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June 2021

FEA Community Update – Take 2

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

To keep you in the 'know' with all that's happening here at Family Enterprise Canada, we've planned two dates for you to connect with your peers, and learn about all the new programs, events and resources designed specifically for FEAs! Susan St. Amand, Interim Board Chair and FEA Ambassadors Holly Simmons and Jeff Noble will join the session to share their experiences in our incredible community. We encourage you to ask questions and explore your membership opportunities. If you weren't…

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Progressive Conversation – Finding Your Voice as Rising Leaders

June 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm EDT

Rising leaders often need to earn trust from current decision-makers and founders to start building their own path. Finding their voice as successors, in the family and the business, doesn't mean silencing the guidance of the senior generations. Often, it is the ability to amplify the conversations between them and with their peers. When the family moves past communication barriers, their cross-generational dynamics might become the most empowering element to their legacy's success. Join Margaret-Jean Mannix, Family Council Co-Chair, for…

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July 2021

NextGen – Knowledge Sharing and Social on Changing the Tires While the Car is Moving

July 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT

Join us online for a casual chat with other NextGen family business members as we welcome Elizabeth (Liz) McBeth, MBA, President, Armour Valve Ltd., as she shares lessons learned during her 15+ year transition into leadership of her family's B2B industrial equipment business. Beginning as a newly minted MBA in an unfamiliar industry, to stepping into the role of president just prior to a global pandemic, she will share some of the challenges and hardships she faced both personally and…

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Webinar – The Future of Work: Are you Recovery Ready?

July 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

Many indicators are saying that a boom is coming. While the excitement of increased sales, revenue, and profit is tantalizing; it is matched by the challenges of keeping and attracting talent, staying efficient, and the other pains associated with growth. Add to this that the pandemic has reshaped the expectations of many consumers and forced us to think about how we run our businesses. Are you ready? Do you have the tools that you need to get your team, your…

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FEA – Community Call: The Sibling Effect: What’s required to successfully prepare for a sibling partnership?

July 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

Transitioning to a sibling partnership is a complex process. Not only will the business function differently, but siblings will require a new set of skills not necessarily modeled by the founding generation. Early in their careers, siblings focus on learning the ins and outs of the business, working in parallel with one another while relying on the founder for direction. They develop their own style, build leadership skills and find their niche. As conversations turn to succession, siblings can be…

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Progressive Conversation – Raising Children in an Enterprising Family

July 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm EDT

Search "Raising Children in a Family Business" and you will be bombarded with 100's of articles, tips, tools - many of which include valuable information. What it doesn't provide you is the opportunity to share experiences with your peers - who are focused on the same issues as you are, with similar questions and a true passion to help you fulfill one of the most important missions of your life: raising the rising generation of your Enterprising Family. How can…

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August 2021

Unleash Your Family Enterprise Canada Experience

August 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

You chose our community to be your safe space. Come see how you can make the most of it! In this information session, you will hear about the events, programs, and resources you can experience & enjoy with your peers. Whether you are an existing member or new to our community, save your seat to discover all the opportunities you can embrace to empower your journey as a Family Business in the Foundational Experience or as a Family Enterprise Advisor…

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September 2021

2021 Annual General Meeting

September 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Join us for the 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM). All members in good standing are encouraged to attend. You are required to register in advance in order to participate. Event Details When Tuesday, Sepetember 14, 2021 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT Where Online via Zoom Voting Only members in good standing on the 31st day of July 2021, are entitled to vote through submission of the Member Voting and Proxy Form. Each Family Enterprise Canada Membership is entitled to one…

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Future Ready: Preparing the Business System for the Generational Shift

September 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT

Join us for an interactive and informative discussion with Paul and PJ Van Bree, of Van Bree Enterprises, 2019 Southwestern Ontario Family Enterprise of the Year Award Recipient, Jonathan Creaghan of J.D. Creaghan Group and Holly Simmons of Golden Lasso. Learn how Van Bree Enterprises has taken a human-centric approach to building capacity and capability throughout the business in an effort to prepare it for growth and succession. By focusing on the business system as a whole, the Van Bree…

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Family Enterprise Advisor Program Q & A

September 27 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm PDT

Interested in learning more about the Family Enterprise Advisor (FEA) Program? Join us for this informative session with host Tim Mohr, Business Development Manager. We will discuss the complexities of the field of family enterprise advising, and Academic Director, Wendy Sage-Hayward, will discuss the core teachings of the Program and how it can enhance your technical skills. We will explain the qualifications required to be accepted into the FEA Program and the application process. Details will also be provided on…

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November 2021

Families Summit of Minds 2021

November 12 - November 13
*Exclusive to Business Families*
Families Summit of Minds connects enterprising families and global thought leaders to explore today's issues and tomorrow's opportunities. Be part of unique discussions drawing on shared wisdom, contrasting opinions and solution-driven ideas. Space is limited!

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