Date posted: November 26, 2015

The Hall of Fame events in South Australia and New South Wales were fantastic opportunities to celebrate exceptional family businesses in the sector. Both Hall of Fame Gala Dinners highlighted the important contribution family businesses make to the Australian economy, community and culture. Congratulations to the inductees d’Arenberg Wines and Sar Major Canvas Goods and Trialers in South Australia, Nulon Products and Scenic World in New South Wales and Canberra Airport in the ACT. If you’d like to find out more about FBA awards including the Hall of Fame, click here.

We have some fantastic opportunities coming up in 2016. FBA has partnered with The Growth Faculty to offer you the chance to take part in the 2016 Growth Summit being held in Melbourne (Tuesday 15th March) and Sydney (Thursday 17th March). The Growth Summit is a powerful one-day program designed to address the current challenges of entrepreneurs and leaders of growing businesses and provide you with the relevant tools and frameworks for you and your team to grow and compete in this fast changing environment.  As a member of FBA you have the opportunity to attend at a significantly reduced rate.

Speakers include Salim Ismail, founder of Singularity University and author of Exponential Organisations, Geoff Smart, author of WHO and Powerscore and global expert on hiring teams, Frances Frei, Professor at Harvard Business School and author of Uncommon Service and Joseph Grenny, author of Crucial Conversations and social scientist for business performance. The 2016 Growth Summit is an exclusive opportunity to join some of the world’s most engaging and respected strategic thinkers and is not to be missed.

Click on the below links to find out more information or to register at the discounted rates:

•    The 2016 Growth Summit
•    Standard tickets
•    Premium tickets
•    VIP tickets

Planning is well underway for the 18th Family Business National Conference being held at the Pullman Albert Park in Melbourne from 17th – 19th August, make sure you put it in the diary. Speakers are currently being finalised. In addition, in 2016 we are pleased to be introducing our new quarterly online Bulletin that will provide relevant content for the family business sector from our Accredited Advisers and Forum Group Facilitators as well as family business profiles and more! The first edition will be available in February.

From everyone at FBA I wish you a safe and happy holiday season. Enjoy a well deserved break and I look forward to seeing you in 2016.

Best regards,

Robin Buckham
Family Business Australia