Outreach & Education

The VEOC provides information to owners and employees of Vermont-based businesses on employee ownership options, financial and tax implications, the variety of possible legal and organizational structures, and sources of financing. We also:

  • Organize an annual employee ownership conference (June 12 in 2019) highlighting best company practices, and providing nuts and bolts workshops on employee ownership.
  • Present ownership succession and other workshops.
  • Target outreach to small business owners who are contemplating retirement, including free 1-on-1 consultations to help determine if employee ownership could be a viable path.
  • Educate professionals who work with small businesses about employee ownership.
  • Create profiles of existing successful employee-owned companies in Vermont.
  • Present to business groups interested in a gaining basic understanding of employee ownership
  • Introduce the idea of employee ownership to students in Vermont schools and colleges.

Please contact us to schedule a presentation to your organization.