Dallas Fort Worth Association Executives
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Dine Around - May 1

Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau

Come spend a fun evening touring Main Street of Grapevine, TX. For a flat fee of $70 per person, you will be visiting three exciting venues! Read More . . .

Choosing Leadership

Choosing Leadership
Anyone can lead. Leaders are sometimes out front and sometimes in the back of the room. Leadership is best demonstrated when modeled, and DFWAE believes that leaders are leaders because they choose to be; they actively accumulate leadership skills. Read More . . .
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The Dallas Fort Worth Association Executives is an organization dedicated to professional development for CEOs of Assocations and their vast staff of professionals. We offer excellence in education which enables Association Professionals to share this living knowledge with their organizations providing them the tools to be successful, sustainable, and profitable.

DFWAE provides valuable networking opportunities amongst CEOs, Association Staff, Professional Meeting Planners, Hotel Professionals, Convention and Visitors Bureaus and those companies who service Associations, Non Profits, and Professional Societies. In essence, we are Leaders developing Leaders; we learn to lead and share what we have learned.

DFWAE Mission and Vision

The mission of DFWAE is to learn, lead, and share in the association community. DFWAE serves the association community by promoting professionalism, encouraging leadership development and facilitating the exchange of ideas and information through quality programs and services.


Upcoming Events

May 01, 2015
May 1 - Dine Around

DFWAE Annual Dining Social Event

Come spend a fun evening touring Main Street of Grapevine, TX.  For a flat fee of $70 per person, you will be visiting three exciting venues!  First, a wine tasting at Messina Hof, including 3 tastings of wine and light appetizers including domestic cheeses, crisp wafers and fresh fruit crackers. Next up is dinner at Farina's, featuring amazing Italian food in a private setting.  And to top it off, dessert at Sloan & Williams, sampling a flight of wine ice creams (yes you read that correctly).  If you’d like to stay out late and explore the area, why not make your own reservations to stay overnight Friday at the new Courtyard Marriott in Grapevine and enjoy the special DFWAE group rate of $89? Join us for the 2015 DFWAE Dine Around event!

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May 20, 2015
May 20 Lunch & Learn

CAE Discussion Groups
Presenters: Michelle Packard-Milam, CAE

To overview and discuss questions that may appear on a CAE exam. This Lunch and Learn will focus on how becoming a CAE is good for you and your career.

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