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2019 Mid-Year Conference

  • Thursday, November 07, 2019
  • 6:00 PM (MST)
  • Friday, November 08, 2019
  • 5:00 PM (MST)
  • Chicago, IL


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AFHE's 2019 Mid-Year Conference will be held in Chicago IL.  Our theme for this year's conference is "Breakthrough Strategies for Family Enterprises."  Presentations include:

  • "Managing Digital Footprints" presented by Joseph Compton
  • "The Evolving Role of the Family Enterprise Advisor" presented by Judi Cunningham
  • "Build and Sustain a Family Business Growth Engine" presented by Bradley Fisher
  • "Why Legislation and Policy Matters to Family Businesses " presented by Michael Hamra
  • "Representing Family Enterprises and the Transformation of Their Family-Held Enterprises" a panel presentation by Michael Hawthorne, Andy Sealfon, Peter Dougherty and Joseph Compton

Our conference will kick off on Thursday, November 7 with an optional tour at the Chicago Institute of Art at 1:00 p.m. (additional fees apply).  The guided tour will explore the highlights of the Art Institute and allow participants to take a spin through the collections and discover works that have delighted visitors from around the world for over a century. 

Following the tour, we will have our opening reception and group dinner at The Berghoff - an iconic Chicago institution serving authentic German food.  One of the oldest family run businesses in the nation, the Berghoff is operated by fourth generation owner Pete Berghoff.  

A full day of legal education will be offered on Friday, November 8 featuring stimulating and enlightening sessions presented by some of the most knowledgeable speakers in their fields.  Watch for more information soon!

Opening Dinner Location:
The Berghoff
17 W. Adams Street
Chicago, IL
(Less than a 5 minute walk from the hotel)

Meeting Location:
Citadel Center
131 S. Dearborn Street, 21st Floor
Chicago, IL
(Less than a 5 minute walk from the hotel)

Hotel Location:
The Palmer House Hilton
17 E. Street
Chicago, IL

The Palmer House Hilton is offering a room rate of $179 per night.  Please click here to make your hotel reservations online.  To book via phone please call 1-877-865-5321 referencing your block code “AFH”. Reservations can be made until Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 4:00pm CT.

Thank you to our Mid-Year Conference Sponsors

AFHE is currently accepting sponsorships for our 2019 Mid-Year Conference.  Please click here to review our sponsorship levels and benefits

Attorneys for Family-Held Enterprises

AFHE Headquarters

P.O. Box 518
Mount Laurel, NJ, 08054
Phone: 201-591-AFHE (2343)
Fax: 856-727-9504

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