Networking Resources

Connect with Your Fellow Members

From a unique interactive online community, to in-person meetings at your local chapter, to directories that help you find individual or corporate members in a flash, these tools will help you connect with other members of the ESOP community. 
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Online Communities

Find and interact with fellow members all over the country in these special communities.

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Make new connections at the 90+ chapter events held each year. Find events close to home, no matter where your home is.

Interactive Resources

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Lessons 1 & 2

Learn about leveraging, acquire essential facts about employee ownership, gain insights into the special rules that govern ESOPs, and more.

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Quizzes 1, 2 & 3

Three levels of quizzes—beginner, intermediate, and advanced—offer great challenges for any employee owner and help solidify the information acquired in Lessons 1 and 2.

Online Learning for Your
Employee Owners

Helping employees understand what it means to be an owner is crucial to your ESOP’s success—and The ABC’s of ESOPs can help. This interactive training is offered at two levels to meet the educational needs of your newest hires and your most grizzled ESOP veterans.

Written Resources

Expert Insights, Expertly Written

Our expert members contribute to our publications, ensuring that what you read in ESOP Association materials is accurate and up-to-date information you can trust.
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ESOP Report

Get the latest news on advocacy, ESOP education, and Association events with this easy-to-read publication. Free to members. 

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Press Kit

Tell your company’s story expertly in a wide variety of media channels. Tap the insights offered by communications professionals in this guide, offered exclusively for ESOP Association members. 

Video Resources

AACE Videos

Scan the best of the best—the winners, runners up, and entries in The ESOP Association’s Annual Award for Communications Excellence (AACE). These videos are great examples of how to tell your ESOP story to your job applicants, community, and customers.
ITA Group
Team members at ITA Group share their thoughts on what it means to be an employee owner. (This video won a 2018 Annual Award for Communication Excellence.)

Member Videos

See how our members tell the world about their companies and their ESOPs in this collection of curated videos. 
Harpoon Brewery
Co-founder Dan Kenary knew his employees played a key role in building Harpoon Brewery. So when it came time to sell a minority stake in the business, he knew what to do.