Get the Most Out of Your ESOP: An ESOP Communication and Culture ForumThis interactive working conference features presentations by ESOP experts, experienced trainers, organizational development experts, and insiders from successful companies. Each day also integrates structured activity sessions in small groups and unstructured opportunities to network with fellow ESOP companies struggling with similar issues. Anyone involved with building the effectiveness of an ESOP should attend, including those working with ESOP communications, human resource development, ESOP committee members, as well as senior decision-makers involved in creating and shaping ESOP plan design. The conference consists of two days of meetings; registration is separate for each day, so you can attend either or both days. The 2016 Get the Most meeting will take place September 27-28, 2016 in Indianapolis, IN. The series begins with a half-day (afternoon) pre-forum meeting taking place on September 26, 2016 entitled Employee Ownership as a Strategic Advantage.
Equity Compensation for Companies Staying Privately OwnedFor years, the standard thinking has been that companies will want to go public or, much more likely, be sold to an eager buyer, within a few to several years of starting. But more and more companies want to stay private for many years or even indefinitely. But how can these companies get liquidity for their employees and investors and stay private? This meeting focuses on practical solutions, such as redeeming shares, internal markets, secondary markets, and sales to an employee stock ownership plan. It also explores best practices in plan design, administration, and communications in entrepreneurial companies. This meeting will take place on March 7, 2017 at Santa Clara University. Please check back for additional details.
Annual Employee Ownership Conference
As the nation's premiere gathering on employee ownership, the NCEO's annual conference provides an ideal opportunity to learn, network, and share your knowledge with others. The conference features interactive presentations and lectures from hundreds of top employee ownership experts and experienced leaders from successful employee-owned companies. Our 2017 conference will take place in Denver, Colorado (April 4–6, with preconference sessions on April 3) and will build on the sold-out success of our 2016 conference in Minneapolis, where over 1,660 attendees joined us. Registration will open in November, and the program will be posted in December.
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