Conference Attendee Information

Annual Conference & Trade Show: Pricing

Date: Thursday, May 26, 2022
Hours: 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Saratoga Springs City Center | Saratoga Springs, NY

     

The ESSAE Annual Conference is only affordable because of the generous sponsors & exhibitors that make this event an amazing experience for all attendees. #ESSAEAnnual would be nearly three times as expensive for all attendees without their generous support. Please show your Sponsor Love: thank and contact them when in need of any of the services they can provide.

Need Financial Support? Are you an association or meeting professional whose organization experiencing financial strain or has limited funding available to support professional development? Our top priority for the future has been to support you in staying connected and provide practical resources that will help you and your business thrive, even in the face of adversity. If your finances won't allow for attendance at this year's annual conference and trade show, contact ESSAE to discuss how we can help!

REGISTRATION FEES

Early Bird**

April 14 – April 28

Regular**

April 29 - May 13

Onsite

May 14 – May 26

Member Fees

     

Association Professional – Full Day Pass

$189

$219

$249

Association Profession – Full Day + CEO Breakfast

$219

$249

$279

Trade Show Only – Must be a Qualified Buyer

$0

$0

$0

Associate/CVB/Supplier/Industry Partner/Consultant

$249

$279

$299

       

Non-Member Fees
Option to sign up as an ESSAE member is available in the event registration form! Please let ESSAE if you have any questions about joining!

 

 

 

Association Professional – Full Day Pass

$289

$319

$349

Association Profession – Full Day + CEO Breakfast

$319

$349

$379

Trade Show Only – Must be a Qualified Buyer

$0

$0

$0

Associate/CVB/Supplier/Industry Partner/Consultant

$349

$379

$399


**Early Bird and Regular Rates
Attendees must register online and have payment ready at the time of registration to receive the early bird or regular conference registration rates. Registrations received on or AFTER May 14 will be subject to a higher registration fee. There is no option to pay later or be invoiced when registering for the conference under these rates.

Non-Exhibiting Industry Partners, Vendors, and Service providers are encouraged to participate in the Annual Conference & Trade Show as an attendee. Click here for information on exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities!

Registration & Activities 

Full-Day Pass Registration includes access to all education and presentations, participation in any onsite CSR activities, lunch, snacks, and coffee breaks.

Your Registration Includes:

Registration Categories Defined

Association Professionals & Qualified Buyers - This includes trade, professional, or business association (staff who are engaged in the management of the association, meetings/events, or other association business), president/CEO/executive directors/staff, meeting professionals, etc. An individual who serves as the executive or staff member of local, state, regional, national, or international trade, professional, technical, federation, business, charitable foundation or other voluntary membership association or who is employed by an association management company.

Supplier/Vendor/Industry Partner/Consultant
- This includes essential vendors and professionals such as hotels, venues, caterers, publishers, banks, CPAs, HR, web designers, IT companies, marketers, and many more professional service providers that serve the association professional members of ESSAE. An individual consultant engaged in selling, marketing and/or promoting products or services to associations (includes 3rd party meeting planners and consultants).

Non-Exhibiting Suppliers/Vendors
may participate in any/all educational portion of the annual conference with the purchase of a full-day pass. However, soliciting qualified buyers by any supplier, vendor, or industry partner who is NOT exhibiting at the trade show will not be tolerated.

CEO Breakfast
- Open only to Association CEOs, Executive Directors, Presidents, Vice-President, CSEs and/or executives with leadership roles.


Policies and Important Information

Cancellation Policy: Registrations must be received by Thursday, May 5, 2022. Any cancellations received on or before May 5 may be eligible to receive a refund less a $75 service fee. Cancellations received on or after May 6 will not 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 May 5. All refund requests must be made by the attendee or credit cardholder. 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.

Social Media: Connect with us! @EmpireStateSAE - Event Hashtag: #ESSAEAnnual

Credits: 
This event will offer clock hours towards the CAE/CMP designations. Details on how to track your points/clock hours, visit: http://www.essae.org/cae-cmp/

Consent to Use of Photographic Images: Registration and attendance at, or participation in, ESSAE meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registration to ESSAE's use and distribution (now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee's images or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events activities. Unless you inform ESSAE that you object, permission is assumed. 

Event Fees: You must be listed as an ESSAE member representative (and in good standing) to receive member rates for registration to ESSAE events, webinars, etc. If you are not yet a member, you must submit a membership application with your registration. To do this online, complete the membership application and pay dues. After your dues are paid, complete your registration.

Substitution Policy: Substitutions of attendees are permitted for paid registrations. The difference between the member and non-member price will apply if a non-member replaces a member.