SUN 21ST OCT 2018


Bringing the family business community together

Scottish Family Business 2018

Date: 2nd October 2018 Price: £0

Book now to join us in Scotland for our flagship annual family business conference.

The flagship annual conference for the Scottish family business community which seeks to celebrate the sector and provide insights, learning and best practice to enable family firms to survive for generations to come.

2018 sees the conference move to a new venue, the hidden gem that is Fifteen Ninety Nine, in the heart of Glasgow. immersed in regal history where not only will you be inspired by a great range of speakers sharing their personal insights but also experience the enthralling character and timeless charm that this incredible venue offers.

Speakers include:

Simon Hannah - Managing Director of fifth generation family firm, JW Filshill

Charles Bruce - Owner of Broomhall House, Fife, a stately home and estate that is preparing itself for life in the 21st century

Edwin White - John White & Sons, Scotland's oldest family business dating back to 1715.

Paul Andrews - Founder and Managing Director of Family Business United, the award winning magazine and resource centre for family firms.


Health and wellbeing in the family business - Facilitated by Angus Robinson, Chairman of Headtorch.

Adding value to the family firm with Non-Executive Directors - Facilitated by Graham Burns, FWB Park Brown.

Employee ownership as an option for the future - Facilitated by Scottish Enterprise.

Key leadership skills for family business owners  - Facilitated by Jo Macsween – former Managing Director of third generation family business Macsween of Edinburgh and current Vistage Group Chair in Central Scotland.

The workshop will look at what are the seven key skills a successful family business leader needs, and what activities do they undertake that set them apart? How do family business owners drive growth and performance in a family business? How do leaders know how well they have performed at these key skills and how can leaders inspire teams, increase productivity and create a culture of engagement and collaboration in the business that results in loyal customers who go out of their way to offer recommendations to others?

Grooming a business for transition to a next generation of owners - Faciliated by Mairi Mickel and including Mike Kane, Turcan Connell and Edwin White, John White & Sons.

Each year the event has grown and is now firmly established in the Scottish family business calendar.  Do book early for the best rates.  We look forward to welcoming you to Glasgow for another great family business event.

No refunds are given but tickets can be transferred to colleagues.

Find out more and book tickets here



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