35th Annual Ohio Employee Ownership Conference update

Are you a business owner who wants:

  • Your business exit plan to maintain, and build on, the legacy that you've created in the business?
  • A fair price for you business, along with tax incentives?
  • A way to create the buyer for your business?
  • Flexibility to sell a portion or all of your business, with the option to continuing working for the company?
  • To attract and retain talented employees?
  • To  increase the productivity and profitability of the business?

Selling your business to your employees can help you accomplish these goals, and more.


Business owners interested in the learning more about the employee ownership option can register for our conference for $125, a 45% discount on our regular rate.

Click Here to Register at the Discounted Rate

Annual Ohio Employee Ownership Conference


Each year the OEOC’s Annual Conference features an eclectic and interesting mix of featured speakers, 20-plus breakout sessions, and plenty of networking opportunities - and more - for management and leaders of employee-owned companies, rank and file employee owners, business owners interested in selling to their employees, and anyone interested in employee ownership.

Our 37th Annual Ohio Employee Ownership Conference will include an entire track of sessions for business owners interested in exploring the various employee ownership options.

Sessions include:

  • Selling Your Business to An Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Alternatives to Selling to an ESOP: Employee-Owned Trusts and Employee-Owned Cooperatives
  • ESOPs: From Feasibility to Financing

You will also be able to network with management and leaders of existing employee owned companies as well as expert service providers who assist with all aspects of a sale to employees.

Click here for PDF of the full agenda

Thursday, April 20th 2023

Akron Fairlawn Hilton
3180 W Market St, Akron, OH 44333

Feel free to contact the OEOC at 330-672-3028 or oeoc@kent.edu.