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Employee Ownership Month

October is Employee Ownership Month (EOM)—a month long celebration of the undeniable benefits employee ownership provides to employees, companies, local communities, and the nation.

This year, The ESOP Association is providing more options and resources than ever to help you celebrate EOM. We know many of you are working overtime to keep your companies running and to adapt to new challenges in your business and personal lives. So let us help!

Check out the ready-to-share resources below—and join the entire ESOP community in celebrating something truly special: employee ownership!   

Connect and Collaborate!

EOM ESOP Network

Join your fellow employee owners in a new network dedicated to Employee Ownership Month, Ask questions, share ideas, and work together to create the safe, uplifting experiences your employee owners deserve. You'll also get access to a variety of free materials—including our

Press Kit ESOP Fact sheetEOM Zoom Backgrounds
Print OutsAdvocacy FAQSocial Media Shareables

It's all on The HUB, TEA's digital networking platform. 

EOM Resource Library

EOF Library

Looking for a way to engage your employee owners but don't have time to make resources? Check out what other companies have been doing.

Use these to develop ideas for Employee Ownership Month, themes, calendars, in-person and remote activities, and marketing materials at your company.

EOM Toolkits & Proclamations

ESOP Association Members visiting their representatives on Capitol Hill.

Employee Ownership Month gives us an opportunity to educate the public and elected officials as to why employee ownership is good public policy. This toolkit was designed to help you educate your community by securing an Employee Ownership Month proclamation from an elected official.

Hosting an elected official at your company or firm is a powerful, easy, and often fun way to share your ESOP story. It’s an opportunity to explain not just the valuable services and products your business provides, but the fact that it’s driven by something different — employee ownership. This toolkit was designed to walk through the simple steps to successfully host an elected official, so you can focus on how you will tell your story.

Advocacy relies on several factors, but grassroots support and activity are key. The Employee Ownership Action Network is the employee ownership community’s grassroots arm of employee owners and professionals fighting to protect ESOPs. Take the first steps to support ESOP Advocacy with this toolkit of EOAN resources that show you how to promote EOAN within your company or firm.

Fly the Flag!


Order a flag today and let everyone in your community know that you are proud to be employee owned!

Supplies are limited so make sure to get your order in early!

EOM Poster Winner

2023 EOM Poster

The 2023 Employee Ownership Month Winning Poster has been selected by a panel of TEA Members and is now available to all TEA corporate members. Congratulations to M.B. Haynes Corporation on their winning poster!

Show Your Support!

TEA and EOF gear

Order your TEA and EOF gear today! Choose from snazzy caps, cool polos, and warm vests—there is an option for every season. 

Supplies are limited!