailed copy, issues are available online to share and search. Read Association Leadership online
Annual Membership Directory: Our annual Membership Directory is printed each November and mailed mid-December. If you would like a printed copy, please email me and we will send you one. Please not the online version is not updated; most up-to-date directory can be found in the member section of the website. View annual Membership Directory
Monthly Update: This monthly e-mail, sent the third Tuesday, consolidates everything into one helpful piece of communication. Learn about upcoming events, association and industry news, helpful resources and more.
The TSAE website is a wealth of information, but never hesitate to contact us directly if we can be of help.