Events

An introductory insight into the world of family business from the perspective of those working with family firms in an advisory capacity. Join us for a two hour training programme that has been designed to introduce some of the frameworks to help appreciate the unique nature of family firms, their…

Register now to receive details of all of the events that will be part of the 2020 Family Business Summit Programme. Family Business United has a global audience and in 2020 for the first time we are bringing this community together with a 14 day celebration of the family business…

Paul Andrews, Founder and CEO of Family Business United welcomes delegates to the inaugural Family Business Summit. Find out more about the programme, the reasons behind the Summit and why family firms are important as we welcome you to The Family Business Summit 2020.

Join us for an interactive panel discussion with experts sharing their insights into the importance of family firms around. Not only will the significance of family firms be discussed but our panel will share their thoughts on some of the unique challenges they face and why these challenges can be…

Join Jenny Urquhart (Chairman) and Simon Cotton (CEO) for an insight into over 200 years of tradition & expertise in textile manufacturing. Alexander Johnston established the Elgin Mill on the banks of the River Lossie over two centuries ago, founding a legacy of fine craft and exquisite fabric. For this…

Join John Broons for an insight into addictive behaviour and the implications for families in business An insight into the issues around addiction and dependency and the impact on families in business. Practical insights and real life learnings from Australian Family Business Adviser of the Year 2019, John Broons.

Join us for a facilitated discussion on the key factors that underpin family business success globally. Facilitated by Paul Andrews our panel of experts will share their insights on the key factors that underpin family business success. All too often the ‘rags to rags’ in three generations anecdote is referenced…

Join us for an insight into the role of rural family businesses and how they can survive and thrive. Plenty of rural businesses are family owned, many of them having been in the family for many generations. Join Anna Price, founder of the Rural Business Awards and passionate champion of…

Join Chris Black, MD of Sound Leisure for an insight into the family firm and their continual evolution as they keep the music playing! Sound Leisure was founded by Alan Black and Eddie Moss in 1978. Since the launch of its first jukebox in 1980 Sound Leisure has become synonymous…