Join Us for a Transformative Experience

The NCEO is thrilled to present the 2024 Fall Forum—your gateway to the latest trends, insights, and strategies in employee ownership. As the premier event for professionals and enthusiasts alike, this year's Fall Forum promises an unparalleled opportunity to explore the dynamic landscape of employee ownership and its future trajectory. See below (a full program will be available in mid- to late July).

Preliminary Agenda

Time (ET)
8:30 AM
Registration Opens
9:00 AM–11:00 AM
Pre-Forum Workshops
11:45 AM–12:45 PM
Opening Luncheon
12:20 PM–12:45 PM
Opening General Session
1:00 PM–4:00 PM
Breakout Sessions
5:00 PM–7:00 PM
Opening Cocktail Reception Sponsored by Prairie
Time (ET)
7:30 AM
Registration Opens
7:45 AM–8:30 AM
Welcome Breakfast
8:30 AM–9:00 AM
Welcome General Session
9:10 AM–11:45 AM
Breakout Sessions
11:45 AM–12:45 PM
Welcome Luncheon
12:45 PM–1:30 PM
1:45 PM–5:10 PM
5:15 PM–7:15 PM
Time (ET)
7:45 AM–8:30 AM
Closing Breakfast
8:30 AM–8:50 AM
Closing General Session
9:00 AM–11:30 AM
11:40 AM–12:40 PM
Closing Luncheon
12:50 PM–1:50 PM
Final Breakout Sessions
2:00 PM
Fall Forum Concludes

What's New for 2024? Deep Dive Workshops

Embark on an immersive journey with our revamped deep dive workshops, designed to equip you with actionable strategies and insights tailored to your specific needs. From novice to seasoned expert, there's something for everyone:

Perfect for newcomers, this workshop provides a comprehensive overview of employee ownership fundamentals, including ESOPs, co-ops, and more.

Dive deep into advanced techniques and best practices to optimize your employee ownership plan for maximum impact and sustainability.

Explore cutting-edge approaches to fostering a culture of ownership within your organization, driving engagement, and boosting performance.

Stay ahead of the curve with expert guidance on navigating the complex regulatory landscape surrounding employee ownership, ensuring compliance and minimizing risks.

Harness the power of technology to streamline administration, communication, and collaboration within your employee-owned enterprise.

Each workshop will align with one of our education tracks and focus on practical solutions:

Learn strategies for effectively integrating new acquisitions into your employee ownership structure, ensuring a seamless transition and maximizing value.

Gain insights into creating and maintaining a comprehensive owners manual, empowering employees with the knowledge and resources they need to thrive as owners.

Explore innovative approaches to recruiting and retaining top talent, fostering a culture of engagement and commitment among employees.

Navigate the unique challenges and opportunities of managing in an ESOP company, from leadership development to performance management.

Address the complex issues that arise as ESOPs mature, including succession planning, distribution policies, and governance structures.

Cultivate a mindset of ownership among employees, empowering them to think and act like owners and drive the success of your organization.