2017 Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet

Thursday, February 9, 2017
Sixty State Place
60 State Street | Albany, NY
Reception - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Dinner & Awards - 6:30 to 8:30 PM

Featuring Master of Ceremonies: Gina Mintzer, CMP, MHA, Director of Sales, Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau

While this past year has been one of transition, it has also been one of renewed and positive energy. We worked hard to build connections to knowledge, ideas, relationships, and marketplace opportunities for our members. We greatly appreciate and value your contributions to this society – we are stronger together!  

With courage, you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity. – Mark Twain

Congratulations to this year's award recipients! 

George Burton Award
Rebecca Marion Flach, Executive Director
Hope Full Life Center Inc. 

Distinguished Member of the Year
Mark R. Nelson, Ph.D., MBA, CAE, Executive Director
Computer Science Teachers Association

Associate Member of the Year
Linda D'Agostino, CMP, Sales Director
Visit Buffalo Niagara

Rising Star
Shannon Licygiewicz, Director of Sales
Albany Capital Center, SMG

Association Excellence Awards:
Education: American Institute of Architects with Urban Green Council 
Government Relations: NYS Academy of Family Physicians
Member Recruitment/Retention: Association Development Group and Insurance Brokers Association of NY
Publications: NY Association of Convenience Stores

Thank You to Our Event Partners!

Audio/Visual: CMI Communications
Caterer: The Mallozzi Family
Decor: Total Events 
Dinner: NBT Bank
Photographer: Shannon DeCelle
Program and Signage: Lane Press
Venue: Sixty State Place
Valet Parking: Visit Rochester

We love out event partners! Check out our complete 2017 Partnership Package!
Questions? Contact ESSAE: 518-463-1755 or rebecca@essae.org