ESA's International Convention and Events

ESA sponsors many international, regional, state, and local events. A sampling of them are highlighted below. Additional information regarding these events and others is also available on state websites. For more on ESA events near you, please contact us.

ESA's National Leadership Conference

February 27-28
Virtual Conference

For: Incoming ESA state presidents and other leaders who are interested in learning communication and leadership skills as they prepare to take on officer roles within their states. Early bird discount available before January 1.


Young Leaders Elite Retreat

September 23-26, 2021
Estes Park, CO

The Young Leaders Elite Retreat is open to ESA members ages 21-35 from around the country and their guests. The long-weekend format includes friendship, personal development, and becoming your best self in a small group setting. Sign up on the form below to receive earlybird notification when the the next Young Leaders Elite Retreat is announced.

Registration opens November 1, 2020.

ESA'S International Council Convention

July 28 – August 1, 2021‚Äč
Marriott Louisville Downtown

Louisville, Kentucky

Theme: “Talk Derby With ESA”
Hosted by Kentucky and Members of North and South Carolina
Vicky Jones, Chair and Mary Smith, Co-Chair

The International Council Convention is open to all ESA members. 

State Conventions

A full list of state conventions can be found at the link above. Registration for state convention is handled by the respective state.