February 2019

Upcoming Events:

Calendar Events


2019 Calendar of Events  to print 

Awards - EOY, COY, AACE Poster 

Employee Owner and Company of the Year Awards - Deadline to submit to Sue Crockett  is March 1, 2019  

AACE and Poster Nominations due in Washington DC by February 1, 2019 

 2019 Chapter Sponsorship Form


August 15, 2019 - Women in ESOPs - Hunt Electric Corporation, Bloomington, MN 

September 11-13, 2019 - Midwest Regional Conference - Minneapolis, MN 


Preliminary Agenda - check back regularly for any changes. 

DoubleTree Hotel reservations for Conference attendees can be booked at:
952-835-7800 with Group Code: ESO
Or online by clicking here: Online Reservations

We kindly ask for your help in preventing additional fees to our group by reserving rooms for registered attendees only.  Reservation deposit is required at time of booking but refundable through August 14th.

September 26, 2019 - Eggs and ESOP - HM Cragg Company, Edina, MN 

October 3, 2019 - Millennial Beer & ESOP Banter - Please contact Zach Freeman (zfreeman@christensengroup.com) if you are interested in this event.  

October 3, 2019 - Chapter Meeting - Sioux Falls, SD 

October 10, 2019 - CEO Roundtable - Haldeman-Homme, Minneapolis 

October 25, 2019 - Professional Member after hours gathering - TBD 

November 7, 2019 - Women in ESOPs 


2019 TEA National Events

Professional Forum – New Orleans – February 7-8

Annual Conference – Washington D.C. – May 22-24

Las Vegas ESOP Conference & Trade Show – Las Vegas – November 14-15

CEO Leadership - June 23-28 and  December 1-4

Employee Owner Retreat -  Downers Grove/Chicago IL - August 7 – 9, 2019 (Wed-Fri)

Register Here 

National ESOP Association – www.esopassociation.org

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Program and Events

The mission of the Program Committee is to provide thought-provoking and relevant presentations that will provide tools to employee owned companies that will help them:

  • build and maintain their ownership culture to help employees think and perform like owners
  • make their company stronger and more competitive by sharing each other's best practices; and
  • keep their ESOP's compliant with the rules and regulations.
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