Register Now for our 2018 Annual Employee Ownership Conference

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The National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO) is a self-sustaining nonprofit membership organization that provides practical resources and objective, reliable information on employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), equity compensation plans, and ownership culture. We are the main publisher and research source in the field, hold dozens of Webinars and in-person meetings annually, and provide services to our thousands of members and others. Read more...

Employee Ownership Updates

newsletter The January-Feburary 2018 Employee Ownership Report (member username and password required) is online. Not a member? Read excerpts or a sample issue.

Employee Ownership: Building a Better American Economy

We recently released the 24-page booklet Employee Ownership: Building a Better American Economy, which features compelling stories, research results, and easy-access explanations of employee ownership and its potential to make our economy better. It speaks to employees, business owners, policymakers, and everyone else interested in learning what employee ownership looks like in real life. We sent a copy to every member interested in ESOPs. Download it free or order print copies now.
Employee Ownership: Building a Better American Economy

2017 Repurchase Obligation Survey Results Now Available

In 2017, the NCEO surveyed 382 ESOP companies about their repurchase obligations, covering distribution practices, diversification, confidence about their ability to meet their obligations, repurchase's impact on valuation, account management, and other issues. Members can download a free report (member login required), and anyone can purchase a detailed report including an extensive appendix with full tables.
2017 NCEO Survey on the Repurchase Obligation

Register Now for the Employee Ownership Conference, April 18–20

Register Now for our 2018 annual Employee Ownership Conference in Atlanta, GA (April 18–20, with preconference sessions on April 17).
Annual Conference

New Publications

book coverAn Introduction to ESOPs, 17th ed. is the latest update to our most popular publication ever. Find out more.
book coverExecutive Compensation in ESOP Companies, 5th ed. has the latest survey information and much more. Find out more.

Speaking and sponsorship applications are open for our 2018 events. Learn more or apply now.

NCEO Resources and Membership Benefits

Online Articles and News


Our free library of online articles covers the basic elements of employee ownership, and our columnists keep you up to date on the news.
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We are the main publisher in this field, with dozens of books, issue briefs, and other materials that provide detailed yet understandable guidance.
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Our Webinars provide Web-based learning wherever you have Internet and phone connections. Live Webinars are free for members.
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In-Person Meetings


Our in-person meetings bring you face-to-face with our expert presenters and offer ample opportunity to ask questions and interact with others.
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We provide online training in ESOP fundamentals, CEPI exam test preparation, an ESOP board member package, and more.
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Advice and Speaking


Need advice? In addition to answering questions from members, we can provide introductory consulting on an hourly basis, as well as speaking services.
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Surveys, Research, and Data

Surveys, Research, and Data

We can conduct employee surveys at your company, perform customized research, or provide lists of employee ownership companies.
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Members receive our newsletter, live Webinars, access to the members area and document library, individual consultations, and discounts on all we offer.
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Find a Service Provider or ESOP Lender

Service Provider Directory

Our Service Provider Directory is a searchable, mappable database of hundreds of NCEO members who provide professional assistance related to employee ownership, ranging from legal counsel to administration to employee communications. For years a member benefit, it is now in the public area of our site. Be sure to read our guide to choosing service providers before you start your search.

ESOP Lender Directory Our Service Provider Directory is complemented by the ESOP Lender Directory in the members-only area of our website (username and password required). This specialized resource is restricted to direct providers of capital; includes both Service Provider Directory members, other members, and nonmembers; and includes a transaction range for each lender.