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Speaker Series Programs

With renowned guest speakers from across the country, Speaker Series hosts timely events that align with the current needs and interests of family businesses everywhere. Family businesses face opportunities and challenges that are unique, and we want to connect you to the leading family business experts that can share information with you that will help your organization thrive. Past topics include planning issues around leadership succession and ownership transfer; family relationships, traditions, and values; power, control and compensation; and roles and responsibilities.

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2021-2022 programs will be held in-person and will offer a live stream option.
Registration is required for all participants.

Please note the specific location and time of each program.

Creating Meaningful Connections
Thursday, September 16, 2021

8:30-11:30 a.m., The Edgewater Hotel Grand Ballroom

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Economic Outlook: “The Economy in 2022: Growing but Slowing”
Thursday, November 11, 2021
Program 3-5 p.m., Followed by Fall Social 5-6:30 p.m., Fluno Center

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Building Better Boundaries: How to Thrive When Business Is Personal
Thursday, December 9, 2021
8:30-11:30 a.m., Fluno Center

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Bridging Family and Business Decisions
Tuesday, January 21, 2022
Small group networking and discussion: 7:30 – 8 a.m.
Program: 8 – 10 a.m.
Online via Zoom.

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Are You Running Your Business or Is It Running You?
Thursday, March 17, 2022
8:30-11:30 a.m. and Optional Afternoon Session 1-3 p.m., Fluno Center

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Family Business Success Story featuring Christine A. Specht, CEO Cousins Subs and FBC Panel Discussion
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
8:30-11:30 a.m., Fluno Center

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