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UPCOMING

February 15, 2023 | Small Business Center Network (SBCN) Webinar – A Tax-Advantaged Succession Strategy: The Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

January 8, 2024

As a business owner, what will your legacy be? Join the North Carolina Employee Ownership Center (NCEOC) to learn more about a tax-advantaged succession strategy, the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). ESOPs can give a selling owner fair market value for their business, allow employees to build wealth, and keep jobs rooted in the local…

NC Employee Ownership Ambassador Program

January 23, 2023

Interested in learning about employee ownership? The dates for our next cohort are TBD The North Carolina Employee Ownership Ambassador Program is for people that work with businesses–in economic development, as business service providers, legal professionals, financial advisors, etc.–and would like to learn about employee ownership from people with experience working with or at employee-owned…

PAST

October 25, 2023 – Ownership Matters: 2023 Celebration of Employee Ownership!

August 28, 2023

Details: Wednesday, Oct. 25th, 2023 4:00pm – 6:00pm Footnote Coffee & Cocktails, 634 W 4th St STE 120, Winston-Salem, NC 27101 Cost: FREE (optional donation) Step into the spotlight with us and immerse yourself in the festivities of Employee Ownership Month! 🎉 As October unfolds, we’re excited to honor the latest wave of employee-owned companies…

September 20, 2023 | Small Business Center Network (SBCN) Webinar: Exploring Employee Ownership & Succession Strategies for Small Businesses

July 13, 2023

As a business owner, what will your legacy be? Join the North Carolina Employee Ownership Center (NCEOC) to explore succession planning and dive into how selling to your employees via an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), worker cooperative, or Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) can be utilized to increase employee recruitment & retention, protect jobs, increase…

August 17, 2023 | Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce Lunch & Learn: Employee Ownership Succession Planning

July 13, 2023

As a business owner, what will your legacy be? Join the North Carolina Employee Ownership Center (NCEOC) to explore succession planning and dive into how selling to your employees via an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), worker cooperative, or Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) can be utilized to increase employee recruitment & retention, protect jobs, increase…

June 22, 2023 | Virtual Lunch & Learn: Employee Ownership Succession Planning

May 31, 2023

As a business owner, what will your legacy be? Join the North Carolina Employee Ownership Center (NCEOC) to explore succession planning and dive into how selling to your employees via an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), worker cooperative, or Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) can be utilized to increase employee recruitment & retention, protect jobs, increase community…

May 9, 2023 | Winston-Salem Black Chamber of Commerce Road To Business Resilience: Exploring Employee Ownership & Succession Strategies for Small Businesses

April 11, 2023

The North Carolina Employee Ownership Center (NCEOC) will be leading a training for the Winston-Salem Black Chamber of Commerce’s (WSBCC) Road to Business Resilience Training about succession planning and how selling to your employees via an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), worker cooperative, or Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) can be utilized to increase employee recruitment…

April 19, 2023 | Martin County – Exploring Employee Ownership & Succession Strategies for Small Businesses

March 21, 2023

Join the North Carolina Employee Ownership Center (NCEOC) and Martin County Economic Development to explore succession planning and dive into how selling to your employees via an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), worker cooperative, or Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) can be utilized to increase employee recruitment & retention, protect jobs, increase community wealth, and create…

May 18, 2023 | Halifax County – Exploring Employee Ownership & Succession Strategies for Small Businesses

March 14, 2023

Join the North Carolina Employee Ownership Center (NCEOC) and the Halifax Community College Small Business Center to explore succession planning and dive into how selling to the employees via an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), worker cooperative, or Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) can be utilized to increase employee recruitment & retention, protect jobs, increase community…

September 23, 2022 | Halifax County – Protecting your business legacy: business succession and resiliency

September 2, 2022

Details: Friday, Sept. 23rd, 2022 9:00am – 11:00am Dawson Resiliency Hub: 6878 Old 125 Road, Scotland Neck, NC 27874 Cost: FREE, breakfast included Employee Ownership as a Succession Planning Tool In partnership with A Better Chance A Better Community (ABC2), the North Carolina Employee Ownership Center (NCEOC) is hosting a workshop on succession planning for…

Broughton Consulting Featured on the ESOP Podcast with Bret Keisling

August 31, 2022

NCEOC board member and founder Anne-Claire Broughton was featured on the ESOP Podcast with Brett Keisling to discuss employee ownership, the founding of the North Carolina Employee Ownership Center (starting at 10:15) and several small businesses in the state that have transitioned to worker ownership, Great Game of Business open book management, and B Corporations.

September 23, 2022 | Northampton County – Protecting your business legacy: business succession and resiliency

August 29, 2022

Details: Friday, Sept. 23rd, 2022 12:00pm – 1:00pm Northampton Memorial Library: 207 W Jefferson St, Jackson, NC 27845 Cost: FREE, lunch included Employee Ownership as a Succession Planning Tool The North Carolina Employee Ownership Center (NCEOC) is hosting a workshop on succession planning for privately held businesses. Business owners have put a lot of hard…