Advanced Learning Events for Members and Guests

The University of Wisconsin Family Business Center's duty is to provide family businesses with an opportunity to address their unique and critical issues, helping the business and the family to succeed in current and future generations. We do this through a variety of events and services, focusing around the specific learning and networking needs of our member companies

Speaker Series

Leading family business experts share insights and information on trends and techniques that can be applied to your business. The curriculum is driven by the needs and desires of members. Past topics include legal, financial, and other planning issues around leadership succession and ownership transfer; family relationships, traditions, and values; power, control and compensation; and roles and responsibilities.

Programs are held at the Fluno Center
Breakfast Buffet is 7 – 8:30 a.m. in the Oros dining Room | Speaker Series are 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. in the Auditorium

The 7 Choices to Ignite Your Radically Inspired Life
Thursday, May 9, 2019

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Family Business Retreat
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

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Food For Thought

Sponsors present educational programs that highlight their areas of expertise for the family business. These shortened breakfast programs allow for in-depth discussions in areas that are most relevant to family businesses.

Programs are held at the Fluno Center
Breakfast and program 8th floor Skyview room | Breakfast 7:30 a.m., Program 8 – 10:15 a.m.

Legacy Planning for the Family and Business
Sponsored by Resonant Capital Advisors

How to Work with Your Bank to Develop an Effective Acquisition Strategy
Sponsored by Associated Bank

Thursday, April 11, 2019

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The Family Business Center is a vibrant community of family businesses and those individuals who serve them. Our members and sponsors are leaders in their communities, and enjoy the advantages of belonging to our Center. The social activities, including our Fall Social and Spring Social, allow members to converse and enjoy each other’s company in a relaxed setting.

Programs are held at the Fluno Center
Fall Social follows the November program from 5 – 7 p.m.

Summer Social 2019
Thursday, June 27, 2019

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Peer Learning Groups

Led by local family business experts, these confidential, trusted forums allow individuals with similar experiences and backgrounds to discuss sensitive issues and critical business topics.

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Fluno Center
Wisconsin School of Business
UW Family Business Center
601 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715