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Annual Holiday Party
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Hilton Albany
Albany, NY


Overnight Rooms
The Hilton Albany has extended the room block cut off date!  Please call the hotel directly at 518-427-3038  to secure your reservation.The Albany Hilton is offering discounted overnight room rate of $119.  Group Code 1SA. If the Hilton Albany is sold out, please let us know!

Call for Auction Items!
Auction items can be anything & everything! Wine baskets, museum and city tours, complimentary dining experiences, overnight stay packages, area attractions, sporting events, and so much more! This is your chance to be creative and create an enticing auction item. The holiday auction affords you the perfect opportunity to showcase your brand, services, venue and destination! Call for Auction Items Form!

Celebrate Your 2016 Achievements! 
ESSAE knows the great deal of time, effort and talent association staff invest in the programs and services they provide to their members. We would like to acknowledge your association’s innovation and excellence by sharing your models and benchmarks with your association peers! Download the Awards Nominations Form!

ESSAE Upcoming Events!
December 8, 2016 – Holiday Party – Albany Hilton / Albany, NY
February 9, 2017 – Annual Awards Banquet – Sixty State Place / Albany, NY
April 2017 – Meetings, Membership & Marketing Institute (Now Accepting RFPs)

Couldn’t make it to our November Program?
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Future Annual Conference & Exposition Dates
2017- Thursday, June 1 – Albany, NY
2018- Wednesday, June 21 – Saratoga Springs, NY
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Welcome to ESSAE

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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 440 members statewide and is an approved provider of continuing education for those holding the CAE designation.

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