Join ESAE to refresh your know-how, get involved in the European association community, and stay up to date with industry trends. 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. Whether you are an executive director, COO or head of unit; whether you work for a small or large association, there’s a membership for you! We also offer partnership opportunities for organisations and businesses providing services to the association sector.


Membership Benefits

Gain New Skills & Support

Enhance your professional skills and get answers to your most pressing questions.

To effectively lead an association requires a broad range of skills and knowledge. We assist our members to build and maintain their skills through peer2peer sessions and educational opportunities.

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

Get Recognised

Get your voice heard and have your valuable experience and knowledge recognised.

ESAE invites you to share your insights and help us improve the European association profession. We assist you to be recognised for your experience by offering your the change to join one of our Committees or the the ESAE Faculty. We invite you to share your knowledge as a speaker, coach, mentor, by writing articles and getting engaged with the ESAE governance processes.

Stay informed

Keep you up-to-date with trends, legislation and news

ESAE membership helps you to keep up-to-date with key trends, innovations and legislatory changes in the European not-for-profit sector. We keep you informed through our events, via our member’s newsletter and social media.

We put you in touch with trusted industry partners to get preferential access to technology, marketing or destination support.

Join A Vibrant Community

Be part of a community dedicated to association excellence

When you join ESAE, you are joining a community of people who are working for more than just money. Find relevant new contacts, discover new career opportunities and network with colleagues to share ideas, challenges and best practices.

Connect with other members at our Brussels events, during industry events all over Europe, or virtually in our discussion groups.

All new applicants will have their memberships valid until the end of 2019!

Membership Plans

INDIVIDUAL: 250 euros per year

  • Free participation in all ESAE Events

  • Free access to the digital version of Boardroom magazine

  • Updates and information shared within the community

  • Discount for Solvay's Master in International Association Management (EMIAM)

  • Discounts to the European Association Summit, the European Association Awards and many more  

  • Exclusive networking with peers and high qualified professionals


Association: 400 euros per year

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