MON 26TH AUG 2019


Bringing the family business community together

South West Family Business Forum - Exeter

Date: 19th September 2019 Price: £0

Join us at Exeter Racecourse Conference Centre for our regional family business conference putting South West family firms on the map.

Join us for our regional family business conference that seeks not only to bring the family business together but also provides a great opportunity to discuss some of the unique challenges facing family firms and to hear insights from other family business people and their advisers who have already dealt with some of these challenges too.

As well as some great speakers providing great insights there will be a mini expo during the networking breaks showcasing some fantastic businesses and their products and there is plenty of time for networking too.

Confirmed speakers at the forum include Richard Clothier, Managing Director of Wyke Farms and James Staughton, CEO of St. Austell Brewery. The Forum runs from 9.30 am until 2.00 pm inclusive of a networking lunch and full hospitality.


9.15 - Introduction

9.30 - Welcome Address 

9.45 - Opening Keynote - Richard Clothier, Wyke Farms

10.25 - An Audience With - A personal insight into the drivers and challenges behind a leading South West family firm

11.00 - Coffee and Networking

11.30 - The Family Business Sector - Dispelling the myths surrounding family firms including an interactive panel discussion around some of the key issues facing family firms today with contributions from numerous family business owners

12.45 - Closing Keynote - James Staughton - St Austell Brewery

1.15 - Lunch and Networking

2.00 - Close

During the afternoon there will be separate workshops on some of the challenges facing family business owners which will be annouced in due course and can be booked separately.

This event is being organised by Family Business United and sponsored by Western Pension Solutions and Michelmores LLP. Further sponsorship opportunities are available so please do get in touch if you want to find out more.

Find out more and book your tickets here

If you have any questions, or I can be of any further assistance, please do not hesitate to ask.

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