30 October 2019
The Future of Family businesses is discussed in CharlevoixFrom November 15th to 17th, Charlevoix will host the first-ever Families Summit of Minds in North America. This joint initiative of the Monthly Barometer and the Business Families Foundation (BFF) will bring together entrepreneurial family members, investors, opinion leaders and change-makers to reflect together on the key issues that today's businesses are facing.
Inspired Exchanges in an Inspiring SettingThe three-day summit aims to stimulate discussion and reflection on many aspects of the entrepreneurial reality of today and tomorrow, in a relaxed and positive atmosphere. Participants will have the chance to enjoy the enchanting natural environment of Charlevoix while taking part in the great brainstorming that will revolve around three main themes: family enterprise, macroeconomics and geopolitics, and well-being.
- On Thursday, November 15th, participants will have the opportunity, among other things, to attend discussions about the impact of physical well-being on a good decision-making, the importance of purpose, intrapreneurial mindset, as well as the duality between wealth capture and wealth preservation.
- Friday, November 16th, will offer a variety of outdoor and experiential activities followed by discussion sessions and a selection of theme dinners to deepen reflection on certain topics. The big panels of the day will focus on original investments, the role of culture in family business, how to think about the long-term in an era focused on instantaneity as well as women and leadership.
- On Saturday, November 17th, on the closing day of the summit, participants will have the opportunity to attend various thematic lunches followed by the final panels on the impact of the migration crisis on family businesses and the role of these families, as well as responsible investment in family businesses.