Dallas Fort Worth Association Executives

A-Day 2016

CAE Approved

Declare "A-Day" a Holiday!
Close the office March 21, 2016 and bring your entire staff!

DFWAE Association Day 2016

The fabulous Arlington Convention Center will be the setting for a full-day of speakers, networking, lunch and mentoring with association professionals from the Dallas Fort Worth region who face the same challenges we all do in our association role. In the afternoon, the trade show hall presents opportunities to meet the suppliers and learn how they can assist us in our field.

Phill Martin
Phill Martin, CAE, Deputy CEO at The Church Network, is presented with the 2016 Association Executive Leadership Award during Association Day 2016. Presenting the award is Candice Benjamin Muldrow, CEM, Partnership Development Manager, MultiView. Multiview sponsors this prestigious award.
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Keynote Speaker, Workshop Speakers,
and Executive Director Only Breakout Session

Program subject to change

Registration Opens — 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Networking and Continental Breakfast — 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Opening Session with Keynote — 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Associations Matter! Susan Robertson, CAE, Executive Vice President, American Society of Association Executives (ASAE)
Concurrent Sessions — 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Domain Subdomain Title Speaker
Executive Director Only Session — Maximizing the Board/Staff Relationship for Powerful Results Paul Bellantone, CAE
Association Management Best Practices — Roundtables
Trade Show with Silent Auction Open — 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Networking Lunch — 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Dessert Stations in the Trade Show Hall — 12:45 PM - 1:30 PM
Concurrent Sessions — 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Domain Subdomain Title Speaker
Association Execs Talk About Strategic Assessment . . . Mark Jones, CAE; Beth Brooks, CAE; Tanessa Busch; Christopher Williston, VI, CAE; Michelle Yungblut
Developing Your Roadmap for Success: Findings from the Annual Association Communications Benchmarking Study John Kilchenstein
The Current of Change: Adaptive Leaders Phill Martin, CAE
Trade Show and Event Strategies & Trends Darel Cook; David DuBois, CMP, CAE, FASAE, CTA; Rachel Robichaud
Networking Break & Final Chance for Silent Auction Bids — 2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Concurrent Sessions — 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Domain Subdomain Title Speaker
Workplace Violence: Points of Physical & Legal Vulnerability Jeff McKissack
Metrics for Driving Membership Bill Sims, CPA; James Nash, CPA
How Much Sponsorship Money Are You Leaving on the Table? Steven Hacker, CAE, CEM, FASAE
Building a Technology Road Map that Drives Strategy Trevor Mitchell, CAE
Happy Hour Networking Reception in the Trade Show Hall — 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Silent Auction & Prize Winners will be announcements will begin at 4:00 PM

CAE Program Eligibility

As an educational program related to the Certified Association Executive (CAE) examination content outline, DFWAE Association Day 2016 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

Suppliers, hoteliers and other affiliated businesses meeting face-to-face with key association people.

Fabulous Location!

Arlington Convention Center
Arlington Convention Center
1200 Ballpark Way
Arlington, TX 76011

A-Day Sponsors

Title Sponsor
Fort Worth CVB Arlington CVB Irving CVB
Lunch Sponsor Venue Sponsor Keynote Speaker Sponsor
Breakout Education Sponsor Closing Reception Sponsor Parking Sponsor
Visit El Paso Freeman Odessa CVB
Executive Director Only Forum Sponsor General Services Sponsor Coffee Break Sponsor
a2z Inc. Lubbock CVB Sir Speedy Addison
Technology Sponsor WiFi Sponsor Printing Sponsor
American Airlines Training and Conference Center PPAI
Attendee Bag Sponsor Badge / Lanyard Sponsor Dessert Sponsor


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