• ESOP Professionals' Forum 2020

    Register today for the premier event for ESOP professional service providers, Feb. 6-7, 2020.
  • Now Accepting Entries

    Don't miss your chance to enter one of TEA's most prestigious competitions. Entry Deadline: Feb. 3, 2020
  • Fall Chapter Meetings

    Find your local meeting—network and learn from the best.


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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.

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Employee Ownership Foundation

The Employee Ownership Foundation (EOF), an affiliate of The ESOP Association, is dedicated to advancing all forms of employee ownership. Funded entirely from donations and grants, the EOF seeks to show the world how employee ownership benefits individuals, companies, communities, and nations. The Foundation provides educational opportunities and funds objective research aimed at helping businesses maximize these benefits and gain competitive marketplace advantage. It's hope is for all employees to one day own a stake in the businesses where they work.

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ESOP Chapters

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Member Resources


Spring Advocacy Kit  

Get insights on contacting and interacting effectively with your members of the House and Senate. This is a must read for all ESOP Association members planning to visit their elected officials on Capitol Hill in advance of the Annual Conference in May. 


2018 Economic Performance Survey

See where you stand against your fellow ESOP corporate members. This annual benchmark study is an invaluable tool for showing elected officials and everyone else that ESOPs mean business! 
ESOP Report

The Latest ESOP Report

Read about The ESOP Association, get tips from employee owners, get the latest download on Capitol Hill, learn about ESOP common administration problems—and how to address them—and more, in this month's issue.


An Introduction To ESOP Valuations

This publication offers a clear, concise explanation of ESOP valuation. Perfect for helping employee owners or potential ESOP companies gain an understanding of this important aspect of ESOP management. Contains a glossary of ESOP valuation terminology.

About The ESOP Association

The ESOP Association is the only organization that advocates on behalf of all ESOP companies. Dedicated to education, The ESOP Association attracts more than 10,000 people annually to its 18 chapters and five national meetings—including the Las Vegas Conference & Trade Show, which is the largest ESOP event in the world.

Local and national events, coupled with online interaction, keep you connected.


Ali Jamshidi, CFO CTL Engineering

“Membership is a great tool to educate our employee-owners at all levels about the ESOP.”


We are the only entity advocating for ALL ESOP companies!


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