Welcome to ESSAE!

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. 

Call for Speakers: ESSAE is currently accepting proposals for presentations related to its upcoming Annual Conference, which will be held on June 21, 2018 in Saratoga Springs, NY.  Desired topics and session ideas as well as how to submit your session proposal can be found hereSubmission deadline is Monday, April 16, 2018. Submissions will be reviewed by the ESSAE staff and Program Committee. 

Become a Key Supporter! As leaders and partners in the association and meetings professions, you have an opportunity to show your philanthropic support of ESSAE and help grow the organization by being a Key Supporter. We are resolute in our efforts to improve the resources made available to our members. This is where Key Supporters come into play. Your organization's contribution will help ESSAE to better serve its members through expanded services, new programs, and professional development opportunities.

ESSAE Events
"The Triple M"
Hilton Garden Inn, Troy
Friday, April 13, 2018
Only 4 Breakout Sessions Remain to Sponsor!

Advocacy Day
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Albany, NY

39th Annual Conference and Trade Show
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Saratoga Springs, NY