VSAE (Virginia Society of Association Executives) is the only association in Virginia that serves the commonwealth's association management industry.

We focus our resources on the professional development needs of our members by providing information, education, and ideas to assist association executives in the profession.

Our vision is to create an engaged community of association executives focused on developing each other and enhancing the professionalism of the association management industry. We do this by delivering value to association executives in the Commonwealth of Virginia by creating a community for collaboration, education, and professional growth.


2018 Annual Conference


VSAE's 2018 Annual Conference will be held May 6-8 at Hilton Norfolk The Main. VSAE’s vision is to be the best at making our members and their associations the best. This year’s annual conference focuses on that goal by highlighting four main content pillars: Advocacy, Communications, Leadership and Meetings. With two educational sessions per topic offering the knowledge and training you need to excel for your association and its members, this is one conference you do not want to miss. In addition to top-notch educational content, this year’s event is full of networking opportunities for you and your colleagues. Enjoy receptions, golf, baseball, or a craft beer tour as part of your conference experience. 

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CEO and Senior Staff Retreat
September 17-18, 2018
The Cavalier Hotel - Virginia Beach

This exclusive two-day event for association CEOs and other senior staff leaders is focused on equipping you to lead your association now and into the future. It is typically attended by 30-35 association leaders creating a unique and intimate atmosphere for you to learn alongside colleagues who face similar challenges. Sessions are designed so attendees learn as much from fellow attendees as they do from "experts" in the front of the room. The retreat also includes attendee-led roundtable conversations among colleagues. Registration opens in mid-May.