Entertainment Software Association (ESA)


Entertainment Software Association (ESA)

ESA’s mission is to support positive programs and opportunities that make a difference in the lives of America's youth. It offers a range of services to interactive entertainment software publishers including a global anti-piracy program, business and consumer research, government relations and intellectual property protection efforts. ESA also owns and operates E3.

Organization Type:
National Trade or Professional Association
Acronym:
ESA
Tax Exempt Status:
501(c)(6)
Industry:
Computer/Technology, Sports/Leisure/Entertainment, Computers & Databases, Entertainment
Year Founded:
1994
Address:
601 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Suite 300 Washington, DC 20001
Telephone:
Fax:
Website:
Staff:
87
Volunteers:
16
Members:
40 companies


Financial Snapshot

 

Total revenues: $35,805,020


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
-3.64%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Revenue
 
Program service revenue
 
Investment income
 
Royalties
 
Other

Total expenses: $35,067,474


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
4.26%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Expenses
 
Conferences, conventions, meetings
 
Other expenses
 
Compensation for non-officers/directors
 
Other

Total assets: $44,499,576


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
8.18%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Assets
 
Investments in publicly traded securities
 
Savings and temporary cash investments
 
Land, buildings, & equipment (net)
 
Other

Total Liabilities: $16,567,111


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
11.26%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Liabilities
 
Deferred revenue
 
Accounts payable and accrued expenses
 
Other liabilities

   Revenue:

Revenue: Amount ($)
Program service revenue 34,862,171
Investment income 716,162
Royalties 164,877
Sales of non-inventory assets 61,810
Net rental income 0
Miscellaneous revenue 0
Gaming income 0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds 0
Fundraising income 0
Total contributions 0
Income from sales of inventory 0
Total Revenue:

$35,805,020

1-yr growth
-3.64%
Program service revenue
Investment income
Royalties
Sales of non-inventory assets

   Expenses:

Expenses: Amount ($)
Conferences, conventions, meetings 7,522,484
Other expenses 7,492,731
Compensation for non-officers/directors 6,587,300
Lobbying fees 4,088,529
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc 3,326,600
Occupancy 1,552,350
Other employee benefits 843,897
Office expenses 672,774
Depreciation, depletion, amortization 581,957
Payroll taxes 496,071
Grants to orgs and individuals outside the US 429,779
Pension plan contributions 255,127
Information technology 253,331
Legal fees 240,364
Travel 225,758
Advertising and promotion 148,432
Investment management fees 130,315
Insurance 93,717
Grants to governments/orgs in the US 81,600
Accounting fees 44,358
Professional fundraising fees 0
Management fees 0
Other fees 0
Royalties 0
Travel/entertainment expenses to public officials 0
Interest expense 0
Payments to affiliates 0
Grants to individuals in the US 0
Benefits paid to or for members 0
Compensation of disqualified persons 0
Total Expenses:

$35,067,474

1-yr growth
4.26%
Conferences, conventions, meetings
Other expenses
Compensation for non-officers/directors
Lobbying fees
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc
Occupancy
Other employee benefits
Office expenses
Depreciation, depletion, amortization
Payroll taxes
Others

   Assets:

Assets: Amount ($)
Investments in publicly traded securities 24,330,831
Savings and temporary cash investments 10,961,628
Land, buildings, & equipment (net) 3,939,728
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges 3,360,379
Accounts receivable 1,093,353
Other assets 801,157
Cash -- non-interest bearing 12,500
Pledges and grants receivable 0
Inventories for sale or use 0
Investments in other securities 0
Receivables from officers, directors, etc. 0
Receivables from disqualified persons 0
Notes and loans receivables 0
Program-related investments 0
Intangible assets 0
Total Assets:

$44,499,576

1-yr growth
8.18%
Investments in publicly traded securities
Savings and temporary cash investments
Land, buildings, & equipment (net)
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges
Accounts receivable
Other assets
Others

   Liabilities:

