Dallas Fort Worth Association Executives

A-Day 2013

Declare "A-Day" a Holiday!
Close the office and bring your entire staff!

DFWAE Association Day 2013

Join us at the fabulous Fort Worth Convention Center for a full-day of speakers, networking, lunch and mentoring with association professionals from the Dallas Fort Worth region who face the same challenges you do in your association role. In the afternoon attend the trade show to meet the suppliers and learn how they can assist you in your field.

Related Links

     — Online Registration
     — Mail / Fax Registration

A-Day Sponsors


Title Sponsor
Fort Worth Convention Center

Venue Sponsor
EventMark by Freeman

Marketing Sponsor
Hurst Conference Center

VIP Sponsor
Grapevine CVB

Reception Sponsor
Goodwill Industries Fort Worth

Printing Sponsor
F and B Services

Continental Breakfast Sponsor
South Padre Island

Luncheon Co-Sponsors
Premiere Transportation

Transportation Sponsor
Audio Visual Service Center

A/V Sponsor
Wyndham Jade

Dessert Sponsor

Keynote Speaker, Workshop Speakers,
and Executive Director Only Breakout Session

Opening Speaker Stop Global Whining Christine Cashen, Certified Speaking Professional, A Dynamic Speaker, Inc.
Workshop The Science Behind Member Loyalty Fred Ulreich, Champion of Market Development, Affinity Center
Workshop Leadership is a Marathon: How to Develop Your Marathon Mentality Matthew Jones, President, Matt Jones International
Workshop Social Technologies as a Disruptive Innovator Andy Steggles, President & Chief Social Strategist, Higher Logic
Workshop Making "Relevance" Relevant in Your Association Kevin Whorton, Principal, Whorton Marketing & Research
Breakout Session Executive Directors Only David DuBois, Executive Director, International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE)
Workshop Association Sales Solutions: Filling the Gaps in Your Sales Process Robert Ferguson, Chief Innovation Officer, The Visionary Collaborative
Workshop Event Participants are Narcissists . . . and Other Surprising Industry Macro Trends Loretta Hudelot, Senior Manager, Customer Insights & Research, Freeman Company
Workshop Tools to Maximize Competence and Minimize Conflict Phill Martin, Deputy CEO, NACBA
Judy Pulice, National Manager, Legislative & Regulatory Affairs, NATA
Workshop The Strategic Board Playbook Barry Diamond, Governance Consultant, The Sandbar Group
Workshop Building Sustainable Growth with a Culture of Change Leadership Arlene Johnson, President, Sinequanon Group
Georgia Patrick, President, The Communicators
Workshop Changing Demographics and How This Affects Your Business, Today & Tomorrow Kelly McDonald, President, McDonald Marketing

CAE Program Eligibility

As an educational program related to the Certified Association Executive (CAE) examination content outline, DFWAE Association Day 2013 may be applied for CAE application or renewal credit based on actual education time including partial hours, up to 4 hours of participation. (Note: This program is not endorsed, accredited, or affiliated with the CAE program, and no program is required to meet eligibility requirements.)

Action-Packed Trade Show That You Won't Want to Miss!!

Suppliers, hoteliers and other affiliated businesses - sign up today to meet face-to-face with key association people. Click here to register on line or complete the registration form and fax it to 972.490.4219.

Fabulous Location!

Fort Worth Convention Center

Fort Worth Convention Center

Convention Center Parking Garage
1301 Commerce Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Need directions?
(817) 392-6338

Why not stay overnight?

Hilton Fort Worth

The Hilton Fort Worth has given DFWAE attendees a special rate of only $139 / night!
815 Main Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
To make a reservation, call (817) 870-2100.
Mention registration code DFWAE to get the discounted rate!