Annual Conference

Annual Conference & Trade Show - #ESSAEAnnual

We recognize that group events are essential for our members' business. Through thoughtful conversation, the ESSAE Trade Show Committee and the Board of Directors have agreed that this year's Annual Conference and Trade Show will be held on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. There will be designated hours for education, networking, and the trade show. We also plan to host an online component for our virtual vendors. Our in-person trade show floor map will be based on the most recent NYS guidance for in-person events and CDC safety protocols. 

To our valued vendors: your support is more important than ever, as nonprofits from around the state need creative partners to help them through these challenging times. 

Date: Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Hours: 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Albany Capital Center at 55 Eagle St, Albany, NY 12207

The ESSAE Annual Conference & Trade Show is the premier association management and meeting professionals conference and trade show in upstate New York. This year’s show will take place at the Albany Capital Center in Albany, NY on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. The annual one-day conference is about professional development, networking, and showcasing products and services, and is the place to interact with key decision-makers in the association and hospitality industries. The annual conference celebrates the true partnership of our association colleagues, meeting professionals, and exhibiting partners all across New York State.

To learn more about exhibiting, sponsorships, or attending, use the links below!