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NYSAE At a Glance

Founded in 1919, the New York Society of Association Executives' mission is to lead in advancing and serving the profession of association and not-for-profit management.

NYSAE is the "association of associations" which are headquartered in the Tri-State region of New York, New Jersey & Connecticut. NYSAE's members are full-time paid chief executives and middle managers of trade associations, professional societies, voluntary organizations, other not-for-profit organizations and supplier firms.


The Size of the New York Association Community Tells the Story

130,000 Employees Strong

The New York association community alone employs over 130,000 people.

$5.2 Billion

NYSAE members from associations headquartered in the New York Region control over $5.2 billion a year in meetings and conventions spending as follows:


Meetings held nationally

$3.1 billion

Meetings held in New York State

$1.2 billion

Meetings held internationally

$.9 billion


$1.9 Billion

Additionally, the internal combined annual spending of the associations in New York State is estimated as follows:



$93 million 

Printing & Publishing

$100 million 

Staff Travel

$51 million

Legal Fees

$31 million

Insurance Premiums

$33 million

Accounting, Auditing

$14 million

Rent and Office Management

$1.6 billion

Contact Information

New York Society of Association Executives
355 Lexington Avenue, 15th Floor
New York NY 10017
Phone: 212-297-2197
Email: info@nysaenet.org