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Exploring Employee Ownership: Key considerations and benefits for shareholders, leaders and future employee-owners

Thursday, October 6 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am • Organized By Kansas City Business Journal
4740 Grand Ave, Kansas City, Missouri 64112


We will explore what it means to be employee-owned, how ESOPs are utilized as a tax-efficient way to transition ownership to employees, and whether an ESOP may be the right fit for your business. In today’s complex labor market, employee ownership can be an instrumental way to engage employees and to optimize on key ESOP benefits that bolster recruiting and retention.

8:00 a.m., Arrival and networking
8:30 a.m., Plated breakfast served
9:00 a.m., Panel discussion, Q/A
10:00 a.m., Event ends

Kansas City Business Journal
Kansas City Business Journal
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Grand Street Cafe
4740 Grand Ave
Kansas City, Missouri 64112
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