2017 Annual Convention

July 10, 2017
3:00 PM to 11:00 PM
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Gold Strike Casino Resort
1010 Casino Center Dr
Tunica Resorts, MS 38664


Current Attendee List

JULY 10-11, 2017

Room rates start at $65/night!
Call 888-245-7829 and ask for the Arkansas Society of Association Executives block and the Group Code: 1707ASAEAN
Extended Room deadline to June 30!

Full Convention Schedule

Monday, July 10

3:15 pm: Welcome by Tunica

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm: Is Your Advertising FCC Compliant? 
When is an email to your non-members not just an email? What is a clickwrap agreement and do you need one? In this session, learn answers to these questions, and pitfalls to avoid. 
Bill O’Conner: Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, P.C.

5:30 - 6:00 pm: Partners Reception in the President’s Suite

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Welcome to Tunica Reception hosted by Gold Strike Casino Resort, Visit Mississippi, Tunica Convention & Visitors Bureau

8:00 pm: Hospitality Suite, hosted by Branson CVB, Hiltons of Branson, Branson Convention Center and Chateau on the Lake

Tuesday, July 11

8:00 am: Breakfast sponsored by Visit Bentonville

9:00 am – 11:00 am:Persuasive Communication and Negotiation 
A power packed communication session on using persuasive communication and negotiation. Verbal, non-verbal, and written communication will all be covered in this session. 
Katherine Mayo, Pryor Learning Solutions, Inc.

11:00 am - 12:00 pm: Effective Work Place Investigations 
A properly conducted work place investigation will help figure out what happened, what to do about it, and protect your organization from liability. 
Lorrie Trogden, CAE, Arkansas Bar Association

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm: Lunch sponsored by Fort Smith

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm: Play to Learn – A Putt Putt Odyssey 
A can’t miss session brand new to the conference. Get out of your seat after lunch and learn a few tips while you putt! Beverages included. 
This session sponsored by Crowne Plaza Little Rock

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm: Reception

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm: Awards & Installation Banquet 
Hosted by The Hotel Hot Springs 
Wine provided by Sunbelt Convention Services 
Grand Prize provided by Visit Rogers and Embassy Suites Northwest Arkansas

8 pm - ??: Little Rock Party 
Hosted by The Little Rock Partners 


$299.00 Non-Member/Guest
$324.00 after 11:45 pm June 22

$149.00 Executive Member
$174.00 after 11:45 pm June 22

$199.00 Associate Member
$224.00 after 11:45 pm June 22

$50.00 Spouse/Partner (non-industry)-Opening Reception and Tuesday Banquet
$75.00 after 11:45 pm June 22