Welcome to the European Society of Association Executives – the Hub for Association Leaders in Europe


As a community of experts, we strive to improve our knowledge and practices by sharing ideas and exchanging experiences.


ESAE specialises in peer2peer training – offering regular continuous education. You can also join the Exec. Master in Association Management


Whether as a session participant, faculty member, committee member or online user – ESAE offers many opportunities for networking and exchanges.


ESAE provides real and virtual spaces for members to share insights, challenges and information in a trustworthy and confidential setting.


Who is ESAE?

The European Society of Association Executives (ESAE) is the hub for association leaders in Europe and a platform for senior-level association managers in Europe.

Our goal is to help members to work both smarter and better by connecting knowledge, insights and people.

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Why Join?

ESAE membership is an important investment in your career as an association professional as it equips you with valuable connections, tools and resources that may assist you to achieve your objectives.

As an ESAE member, you will have access to training & support, gain recognition, increase your networks and remain up-to-date with relevant news.

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Browse our calendar of events to register for the next peer2peer session or to sign-up to networking and training events.

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Join European Association Leaders

Join ESAE to refresh your know-how, get involved in the European association community, and stay up to date with industry trends.