Learn, network, grow. It all starts when you join The ESOP Association.

Why Join?

Because in addition to free content, deep discounts on
registration and publications, and a host of invaluable resources 
we are the only organization that:

Protects and advances pro-ESOP law on behalf of all ESOP companies. (Some advocate for select ESOP companies. Others don’t advocate at all.)
Has a nationwide network of chapters—18 in all—offering 100+ events each year, all local and easy to attend.
Has the world's largest ESOP conference. Combined with four other national events and 100+ chapter events, we attract more than 10,000 ESOP community members annually.
Offers exclusive online communities to help you network quickly and cost-effectively across time zones—without leaving your desk.

Join Our Members

Since its inception in 1978, The ESOP Association has represented the interests of all corporations that sponsor employee stock ownership plans, or ESOPs. The ESOP Association provides advocacy and educational services on behalf of its members. Read what our members have to say about the value of membership:

“Membership in The ESOP Association is vital to an ESOP owned company. The advocacy and education services are invaluable.”

David L. Kelly

Chief Financial Officer
Acadian Ambulance Service, Inc


“I consider the Association to be a vital partner for the continued well-being of our ESOP (and therefore our company).”

Philip S. Dooly

Haywood Builders Supply

Join and get these additional benefits free!

Advocacy Tools


Learn tested techniques for interacting with elected officials.

Press Kit


Use any form of media to expertly tell your company's story.

Member Directory


FInd your peers in a flash.

Online Learning


Terrific tool for helping employee owners become ESOP masters.



Concise documents to educate execs and employee owners alike.



Show your support for employee ownership by adding The ESOP Association logo

Awards Entry


Enter our ESOP communication awards competition, at no charge.



Get a free copy of the Employee Ownership Month Poster

Feel confident about your ESOP.

Click below to join now or to learn about the categories of membership and their associated dues.


Questions About Joining?

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Contact our Membership Department at 

Contact Us

The ESOP Association
1200 18th Street NW, Suite 1125
Washington, DC 20036-2506


ESOP Chapters

Iowa / NebraskaChapter Minnesota / DakotasChapter Heart Of AmericaChapter New SouthChapter Mid-AtlanticChapter Pennsylvania /Delaware Chapter New York /New Jersey Chapter New England Chapter Ohio /KentuckyChapter CarolinasChapter Northwest Chapter California / Western StatesChapter SouthwestChapter HawaiiChapter IllinoisChapter WisconsinChapter IndianaChapter MichiganChapter
All members of The ESOP Association are automatically enrolled in their local Chapter. Through ESOP related meetings held throughout the year, Chapters provide members a unique opportunity to meet, network, and learn from local ESOP companies and ESOP service providers.

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