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!