2019 Essentials Seminar



Essentials is the Society’s Signature Instructional Program on corporate governance and the responsibilities of the Corporate Secretary.


Our apologies!  Our room block is currently sold out.  We are trying to add more rooms. At this time, we suggest you make alternate hotel arrangements and check back later.

Hotel Accomodations

The Society has reserved a block of rooms at The Westin Beach Resort at the special group rate of $285 single/double. Our discounted room rate is available until Friday, January 4, 2019 or until the room block is sold out. For those who wish to extend their stay in Fort Lauderdale, the hotel will honor this special rate three days before and three days after the seminar subject to availability. Click here for reservations  or call 800-937-8461 and be sure to mention the Society’s Essentials seminar.

The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort
321 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale FL 33304


For the first time ESSENTIALS will include an exhibit area to complement the educational programming. We invite all Service Providers to participate in the event by exhibit or sponsorship so you can introduce our 250+ attendees to your company and its services. Exhibit space at ESSENTIALS is $1,500 and includes a table top exhibit; recognition at the event and on the Society’s website and mobile app; and pre-/post-conference registrant list.

For more information about exhibiting and a description of available sponsorships, download the official 2019 ESSENTIALS Exhibit & Sponsorship Brochure.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Luke Vander Linden or Margaret Nick.