Member Events & Community Resources - December - Conway Center for Family Business

Find out about upcoming member and service provider events and what else is happening in the community of interest to family businesses!

The Edward Lowe Foundation has a new retreat offering that might interest some of the Center members:The Theory of Relative-ity. This highly interactive program target leaders and key managers of family-owned, second-stage companies*who seek profitable growth with fewer migraines.

The day-and-a-half retreat will be held March 13 and 14 at Big Rock Valley, the foundation’s learning campus in southwest Michigan. Participants will cover a wide range of issues, such as:

  • Conflict management
  • Engaging the next generation
  • Succession planning
  • Strategic innovation

Attendees will also be able to hear best practices and glean insights from other family-business leaders. Cost is $400 per participant, which includes program facilitation, food and lodging.

In addition to the cutting-edge content, retreats at Big Rock Valley provide a rare chance to unplug. Our property features 2,000 acres of prairies, woodlands and wetland, a unique rural environment combined with state-of-the-art meeting facilities that enables second-stagers to relax and reflect on their businesses from a new perspective.

To register or get more info, have them contact Rita Phillips or visit our website.

*Second-stage companies have 10-99 employees and $1 million to $50 million in annual revenue, although these are loose boundaries that fluctuate depending on industry. A national expert on second stage, the Edward Lowe Foundation provides a variety of programs to accelerate the growth of second-stagers.

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