2023 New Ideas Annual Conference

2023 New Ideas Annual Conference
As an association professional, you can’t afford to miss our signature event, the TSAE New Ideas Conference. New Ideas brings together association professionals and suppliers from all aspects of association management. This three-day conference provides 20+ concurrent breakout sessions and up to three (3) keynotes on a broad range of topics covering interest areas for all types of association professionals. For detailed hotel information, event information, and fee schedules visit the New Ideas home page
 
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When
9/24/2023 - 9/26/2023
Where
Omni Fort Worth 1300 Houston St. Fort Worth, TX 76102 UNITED STATES

Program

   
 
NEW! Get our first ever New Ideas t-shirt and wear it on your Fort Worth Excursion. It is a soft, tri-blend, unisex t-shirt offered in sizes XS-2XL. Please provide your preferred size when ordering and you will be able to pick it up on-site at registration. Represent New Ideas and our association industry in Fort Worth and beyond.
9/24/2023

This product is ONLY for those that wish to bring a GUEST to the Opening Night Party. Access for full registered attendees is included with your New Ideas registration.
Time
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
9/24/2023 7:00 PM

NEW in 2023! Join us for the TSAE 9:01 After Party! This event is a fundraiser event for TSAE where all funds go back into supporting the education and resources offered by TSAE. Grab a drink, mingle, enjoy live music at a stunning cocktail bar in the middle of Mule Alley.
Time
9:01 PM - 11:00 PM
9/24/2023 9:01 PM

This product is ONLY for those that wish to bring a GUEST to the Annual Awards Luncheon. Access for full registered attendees is included with your New Ideas registration.
Time
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
9/25/2023 12:00 PM

For those looking for EVEN MORE education the Deep Dive is for you! Join us for Topics in Association Financial Health: A Two-Part Session. 1. Financial Statements & Metric Evaluations - Every nonprofit niche has its own unique financial drivers. We'll focus on evaluating association financial statements, with an eye towards long term financial health, as well as creating and reporting on relevant KPIs and metrics using financial and nonfinancial data. 2. Internal Controls and Fraud Risk for Associations - Fraud happens in associations more often than we know or may care to admit. This part of the session will explore best practice control structures for various organizational structures. We will also point out some of the areas of associations that are most prone to fraud and misuse and include case studies. Deep Dive Learning Outcomes:  1. Evaluate association financial statements for indicators of long-term financial health.  2. Set appropriate metrics.  3. Recognize common fraud schemes in associations.
Time
1:45 PM - 4:45 PM
9/25/2023 1:45 PM

If you’ve ever wondered what it was like to be a cowboy, here’s your chance to find out! Experience life on the cattle trail first-hand at an educational experience with The Fort Worth Herd. After a meet and greet with the Drovers, the men and women responsible for leading and caring for the cattle on their daily drives, watch the past come to life at the world’s only twice-daily cattle drive. After, the Drovers will demonstrate tools which were used during the cattle drive era and talk about life on the trail. Other activities can include: viewing the grooming and saddling of a horse, roping, branding, chuck wagon stories, photo opportunities and cattle drive demos. Then mosey on over to Tannahill’s Tavern, renowned Chef Tim Love’s newest music hall, for a tour, light bites and cocktails.
Time
3:15 PM - 6:00 PM
9/25/2023 3:15 PM

Calling all film and history buffs! After an introduction to the National Cowgirl Museum, sip some bubbly while you hear from a panel of members of the film community about this exciting era in Fort Worth film. After the panel, explore the world of the cowgirl in the only museum in the nation dedicated to honoring women of the West. Tap into your pioneer spirit as you roam the museum’s interactive exhibits. Discover the special bond between the horse, the women and the West in the It’s Never Just a Horse exhibition. The Cowgirls and the Wild West Shows Gallery displays the historical significance of the cowgirls who performed in the Wild West shows from the 1880s to early 20th century. The National Cowgirl Museum plays an integral role in celebrating film in Fort Worth. Previous exhibits offered a behind-the-scenes look at projects produced in Fort Worth such as 12 Mighty Orphans and the Paramount+ series 1883. The Fort Worth Film Commission has worked with hundreds of film projects since 2015, raising awareness of Fort Worth as a city for creative industries and as a tourist destination.
Time
3:45 PM - 6:00 PM
9/25/2023 3:45 PM

Get in touch with your wild side with behind-the-scenes fun including a scavenger hunt at one of the nation’s top-ranked zoos. Learn how to round ‘em up and move ‘em out at Texas Wild!, a hands-on exhibit that showcases the unique wildlife of the Lone Star State, complete with a petting zoo. Say hello to a family of Asian elephants or visit all four great ape species in the 2.5-acre world of primates. Feed the giraffe herd in the African Savanna habitat with lettuce for purchase. Get eye-to-eye with endangered reptiles and amphibians at the Museum of Living Art (MOLA). With all these activities and more, it’s easy to see why visitors and locals alike love the Fort Worth Zoo.
Time
3:45 PM - 6:00 PM
9/25/2023 3:45 PM

Imbibe with the best of ‘em at one of the Ten Best Craft Distillery Tasting Rooms in America. Just a 5-block walk from the Omni, Acre Distilling Co. is at the heart of the area once aptly named Hell’s Half Acre. This was Fort Worth’s den of iniquities in the late 19th century and saw the likes of Butch Cassidy, The Sundance Kid, Doc Holliday, Bat Masterson, Wyatt Earp and Etta Place. Once you’re settled in the tasting room, sample a lineup of Acre spirits and cocktails produced in-house and learn the history behind Hell's Half Acre. Between tastings, listen to a Fort Worth local artist and network with your fellow TSAE attendees. Don’t forget to purchase a bottle of your new favorite spirit to take home!
Time
3:45 PM - 6:00 PM
9/25/2023 3:45 PM

Choose this option if you do not plan on going on an excursion.
Time
3:45 PM - 6:00 PM
9/25/2023 3:45 PM

The Welman Project is a local nonprofit on a mission to fill a classroom, not a landfill! Through creative repurposing of surplus business waste, it gives teachers across DFW the tools and support to provide vital hands-on learning opportunities to every student. At the Welman Project facility, you and your fellow TSAE cohorts will prep creative reuse materials, assemble project kits and help organize inventory, all so teachers can easily receive the free supplies they need to enhance their classrooms. The Welman Project is a short 7-minute bus ride from the Omni Fort Worth.
Time
3:45 PM - 6:00 PM
9/25/2023 3:45 PM

This product is ONLY for those that wish to bring a GUEST to the Monday Night Reception. Access for full registered attendees is included with your New Ideas registration.
Time
8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
9/25/2023 8:30 PM

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