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 over 475 members statewide and is an approved provider of continuing education for those holding the CAE designation.

It's Time to Renew! Thank you for your 2018 membership, we are honored to have served you over the last 12 months. As an ESSAE member, your support is vital to advancing our mission to guide and empower association leadership. If you have any questions about your renewal or how we can help make you even more successful in 2019, please contact us at (518) 463-1755 or [email protected]

Become a 2019 Key Supporter: As leaders and partners in the association and meetings professions, you have an opportunity to show your philanthropic support of ESSAE and help grow the organization by being a Key Supporter. We are resolute in our efforts to improve the resources made available to our members. This is where Key Supporters come into play. Your organization's contribution will help ESSAE to better serve its members through expanded services, new programs, and professional development opportunities.

ESSAE Events
April 5, 2019
Clifton Park, NY

Advocacy Day
May 7, 2019
Albany, NY

Annual Conference & Trade Show
June 6, 2019
Albany Capital Center