Join CalSAE

We realize that advancing during the COVID era has proven to be challenging but we are committed to keeping you inspired, empowered, and connected by providing the knowledge, valued relationships, and trusted resources that professionals are looking for to be successful. Your involvement in CalSAE is essential in making that a reality.

Please reach out to Heidi Ursino, Director of Operations, to discuss membership options or ask questions.

Association Professionals

CalSAE is where association professionals at all levels come to meet their professional needs. We specialize in excellent learning experiences and in developing relationships that last a career.


Member Qualifications - Individuals affiliated with 501(c) organizations* with a primary focus on professional, trade and philanthropic purposes. Those that are employed by an association as well as chamber of commerce and association management companies (AMCs).

Pricing & Application

Industry Partners

Suppliers and vendors are an important part of our community - providing dedicated and knowledgeable resources for association programs and services.

Member Qualifications - The suppliers and vendors to the association industry. These partners typically provide hospitality-based or professional services. Examples include hotels, convention and visitors' bureau personnel, financial services, technology and website services, consultants and much more.

Pricing & Application

Join your peers to gain knowledge, form friendships, get questions answered, and share success stories, and become part of a connected community of association professionals dedicated to advancing together.



Advance your career through opportunities for learning, exchanging ideas, and gaining resources.



Connect and form valued relationships with a community of professionals dedicated to the association profession and each other.



Get answers to your questions and learn from the collective knowledge of leading association professionals.


Success Stories

Discover a supportive, expert peer network eager to share new ideas and experiences to ensure the success of one another.

Member Benefits

Current CalSAE members looking to update their personal profile, simply log in to your MyCalSAE account.  If you are replacing a current CalSAE member or creating a transfer in membership - please contact Heidi Ursino for assistance.

* Organizations that Association Professionals are employed by shall be organized for the purpose of promoting and protecting the interest of the relevant industry, trade, profession, cause, or technical or service groups, receive a portion of its financial support from membership dues, fees or contributions, and be organized and operated pursuant to §501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code.