Craig Culver, Tom Hubler will share business insights at UNI Family Business Conference
Craig Culver, of the restaurant franchise that bears his last name, will headline the University of Northern Iowa Family Business Conference, sponsored by BrownWinick Law Firm, on Nov. 11. Hosted at Economy Forms Corporation (EFCO) in Des Moines, this one-day event will tackle the inner workings of family businesses with multiple breakout sessions and keynote addresses from industry experts. UNI Family Business Program members receive two complimentary tickets with a fee of $75 per each additional attendee. Non-member tickets are $175 per attendee.
While the conference is the first of its kind in Iowa, Tom Hubler, president of Hubler for Family Businesses, Inc., has been a family business industry leader for decades. His morning keynote address will center around building emotional and company equity and how to make a successful transition from one generation to the next. He was a pioneer in the family business field and has counseled more than 500 private family businesses in his career.
Hubler is a founding member and fellow of the Family Firm Institute in Boston; was a professional in-residence and taught family business management at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota; and is a published author of more than fifty articles and scholarly papers.
Breakout sessions will dive into next generation topics, succession planning and bringing on advisory board members, with a break featuring Culver’s frozen custard and an afternoon cocktail hour sponsored by Doll Distributing, LLC.
The full schedule and registration are available at advanceiowa.com/family-business-events.