39th Annual Conference & Trade Show

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Saratoga City Center & Saratoga Hilton
Saratoga Springs, NY

Join us on Thursday, June 21, 2018 in Saratoga Springs, NY for the Empire State Society of Association Executive’s (ESSAE) 39th Annual Conference & Trade Show. This is the premier conference and trade show in upstate New York for association and meeting professionals. The annual one day event centers around professional development, networking, and discovering new products and services. It is the place you want to be to interact with key decision makers in the association and meetings industries.

Every year over 100 exhibitors come with their best to showcase the services they can offer. Educational sessions throughout the day (CAE/CMP Points!) offer modern and timely information to help you stay ahead in the ever-changing world of association and meeting management. Come prepared to learn and enjoy networking & community with fellow association executives, meeting professionals, and industry partners.

Schedule at a Glance (subject to change)

8:00 AM
Registration Desk Opens

8:30 AM
Education & Exhibitor Appointments Begin

12:30 - 2:00 PM
Lunch, ALA Graduation and Entertainment  

2:30 - 5:30 PM
Trade Show
Complimentary to ALL qualified buyers. Membership is not required!

6:00 - 8:00 PM
Vendor Hosted Dinners/Receptions

Registration & Fees

Purchase a full day pass and save. Full Day Pass Registration will include access to (4) four hours of professional development (CAE/CMP), Lunch, and Trade Show!

Can't attend all day? Attendees will have the option to purchase sessions and/or events a la carte. 

Cancellation Policy: Registrations must be made and paid for by Friday June 8, 2018. Registration cancellations received prior to the deadline may be eligible to receive a refund less a $25 service fee. Cancellations received after the stated deadline will not be eligible for a refund. Refunds will not be available for registrants who choose not to attend an event (no-shows). Cancellations will be accepted in writing only and must be received by the stated cancellation deadline. All refund requests must be made by the attendee or credit card holder. Refunds will be credited back to the original credit card used for payment. If you are unable to attend, you may send an alternate to the event without additional charge.