Events

A virtual global gathering of the family business community sharing insights, journeys and best practice on all things family business. Family Business United is delighted to be bringing together the family business community for a week of events as part of the second, global Family Business Summit. Our speakers will…

Hear from the fifth generation owners of Symington Family Estates who have been at home in the Douro Valley for more than 130 years. Andrew James Symington (‘AJ’) arrived in Portugal in 1882 aged just 19. His father was a Glasgow merchant and his mother hailed from Unst in the…

A family business panel discussion with leading experts looking at the steps family firms can take to stand the test of time. Family business leaders in multi-generational family firms are often seen as stewards, custodians of the business for the next generation but we know that managing any business is…

An educational session with Guillermo Salazar on the management of power within a family enterprise. Join us with Guillermo Salazar as he analyses the successful management of power in a family business, especially during the critical moments such as family or business leadership transitions that affect their stability and control….

A masterclass looking at the options available and challenges around succession planning and the family business. Succession planning is often cited as one of the key challenges facing family firms. In many cases it is the elephant in the room and simply not a topic that is discussed. In this…

Join us to appreciate the key skills that will be required by future family business leaders Family business leaders wear many hats and juggling roles and responsibilities can be a challenge. Life in business today is very different to that twenty years ago and it is therefore not surprising that…

Join us for an interactive discussion on all things ‘next generation’ in family firms with Steve Legler. Join us for a conversation with Steve Legler, a leading family business consultant with plenty of experience on all things ‘family business.’ Steve was born into a family business, and as the only…

Join us to hear the story of another great family business. Further details to be announced in due course.