Liabilities: Amount ($)
Deferred revenue 9,530,273
Accounts payable and accrued expenses 4,378,990
Other liabilities 2,657,848
Grants payable 0
Tax-exempt bond liabilities 0
Escrow or custodial account liability 0
Loans and other payables to officers, directors, etc. 0
Secured mortgages and notes payabl 0
Unsecured mortgages and notes payable 0
Total Liabilities:

$16,567,111

1-yr growth
11.26%
Deferred revenue
Accounts payable and accrued expenses
Other liabilities

   Net Assets:

Net Assets: Amount ($)
Unrestricted net assets 27,932,465
Temporarily restricted net assets 0
Permanently restricted net assets 0
Total Net Assets:

$27,932,465

1-yr growth
6.43%
Unrestricted net assets

Key Staff

  
Name Ascending
Title 
Function 
Add Prospect 
Adriana Barajas Associate, Government Affairs Government Relations ...X
Ana Molina Chief Financial Officer Finance, Government Relations, PAC Contact ...X
Andrew Bowins Senior Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs Communications/Public Relations, Public Affairs/Corporate Affairs ...X
Anna Nzongola Executive Assistant Administration ...X
Benjamin E. Golant Chief Counsel, Intellectual Property Policy Legal ...X
Bijou Mgbojikwe Senior Counsel, Intellectual Property Policy Legal ...X
Dan Hewitt CAE Vice President, Communications Communications/Public Relations, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Delara Derakhshani Senior Counsel, Tech Policy Issue Management/Policy Planning ...X
Erik V. Huey Senior Vice President, Government Affairs Government Relations ...X
Gina M. Vetere Senior Vice President and General Counsel Legal, Senior Executive ...X
Jeff Ringer Director, Federal Affairs Government Relations ...X
Kathryn Gunter Director, State Government Affairs Director of Government Relations, Government Relations ...X
Kaya Singleton Federal Government Affairs Government Relations ...X
Kevin O'Hanlon Senior Director, Federal Government Affairs and Director, Entertainment Software Association PAC Government Relations, LDA Contact, PAC Contact, Senior Executive ...X
Melissa Foxman Senior Director, Federal Government Affairs Government Relations, LDA Contact ...X
Michael Warnecke Senior Counsel, Policy Government Relations, Issue Management/Policy Planning, Legal ...X
Richard Dillio Director, Membership and Research Membership, Research ...X
Shaokyi Amdo Coordinator, Communications and Social Media Communications/Public Relations ...X
Stanley Pierre-Louis President and Chief Executive Officer Administration, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director, Legal, Senior Executive ...X
Timothy M. Johnson Senior Director, State Government Affairs Government Relations ...X
Tom Foulkes Vice President, State Government Affairs Government Relations ...X

Meetings/Conferences

Year Descending
Name 
Location 
Facility 
From 
To 
Attendance 
Exhibitors 
Facility Amenities 
2016The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2016 Los Angeles , CA , United States Los Angeles Convention Center June 14 June 16   Convention Center...X

Publications

Name 
Frequency 
Advertising 
ESA NewslettermonthlyNo...X
Membership DirectoryonlineNo...X

Recent Lobbying Spending

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

2019 Q3: $1,350,000
2019 Q2: $1,585,000
2019 Q1: $1,400,000
2018: $4,255,000


PAC Details

Name: Entertainment Software Association PAC (ESA PAC)



FEC ID: C00439216



Last updated: 11/5/2019 12:00:00 AM


PAC Contributions

(2019-2020)

Contributions

 Republicans  Democrat

Outside Representation

Firm Name Ascending
Reg/ Term 
Date 
BGR GroupRegistration 02/01/2017 ...X
Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLPTermination 03/08/2013 ...X
Elmendorf RyanRegistration 01/01/2013 ...X
Emergent StrategiesRegistration 01/01/2019 ...X
Franklin Square Group LLCTermination 12/31/2013 ...X
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLPTermination 01/01/2019 ...X
Lugar Hellmann Group LLCRegistration 02/15/2017 ...X
Majority Group, LLCTermination 01/01/2018 ...X
Monument Policy Group, LLCRegistration 01/08/2009 ...X
Polaris Government Relations, LLCTermination 12/31/2016 ...X
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Legislative Issue Focus

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

Active Legislation

This organization has no active legislation data available.

