Why should I join Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO) ?
“Once you learn why few ever leave you will be kicking yourself for not have joining sooner.”
- Dean Gagnon
If you have business challenges, want to expand your business networks, or are looking to connect with small and large business owners who are ready to share their experiences and best practices, look no further than EO. As a global entrepreneurial network, EO offers you the connections, tools and resources you need to reach the next step in your entrepreneurial journey. Click Here to apply or to get more information.
Who’s in EO?
EO is a global business network made up of over 8,700 business owners across 122 chapters and in 35 countries, all with a business over $1 million in revenue.
What is the difference between EO and other entrepreneur organizations?
EO is a non-profit organization and is the only organization that is exclusively for entrepreneurs. In EO members make all organizational decisions and set the course of its direction. This is why few members ever leave, the organization is built and run by members to help members grow the businesses and themselves as entrepreneurs. Click Here to apply or to get more information.
How is EO different than my chamber of commerce or rotary club?
There’s more to EO than supporting business growth. EO is about enriching entrepreneurs’ lives with world-class learning to better their lives and businesses, and not just about making sales. The focus of EO events and programs are on the knowledge members’ gain from their experiences and the insights from their peers. EO’s holistic view of entrepreneurship, supports all elements of the entrepreneur’s journey: My Business, My Family, My Community and Myself. Click Here to apply or to get more information.
Do I get to attend international events or courses like the one at MIT?
Yes, you have the opportunity to attend exciting international events; a range of exclusive entrepreneurship development programs; and access to leading business leaders and speakers. Click Here to apply or to get more information.
What do I get as part of my membership in EO?
As a global entrepreneurial network, EO offers you the connections, tools and resources you need to reach the next step in your entrepreneurial journey. Below are some of the exclusive benefits of our entrepreneurship development program:
Want your own personal board of advisors? Welcome to our entrepreneur Forum.
Looking for local insights and connections? Your chapter is waiting as one of today’s most dynamic business networks.
Need assistance? Confidentially tap into the experience of 25,000 peers via Member Exchange.
Access the world’s best health care through the Health Network Foundation.
Receive an experienced perspective from a personal mentor.
Attend customized learning programs from the world’s top business schools.
Enjoy business networking opportunities at EO’s popular global events.
Access our exclusive global community and global business network through our website.
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What is a forum?
Forum is a unique, member-driven experience that brings together a group of eight to 12 top entrepreneurs for peer-to-peer learning, business networking and support. The value of forum comes from your access to like minded entrepreneurs, all of whom can offer you direction based on their first-hand experiences.
Do I have to be part of a forum?
No, but forum is a valuable option offered to members that is akin to having your own personal board of advisors. Even though most members join EO for the once in a lifetime learning and experiences, they soon rate forum as the program that is the most valuable to them.
What are the qualifications to be accepted into EO?
Member candidates must be a founder, co-founder or majority share holder of a qualifying business. A qualifying business grosses US$1 million + in annual revenue. If you quality, why not take the next step to becoming a member now.
What if my business does not make $1 million a year?
If you presently don’t qualify, apply to become part of EO’s Accelerator Program, which is for prospects operating businesses with revenues between US$250,000 and $1 million and who want to break the $1 million within three years. Upon reaching US $1 million, participants are invited to apply for membership in the Entrepreneurs’ Organization. The Accelerator Program is proud to have over 170 graduates become EO members.
What is the application process?
Applying for EO is straight forward.
Fill out the EO Member Application at the bottom of the screen…
Upon submitting your application, the EO Louisiana Membership Chair will schedule an interview with you to clarify your application. A final approval from the EO Louisiana board should take between 30-60 days.
Once your membership has been accepted the Membership Chair or President will contact and welcome you, and the dues will be charged on the credit card you provided on your application. If you have any questions what so ever about EO or the application process, please email the EO Louisian Membership Chair, Neel Sus by submitting this form.