Schedule

 

Programs follow the timeframe below. 

  • 8:00 a.m. -- Coffee, networking, light breakfast
  • 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. -- Program
  • 12:00 -1:00 p.m. -- Working Lunch

 

2019/2020 Dates - Topics and Venues TBD
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - Combined Program with CEO Members
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Wednesday, April 15, 2020

 

2018/2019 Topics

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Succession & Continuity Boot Camp
Nashua Country Club, Nashua NH

Ranging from necessary ground work and conversations to where to start and find the right resources, this program will address what you need to know in the area of responsible ownership and growth within a family enterprise.

Thursday, November 8, 2018
From Owner to CEO - Lars Traffie, Hutter Construction  with Chris Yonkers and Justin Van Epps of CJY Enterprises

Huddleston Hall, Durham NH
This is a combined program with the CEO Forum. 
Owning a company is one thing, really owning it and leading it is another. Hear from others and be inspired to take real charge and move your company forward.
The theme of the day is how to take a family enterprise from responsible ownership to true CEO leadership. Join us for this two-part day where it’s all about learning from others and finding ways to apply it to your own enterprise.

TUESDAY, January 29, 2019
Managing Differences for Business Success and Strong Family Relationships
Puritan Backroom Conference Center, Manchester NH

Many people don’t know how to recognize (or face) family business day-to-day conflict until it explodes. Conflict is inherent and unavoidable in the family business. Through our January program, you can prepare your family to successfully navigate both conflict day-to-day and for when a big transition happens. This program will deliver practical skills to help you understand (and address) differences and to overall prevent conflicts that can derail businesses and family relationships. 
Doug Baumoel, the Founding Partner of Continuity Family Business Consulting and author of the book Deconstructing Conflict: Understanding Family Business, Shared Wealth, and Power, will be joined by Sr. Consultant, Judy Sockol as they offer useful frameworks for insight into your business and presents examples from other family businesses.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Market Value Matters
Grappone Center, Concord NH

Whether your goal is to exit, buy-out or grow…at what level do you need your company to perform, and how to get there. Learn from experts and learn, too, where to turn for the necessary resources.
 

RESCHEDULED to Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Innovation and Technology
The Derryfield, Manchester NH

From using technology to advance your business to all you need to know about Cyber Security, this program will address running a business in the technological age. 
 

THURSDAY, May 9, 2019
Human Resource Strategies and More
Puritan Backroom Manchester NH

" Human Resources " means so much more than just hiring; it has moved from an administrative function to a business leader function. Learn how to leverage your HR team to drive the success of your business and make your company competitive in this labor market and beyond. Rules of engagement with family and non-family member employees, technology in the workplace, and key operating resources unique to family business will be discussed.
Hear from top HR practitioners Pubali Chakravorty-Campbell, SHRM-SCP - CEO of Human Resource Partners and Tracie Sponenberg, SHRM-SCP, SPHE - Senior VP of Human Resources for The Granite Group.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Annual Awards Dinner
Manchester Country Club, Bedford NH

For more information see our awards page.
 

Questions? Contact cfb.ceo@unh.edu or (603) 862-1107