Wednesday 27th August
As with every year, the first day of the conference is the Continuum Academy dedicated to the next generation of family businesses, followed by a cultural excursion or a visit to a family business in London.
Being a NextGen in the 21st Century - On the future of leadership
Excursion: Behind the Scenes - A visit to the Thames Barrier
The city of London has always been vulnerable to floods heavy tide. Operational since 1982, the Thames Barrier is a flood control system located downstream of central London.
In an exclusive behind the scenes visit, Continuum attendees will explore this impressive structure, understand its function and have access to the machinery areas.
Thursday 28th August - VALUES DRIVING GROWTH
The second day of the conference takes a deep dive into exploring the family business from various angles and allows us to share and exchange the knowledge amongst families from all over the world.
Is Better Good Enough?
A competitiveness outlook for 2014 and beyond
Leading a multinational family business
Aligning value and growth
The Family Business Governance
Exploring 175 years of Continuity
Family Business in the Carribbean
Dynamics and Impact
Ignoring the Red Flags
When family businesses do not sustain
Creating a Vision for Your Family Relationships
How to transform your Ghosts into Allies
Caran d’Ache: an authentic Swiss manufacture with real people
Friday 29th August - FAMILY OFFICES - Vehicles for Sustainability
The third and final day of the conference, we will focus on one of the most talked about topics in recent years: Family Offices.
We will explore the various functions and structures of successful family offices from around the world and understand what families can do to
- Support governance structures
- Organize wealth management
- Focus philanthropic efforts
- Work towards long-term sustainability
Family Offices – Foundations and Principles
The Luck Family Office – Insights and experiences
Building a Family Office – How to Bridge Corporate Structures
Institutionalising Philanthropy - Examples and Cases