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.


This is the association industry’s only event specifically for professional meeting planners. Learn from experts and each other about how to be the best meeting planner you can be as you engage in over 6 hours of CAE approved education.
  • Connect with and learn from fellow meeting planners.
  • Know your value as a meeting planner and what you bring to your organization.
  • Leverage your personal and professional development through volunteerism.
  • Peer into the projected outlook of the hospitality industry.
  • Learn best practices and new trends in meeting planning. 
If you plan a meeting as part of your job, this is an event you do not want to miss. 
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Seminar Series with Reception

September 6, 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Jepson Alumni Center

Join VSAE for "Leading Through the Eyes of Those You Lead" presented by Kevin Eastman, President of KEWE llc. In today's competitive environment it is crucial that leadership have an understanding of the deeper needs of those they lead in order to create the all-important "buy in".  Kevin will discuss topics ranging from what "REAL" leadership is; to the 5 Leadership Musts; to the 4 Most sought-after needs of those we lead.  In addition, he will address some of the 25 most powerful words that all successful athletes, coaches, leaders, teams, and organizations live by. An hour-long networking reception follows the seminar.

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