Sixth edition of the European Family Business Summit

26/11/2019 Uncategorized

Cristina Cruz , Director of the Center for Families in Business from the IE Foundation and Professor, Entrepreneurship & Family Business at IE Business School, participated as a speaker in the sixth edition of the European Family Business Summit organized by European family businesses, the federation of national associations of the EU that represents  long-term family business.

This edition has brought together about 240 entrepreneurs from Europe who have been able to enjoy an elaborate program with first-level speakers from distincted companies and institutions. The event also counted with the presence of Mr. Pedro Sanchez President the Government of Spain and Mr. Manuel Valls, former Prime Minister of France as keynote speakers.

This event served not only to highlight the importance of family businesses but also to address and discuss the main challenges affecting business families in a changing and disruptive European environment with a strong focus on sustainability issues. In line with that, Prof. Cruz gave a presentation called after  <<Socio-Emotional Wealth as a Competitive Advantage for Families in Business>>  in which she higlights three main points: 1) creating a good corporate governance, developing a strong consistency for the family and pushing entrepreunship  in the next generation.

 

Find out further details on the event:

  • Visit  European family Businesses website and discover the program here
  • What  Prof. Cristina Cruz’s testimonial and find more about the experience

  • Click here to watch the video