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Enhance Your Experience | Family Business Conference

Only six weeks until the Family Business Conference 2024: Asia Pacific gets underway in Cairns. We are looking forward to coming together once again as a family business community to connect and learn across 30 April - 3 May.

21 March, 2024
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Only six weeks until the Family Business Conference 2024: Asia Pacific gets underway in Cairns. We are looking forward to coming together once again as a family business community to connect and learn across 30 April - 3 May. 

Alongside our conference program, we have a host of additional events and activities that will be sure to add value to your conference experience. Registering for these add-on events will give you the opportunity to learn from industry experts and your peers in the family business community. Whether it's over breakfast, drinks, or at a stunning off-site location, you're sure to walk away with some memorable moments and takeaways. 

Make the most of your time and explore everything the conference has to offer you, your family and your business. 

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The Longest Lunch

A highlight of our conference each year, the Longest Lunch event is an indulgent 3-course lunch for you to connect and learn from like-minded peers.

This event is unique, maximising peer-to-peer connections. You'll change seats with every course, giving you the chance to network with various groups in the family business community throughout the event. 

The Longest Lunch is the perfect way to enhance your conference experience, with an afternoon of fine local produce, drinks and excellent company.

The Longest Lunch

Open to all, the Sugar Shed’s warm hospitality and panoramic views create an inviting atmosphere for a wonderful afternoon of connections, offering a taste of Far North Queensland's rich culinary diversity over a 3-course lunch.

Event proudly sponsored by:

The Emerging Generation Longest Lunch

Connect over lunch with peers and colleagues from the Emerging Generation family business community. Hosted at the stunning Nu Nu Restaurant in Palm Cove, indulge in a 3-course luncheon on the sand among the palm trees.

Event proudly sponsored by:

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B2B Speed Networking Breakfast

Your opportunity to create opportunities.

B2B Speed Networking is speed dating without the ‘dating’: a structured event to meet accomplished businesses just like yourself, one business professional at a time. This is the perfect opportunity to expand your business, social or enterprise contacts, all in a relaxed informal setting while enjoying a delicious breakfast. Come armed with your business cards – you never know who you’ll meet!

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Women in Family Business Breakfast

Open to everyone, the Women in Family Business Breakfast shines a spotlight on successful women. It's a platform designed to showcase their achievements, journeys, and the invaluable contributions they make to family businesses.

Hear from our wonderful guest speaker, Roz White, co-owner of White’s IGA and White’s Commercial Property Group, employing 500 people.

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Advisor Masterclass - Know Thyself and Family Systems

The Advisor Masterclass is tailored to empower professionals with in-depth insights and strategies essential for advising and guiding family businesses.

In this dynamic workshop, facilitated by family enterprise conflict resolution expert Natalie McVeigh, we will identify potentially problematic behaviours that high net-worth and high-profile families engage in. We’ll examine their causes and effective methods to improve communication and family cohesion. 

Family Business and Emerging Generation Masterclass - 
Emerging from the shadows: find your unique place in the world

This Masterclass is a do-not-miss for family business owners, successors, next-generation leaders, and stakeholders invested in the continuity and prosperity of family enterprises.

During this interactive masterclass, Dr Jamie Weiner and Russ Haworth share their insights on the emerging generation’s personal quest for legitimacy and living up to the previous generation.

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Last Chance - Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Get your business in front of like-minded prospective customers, partners and suppliers by sponsoring the Family Business Conference! 

Sponsorships are filling fast, but there are a few remaining opportunities starting at just $1,500+GST for you to get in front of a highly engaged audience at this year’s Conference. Not only will your business get excellent exposure, but you’ll forge meaningful connections by becoming a sponsor of this premier event.

Sponsorship applications close 29 March.

Contact us now to secure your preferred package.

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Only six weeks to go!

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Thank you to all our Conference Sponsors

Gold Sponsor


Longest Lunch Sponsor


Emerging Generation Longest Lunch Sponsor

Meeting Place Sponsor

Conference Supporter


Keynote Speaker Gift Sponsor