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About XDP

XDP is a two-day, business-focused experience for association professionals and partners. You’ll work together to create better experiences for your event audiences and increase the success of your conferences and tradeshows. You’ll spend day one in The Lab, a collaborative learning environment where you’ll share ideas and tackle industry issues in three zones of educational content. On day two, you’ll sit down one on one with industry partners at the Business Exchange, where you’ll start planning your events for the years ahead. Top it all off with outstanding entertainment and plenty of time to connect and network.

Our Story

ASAE connects great ideas and great people. We represent more than 39,000 association executives and industry partners representing 7,400 organizations. Our members manage leading trade associations, individual membership societies and voluntary organizations across the United States and in nearly 50 countries around the world.

With support of the ASAE Foundation, a separate nonprofit entity, ASAE is the premier source of learning, knowledge and future-oriented research for the association and nonprofit profession, and provides resources, education, ideas and advocacy to enhance the power and performance of the association and nonprofit community.

We believe associations have the power to transform society for the better. Our passion is to help association professionals achieve previously unimaginable levels of performance. We do this by nurturing a community of really smart, creative, and interesting people—our members. In short, we are the Center for Association Leadership.