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Celebrating Family Enterprise

March 7-9, 2023

Hello GTA!

Family Enterprise Canada is coming to town. We’ll be hosting a series of events in Toronto from March 7-9 to bring our family enterprise community together.

Whether you're a member of a family that works together or a trusted Family Enterprise Advisor our schedule of events has a variety of opportunities for you to participate. You can look forward to a family business tour, education sessions, and social gatherings where you can connect and learn from the remarkable family business members in your neck of the woods.

We hope you'll join us for this opportunity to celebrate family business! Register now.

Family Business Tour:
Burnbrae Farms

Tuesday, March 7
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM EST

Burnbrae Farms is a sixth-generation family business that has been producing eggs for over 75 years. With egg grading, breaking, and farming operations in five provinces across Canada, Burnbrae Farms has been privately owned and operated by the Hudson family since the original farm was purchased in Lyn, Ontario in 1891. Join us for a tour of their head office, to hear their family story and how they got to where they are today. Following the tour join the family for a cocktail reception.

5434 Tomken Rd, Mississauga, ON L4W 1P2 [map it]

Reception (just across the parking lot) at:
940 Matheson Blvd. E, ON L4W 2R8 [map it]

Panel Discussion:
Sustainability is Every Family's Business

Wednesday, March 8
2:45 PM - 4:45 PM EST

Family members and FEAs are welcome to join us for a panel discussion on sustainability. Two business families will share details about their sustainability journey, and an FEA will share their perspective on addressing sustainability issues. They’ll discuss their inspiration to begin their sustainability journey, the challenges they faced, as well as resources and tips to begin your journey.

David Katz, Chair of the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association

Vantage Venues - 16th Floor
150 King St W, Toronto, ON M5H 1J9 [map it]

Panellists include:
Liz McBeth, President, Armour Valve Ltd.
Samantha Richardon, Founder, Ethical Profit Accounting Agency
Ellen McGregor, Owner, Fielding Chemical Technologies Inc.

Community Connect

Wednesday, March 8
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST

This is a great opportunity to connect in person to celebrate the important role of family enterprise in Ontario. In recognition of International Women's Day, we will hear from a panel of business family leaders who will discuss their journey as women in a family business. Join us as we share stories and learnings and take a moment to see old friends and welcome new families into our community.

Nathalie Boutet, FEA, Boutet Family Law

Vantage Venues - 27th Floor
150 King St W, Toronto, ON M5H 1J9 [map it]

Panellists include:
Liz McBeth, President, Armour Valve Ltd.
Elizabeth Abell, NextGen, Abell Pest Control
Ambreen Bhaloo, Chair, Bhaloo Family Council

NextGen Dinner

Thursday, March 9
7:30 PM EST

Join other local NextGen members for an intimate private dinner in a unique setting. Space is limited, register now.

Keita Demming, Board Director
Frank Dempsey, COO, Dempsey Corporation

The Royal Canadian Military Institue - Library Room
426 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 1S9 [map it]

To register, you can use the link below and select the events you would like to attend.

*All events are worth one CE credit each.