Education - Monthly Meetings & Family Business Forums - Conway Center for Family Business

The Conway Center for Family Business helps family business owners and leaders solve business and family business problems, and when appropriate, with transitioning the family business to the next generation

Monthly educational programs provide valuable information on family business topics presented by family business leaders and experts. Peer Groups give family business leaders the opportunity to discuss key issues with one another in focused groups.

Annually, the Center offers nine educational presentations on family business issues and several roundtables that focus on in-depth topics.

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Join us for a Conway Center Program or Event!

RESERVATIONS may be made online or by emailing Conway Center members are encouraged to bring guests to programs and events to introduce Central Ohio family business leaders to the resources provided by the Conway Center. Family business leaders attending for the first time are free. Educational programs, round tables and webinars are open to the public for a small fee unless otherwise noted.


Wednesday Dec 2, 2020
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Wednesday Sep 30, 2020
Join us for this timely topic for your family business: How to implement and manage effective remote work agreements and keep your employees engaged and productive! Sharon DeLay, President of GO-HR will moderate this event with guest speaker Larry English. Larry, the author of Office Optional: How to Build a Connected Culture with Virtual Teams, will join us for a discussion about how his company Centric Consulting has subscribed to a remote working arrangement early on, with over 1,000 employees across the United States and India. We'll talk about the challenges around a remote workforce, as well as the benefits. Learn about creating and sustaining a culture of collaborative teams including: - How and why you need to cultivate an atmosphere of trust in a virtual environment - How to recruit and hire team members for remote work - How to build strong relationships with people you don't see every day - How to be a great virtual team member ... read more
Categories: CCFB Forum
Wednesday Oct 21, 2020
The IRS recently published its operational compliance list for qualified plans. This list includes changes that employers must make to their 401(k) plan administration by the end of the year. Recent legislation and regulatory guidance also will require more changes and possible document amendments in 2021. Greg Daugherty from Porter Wright will discuss what you need to do to keep your 401(k) plans up-to-date and to fulfill your fiduciary duties to your participants. ... read more
Categories: CCFB Forum
Tuesday Dec 1, 2020
Ignite Your Family Business featuring Schmidt's - Live Virtual Meeting This December 1st session features Andy Schmidt, President of Schmidt Hospitality Concepts. Established in 1886 and now in it's 5th generation, Andy will share Schmidt's growth journey and how marketing (sales, promotion, digital marketing, etc.) played a role in that growth. The trials and errors made along the way and the tough decisions to invest and venture into unchartered waters, the risks made, how they measured success, etc. will also be discussed. NEW! Because we want this session to be more interactive, we are switching the format of this session from a Zoom webinar to a Zoom MEETING (the same format as our peer groups) with audio/video enabled for all who join. Note that if you do not have video capability, you are still welcome to participate. After you register, an email will be sent to you from ZOOM with log-in information for the meeting. You do not need a ZOOM account to join, you can attend this meeting from anywhere using a compatible computer or mobile device. ** If you are new to ZOOM, you can test your camera/sound on your device here: Are you ready to take your family business to the next level? Join Kelly Borth, CEO and Chief Strategy Officer of GREENCREST as she facilitates this quarterly forum to hear first-hand from fellow family business owners on what they are doing to grow their business. It will help you as a business owner or leader gain the insights you need to ignite your business! ... read more
Categories: CCFB Forum
Thursday Oct 15, 2020
From COVID-19 to insurance premiums, Dr. Glenn Williams and Ryan Sledge from OhioHealth will join us to talk about healthcare issues that your family business needs to know about for 2021. REGISTER now and join us for this live webinar on 10/15. You'll have the opportunity to submit questions during the session and view a recording post session. If you have specific questions you would like addressed, please submit them when you register. NEW! We encourage you to sign on early and chat/network with other members attending! You can sign-on anytime from 7:45am to introduce yourself and chat with others in ''the room!'' Note that audio/video will not be enabled for attendees but you can communicate via the CHAT function from your meeting menu (and please remember our non-solicitation policy!) ... read more
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Thursday Nov 12, 2020
Join Kimmi Wernli of Crazy Richard's Peanut Butter Company and Mike Schoedinger of Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation for an insightful discussion on how they define success, what steps they've taken to succeed in their own leadership roles, and their strategy around family business longevity and legacy. Facilitated by Tom Derringer of FocusCFO. REGISTER now and join us for this live webinar on 11/12. You'll have the opportunity to submit questions during the session and view a recording post session! ... read more
Categories: CCFB Educational Program

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