See below for a list of upcoming Pacific Family Business Institute seminars, workshops, affinity group meetings and other events. Please check back regularly for updates.
To ensure a high-quality experience for all attendees, some events are capped in size or are limited to individuals or companies that share similar objectives.
We welcome ideas for future topics and new affinity groups. If you would like to suggest a topic, be involved in forming a new peer-to-peer group or have questions about an event, please contact us.
Saltchuk Resources: A Legacy of Growth
Since launching Saltchuk Resources in 1982 by putting together a group of investors to acquire Totem Ocean Trailer Express (TOTE), a Seattle-based shipping company, Mike Garvey built a portfolio of 22 businesses—in everything from air cargo to trucking. During this Legacy Series, Mr. Garvey and his daughter, Denise Tabbutt, Director and shareholder, will discuss succession planning and implementation, governance, as well as the challenges of running a complex family owned business.
Date: January 9, 2014 (Seattle)
Sponsors: Davis Wright Tremaine, Moss Adams, Seattle University, PFBI, Commerce Bank
Audience: Family Business Owners
FERC: Family Enterprise Research Conference
In 2014 FERC returns to Portland to celebrate 10 years of research progress in the family business field. The Austin Family Business Program will be hosting this popular and well established family business research conference.
Date: June 6-8, 2014 (The Nines, Portland, OR)
Audience: Family Businesses Members