For guests of attendees, people not involved in the management of AEC Firms, or anyone not interested in attending our educational program, we have a full VIP Concierge experience.  Guests can attend some or all of these activities and experience all that Dallas has to offer.

VIP Concierge Guest Program includes:

  • VIP Experience
  • Wednesday VIP Reception
  • Breakfast/Lunch Thursday & Friday
  • “Renovation Workshop” with Steve Thomas
  • Guided tours and Activities Thursday & Friday
  • Thursday Reception
  • Friday Afternoon Activity at Top Golf with Party Bus Transportation
  • Friday Red Carpet Reception & Black Tie Awards Gala
  • Saturday Breakfast


Thursday, September 20th

  • 7:30-8:30am
  • 9-11:30am
    Renovation Workshop with Steve Thomas
  • 12-3:00pm
    Food Tour

Friday, September 21st

  • 7:30-8:30am
  • 9-10:30am
    Main Street Guided Tour
  • 10:45-11:45am
    Reunion Tower
  • 12:30-3pm
    Top Golf

Renovation Workshop with Steve Thomas

Get expert advice and guidance to any undergoing or future project! Steve Thomas can assist any idea from kitchens, bathrooms, patios, new construction; use your imagination!
Please send photos of your current projects or project areas to Jaden Anderson ( to prepare Steve Thomas.

Known as a serial renovator, Steve Thomas helped catapult This Old House to the top of PBS’s list of most-watched ongoing series of all time. He was honored with a 1997-1998 Daytime Emmy Award, and a total of nine nominations for “Outstanding Service Show Host.” He went on to highlight green renovation across America on Renovation Nation on Discovery’s Planet Green.

Food Tour: Dallas Bites!

Take in the views of the Dallas skyline on our rooftop patio food tour! We will enjoy the most popular menu items from each establishment:

Architecture Tour: Architecture & Design Exchange


We will be led by a trained tour guide on a walk and discussion of a variety of architectural icons, including the Adolphus Hotel, the Magnolia Building, the Statler Hilton, and the Wilson Building. Along the way, we will take a look at examples of Beaux Art, Art Deco, Post-Modernist, Renaissance Revival and Victorian designs and how they were adapted specifically for a rapidly growing metropolis.

Reunion Tower

From 470 feet up, we will experience breathtaking 360-degree panoramic views of the Dallas skyline!

Top Golf

Add the Party Bus to Top Golf (included in VIP registration and Table for eight registrations)

We’ve secured the Upper Audi Suite, so come play with us on Friday, September 21st from 12–3pm.

Our all-inclusive packages include:

  • Party bus to and from Top Golf (beverages and snacks included)
  • Game Play
  • Food + Drinks

This is guaranteed to be an event like no other!

For immediate assistance
contact us at 800.466.6275.