EOA Annual Conference

The 13th EOA Annual Conference saw more than 650 delegates meet to be involved, be informed and be inspired at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole NEC on 19 and 20 November 2018. The conference, which for the third time was held over two full days was sponsored by EOA member Capital for Colleagues.


The EOA Annual Conference is where employee ownership meets and where attendees:

Were able to Be Involved in networking with like-minded businesses and advisors to employee owned businesses.

Were able to Be Informed through a choice of 29 seminars and workshops targeted at all stages in the employee ownership business cycle. Click the links below to view the presentations.

Were able to Be Inspired by our three Keynote speakers as well as the stories of award winners at the UK Employee Ownership Awards. Click here to view the videos of our keynote speakers:

Deb Oxley, CEO, Employee Ownership Association

Click here to download a copy of Deb Oxley’s Keynote address

Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands

Chris McDermott, MD of Cambridge Weight Plan

Alastair Sawday, Founder of Sawday’s and Sawday’s Canopy & Stars

Conference highlights 2018


Photos from the event:

We would like to thank the following sponsors this year: