Xchange Generational Wisdom at the 2017 FEC Symposium

Published: May 25, 2017

First annual Family Enterprise Canada Symposium debuts in Halifax, NS

Oakville, ON May 25, 2017 – The Family Enterprise Canada (FEC) is proud to announce that the inaugural FEC Symposium will be held on June 12 – 14 at the Marriott Halifax Harbourfront Hotel & Conference Centre in Halifax, NS. The Family Enterprise Canada Symposium provides the forum for enterprising families and advisors to be supported, inspired, educated, and connected to our national family enterprise community. This is the ultimate opportunity to network and learn from families, educators, and global thought-leaders from around the world while they inspire and engage us with their knowledge, experiences, and ideas, as we come together to learn, laugh, and lead with compassion and intelligence.

“We’ve packed three days with interactive workshops, educational seminars, rousing speeches, and the chance to meet and immerse yourself amongst other amazing people from around the country, and around the world.” said Allen S. Taylor, Chairman, FEX. “We invite everyone to dive into the plenary sessions, soak up the keynote addresses, roll up their sleeves at a workshop. Join us for a little mix and mingle at the FEYA Gala Dinner celebrating the achievements of Canadian business families and the considerable contribution they make to the economic and social fabric of both of their local communities and Canada as a whole.”

Keynote topics and speakers include:

  • How to Identify and Set-up an Intraprise Within Your Family Enterprise | Guillaume Hervé
  • Driving RESULTS: Unleash Your Talents – StrengthsFinder Workshop | Carla Wood
  • Graceful Generational Transitions | Diana Chambers
  • Diving into the Family Business | Paul Attia
  • De Kuyper Royal Distillers: The Tale of the Cocktail | Vanessa Strike and De Kuyper family
  • Becoming a “Learning Family Enterprise”, A Key Element in Your Family’s Success | Jim Grubman
  • Integrating My Learning into MY World | Carla Wood and David Bentall

“At the Family Enterprise Canada, we are focused on building a robust ecosystem that will deliver a unique blend of knowledge, wisdom, and shared experiences to business families and their advisors.” commented Bill Brushett, President and CEO, FEX. “We are firmly committed to empowering the enterprising strength of Canadian business families and advisors, and invite you to join us on this journey.”

Family Enterprise Canada

The Family Enterprise Canada (FEC) is an independent association of business families and their professional advisors. The supportive community provides shared wisdom, world-class expertise, and education to address the realities and opportunities unique to Family Enterprise.

FEC provides a safe harbour community for members to share insights and experiences, as well as giving business families and advisors a voice that will be heard in the most influential political and economic circles in Canada. The organization is dedicated to ensuring that they’ll receive a unique blend of shared wisdom as well as experience, and the world’s best, leading-edge thinking and knowledge.

Media Contact

Jessica Pavkovic
Manager, Marketing & Communications
Family Enterprise Canada
T: 905.337.8375 ext. 227
E: jpavkovic@familyenterprise.ca

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