Contractors

Contractor Ascending
Service Category 
Reported Year Descending
Reported Compensation 
BGR Group Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2019 $100,000 ...X
Elmendorf Ryan Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2019 $80,000 ...X
Emergent Strategies Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2019 $65,000 ...X
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2019 - ...X
Lugar Hellmann Group LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2019 $100,000 ...X
Monument Policy Group, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2019 $100,000 ...X
ZARRELLI STRATEGIES, INC. Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2019 $10,000 ...X
BGR Group Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 $200,000 ...X
BURSON-MARSTELLER PR CONSULTANT2018 $842,500 ...X
Elmendorf Ryan Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 $180,000 ...X
IRL EVENTS LLC TRADESHOW MANAGEMENT2018 $3,099,567 ...X
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 $90,000 ...X
LA LIVE PROPERTIES LLC TRADESHOW VENUE2018 $1,235,529 ...X
Lugar Hellmann Group LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 $200,000 ...X
Majority Group, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 - ...X
MARKMONITOR INC WEB MONITORING2018 $558,360 ...X
Monument Policy Group, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 $200,000 ...X
TURTLE ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA TRADESHOW SUPPORT2018 $661,450 ...X
Venable, LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 $150,000 ...X
ZARRELLI STRATEGIES, INC. Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 $10,000 ...X
BGR Group Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2017 $180,000 ...X
Elmendorf Ryan Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2017 $160,000 ...X
GES GLOBAL EXPERIENCE SPECIALIST TRADESHOW PRODUCTION2017 $564,709 ...X
IDG World Expo TRADESHOW MANAGEMENT2017 $2,166,450 ...X
IRL EVENTS LLC TRADESHOW MANAGEMENT2017 $1,000,000 ...X
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2017 $90,000 ...X
Lugar Hellmann Group LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2017 $200,000 ...X
Majority Group, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2017 $110,000 ...X
MARKMONITOR INC WEB MONITORING2017 $606,360 ...X
Monument Policy Group, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2017 $200,000 ...X
POWELL TATE PUBLIC RELATIONS2017 $879,400 ...X
The Smith-Free Group LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2017 - ...X
Venable, LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2017 $120,000 ...X
Elmendorf Ryan Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2016 $200,000 ...X
GES GLOBAL EXPERIENCE SPECIALIST TRADESHOW PRODUCTION2016 $572,361 ...X
IDG World Expo TRADESHOW MANAGEMENT2016 $3,863,455 ...X
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2016 $90,000 ...X
MARKMONITOR INC WEB MONITORING2016 $692,000 ...X
Monument Policy Group, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2016 $140,000 ...X
Polaris Government Relations, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2016 $200,000 ...X
POWELL TATE PUBLIC RELATIONS2016 $1,029,770 ...X
The Smith-Free Group LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2016 $200,000 ...X
VENABLE LLP LEGAL SERVICES AND FEDERAL LOBBYING2016 $376,642 ...X
Venable, LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2016 $200,000 ...X
Elmendorf Ryan Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2015 $200,000 ...X
GAMEPRO CUSTOM SOLUTIONS WEB DEVELOPMENT2015 $370,500 ...X
GES GLOBAL EXPERIENCE SPECIALIST TRADESHOW PRODUCTION2015 $450,080 ...X
IDG World Expo TRADESHOW MANAGEMENT2015 $3,496,911 ...X
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2015 $120,000 ...X
Monument Policy Group, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2015 $120,000 ...X
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***Disclaimer: This information has been sourced from a combination of the IRS Forms 990, 5500, and the Federal Audit Clearinghouse



 
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