2023 Leadership Summit

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This annual Summit is ESCA’s kickoff event of the year, bringing together more than 150 top executives of S ESOP companies, S ESOP advisors, and federal policymakers.

Date/Time
February 22, 2023 - February 24, 2023
All Day

To continue keeping everyone safe in the most efficient and respectful manner possible, we ask that if you experience any flu-like or COVID symptoms, please refrain from attending the Leadership Summit. If you know you have recently been exposed to COVID-19, we ask that you take a test prior to arrival at the conference.

We will also continue to provide masks at the registration desk for those who choose to wear them onsite.

Join us in sunny Fort Lauderdale, Florida February 22-24 for an opportunity to hear from influential members of Congress about how the policy agenda and the politics of the 118th Congress and the Administration could impact your S ESOP business. Registration is open to all ESCA members and prospective members. Prospective members refers to individuals who are considering professional or — on behalf of their company —corporate membership in ESCA and have not previously attended an ESCA conference. The social guest registration category provides for attendance at the opening reception on the 22nd and dinner event on the 23rd. Please register by scrolling down to the registration section below!

“Prospective members” refers to individuals who are considering professional or – on behalf of their company – corporate membership in ESCA and who have not, on behalf of their company previously attended an ESCA conference and are the first representative from their company to attend an ESCA conference. The “social guest” registration category provides for attendance at the opening reception on the 23rd and dinner event on the 24th.

Registration forms and general agenda information are also available by clicking here.

Register by December 30th and take 10% off your
registration fees!
** Payment is due by January 13th in order to
receive this discount.**

If you are a sponsor, please register by filling out the registration form linked above and submit the form to Niaz at nsiasi@vennstrategies.com

If paying by check, checks should be made payable to “ESCA” and mailed to:

ESCA

C/O Venn Strategies

1341 G Street NW, 6th Floor

Washington, DC 20005

Hotel Information

The conference will be held at the W Hotel in Fort Lauderdale. To make your room reservations, please call The W Hotel at 954-414-8200 and reference the ESCA Room Block. You can also book your room online by clicking here. The room block rate is $385/night. The deadline to make reservations at The W Hotel is Friday, January 13. Be sure to book your rooms at your earliest convenience, as our block will sell out. 

We ask that if your plans, or the plans of your colleagues, change at the last minute and prevent you from joining us, to please contact Niaz Siasi (nsiasi@vennstrategies.com) before canceling your room at the W Hotel. We can assign the room to another participant on our waiting list.

Tentative Agenda

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

2:00 – 5:00 pm    General Conference Registration

4:30 – 6:00 pm    Meeting for first-time attendees and new/prospective members

6:00 – 7:30 pm    Opening Reception for all attendees

7:30 pm                 Dinner (independently). We highly recommend making dinner reservations as soon as possible as

                                 this is an extremely busy time for restaurants in the area. Here are several dining options.

Thursday, February 23, 2023

8:30 am                 Breakfast

9:15 am                 Welcome and Opening Remarks by ESCA Board Chair Jeremy Welsand

9:30 – 12:30 pm  Conference Program

12:30 pm              Luncheon featuring guest speaker

2:15 – 5:00 pm    Breakout Sessions

6:00 pm                Reception

7:00 pm               Dinner featuring guest speaker

Friday, February 24, 2023

8:00 am                Breakfast

9:00 – 11:00 am  Conference Program

11:00 am              Conference Concludes

COVID Safety Protocol as of December 6

To continue keeping everyone safe in the most efficient and respectful manner possible, we ask that if you experience any flu-like or COVID symptoms, please refrain from attending the Leadership Summit. If you know you have recently been exposed to COVID-19, we ask that you take a test prior to arrival at the conference.

We will also continue to provide masks at the registration desk for those who choose to wear them onsite.

 

If you have any questions about registration or the agenda in general, please contact Niaz Siasi at nsiasi@vennstrategies.com. We look forward to seeing you in Fort Lauderdale in February!

 

Special Thanks to Our Summit Sponsors!

Refund policy: Your registration fees will be fully refundable until January 6. After January 6 but before January 20, our policy is to refund 50% of the registration fees, and after January 20, registration fees are non-refundable.  This assures that we can cover guarantees to the facilities and local vendors that are made when you sign up. 

Registration

Tickets

Ticket Type Price Spaces
ESCA Member
Regular rate including 3% credit card processing fee
$1,333.85
Prospective Member
Prospective members refers to individuals who are considering professional or – on behalf of their company – corporate membership in ESCA and who have not previously attended an ESCA conference and are the first representative from their company to attend.
$0.00
Social Guest of ESCA Member
Reserved for spouses/significant others, includes the opening reception on the 22nd and dinner event on the 23rd. Regular Rate including 3% credit card processing fee
$309.00

Registration Information

Payment and Confirmation

If purchasing tickets, you will be redirected to our secure payment portal.