Upcoming Events

  • Amazing War Stories

    Will your family be a fatality?

    Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 11:30am

    UNC Asheville, Sherrill Center, room 417

    Three attorneys walk into a room and tell war stories that could have been avoided in estate and succession planning.  No joke.

    Enjoy lunch, be entertained, amazed, and learn how to avoid being another family business diaster. Hear from a team at McGuire Wood and Bissette, among other... Read More


  • Getting What You Want

    Yes, it can happen.

    Friday, April 20, 2018 - 8:00am

    UNC Asheville, Sherrill Center, room 417

    Working in a family business presents unique leadership challenges. What happens when generational differences impede progress? How does one initiate and effectively execute healthy transition conversations? How can leaders best manage the challenges and triumphs of individual responsibility and... Read More


  • Taking Stock

    A documentary screening about a family business.

    Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 3:00pm

    Taking Stock is a documentary which explores the conflicted connections between business and family, community and country.  After the film, the film's creator and son of the shopkeeper will lead a discussion and answer questions. 

    The film follows Clive... Read More


  • Who will it be?

    What family owned company will present to the FBF?

    Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 8:00am

    UNC Asheville, Sherrills Center, room 417

    A well known brand of household product has been invited to speak to members but I am not ready to spill the beans.  That's not a hint.  Bet you have some of this product that was created in the late 1950's in your home.