ESA 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.


Coffee Chats

4th Monday of the month
Morning session: 8 am Pacific/9 am Mountain/10 am Central/11 am Eastern
Evening session: 4 pm Pacific/5 pm Mountain/6 pm Central/7 pm Eastern
Host: Tracy Swanson, ESA HQ Membership Director
Virtual Event

Chats are approximately 30 minutes in length and content is the same for morning and evening chats on the same date, you are invited to attend either or both. Registrants will receive an email with Zoom meeting credentials and instructions for joining. You need only register once for the 2022 Coffee Chats. Registrants will receive an email reminder each Friday before for the Coffee Chat on the following Monday.
Click here to register.

ESA Alumni Lunches

Various Dates and Locations

If you have ever belonged to an ESA Collegiate Chapter, these events are for you! Connect with fellow ESA collegiate chapter alums from any graduation year for ESA fun at a weekend lunch in a city near you. See some old friends and make some new ones, check our listing for dates and locations.

Registration limited to former members of ESA collegiate chapters (any school/any graduation year).

Enrichment event: Random acts of leadership

SEPTEMBER 15, 2022
Virtual Event
members only
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Leaders come in all shapes and sizes, join us to learn how your leadership style can affect your day-to-day life.

Enrichment event: virtual wine tasting

OCTOBER 21, 2022
Virtual Event
members and guests
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Attend a virtual wine tasting with a Napa Valley wine expert, registration fee includes four bottles of wine and Zoom link.

Enrichment event: tech-based philanthropy

OCTOBER 27, 2022
Virtual Event
members only
Registration opening soon

Learn about volunteer and fundraising opportunities that can be done via technology.

Enrichment event: "Charcuterie shenanigans" social

NOVEMBER 17, 2022
Virtual Event
Invite only 
Registration opening soon

Invite-only event for chapters that have sponsored a new member by 10/31/2022.

Enrichment event: New Community Member Orientation

DECEMBER 1, 2022
Virtual Event
Invite only 
Registration opening soon

Virtual training session for new members and sponsors to learn the ins and outs of ESA.

Enrichment event: virtual $50 for 50 celebration

JANUARY 21, 2023
Virtual Event
members only
Registration opening soon

Celebrate a wonderful 50th anniversary of the ESA and St. Jude partnership and learn the $50 for 50 winning state!

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.