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Bringing the family business community together

Scottish Family Business Conference

Date: 5th October 2017 Price: £0

The flagship annual conference for the Scottish family business community which seeks to celebrate the sector and provide insights, learning and best practice to enable family firms to survive for generations to come.

Join us in Glasgow for our annual focus on all things Scottish family business.

October 5, 2017

IET Teacher Building, Glasgow

Registration - 8.45


Introduction - Paul Andrews, Founder and Managing Director of FBU Scotland

Welcome Address - John Stevenson MP, Carlisle and Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Family Business

Opening Keynote - Paul Grant, Chairman, Mackays

Family Business Interview - Heather Matthews, Littles Chauffeurs


1 - Sucession planning unwrapped

This session is beign chaired by Marc Shenken, Partner at Scott-Moncrieff

2 - The role of non-family directors and management in the family firm

This workshop is being chaired by Graham Burns, Director of FWB Park Brown

3 - Professionalising the family firm and taking it to the next level

This workshop is being chaired by Tom Craig, Chairman of FBU Scotland and Craig Corporate

Family Business Challenges

A look at recent research and findings in the context of the family business sector in Scotland as well as some of the findings from the FBU Scotland research into The Scottish Top 100 Family Firms.

Panel Discussion 

A discussion with family business owners around the challenges they currently face as a family firm in Scotland today. Our panel members include Max Adam (RP Adam and the Arpal Group) and Dr Claire Seaman (Queen Margaret University). Further panel members will be announced in due course.

Closing Keynote - Robert Graham Jr, Managing Director, Graham's Dairies

Please book early for the best rates and we look forward to welcoming you to Glasgow.  Book here

This event is organised by FBU Scotland and is sponsored by Scott-Moncrieff, Turcan Connell and Craig Corporate.

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