Our goal is to provide provide quality content on subjects pertaining to the unique challenges family businesses deal with on a day-to-day basis. These educational events include interviews with local and national family business owners as well as programs on topics including communications, family relationships, succession and estate planning, values as well as conflict management facing the family business community in Tennessee. Here is a list of past programs. To learn about upcoming events click here. Do you have a topic that you would like to hear a family business professional speak on? Send us your ideas to email@example.com.
Panel Discussion with:
Andy Marshall and Claire Crowell- A. Marshall Hospitality
Tom Harrington and Tyler Wilkinson- The Bakery Cos.
Preparing for a successful generational transition can be the most challenging issue that business leaders deal with.
We’ll hear from two multi-generational family businesses on how they have successfully negotiated the complex challenges of leading a family-owned business.
Our speakers will be Matt Knight and Bryan Bell, Sr. Financial Advisors with First Tennessee Bank Advisors
Topic: The best marketing plan is a clear message. If you confuse, you'll lose.
Most organizations waste an enormous amount of money on marketing. When it comes to talking about their businesses, many people are so close to their products or services they don’t know where to start. They spend money on things that look great, but don't delivery growth.
During our time together, I'll show you a proven framework that will help you tell your story in a way that people listen and respond.
Early bird deadline: Oct. 4
Becoming a manager is one of the most challenging and overwhelming career transitions an individual can face. Research shows that less than 10 percent of managers were prepared for a leadership role. Promoting a high-performer without the proper management skills can have serious consequences for both the individual and the organization. Based on the #1 best seller, The New One Minute Manager, the Management Essentials workshop introduces core competencies and skills managers require to achieve sustainable success and build positive relationships with their teams.
Speaker: Trevor Gormley, Founder The Millennial View
Topic: Effectively Leading Millennials in Today’s Workplace
The world is changing. The way both employees and consumer interact with companies is vastly different than even ten years ago. At Millennial View, we understand these changes and want to help your businesses stay ahead of the curve. Empowering and engaging young people will set your business up for success both now and in the future. At Millennial View, we dive deep into your processes and assess your current management and marketing strategies to better position your business for the incoming millennial employee and consumer. Our assessment of the current Values, Interests, Environment, and Work-Life balance of your employees and customers allow us to create crucial strategies to help guide your business in the coming years. The world is changing. Change with it or the opportunity to grow and prosper might just pass you by.
Evening filled with fun, great food and incredible company, all while learning how to make a gourmet pizza! This social is FREE for members and prospective members ONLY (value of $60.) Once the pizzas are baking the "mingle" begins and guests can enjoy wine and beer at happy hour pricing alongside a variety of gourmet cheese and charcuterie boards!
At this informative program, experienced business professionals will discuss ways to incent and award key employees who may or may not be family members. Attendees will learn how tools like equity compensation, employee stock ownership plans, stock appreciation rights, buy-sell agreements, transaction bonus plans and others can be used to respond to planned and unplanned occurrences that affect succession and ownership in family businesses of all sizes and various ownership types.