News from The ESOP Association

Welcome to our News Page, where you can find the latest information on advocacy initiatives relating to ESOPs, resources, networking opportunities, and meetings and conferences for companies with employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs). 

ESOP Professionals' Forum

Are you a high-level professional who provides technical or legal assistance to ESOP companies? This event is for you!

Pardon Our (Database) Dust!

We are upgrading our member database! Our current database will be offline from Dec. 9 at 5:00 PM eastern until Dec. 19.

November ESOP Report Now Online

See this month's newsletter—a key member benefit—to see a court ruling ESOP companies will love, get insights on allocating expenses to plan participants' accounts, and much more.

Innovation Stage Schedule Announced

Seven new sessions are available for attendees to see on this new stage, found in the Trade Show at Employee Owned 2019.

EPS Report Released

Results are now available from the 2019 Economic Performance Survey, a poll of ESOP Association corporate members.

Happy Employee Ownership Month!

EOM 2019 is finally here. Join us in celebrating everything that makes employee owned companies unique.

New ESOP Flags Available

The ESOP Association's official flag—in its new, rebranded color—is now available in the ESOP Store. Enter our photo or essay contest to win a flag for free.

September ESOP Report Now Online

The latest issue of the ESOP Report is available for members. Read about new court cases, building financial literacy into your ESOP culture, a new keynoter for Employee Owned 2019 and more!

EOF Launches New Website

The Employee Ownership Foundation launches a new website with features aimed at growing the number of employee owned businesses.

Seth Mattison to Keynote Employee Owned 2019

Seth Mattison, an expert on managing organizational transformation, will help organizations understand and navigate digital transformation during his Friday morning Keynote session at Employee Owned 2019.

Economic Performance Survey

Corporate contacts of The ESOP Association have now received the Economic Performance Survey (EPS) by email. Please fill out the survey by September 27.

Order Your Free EOM Poster by Sept. 11!

Posters for Employee Ownership Month are now available. Order by Sept. 11.

2019 Press Kit Now Available for Download

The 2019 Press Kit—which is perfect for communicating about your ESOP during Employee Ownership Month in October—is now available online, free for members of The ESOP Association.

August ESOP Report Now Online

The latest issue of the ESOP Report is now available online. Get the latest word on free resources for members, tips for making your meetings invaluable, the start of the Economic Performance Survey, and much more.

AACE and EOM Poster Competitions Now Open

Entries are now being accepted for the 2020 AACE and EOM Poster competitions. Read the rules and be aware of three changes for this year's competitions.

Representatives Rogers and Boyle - Newest ESOP Supporters

New co-sponsors in the House of Representatives prove ESOPs continue to garner bipartisan support.

July ESOP Report

The latest issue of the ESOP Report is now available online. Get the latest on ESOP advocacy efforts, the effect leadership changes in DC are having, why you need to attend Employee Owned 2019 and much more.

Former White House Official Kristie Mark Joins ESOP Association as COO

Kristie Mark brings broad and impressive experience to her new role as Chief Operations Officer for The ESOP Association.