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June 2020

The Hidden Assets of Uncertainty: A Family Enterprise Opportunity with Kim Schneider Malek

June 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

In Conversation with Kim Schneider Malek  The Hidden Assets of Uncertainty: A Family Enterprise Opportunity  June 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT If we have learned anything during the past few months it is that the only certainty is uncertainty. So how might our enterprising families and our family enterprise clients strategically leverage the certainty of uncertainty? Join FEX in a virtual conversation with Kim Schneider Malek, Founder of Family Enterprise Alliance, moderated by Ruth Steverlynck, FEA, Questions…

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July 2020

The Multi Generational Advisor: What do Families Look For with Dennis Jaffe

July 16, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

In conversation with Dennis Jaffe. The Multi Generational Advisor: What do Families Look For? July 16th @ 1:00PM - 2:00PM EDT Join FEX in a virtual conversation with Dennis Jaffe who is a globally renowned advisor to family enterprises with a desire for multi generational endurance. In his most recent book Borrowed from Your Grandchildren, Dennis shares his findings from interviews with over 100 global families who have curtailed the shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves proverb and are flourishing 100 years on.…

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September 2020

Webinar – Managing Conflict in Family Business with Blair Trippe

September 17, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Among the most important challenges that family business stakeholders will face is managing the unique conflict that impacts family enterprise. Join FEC in a virtual conversation with Blair Trippe, Managing Partner of Continuity Family Business Consulting and Wendy Sage-Hayward, MA, FEA, in which we will discuss how to approach both active conflict—when families fight—and passive conflict—when families get stuck, unable to make important decisions in a timely manner. Participants will leave understanding why conflicts in families that own and manage…

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FEYA 2020 – British Columbia Celebration

September 24, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm PDT

For the first time, we are hosting the Family Enterprise of the Year Award (FEYA) celebrations virtually! We invite you to join us as we honour and celebrate the family enterprise community. This year, tune in online to hear from, be inspired by and learn first-hand from a resilient family business about their unique journeys and why Family Enterprise is more important than ever today, both within your community and beyond. Established in 1986, the Family Enterprise of the Year…

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October 2020

Webinar – Leading Family Enterprise Through COVID and Beyond

October 22, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

This time of challenge and change is also a powerful learning opportunity for family enterprises and their leaders. Join FEX, WATSON and our family enterprise panelists as we learn from the experiences of family enterprise leaders, the findings from the Family Business Pulse Survey, and emerging insight into what has helped leaders and businesses survive and thrive. We’re looking forward to a conversation with our panelists and with you - positioning family enterprise to strengthen as we move forward. We’ll…

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November 2020

Webinar – Beyond the Plan: Bringing Trusts to Life

November 12, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

More family businesses and wealth are held in trust than ever before. Yet, despite the best efforts of advisors, trusts often fail to reach their full potential after the ink dries. It doesn’t have to be this way. In this conversation and open Q&A, Ruth Steverlynck, FEA, will interview trust expert Patricia Angus, author of The Trustee Primer and The Beneficiary Primer (forthcoming) about how advisors and families can make the most of their trusts. It goes beyond technicalities into…

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December 2020

Webinar – Stress, Health & Well-Being: Weathering the Tsunami and Aftershocks of a Global Pandemic

December 8, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

The unrelenting COVID-19 global pandemic is wreaking havoc in a myriad of ways and has touched nearly every segment of society. Add to this dynamic the fact that, unlike other types of crises family businesses may experience, the all-encompassing nature of the pandemic is disrupting the lives of your family members, employees, clients, customers and their families, as well, elevating their levels of stress and anxiety. This session will explore strategies for mitigating the adverse impacts of these unusual times…

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January 2021

Webinar – What Every Family Business Successor Needs To Know

January 28, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

Join Ruth Steverlynck in conversation with  David C. Bentall, to discuss his new book, Dear Younger Me: Wisdom for Family Enterprise Successors. Event Details When Who Can Attend Our entire FEC Family community is invited to attend. FEAs who attend this session will earn 1 continuing education (CE) credit toward their annual FEA designation requirement. Where Live Online via Zoom From the comfort of your home Contact Dawn Ainikkal, FEA Program Coordinator dainikkal@fexcanada.ca Hosts David C. BentallFounding Principal of Next…

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February 2021

Webinar – How Family Enterprises are Navigating Uncertainty

February 9, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

During the past year, we have all experienced a lot of turbulence — and there’s more ahead. As family business owners plan for the future, they’re having to be more flexible and consider multiple business scenarios. Join us on February 9th for our next panel with Julius Frohlich and Chris Massie where we will hear how far they are looking out and what they're doing differently during their planning as they try to navigate uncertainty. What are some of the…

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March 2021

Family Enterprise Advisor Program Q & A

March 3, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

Interested in learning more about the Family Enterprise Advisor (FEA) program? Join us for this informative session with hosts Tim Mohr, Business Development Manager, FEA Program and Russel Baskin, National Director, Education & Programming, FEX. We will discuss the complexities of the field of family enterprise advising and hear first-hand how FEA designates have implemented key concepts from the program into their practice. We will explain the qualifications required to be accepted into the FEA program and the application process.…

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