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

Thank You to Our 2023 Members for Your Support! 
Here's to an Exciting & Successful 2024 Together!!  
Updated Association, CVB/DMOSupplier Member Organization Lists. 


Annual Conference & Trade Show

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ESSAE 2023 Award Winners!!

ESSAE Knowledge Hub

The ESSAE Knowledge Hub is an entirely FREE library of downloadable educational content ranging from association management white papers, topic-specific webinars,

industry product guides, industry analysis and much more.

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Thank you to our 2024 Key Supporters!

Exhibitor Registration - Only One High-Top Table Remains!  

Qualified Meeting Planners Attend Trade Show & Reception for FREE!


 Committee Volunteers Needed

Committee Volunteers Needed