LUNCHEON: Deputy Governor Lawrence Schembri, Bank of Canada

September 5, 2019 | 11:30 am - 1:30 pm | Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

The Bank of Canada recently decided to keep the interest rate unchanged. The Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Lawrence Schembri will discuss Canadian & global economic developments and how they were taken into account in September's interest rate decision.

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BUSINESS AFTER HOURS: Stubborn Goat Gastropub

July 23, 2019 | 4:30 - 6:30 pm | Stubborn Goat Gastropub, 1579 Grafton St.

Serving up legendary East Coast food, drink, hospitality and entertainment! Introducing the new Stubborn Goat Beer Garden — proudly creating a place to enjoy the best of local, right on the stunning Halifax waterfront. Join us and see for yourselves.

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POWER LUNCH: Effective Business Succession Planning with Dr. Robert Blunden &

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Name: POWER LUNCH: Effective Business Succession Planning with Dr. Robert Blunden &
Date: July 10, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM ADT
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Event Description:

Effective Business Succession Planning with Dr. Robert Blunden and

Do you have a succession plan? Have you thought about your succession? A good succession plan will help ensure the transfer of your business goes smoothly and allows you to maintain good relationships with Family, employees, shareholders, business partners etc.

A recent BDC study (The coming wave of business transitions in Canada), shows that many Canadian small and medium sized business owners who plan to exit their business are not making the best moves to realize the highest possible returns.  

Join and Strategy Consultant Dr. Robert Blunden, to hear about and discuss when you should start planning for succession, the types of succession planning and the key resources and advisers you will need as you begin to plan and then implement your succession plan.  

Dr. Blunden's consulting activities have spanned forty years and a wide range of strategic issues. Much of his current consulting focuses on succession planning of family run businesses.

This luncheon is intended to give business owners an overview of the succession planning process, types of potential exit strategies and some practical guidance on how to navigate the process. 

About Dr. Robert Blunden

Dr. Robert Blunden’s consulting activities have spanned forty years and a wide range of strategic issues.  For example, he has provided strategic planning and strategy formulation assistance to large firms and organizations; feasibility analysis and business planning services to entrepreneurs starting new businesses; turnaround and exit strategy assistance to businesses in trouble. Much of his current consulting focuses on the particular issues of family firms especially succession, governance, professionalization and conflict resolution. He has served on the board of directors of several small and medium-sized businesses and organizations.

Professor Blunden taught Strategic Management, Strategy Formulation, Strategy Implementation and Managing the Family Enterprise at the Dalhousie Business School and internationally.  He is an accomplished case writer and researcher;  his cases have appeared in the leading Canadian strategic management text books.  
His current research interests are in Family Business and Strategic Management; especially in developing the common ground between the areas, and in the application of strategic management to family business contexts. Current family business research activities include: family business succession, the effects of the economic downturn on family firms, definition issues for family business, branding the family firm and the interconnectedness of family businesses and their communities.
Halifax Chamber of Commerce
32 Akerley Blvd.
Dartmouth NS, B3B 1N1
Date/Time Information:
Wednesday July 10
12:00 - 1:30 pm
Contact Information:
Kayla Whalen, Event Coordinator, (902)481-1229
Free to attend - Members Only
Limited Seating Available - RSVP Required
Light Lunch Provided
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Chamber 101

July 17, 2019 | 12:00pm - 1:30pm | Halifax Chamber Office, 32 Akerley Blvd

Join us for an information session about how you can leverage your Chamber membership.

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August 21, 2019 | 4:30 - 6:30 pm | CURVE at South Park

Join Southwest Properties and the Chamber at CURVE at South Park - the latest residential development in downtown Halifax, for an evening of connecting, sharing and building relationships.

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