Transitions West: The conference for family businesses by family businesses.

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November 7-9, 2018 Ritz-Carlton Marina del Rey, California


Join us at Transitions West 2018 on November 7-9, 2018 at the Ritz Carlton Marina del Rey, CA--and learn from successful multigenerational companies and experts in the family business space.

Connect with other family companies in an intimate, open environment as they share real-life problems and real-life solutions. Network with families like yours and/or host your own family meeting. You'll have an opportunity to be a part of the collaborative and guided discussion on issues that all family businesses are facing in today's marketplace.

Transitions West 2018 will address:

* Pivotal Moments for the Family Business

* Family: More Complicated Than It Seems

* Evolution of the Family Council

* Making an Impact as a NextGen

* Building the Family Legacy in a Disruptive World

FEATURED FAMILY BUSINESS SPEAKERS (For complete speaker biographies, visit

Morrie Stevens Sr.

Chairman and CEO, Stevens Worldwide Van Lines

Summer Worden

President, Port Blakely Companies Family Council

Nicole Vermeer

Chair, Gary Vermeer Family Council, Vermeer Corporation

Jenny Dinnen

President of Sales & Marketing, Mackenzie Corporation

Allison Parks

Family Council Committee Chairman, Laird Norton

Alex Jackson Berkley

Assistant Sales Manager, Frieda's Specialty Produce

Chad Hardaway

Shareholder and Family Council Committee Chair, Canal Insurance Co.

Katie Rucker

President of Operations, Mackenzie Corporation

Peter Latta

Chairman & CEO, A. Duie Pyle

Maggie Bender-Johnson

President, Warren G. Bender Company

Lamar Hunt, Jr.

Founder, Loretto Properties, LLC

Taylor Merritt

Chairman & CEO, Merritt Aluminum Products Company

Christie Lloyd Ernst

Vice President of Property Management, Lloyd Companies

Campbell Brown

President and Managing Director, Old Forester, Brown-Forman

John R. Taylor III

Chairman of the Board, Olmsted-Kirk Paper Company

Ernie Patterson

VP, Director of Family Shareholder Relations, Brown-Forman

Katy Wilder Schaaf

Director of Development and Education, E. Ritter & Company

Kristin Anthony

Director of E-Commerce and Digital, Anthony's Ladies Apparel

Chad Quist

Member, Vermeer Ownership Council

Kathy Munson

Family Council Chair, Crescent Electric Supply


Standard Pricing

$2,075 First attendee from your family company

$1,475 Each additional attendee (age 30 and above)

$1,150 Each additional Next Generation attendee (age 29 and below)

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