Plenary Family Business Debate

The Program Committee is currently finalising the summit program and full details will soon be available.
Here is an overview of what’s in store:

Achieving high performance in uncertain times

The 2012 FBN Summit takes place against a backdrop of unprecedented fiscal and economic uncertainty and change

  • October 4th, AM 09.00-10.45
  • Ballroom
  • Coffee break
    Workshop Sessions
    Lunch
    Workshop Sessions
    Coffee break

    Challenges and opportunities for family business

    This session seeks to identify the competencies that characterise a high performing business and look at how family businesses position themselves to ensure long-term success and sustainability.

  • October 4th, PM 15.45-17.15
  • Ballroom
  • FBN International update & NxG Award

    FBN International update including an overview of the past years activities and plans for the future of the Network. The FBN Next Generation Award champions young family business members who contribute to renew & energize their family business.

  • October 4th, PM 17.15-17.45
  • Ballroom
  • Towards a sustainable family business

    Moderator :
  • David Grayson
  • Keynote-speakers :
  • Gavin Neath
  • The need to build sustainable businesses grows ever stronger and has become one of the strategic issues of our era. The FBN Sustainability Pledge sets out the ambition for family businesses to promote a sustainable future in all that they do – for their people, their communities, the environment and for future generations.

  • October 5th, AM 09.00-10.45
  • Ballroom
  • Coffee break
    Workshop Sessions
    Lunch
    Workshop Sessions
    Coffee break

    Extraordinary performance – IMD-Lombard Odier Global Family Business Award 2012

    Moderator :
  • Benoît Leleux
  • The IMD-Lombard Odier Global Family Business Award was created in 1996 and is one of the most prestigious accolades to be bestowed on a Family Business.

  • October 5th, PM 15:45 - 16:45
  • Ballroom
  • Inspirational extraordinary achievement

    Keynote-speakers :
  • Tanni Grey-Thompson
  • Delegates will also hear a story of outstanding achievement from an acclaimed and inspirational figure.

  • Friday 5th October 16:45 - 17:15
  • Ballroom
  • Friday 5th October 17.15 - 17.30
  • Ballroom