DFWAE, the Association for Association Professionals 

DFWAE provides the North Texas Association community with leading educational and networking events designed specifically for the needs of association professionals.

DFWAE's membership is made up of professionals who serve a variety of industries, societies, and social organizations. Collectively, we represent countless professionals throughout the state, country, and nation.

Our members contribute their skills and knowledge to advance DFWAE and exchange experiences that will benefit the Texas association industry. DFWAE exists to support and strengthen the success of association professionals and the associations they serve.

Association professionals seek to grow in their career paths, and DFWAE ensures that by hosting a wide variety of in-person events, webinars, conventions, online learning resources, and many more.

We invite you to discover what DFWAE can do for you and your career!



DFWAE Association Day Call for Proposals 

If you are interested in submitting an A-Day proposal for consideration, please click here. 
Note: All submissions must be received by Monday, Feb. 26, 2024.

DFWAE 2024 Sponsor Prospectus
please click here.

February Webinar: Fundamentals of AI for Association Professionals

Date & Time: Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

CAE Credit: Domain 4 - Operations
Registration: Members $15, Non-Members $35

Guest Speakers: 

Andrew Crim, M.Ed., CHCP, FACEhp
Director of Education & Professional Development
American College of Osteopathic
Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOOG)

Joseph Burak
Founder and Chief Strategist



DFWAE Association Day - Register Now!

DFWAE’s largest annual event, 2024 Association Day, is scheduled for Monday, April 22, 2024 to be held at Embassy Suites Dallas-Frisco/Hotel, Convention Center & Spa. Association Day is the premier education event for association professionals in North Texas. Attendees gain practical information on leading associations and professional societies, acquire knowledge on membership strategies, professional education, communication, leadership, meeting planning, advanced technology, and governance. Additionally, the DFWAE Exhibit Hall presents opportunities to network with suppliers, service providers, and hospitality groups. Join us to connect with your peers in North Texas and across the nation!  


CAE Study Group Registration
Join DFWAE for the Spring 2024 DFWAE CAE Study Group! Study sessions run from February to April, with exam dates in May.

DFWAE Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
People feel a sense of belonging when differences are embraced and valued. DFWAE is dedicated to nurturing equality by creating spaces for the voices least heard, providing educational opportunities to grow leaders, instilling a greater understanding of diverse and equitable environments, and expanding opportunities to collaborate with one another to ensure DFWAE is reflective of the larger, richer community of association voices. We commit to raising awareness and cultivating an atmosphere and culture that is inclusive for all.