CAFE Canada





May 20-22, 2015 

Building Strong Families for Successful Transitions

Friends and families of CAFE,  save the date May 20-22, 2015 and plan to join us at our annual conference, the ultimate gathering of family enterprise in Canada! CAFE's 2015 Family Business Symposium will consist of 2 ½ days of keynote presentations and interactive workshops delivered by industry experts. To view the complete 2015 Program, click here. This is a unique opportunity to connect and network with more than 300 owners, founders, management executives, academics and advisors of family businesses from across Canada as they meet to learn, share experiences and celebrate their success! CAFE is pleased to announce that we will host this amazing event at the landmark downtown Toronto hotel, The Westin Harbour Castle!

CAFE's 2015 Family Business Symposium is pre-approved by IFEA for continuing education credits. IFEA grants 1 CE credit for every educational hour.

To register for CAFE's 2015 Family Business Symposium, click here.

Host Partner Opportunities

By becoming a Host Partner, you support this community and the work of CAFE -- join the conversation and position your brand as a leader and supporter of family business in Canada! For a full description of the benefits of becoming a Host Partner of CAFE, please review our 2015 CAFE Family Business Symposium Hosting Opportunities guide.

Celebrating the Contribution of Business Families!

Join us for this spectacular gala celebration, featuring a keynote address by Canadian Football League legend Michael "Pinball" Clemons, as we honour the 2015 CAFE Family Enterprise of the Year Award (FEYA) National Recipient Morley Hoppner, National Finalists LiquiForce and Cresco as well as celebrate the overall contribution of family business to Canada’s culture and economy!

Michael is an icon of sporting excellence, community leadership, and personal integrity. With boundless energy and moments of quiet introspection, he talks about teamwork and the potential each of us has to achieve anything we set our minds to. Good-natured and unabashedly emotional, he shows you how to put your heart into everything you do - click on Pinball's photo for a preview!

Don't Miss Out, Reserve Your Seat Today!

Individual CAFE 2015 FEYA Gala Dinner seats are: $275 +HST for CAFE Members, $375 +HST for future members - click here for reservations. Note: One (1) reservation for the CAFE FEYA Gala Dinner is included in each CAFE 2015 Family Business Symposium reservation.

CAFE 2015 FEYA Corporate Table of 8 for $3,000+HST including preferred seating, various signage & logo placement and mention from the platform, click here for reservations and benefit details.  

CAFE 2015 FEYA Member Table of 8 for $1,925+HST, click here for reservations.

Learn More About Symposium...

Friends and families of CAFE joined together on May 21- 23, 2014 for CAFE's 2014 Family Business Symposium. It consisted of 2 ½ days of keynote presentations, family business stories and interactive workshops delivered by industry experts. To learn more about Symposium, click on the video below. 

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