- Peer Groups
- Family Business Awards
- Undergraduate Coursework
- Networking & Social Events
- All Programs
Become a Member
For information about becoming a family business member, please click here.
For information about becoming a Service Provider member, please click here.
The Conway Center for Family Business encourages potential members to come to a Center Educational Program as a guest. The guest fee is $35 per person. Any guest fees paid will be deducted from the cost of membership when a company joins the Center within 30 days of attending an event. Guests of current members may attend an educational program at no charge if they would like to attend to learn more about the Conway Center and the benefits of membership.
Please support the Conway Center
The Conway Center for Family Business is a 501(c)3 non-profit that provides educational resources and programs for family-owned businesses in Franklin and surrounding counties. Your donation to the Conway Center will help Central Ohio family businesses continue to thrive and drive economic development. Any donation, big or small, would be greatly appreciated and is tax-deductible.
Networking and Social Events
Each year, we hold several events to facilitate interaction among members and to develop deeper relationships among new and prospective members.
A favorite event is the Annual Family Business Tour and Networking Event. The program, hosted by a different family business each year, provides an insider's perspective into what has made the business successful, how it works and its plans for the future. Ample time is allotted for learning and networking.
In 2012, the event took place on August 23rd at A.D. Farrow Co. Harley-Davidson's 491 West Broad Street location near downtown Columbus. Guests were able to tour the facility and learn the company's history, network with one another, and snack on treats provided by Phillip's Original Coney Island and Velvet Ice Cream. Additionally, guests were able to get their picture taken on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle! You can see more pictures on our Facebook page.
On June 26, 2012 at beautiful Huntington Park, the Conway Center for Family hosted the Fourth Annual Family Business Night at the Columbus Clippers vs. the Norfolk Tides baseball game. It was a great opportunity for old friends to come together and welcome new members and their families.
Conor Driscoll, whose dad works at family-owned Murray Associates, threw out the first pitch. He's shown here with mom and dad, Bryan and Sharon Driscoll, and Skip and Linda Murray.
Networking & Social Events
June 21, 2013 — 7:00-9:00 a.m.
Breakfast with Business First
Griffin Student Center at Ohio Dominican University
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August 22, 2013 — 4:00-6:30 p.m.
10th Annual Family Business Tour and Networking Event at Donatos Pizza
935 Taylor Station Road, Columbus, OH 43230
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