Family Firms Dialogue Series

Posted on  11/02/2014  |  2014, Programs & Events


The Family Firms Dialogue Series is series of focused group discussions for family members who own or run their family business, under the patronage of India’s Birla Group.

The idea and purpose is to stimulate thought and challenge conventional thinking behind foremost issues and challenges faced by family-owned firms to bring about new insight and strategies.

Over a period of two years, six important topics will be the subject of breakfast in six different cities across Southeast Asia and India.

Attendance is by-invitation-only and limited to twenty family members who own or manage their enterprises.


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The Singapore Caucus

Securing and Managing Talent:
The Challenge for Families in Business

working draft as at 14 May 2014

The Family Firms Dialogue Series is a by-invitation-only meeting of minds to challenge conventional wisdom behind some of the most important aspects of managing family businesses. Participation is limited to no more than 20 top executives of family enterprises in key industries.

7:45am Arrival and Registration of Invited Guests
8:30 – 9:00am Breakfast is served
9:00am – 10:30am Dialogue on

Securing and Managing Talent:
The Challenge for Family Enterprises

The Dialogue begins with a brief opening presentation from an overseas family business expert and comments from a distinguished panel of family business owners and managers, followed by an interactive discussion with the invited guests.

10:30am Concluding Remarks

To download the program, click here.

For more information, please contact Andrew Dy at or call +673 2226555.