Meetings

More than 10,000 people attend ESOP Association National and Chapter events each year. Great content, great networking—great events!

The ESOP Association's Annual Conference

This is the biggest ESOP event focused on workplace culture and ESOP communication, and is the perfect place for employee owners to get tips on educating their peers about their ESOP! Great programs for executives, fiduciaries, and ESOP board members also await you! And there are plenty of great activities to brighten your nights and make your trip to DC truly memorable.
May 22
Special Event

Awards Banquet

This elegant evening is where you'll see all The ESOP Association's award winners—including ESOP companies that earn a prestigious AACE (Annual Award for Communication Excellence). Sign up for the banquet when you register

May 23
Special Event

Night Tour of the Monuments

This custom bus tour drops you off directly at our nation's most amazing monuments (no parking woes and no long walks to catch a cab.) In between stops you'll hear all about the history of our nation's capital.

May 22-24
Special Events

Night Life

While you are in DC be sure to take advantage of the restaurants, bars, nightclubs, and more. Live music and theatrical performances are literally around the corner from the conference hotel. 

May 21
Special Events

Visit Capitol Hill

Consider flying in a day early to visit your elected officials on Capitol Hill. Check our Advocacy Kit and talk to your chapter officers, who may coordinate visits. Most importantly, invite your representatives to visit your company back home!

Choosing Your Conference

Each year The ESOP Association and its affiliate, the Employee Ownership Foundation, present five national conferences with best-in-class content especially suited to key audiences in the ESOP Community. 

Can't decide which one to attend? Why choose? They are like veggies—you can't have too many! Don't take our word for it—check out the video and see for yourself.

Or see the matrix below to learn more about our suite of events. 

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Las Vegas Conference & Trade Show
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Annual Conference
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CEO Leadership Program
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Employee Owner Retreat
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National Conferences

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ESOP Professionals' Forum

Join others who provide professional services to ESOP companies—including valuation, legal and tax advice—at this special, interactive event. Compare notes on best practices and the latest legal and regulatory happenings. 
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CEO Leadership Program

Leaders of ESOP companies tackle the unique challenges of leading in an ownership setting in this in-depth two-week program. Learn from world-class lecturers and develop an invaluable network of ESOP leaders with whom you can communicate through special events and channels long after the program ends.  
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Employee Owner Retreat

Especially for employee owners, this retreat will help you develop champions for your ESOP throughout your organization. Send up to six people from your company to maximize the learning and the impact of this educational event. 
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2019 Las Vegas ESOP Conference & Trade Show

This conference is the premiere event for ESOP executives and service providers, and is the world's largest ESOP conference. Attend and network with other executives or schedule meetings with service providers. Enjoy top-notch content on the financial and legal aspects of running an ESOP, and on ensuring your culture helps you get the most from your ESOP.  
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All members of The ESOP Association are automatically enrolled in their local Chapter. Through ESOP related meetings held throughout the year, Chapters provide members a unique opportunity to meet, network, and learn from local ESOP companies and ESOP service providers.

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