• Webinar “Family Business Succession: The Need to paint a clear picture for the future”

    December 3rd, 2014

    Presented by Danielle Walsh & Grant Walsh Details and Registration to come shortly.

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  • Welcome Breakfast for New Members

    September 3rd, 2014

    Are you a new member to CAFE (within the past year)? Join us in an intimate setting for coffee & muffins and learn all that CAFE has to offer from our board of directors and fellow family business members. FREE to attend! (All members are welcome, please note no specific programming will happen, it is […]

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  • Family Business Social at Wall Space Gallery

    September 24,2014

    Join fellow family business members and advisors for a casual, welcoming get together in one of our newest members locations. Wall Space Gallery is a gorgeous venue that will inspire you. A local artist will speak about her art now being shown in the Gallery. Enjoy canape’s and drinks from Tulips & Maple, another member […]

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  • Family Business Consultant Advisory Group Panel

    April 8th, 2014

    “Family Constitution – Family Charter – Family Code of Conduct – Family Rules – Partnership Charter” 11:30am – 1:30pm April 8, 2014 KPMG Boardroom, 160 Elgin Street Suite 2000   These terms are often used interchangeably and are touted as essential ingredients for families in business. What are they? What do they address? Why are […]

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  • Selling A Family Business ~ A Perspective

    February 26th, 2014

    Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 Tudor Hall 6-9pm Register for the event here  In 2012, President Kevin Nicholds and the Nicholds family made the decision to sell Dollco –  an Ottawa-based family business with 300 employees owned by the Nicholds for over 50 years. Dollco was a past recipient of such awards as “50 Best Managed Companies” and CAFE’s – “Family Enterprise of […]

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  • Growing & Expanding Your Family Business

    FREE Webinar Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 at Noon *You must register to receive the link, click here to register* Presented by: Candace Enman – President of WelchGroup Consulting Bruce Fischer – Chairman of WelchGroup Consulting   In this highly informative webinar, we will examine what steps should be taken to guarantee “managed growth” for your […]

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  • PAG Workshop for those in Family Business

    November 21, 2013

    Personal Advisory Group Workshop Hosted by Jim Reiger. For anyone currently in a PAG, thinking of joining a PAG or wondering what a PAG is! The perfect group for ANYONE in a family business! The day will be split into two workshops, the morning session (9am – 12:00pm) will be Taking Your PAG to the Next […]

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  • CAFE Ottawa Webinar~ “You Want Me To Do WHAT?”

    October 2nd, 2013

    David and Olivia Riddell purchased MYC (Music for Young Children) from Olivia’s parents, Gunars and Frances Balodis in December 2010.  Before that, they went through a 5 year succession plan.  Even when you think you have all your “ducks” in a row, in family business succession, there is always something else around the corner which […]

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  • CAFE Ottawa Boat Cruise on the Canal!

    Thursday, 12 September 2013

    CAFE Ottawa’s First Social of the Year! Come find out about the new changes, where we’re headed, enjoy some amazing food & drink from one of our very own members (Tulips & Maple) and enjoy company of Ottawa’s family businesses! We encourage you to bring a guest…for FREE! If they are a family business, bring […]

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