*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!
Are you an FEA graduate who is interested in refreshing and deepening your understanding and application of family enterprise advising? Join the FEA community and host Gaia Marchisio for Integrating FEA Into Your Practice
This is a unique opportunity to meet the FEA Faculty, network with FEA friends from the region and the candidates in the three 2023 FEA Program Cohorts. Wendy Sage-Hayward, Academic Director, and the FEA Faculty will host a world café style event focusing on practice management insights for family enterprise advisors.
*Early bird special available!* Symposium is our signature conference for the family business community, taking place in Calgary where you can expect inspiring family stories, dynamic keynote speakers, skill-building workshops and engaging panel discussions that are all uniquely tailored to the family business experience.
Symposium 2022 is our signature conference for the family business community taking place in beautiful downtown Vancouver, where you can expect dynamic keynote speakers, interactive skill-building workshops, family stories and engaging panel discussions that are all uniquely tailored to the family business experience.
Please join us for a family business tour of Sunterra Market, Keynote. Founded by Stan and Flo Price, today the business is run by their children and grandchildren, who continue their legacy of innovation and quality. From farm to table, they consistently operate with honesty, integrity and pride.
→ Part of Connecting Family Enterprise — BC.ABC Recycling is Western Canada's largest metal recycling company. With ten locations across British Columbia, Alberta, and Washington State, ABC Recycling is a Canadian family enterprise with a 111-year heritage of serving and supporting communities through metal recovery, processing and recycling. ABC is committed to strengthening its relationships with Indigenous Peoples in every city it operates in. As well as committing themselves to reducing their environmental impact, ABC is a recipient of the Green Marine certification.
→ Part of Connecting Family Enterprise Gorman Bros. Lumber is known for creating The Finest Boards. Perhaps even more, they are known for working together and for the value they place on the family roots that connect them with their employees. This culture of family results in employees staying long term and creating product in a way that gives this small family company a big impact in the community.
Come and hear the Velan Family Story and see what has helped them be so successful not only in Canada but across the globe after 70 years in the industrial valve business.
Family business tours have always been a hit with the Family Enterprise Canada community as they provide an opportunity to bring the community together in a casual and fun environment to learn more about a local family enterprise. The Griffin Family have offered to host the community at their Lowe-Martin Company Ltd head office in Ottawa – join us for a tour of this interesting location and learn how the Giffin’s have successfully moved to G-2 of their enterprising family!
We are delighted to be able to meet in person again! Family business tours have always been a hit with our community as they provide an opportunity to bring the community together in a casual and fun environment to learn more about a local family enterprise. Come meet Fred and Jocelyn Perrier of Doortech who have offered to host a tour at their facility and share with us their story behind the Perrier family’s success, now celebrating its 20th year in business!