Employee Ownership Events

A core principal of the Employee Ownership Foundation mission is the promotion of employee ownership throughout the nation. Use this calendar of upcoming events as a one-stop location to find opportunities to meet others interested in employee ownership, learn, network, and become engaged in the employee ownership community.


Midwestern Regional Conference – The ESOP Association

Minneapolis, MN

DoubleTree by Hilton

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This collaborative regional chapter event is hosted by the Illinois, Iowa/Nebraska, Minnesota/Dakotas, and Wisconsin Chapters of The ESOP Association. With multiple days of enriching content and networking opportunities we are sure you’ll walk away with tons of information to share with your fellow ESOP members.

Southwest ESOP Association Chapter Fall Conference– The ESOP Association

San Antonio, TX

Marriott Rivercenter

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This event features eight sessions from individuals at employee owned companies and professionals who provide services to employee owned companies. A pre-conference reception offers a silent auction to benefit the Employee Ownership Foundation.

Multi-State Conference – The ESOP Association

Pocono Manor, PA

Kalahari Resort

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Content includes a course on ESOPs for Beginners, as well as special round table discussions for C-suite executives and HR professionals. A golf tournament starts off the event with a fundraiser to benefit the Employee Ownership Foundation. This is a joint event for The ESOP Association chapters covering the states of Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York, and New Jersey.

California/Western States Chapter Fall Conference – The ESOP Association

Lake Tahoe, NV

Harrah’s/Harvey’s Resorts

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This event offers a full slate of programming, including a C-suite summit, content on culture and communications, and sessions offering legal and regulatory update. Content is geared both for those who are new to ESOPs and those with substantial ESOP experience.

2019 Co-Op IMPACT Conference NCBA

Arlington, VA

Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel

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The 2019 IMPACT Conference is an opportunity for all cooperatives to discuss innovations and share best practices in governance, communications, community involvement, education and cooperation among cooperatives.

Southwest Chapter BBQ Cookoff – The ESOP Association– The ESOP Association

Cypress, TX

Vermeer Texas-Louisiana

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Come get your BBQ on with your fellow employee owners. This event is a great way to network and enjoy some good food. Judging starts at 11:45 and lunch starts around noon. See you there!

Illinois Chapter Ownership Month Celebration– The ESOP Association

South Barrington, IL


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Every October, The ESOP Association and its member companies celebrate Employee Ownership Month. This is a terrific celebration of the spirit of employee ownership, and an invaluable opportunity to educate employee owners, elected officials, the media, and the public at large about the benefits of employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs).

Hawaii Chapter Annual Conference – The ESOP Association

Honolulu, HI

Japanese Cultural Center

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The conference for ESOP companies in Hawaii! This conference is relevant for ESOP company executives, plan trustees, managers, Human Resource personnel, employee owners, prospective ESOP companies and professionals who provide advice on ESOPs. The conference fee includes breakfast buffet, lunch buffet, all conference sessions, materials, and post conference networking reception.