Chapter Event Update:
The ESOP Association has postponed all Chapter events and conferences until May 31. Rescheduled dates will be announced soon.

New COVID-19 Resources for Members

To provide ESOP companies the unique information and analysis they so urgently need, The ESOP Association is producing critical resources focused on grappling with the COVID-19 national emergency. The COVID-19 Action Center includes webinars, e-mail alerts, online resources, and more. This vital information is available exclusively to ESOP Association members.

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ESOP Association Postpones Events Through May

Responding to the latest guidance from the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The ESOP Association has postponed all chapter events scheduled to take place through May 31. Dates for rescheduled events will be announced as soon as possible.

ESOP Association Postpones Events Through May
TEA Webinars Help Battle the Pandemic

A series of new, FREE member-exclusive webinars provide the urgent information and cutting-edge insights you need to survive the current pandemic challenges—and thrive. Live and recorded sessions offer maximum viewing flexibility. Featuring expert insights from members of TEA’s six Advisory Committees, these events ensure you don’t have to face today’s challenges alone.

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Why Join The ESOP Association?

TEA offers benefits you can’t find anywhere else—like a unique nationwide network of 18 chapters, advocacy tools and support for any ESOP company regardless of size or corporate structure, world-class conferences, and the largest membership with the best networking available.

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COVID-19 Economic Response & Action Center

The ESOP Association COVID-19 Response & Economic Action Center

Come here to get the help you need.  The ESOP Association has created this clearinghouse of resources to help your ESOP weather the COVID-19 pandemic, collaborate and learn strategies under use across the ESOP Community, and guide you to the resources your business will need to survive and thrive.

What is an ESOP?

What is

In the simplest terms, an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) is a retirement plan. But, in reality, it is much more than that: ESOPs motivate employees, increase productivity, improve worker retention, keep jobs local, contribute to business longevity, and so much more.

We are the largest Employee Ownership advocacy organization in the world

We are the largest Employee Ownership advocacy organization in the world

For over 43 years, The ESOP Association has successfully represented the interests of millions of Employee Owners and their companies in Washington, DC and state capitols across the nation.  The ability to form and operate an Employee Stock Ownership Plan is fundamentally rooted in the laws that were passed to allow their existence.  The ESOP Association’s Advocacy on public policy remains one of the most important services provided by the Association to our members.

During the last four decades, The ESOP Association has been called upon to promote new ideas that would make Employee Ownership more accessible and to protect the tax laws that make employee ownership financially and structurally feasible.  You can learn more about this important history of success, and become part of that movement yourself, in our Advocacy section.

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Insights for every employee owner

ESOP Association Postpones Events for the Next Six Weeks

ESOP Association Postpones Events for Next Six Weeks

Today, following ongoing reports and announcements from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), The ESOP Association announced it will postpone all events between March 14 and April 27.

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SOMETHING FOR EVERY EMPLOYEE OWNER

ESOP Association Offers over 150 local events and 6 national events a year

National Meetings

Gather with fellow employee owners, ESOP company executives, and professional service providers from across the country at one of our national meetings.

The ESOP Association Members have access to all of our membership benefits

Chapter Membership

Join TEA and you are automatically enrolled in your state or regional chapter. Network with your peers and get great educational content at local chapter meetings.

The ESOP Association Digital Workgroups will launch in early 2020!

Digital Networking

Our online communities are your one-stop-shop for connecting with your peers and quickly getting answers to your most pressing questions. (Coming in early 2020.)

The ESOP Association is the only organization that advocates on behalf of all employee owners.

ESOP Advocacy

Receive materials, training, and tools to help you connect with your legislators and make a powerful impression.

The ESOP Association has many free and members-only resources available to assist current and prospective employee owners.

Resources

Read our newsletter, the ESOP Report, or check out the ESOP Blog. See or latest survey data or get invaluable introductions to key ESOP concepts in our ESOP Briefs.

The ESOP Association has many award categories for outstanding employee owners and employee owned companies.

Awards

Learn from the outstanding companies, owners, and industry professionals through TEA’s array of awards programs.  

Executive Liability INSURANCE

ESOP Association Executive Liability Insurance through Murray Insurance

Now in it’s 30th year and serving more than 300 ESOP companies across the country, the Executive Liability Insurance Program, provided through a partnership with Great American Insurance Group, offers insurance protection to ESOP Association members in a wide variety of areas, including: 

  • Cyber liability. 

  • Fiduciary liability. 

  • D&O. 

  • Crime. 

  • Employment practices liability.  

Don’t miss out on comprehensive and affordable insurance protection for your ESOP company and executives.