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.

ESOP Employee Accelerator

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Develop a solid foundation, develop new perspectives on ownership, and learn with and from one another at the ESOP Employee Accelerator Program (EEAP).

This one day course is designed primarily for hourly and salaried non-managerial employee owners, the EEAP offers a combination of interactive lecture, small group discussions, and structured exercises.

Typically, attendees come from ESOP companies where developing a culture of ownership is an important aspect of corporate success. Participants are often members of the board, ESOP committees, problem solving teams, company trainers, and informal non-managerial leaders.

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Leading in an Ownership Setting: The Program for CEOs

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This unique program helps top executives maximize their ESOPs by fostering employee owner engagement and participation that impacts the company’s bottom line.

This intensive two-week program offers an unparalleled opportunity to learn with and from other ESOP executives, forming relationships and networks that last long after the program ends. 

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ESOPATHON

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ESOPATHON is a month-long, activity-based, fundraising event that allows employee owners to set up their own chartible fundraising webpage, participate in teams together (like their own ESOP company team), all while celebrating Employee Ownership Month.

When you participate in ESOPATHON, you pick your activity and recuit colleagues, friends, and others to support your effort. Do you swim? Great! Get colleagues to donate a dollar for every lap in October! Are you a runner? Ask your friends to donate funds per mile run. How about reading books? Absolutely. So long as your activity can be measured by time, distance, or units you can raise funds toward that goal. Join a company team and maximixe your contribution!

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Upcoming employee ownership events

New England Chapter- 2024 CEO Conference

Apr 11 - 12, 2024
10:00 am EST

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The CEO Conference is a peer to peer learning experience for CEO’s of ESOP companies. The following agenda may be modified by the attendees during the course of the event.

New England Chapter CFO Conference 2024

Jun 06 - 07, 2024
10:00 am EST

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The CFO Conference is a peer to peer learning experience for CFO’s of ESOP companies. The following agenda may be modified by the attendees during the course of the event.

Minnesota/Dakotas Chapter - 2024 Board of Directors Conference

Jun 18, 2024
8:30 am CST

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This workshop format is intended for the entire board of ESOP companies to attend to learn, discuss and work through BIG ESOP questions while having access to experts and/or professional service members in the room.

EOF UPenn CEO Leadership 2024

Jul 01, 2024
12:30 pm EST

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Leadership effectiveness is the critical factor in the success of an ESOP company, and this is the only program that formally addresses the relationship between ESOP companies and the effectiveness of their leaders. It examines how leadership that develops and fosters employee engagement and participation impacts the company’s bottom line. This program is focused on enhancing each participant's leadership effectiveness, and on building a network of ESOP CEO’s who can share resources and best practices to enhance the success of ESOPs across the country.

2024 Midwest Chapter Regional Conference

Sep 18 - 20, 2024
2:00 pm CST

Event Page (Registration opens May 15th) Add to Calendar

This collaborative regional chapter event is hosted by the Heart of America, Illinois, Iowa/Nebraska, Minnesota/Dakotas, and Wisconsin Chapters of The ESOP Association. We are creating an exciting agenda that will allow you to walk away a bit more enlightened and have a significant amount of information to share with your fellow ESOP members.

Multistate Regional Chapter Conference 2024

Sep 25 - 27, 2024
11:00 am EST

Event Page (Registration opens July 24th) Add to Calendar

This collaborative regional chapter event is hosted by the Pennsylvania/Delaware and New York/New Jersey Chapters of The ESOP Association. We are creating an exciting agenda that will allow you to walk away a bit more enlightened and have a significant amount of information to share with your fellow ESOP members.

Great Lakes Regional Conference - 2024 (OH/KY, IN, MI Chapters)

Oct 07 - 09, 2024
9:00 am EST

Event Page (Registration opens July 01st) Add to Calendar

This collaborative regional chapter event is hosted by the Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio/Kentucky Chapters of The ESOP Association. We are creating an exciting agenda that will allow you to walk away a bit more enlightened and have a significant amount of information to share with your fellow ESOP members.

Great Lakes Regional Conference - 2025 (OH/KY, IN, MI Chapters)

Oct 06 - 08, 2025
9:00 am EST

Event Page (Registration opens June 30th, 2025) Add to Calendar

This collaborative regional chapter event is hosted by the Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio/Kentucky Chapters of The ESOP Association. We are creating an exciting agenda that will allow you to walk away a bit more enlightened and have a significant amount of information to share with your fellow ESOP members.