Burlington, ON Essentient Association Management is pleased to announce that it has recently been appointed as the new association management company for the Canadian Association of Exposition Management (CAEM) effective January 1, 2024.

CAEM President, Jill Kivett, stated “The CAEM Board has full confidence in the experience and leadership the Essentient team will bring to our association.  They share our commitment to increasing member value and ensuring the long-term growth and success of CAEM.”

Essentient Association Management is a highly regarded Canadian Association Management Company (AMC) and was established by Constance Wrigley-Thomas, CAE, in 2005. Essentient’s core focus lies in delivering governance, marketing, communications, and operational expertise to not-for-profit organizations, enabling them to attain their goals and cultivate influential communities.

With an impressive track record spanning 18 years, Essentient has solidified its standing as a reputational leader in the AMC space, serving an extensive clientele ranging from the national to regional levels. The Essentient team is committed to a collaborative approach, offering comprehensive management solutions to their valued clients.

Ms. Wrigley-Thomas noted, “Our longstanding awareness of CAEM has filled us with genuine excitement as we embark on a partnership to further contribute to its engaging success story.”

Essentient has appointed Jennifer Murray to be CAEM’s new executive director and she will work with her colleagues to help CAEM meet their strategic goals and objectives.

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About Essentient Association Management

For nearly two decades, Essentient Association Management (Essentient A.M.C. Inc.) has specialized in providing strategic leadership and operational expertise to not-for-profits so that they may have impact and relevance in their communities. As an AMC first, Essentient is committed to providing its clients with 100% full-service association management.


About the Canadian Association of Exposition Management (CAEM)

CAEM is the only national association solely dedicated to promoting, supporting, and defending the interests of the trade and consumer show industry in Canada. CAEM’s members include organizations that produce, plan, and manage shows; suppliers of services and products to the trade and consumer show sector; and the venues where shows are hosted.