The Virginia Family Business Forum provides educational programs, networking opportunities and consultative services to family-owned firms throughout the region.
The forum is housed at the VCU School of Business and offers access to faculty and university resources. Seminars feature leading experts and family-business owners who address current issues of importance to family-owned firms. Topics include succession planning, conflict resolution and other issues that must be addressed to ensure the survival and success of businesses over several generations.
Membership is open to businesses whose owners and managers include members of two or more generations or different groups of descendants of a founder. The annual fee is $1,500 and includes all family members and key non-family members. The fee also covers participation in the Next Generation and other affinity groups. Visitors and prosepctive members are welcome to attend forum programs. Contact Sam Davis, forum director, for addtional information.