Every entrepreneur’s continued path to success is different
and the benefits of EO membership reflect that diversity. We have
tools to help you solve business challenges, learn in different
ways, network locally or globally, and much more. Explore our range
of exclusive benefits below:
What is Forum?
What would you give for a personal board of advisors, for the
ability to tap into a small group of fellow business owners who can
offer you direction based on their experiences? This invaluable
access is available through Forum, a unique member-driven experience
offered by EO that brings together a group of eight to 12
entrepreneurs for peer-to-peer learning and support. Participants
take part in monthly meetings employing special protocols to support
a trusting environment in which they can safely explore business and
What happens at Forum meetings?
We can share 95 percent of our lives with anyone. During Forum
meetings, members discuss the other five percent --the triumphs and
tragedies of life as an entrepreneur. Moderator-trained EO members,
not paid facilitators, guide the sessions, which emphasize
confidentiality, personal responsibility and the sharing of lessons
learned. Members don't give advice; they speak from prior
experience, letting you draw your own conclusions on the best manner
How do I join a Forum?
Upon joining the organization, your chapter's Forum Chair will work
to place you into a Forum. You may begin a new Forum with other
members who join at the same time, or you may join a pre-existing
Forum. Your Forum Chair will ensure you are placed with the right
number and mix of business owners to avoid sharing the room with
Through EO events, you can access top resources in the world of
business, personal development and politics, all with a unique
entrepreneurial perspective. EO Global events offer you
unprecedented access to top venues, speakers and activities in the
most fascinating locations in the world.
When you join EO, you join a chapter as well as the Global
organization. As part of this local community of entrepreneurs,
members participate in regular chapter learning and social events.
At these functions, you will have the opportunity to connect with
local EO members while benefiting from the knowledge of guest
speakers who discuss a variety of business topics. In many cases,
these programs capitalize on the availability of high-quality local
presenters, educating you on nearby resources and addressing themes
in your business community.
Member Exchange is a powerful peer-to-peer resource database that
offers you the collective experience of more than 25,000 members of
EO, the Young Presidents' Organization (YPO), the World Presidents'
Organization (WPO) and the Chief Executives' Organization (CEO).
When you want answers to your most pressing business and personal
issues, Member Exchange connects you with other business leaders who
possess the most relevant experience to your question in a secure,
confidential and timely manner.
Connecting members to the best health care and counseling in the
world through alliances with top centers of medical excellence, the
Healthnetwork Foundation offers members peace of mind. If a member
or one of his/her family faces an addiction, mental health need,
illness or injury, the Entrepreneurs' Organization provides access
to leading doctors at the best facilities around the world through
Mentorship is a program that creates impact on the deepest level. It
engages members in synergistic, one-on-one relationships that accelerate
personal development by focusing on goals, accountability and results.
It’s a platform for gaining new perspective, sharing feedback and learning
from another’s experience in an intimate setting. Whether serving as a
mentee or a mentor, members rank mentorship as one of the most valuable
experiences in EO. All mentorship programs are all chapter-based, so to
find out about your opportunities to get involved contact your local board
or Mentorship Chair.
Through relationships with some of the world's top business
schools, EO provides executive education programs that allow members
to expand their business knowledge and leadership skills, including
the renowned three-year Entrepreneurial Masters Program (EMP), and
the EO/Babson Executive Education Seminar. The topics and agendas
for these programs vary, but attendees can be sure to cover topics
such as the six fundamental areas of business: management, finance,
human resources, marketing and sales, operations and research and
development. Mature business owners can also learn about mergers and
acquisitions, wealth preservation and planning, mid-life
transitions, launching a new business (serial entrepreneurship),
advanced management and leadership and hiring executive leadership.