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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

Vision: DFWAE is the #1 resource for relevant education, networking & career development for North Texas association professionals.

Mission: DFWAE serves the North Texas association community through relevant education and services, leadership & career development and the exchange of ideas.


Upcoming Events

June 21, 2017
June Lunch & Learn

Leadership Panel on Succession Planning
Presenters: Panel Discussion Moderator, with association leader Panelists

The Leadership Panel Discussion on Succession Planning will be moderated by DFWAE President-Elect, Marilyn Ellis.

Panelists are these members and association leaders:

* Frank Mortl, CAE, President, American Fire Sprinkler Association; Publisher, Sprinkler Age Magazine; President, Center for Life Safety Education

* Teresa Foster, CAE, Executive Director, Dallas Building Owners & Managers Association

* Michele Byers, CAE, CMP, Senior Director, Membership and Development - American College of Emergency Medical Physicians; Executive Director, Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors

* Steven Stout, CAE, Executive Director, Texas Society of Association Executives

As part of the discussion, panelists will share their experiences in transitioning into different roles and organizations throughout their careers. . . .

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July 19, 2017
July Lunch & Learn

Awards Luncheon and New Board Induction

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