ESOP 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

Webinars and Events

Canada Seminar Series: Get the edge on your competition with an ESOP!

Quiet Quitting, Great Resignation, Overemployement, War for Talent…we keep hearing new words for the same thing. Attracting and retaining the best talent is and may always be one of the top struggles for Canadian companies. See how ESOPs can fit into your business strategy to achieve your goals.


ESOP 101

Sharing ownership with employees can have many different benefit. It also can have its challenges and many different ways of designing the specific parameters. If you have thought about whether sharing ownership with employees is a fit for your company or not, bring your questions to this webinar and gain a better idea of what to think about first, what is involved when you decide to move forward and how to make sure your plan is successful. 

? March TBC, 2024

? 2pm EDT, 9am PDT


On Demand

Motivate, Reward, and Retain in a Bear Market

In our upcoming webinar, ‘How to Motivate, Reward and Retain in a Bear Market’, our panel
of experienced industry professionals will take you through all you need to know about how
embracing employee ownership can benefit your business.

Among the points to be explored will be:

  • How businesses that offer equity compensation tend to perform compared to those who don’t
  • How employee share plans impact worker loyalty and drive
  • The long-term strategy at the heart of employee share ownership plans (ESOPs)
  • The various different approaches available
  • Making sure that whatever plan is offered will be attractive to employees
  • Pitfalls to avoid
  • The importance of clear communication
  • Being aware of the admin implications

The conversation will be led by Erin Fraser, VP, Business Development for Global Shares, and she will
be joined by Joanna Phillips, Vice President, ESOP Builders.

? available on demand


ESOP Association Canada (EAC) sessions

ESOP Peer Roundtable

Join an exclusive and intimate group who know the value of employee ownership and share in each others’ knowledge. Whether you are new to having an ESOP, an established ESOP, or even have not fully implemented the structure, this group is for you.
Peers from new ESOPs, or in the process of implementing an ESOP, can learn about the successes and failures of others.
Peers from established ESOPs can learn about the new structures, features, and systems that ESOPs are employing.

Online live roundtable on zoom

? Dec 7, 2023 – The Power of Storytelling Sponsored by ESOP Builders

? 12pm EDT, 9am PDT

? Jan 11, 2024 – Introducing EOTs: Canada’s new legislation

? 12pm EDT, 9am PDT

Hosted by ESOP Association Canada

Attendees must be an EAC member to register


Canadian Employee Ownership Conference 

Organized by the ESOP Association Canada

ESOP Builders is please to continue to support the EAC.

? May 13 to 15, 2024

?Montréal, QC

REGISTER coming soon

We hope you can join us there!

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

View the recording of past webinars, like “Succession Planning: How to use your ESOP to exit your company” at the link below (must be an ESOP Association Canada member).

View EAC Webinars Page