Canadian Family Enterprise Forum

For Canadian Business Families
April 20-22, 2021

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Brought to you by Family Enterprise Xchange


The family enterprise community in Canada is gathering (virtually) to connect and focus on the "family" side of family business. Join us as we learn, share and grow together at the Canadian Family Enterprise Forum, happening over three half-days April 20 to 22, 2021.

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Interactive Workshops

Don't miss these interactive workshops that will combine the sharing of insightful content and knowledge with small group discussions guided by experienced leaders in the field of family enterprise on topics such as:

  • Dear Therapist, My Spouse Works in a Family Business…
  • Family Business Continuity: Supporting Senior Members of the Family
  • Mapping the Complexity of Ownership
  • Beyond Good Intentions: Business Owning Families and Social Impact
  • The Regal Challenge

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Community Talks

Engage in these 60-minute facilitated opportunities for you to connect, discuss and share your experiences in small groups. Each talk will be facilitated by one or more leaders on a topic important to business families, such as:

  • Wealth – A Blessing or a Curse?
  • Transferring Ownership is a Process Best Described as a Relay Race
  • What About Family Members Who AREN'T in the Business?
  • Communication and Conflict Management
  • The Sibling Effect: What’s Required to Successfully Prepare for a Sibling Partnership?

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Family Enterprise of the Year Award (FEYA)

Established in 1986, the Family Enterprise of the Year Award (FEYA) is given annually by Family Enterprise Xchange (FEX) to celebrate and promote the achievements of Canadian family businesses and the considerable contribution they make to both their local communities and our national economy. This is a celebration not to be missed!

This year's Finalists include:

  • Akhurst Machinery Ltd.
  • Burnbrae Farms
  • Schinkel Properties Inc.

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