Become a Member

Strengthen your work with exclusive member-only resources, professional connections and essential support.

What can Membership do for you?

  • Professional credibility and recognition for your skills and abilities.
  • The support and shared experience of around 5,000 people professionals in the worldwide GEO community that spans 60+ countries.
  • Boost your career prospects and earning potential.
  • Exclusive member benefits to add impact to your work every day.
  • Access discounts on tickets to GEO’s conferences and events.

Who Should Join GEO?

Whether you’re just starting out, building your career, or working at the highest level, GEO membership offers something for you.

Our members include:

  • Lawyers/Attorneys
  • Stock plan designers and administrators
  • Trustees
  • Accountants
  • Brokers
  • Client/account managers
  • HR practitioners and consultants
  • Individuals from academic institutions/government agencies

Our Member Categories

Membership is open to companies, organizations and individuals - join our global network that spans more than 60 countries.

Employees of companies that provide equity or share-based plans and programs as part of employee compensation.

Individuals or groups of employees who provide services to companies providing employee equity or share-based compensation plans.

Individuals who are affiliated with any non-profit educational or research institutions.

Issuers*

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP

US$295 per year

Corporate Issuers are defined as companies that provide equity-based plans and programs as part of employee compensation.

GROUP MEMBERSHIP

US$745 per year

Corporate issuers with three or more individuals can opt to participate in an Issuer Group Membership. Companies who elect to participate receive a discounted fee for 3 or more GEO members.

*Please note all issuer memberships run on a calendar basis and expire on 31 December.

Academia and Government

ACADEMIC MEMBERSHIP

Complimentary

Individuals who are affiliated with any non-profit educational or research institutions are welcome to a complimentary GEO membership.

GOVERNMENT MEMBERSHIP

Complimentary

Individuals who are affiliated with a national or international government agency/regulatory body are welcome to a complimentary GEO membership.

Service Providers*

GLOBAL PLUS PROVIDER MEMBERSHIP

US$11,500 per year

  • Global firms wishing to benefit from membership through extensive participation and sponsorship of GEO's in-person and virtual conferences, events and initiatives.
  • Preferential sponsorship opportunities
  • Complimentary banner advertising on GEO website
  • Highlighted on Provider Directory
  • Unlimited worldwide employee membership

GLOBAL PROVIDER MEMBERSHIP

US$6,900 per year

  • Firms operating in and/or with clients in two or more countries
  • Unlimited worldwide employee membership

DOMESTIC PROVIDER MEMBERSHIP

US$2,875 per year

  • Firms with offices in and/or with clients in one country
  • May also include larger firms unable to provide global services to GEO members

SMALL FIRM PROVIDER MEMBERSHIP

US$1,150 per year

  • Firms with 30 employees total or less (including share scheme professionals and any other employees of the firm)

INDIVIDUAL PROVIDER MEMBERSHIP

US$450 per year

  • Firms with only 1 employee total (including share scheme professionals and any other employees of the firm)

**Membership is according to size and geographic reach. Once membership is confirmed, all employees working or interested in global equity compensation are entitled to become individual members, free of additional charge.

How to Join

To access GEO’s member benefits and become part of our global employee share ownership community, you must first register for myGEO.

A simple, convenient and secure way to manage your GEO account and access our services, myGEO makes it easy for you to join and manage your GEO membership.

Register with myGEO and start your journey with GEO.

Why Join GEO?

Each of our members has their own compelling reasons for joining GEO.

  • Increase industry knowledge
    Expose yourself to the most current, up-to date information on specific industry challenges and gain valuable insights to help stand out from the competition and push the industry forward.
  • Network with like-minded event professionals
    Widen the quality of your professional network as our roundtables bring together senior decision-makers throughout the industry.
  • Be thought leaders
    Position yourself and your company as a trusted advisor and support the promotion of employee share ownership worldwide.
  • Excel our industry
    Show your commitment to the industry and align with the largest non-profit organization focused on promoting share ownership for the benefit of all employees, companies and communities.

Renewing your Membership?

Visit the myGEO Portal to renew, update or change your membership information.

Register with myGEO and start your journey with GEO.

IMPORTANT: All new and existing members must set up a new account. Register for myGEO now!

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