CAFE Canada





May 16-18, 2016

Building Strong Families for Successful Transitions

Friends and families of CAFE,  save the date May 16-18, 2016 and plan to join us at our annual conference, the ultimate gathering of family enterprise in Canada! CAFE's 2016 Family Business Symposium will consist of 2 ½ days of keynote presentations and interactive workshops delivered by industry experts. 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 elegant downtown Calgary hotel, Hyatt Regency Calgary!


Note: CAFE will take photographs and some video at the 2016 CAFE Family Business Symposium and Family Enterprise of the Year Award Gala, and may use them in CAFE news or promotional materials whether in print, electronic or other media, including the CAFE website. By participating in the 2016 CAFE Family Business Symposium and Family Enterprise of the Year Award Gala, you grant CAFE the right to use your name and photograph for such purposes.

Learn and Earn!

2016 CAFE Family Business Symposium is pre-approved by IFEA for Continuing Education (CE) credits. IFEA grants 1 CE credit for every educational hour. Symposium offers many hours of educational learning that will enhance, improve and expand FEA designates’ skills, knowledge and abilities in the field of family enterprise advising - attend Symposium to learn and earn up to all 7 required CE credits for the year!

Your Opportunity to Host

As a Host of the Family Business Symposium and Family Enterprise of the Year Award Gala you will be showcased as a supporter of our influential audience.  Past CAFE Hosts tell us that this an excellent opportunity with tremendous ROI! Here are just a few of the incredible benefits that you and your company will receive as Hosts of the 2016 CAFE Family Business Symposium:   

  • 1 complimentary registration for Symposium and FEYA including all conference meals and social networking events, valued at $1,695 +GST
  • Recognition in a minimum of 15+ CAFE e-blasts (distribution 4,500+) September 2015 – May 2016
  • Logo & company link within our “Host” section of the CAFE Family Business Symposium website (est. 2500 unique visits per month)
  • Recognition from the platform (attendance est. over 250 family businesses and advisors) 

And so much more!

Gold Sponsor:

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Silver Sponsors: