ESOP News and Events

We invite you to bookmark this page for upcoming seminars, webinars, conferences and other events specific to Employee Ownership and ESOP alternatives.

ESOP Events


Canadian Employee Ownership Conference with Platinum Sponsor Dale & Lessmann LLP

Hybrid Conference Experience organized by the ESOP Association Canada

Virtual: May 30, 31 and June 1, 2022 (register online)

In-person: breakfast or lunch networking sessions are available to add onto the virtual experience and are offered in Kelowna, BC, Edmonton, AB and Toronto, ON. Please email for more details and to register.

ESOP Builders is please to continue to support the EAC and to be a Gold Sponsor at this year’s conference.

We hope you can join us there!


Succession Planning: How to use your ESOP to exit your company 

Dec 15, 2020 @ 3pm EST


Special Bulletin:

Employee Ownership Trusts (EOTs) announced again in the 2022 Federal Budget

Dealing with the Pandemic: The Early Days

Our April 2020 survey gathered responses from ESOP companies across Canada to help understand their strategies undertaken to manage operations as an ESOP during the COVID-19 crisis.  The survey summary is illustrated below (infographic 1-2).  EBI also offered a complimentary webinar to talk about some key considerations on the impact of the virus. The webinar recording is now available – see above.

In October 2020, EBI conducted an update survey from ESOP companies across Canada to help understand and compare responses from 7 months earlier. A summary is illustrated below (infographic 3).