Welcome to ESSAE!

ESSAE. Guide. Empower. Lead.
The Empire State Society of Association Executives (ESSAE) is a nonprofit professional organization for persons engaged in the management of voluntary trade and professional organizations. ESSAE provides quality educational, leadership, and professional development opportunities to association executives and supplier members, to encourage high professional standards in the management of associations. ESSAE membership comprises over 475 members statewide and is an approved provider of continuing education for those holding the CAE designation. 

CEO Symposium (Register)
Join us on September 10 & 11 at the Carey Institute for Global Good for ESSAE’s CEO Symposium! This is YOUR chance to have executive-level conversations about matters specific to conducting business. The program, designed for Association CEOs and Executive Directors, provides a support network of high-level peer leaders and decision makers. Each CEO Symposium is presented by experts in our field and designed for each business leader to leave informed, and better at what they do. It’s worth your time, and important to your business too. 

August 22 Benefits Breakfast has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date!


2017 Partnership Opportunities 

Post to the Job Board
Have a job opening?
Post it to the ESSAE Job Board by completing the online form!

Association Compensation & Benefits Study - Order Online!
A must-read for association CEO's, CFO's, board members and human resource professionals.

Call for Speakers
Looking for speakers for ESSAE's Programs! ... 

Upcoming Events

CEO Symposium
September 10 & 11, 2017
Carey Institute for Global Good
Sponsorship Options

Harvest Highlight
November 9, 2017
Radisson Hotel Albany
Sponsorship Options

Holiday Party
December 7, 2017
Sponsorship Options

38th Annual Conference and Trade Show
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Saratoga Springs, NY