Welcome to 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. 

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ESSAE Annual Conference 
Featuring Two Major Presenters! Regina Clark, CSP and Steven Brundage

Regina Clark, CSP - Creative Performance Solutions
Regina Clark, a lifelong New Yorker and graduate of SUNY Binghamton, joins ESSAE’s annual conference to kick off the day by getting attendees to think about how to embrace change to move forward. You will be pushed out of your comfort zone, decide how to overcome your obstacles, and commit to making a change by the end of the program.

Steven Brundage, Magician
Saratoga native, Steven Brundage, is a professional magician and entertainer, perhaps most famous for his appearance on the 2016 season of America’s Got Talent; Steven specializes in stage shows and close-up performances for high-end corporate events, and on college campuses across the U.S and Internationally. Steven rose to international fame when his YouTube video, Magician gets out of Speeding Ticket with Magic, became a viral sensation. Be sure to join us for this exciting lunch experience!

Partnership Options: We could not accomplish our mission without support from our partners! Consider a partnership with ESSAE to promote and elevate your destination, venue, service, and/or products to association and meetings industry professionals. (updated 4/3/18)