Annual Conference Grand and Door Prizes

GRAND PRIZES: Drop your business card at the registration desk and enter to win a grand prize ! Grand prizes will be drawn at the end of the trade show and you DO need to be present to win. You must be registered for the expo by 5:00 p.m. to be eligible for a grand prize!

DOOR PRIZES: Walk the trade show floor and enter to win one of the many exciting door prizes being offered by this year's vendors! Exhibitors will announce door prize winners throughout the day.

PASSPORT PROGRAM: How to enter? It’s easy! Bring your passport as you walk the floor and visit with exhibitors. Participating exhibitors will have stickers to place on your passport.

10 Stickers = 1 Raffle Entry
20 Stickers = 2 Raffle Entries
30 Stickers = 3 Raffle Entries

Bonus entry!* Tag us (@EmpireStateSAE) in a photo on social media using the event Hashtag #ESSAEAnnual!
*In order to qualify for this bonus, you must have at least 10 stamps on your passport!

We will announce the winner live on our Facebook page! 
Stay tuned @EmpireStateSAE!

$500 RFP: Submitting an RFP with one or more of this year’s trade show exhibitors will automatically enter you into a drawing for a chance to win $500. RFPs must be checked in with an ESSAE staff member at registration to be verified. Be sure to bring at least TWO COPIES – one for ESSAE and one for an exhibitor on the floor. Stop by the registration desk to get your RFP checked in and entered before giving a copy to the exhibitors you want to do business with. In order to qualify, one or more of your RFP’s must be handed off to an exhibitor on the floor. Names will be entered into a drawing and selected during the week of June 25, via a Facebook Live video feed. Need help with your RFP? Email ESSAE to request a sample.Only qualified RFPs will be eligible for entry into the $500 drawing for meetingplanners bringing business to the expo floor.


Grand Prizes

Drop your business card at the registration desk and you will be entered into the drawing for a variety of prizes. Grand prizes are drawn at the end of the trade show and you MUST be present to win! You must be registered for the expo by 5:00 p.m. to be eligible for a grand prize!

Bull Moose Club

  • 1 Year Coworking Membership to Bull Moose Club Albany. Membership includes: 24/7 access to coworking stations, concierge service, mailling address, private conference rooms and meeting areas with casting technology, white boards, speedy secure wifi and printing, invitations to exclusive programs and events and access to a connected network of innovators.

IBM Learning Center                        

  • Chef Interactive Dinner: Interactive dinner at the IBM Learning Center for 8 people with wine pairing. Offer valid for Monday - Thursday with 10 day advanced notice

Niagara Falls USA                              

  • Fall for the Falls Package! Enjoy round trip transportation for two, accommodations for two nights and attractions including Maid of the Mist, Cave of the Winds, Rainbow Helicopter ride above the falls, jet boat adventures, wine country touring, spa treatments $500 Niagara Falls Fashion Outlets gift card and mouth-watering meals!

Radisson Hotel Corning

  • Experience Corning and the Finger Lakes! This grand prize package includes overnight accommodations for two nights at the Radisson Hotel Corning with breakfast for two each morning, a beautiful handmade piece of glass from the Corning Museum of Glass, Market Street favorites, two tickets to the Corning Museum of Glass, two tickets to the Rockwell Museum and two bottles of Finger Lakes Wine.

Turning Stone Resort

  • Overnight Suite Accommodations at The Lodge with Dinner for Two at TSteakhouse and Golf (or Spa equivalent) for Two.  

The Villa Roma Resort                     

  • Three day, two night Catskill Getaway for up to four people in a two bedroom suite including dinners and breakfast. Resort activities and nightly entertainment are included.


Door Prizes

Visit these vendors and enter to win one of their many exciting door prizes!  Exhibitors will announce winners at their booths throught the day.

Albany Capital Center

  • $250.00 gift card to Spa Mirabeau 

CMI Communications

  • Go Pro Hero5 Black 4k Action Camera with remote

Crowne Plaza Suffern                       

  • Overnight stay with dinner and breakfast for two

Del Lago Resort                                 

  • Weekend getaway for two in a suite with dinner for two at Portico

The Gideon Putnam                         

  • Spa Package - Overnight Room for two with two $100 Gift Certificates to the Roosevelt Spa

Harbor Hotel Collection

  • Cozy up with the best in room amenities from the Harbor Hotel Collection and enjoy an overnight stay at one of our properties!

Hilton Albany

  • One night stay in a suite with dinner and breakfast included for two people.

Hilton Garden Inn Troy                    

  • Bed and Breakfast for two and $50 Recovery Sports Grill Gift Card.

Hyatt Place Long Island East End  

  • Overnight Stay at Hyatt Place Long Island East End and Family Four Pack Tickets to Long Island Aquarium.

New York Marriott Downtown

  • Complimentary one-night weekend stay with breakfast

Tioga Downs                                      

  • Overnight accommodations with breakfast for 2, round of golf with card and dinner at P.J. Clarke's

Visit Rochester

  • Large Picnic Basket filled with all the amazing “Tastes of Rochester” such as wine, beer, chocolate, hot sauce and much more!

Woodbine Hospitality                     

  • Overnight certificate to Tailwater Lodge

Westchester Marriott

  • Complimentary one-night weekend stay with breakfast. 

Passport Program Prizes

1st Prize -  Is there a shopping spree in your future? Play for a chance to win a $250 Visa gift card courtesy of Visit Buffalo Niagara!

2nd Prize - The Statler Hotel &  J. Willard Marriott Executive Education Center located on Cornell University Campus in Ithaca, New York, is offering an overnight stay in a Superior View King Guestroom with Dinner for Two in Taverna Banfi.

3rd Prize -  Planning a trip to the city this summer? Win a Complimentary one-night weekend stay with breakfast at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge