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PURPOSED TO HELP FAMILY

 BUSINESSES SUCCEED

AN AFRICAN-WIDE COMMUNITY 

NEXT EVENTS
JUNE 2024

African Family Business Summit

27-28 JUNE  2024, LAGOS, NIGERIA

01/NOVEMBER

Linkages Family Business Tour 

01-07 November 2024 

“Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family: Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.” –

Jane Howard

NETWORKING FOR SUCCESS

Whilst every family business is different, they all face similar challenges. This is why connecting with other family businesses who have already faced, and overcome, the same challenges you are facing can be invaluable for the success of your business. 

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FAMILY BUSINESS OWNERS

Running a business is both rewarding and challenging. It comes with the immense satisfaction of blazing your own trail and building something valuable on your own terms. At AFF, we can help you achieve your goals.

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FAMILY BUSINESS EMERGING LEADERS

Working in a family business is both rewarding and challenging. Carving your own place on your terms can be tough. Don’t worry, you’re not alone.

We’ll be able to equip you with the knowledge and skills.

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FAMILY BUSINESS LEADERS:

Maybe you’re a non-family CEO that’s been entrusted with the leadership of a successful family business. Or you’ve been pulled in to accelerate growth or dig a family business out of a challenging situation. One thing’s for sure, you’re in for quite a ride.

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FAMILY BUSINESS ADVISERS

Are you a business advisor? Are you interested in advising more family

businesses? Become an AFF Accredited Adviser and set yourself apart as a specialist in the area of family business.

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SUPPORT & NETWORKING

We actively support family businesses on their journey to multigenerational success by understanding their needs, providing them with relevant learning and connecting them with fellow 

business owners and advisors.

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AFRICAN FAMILY BUSINESS RESEARCH

AFF Research was established to foster greater knowledge and 

understanding of family firms and their contribution to the various African economy and society, as well as the key challenges and opportunities that they face.

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OUR FLAGSHIP EVENTS

Every year we hold annual events focused on some of the areas our 4 pillars address. Click on pictures of any of the events below to access the recordings and see what was tabled at these incredible gatherings.

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CONNECT WITH OUR MEDIA

We go to all lengths to create content that our audience can engage with, no matter where they are. Please click below to access the podcasts and YouTube channel content from past webinars and events. They bring you the best in Family Business content to help you and your Family business.

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Raising The Baobab

"Raising the Baobab" is a collaborative book that delves into the five capitals of wealth, as originated by renowned family advisory expert, Jay Hughes. The book consists of five chapters, each dedicated to unpacking one of the five capitals of wealth: Human Capital, Intellectual Capital, Social Capital, Spiritual Capital, and Financial Capital. 

 

Each chapter features contributions from notable thought leaders in the wealth and family business advisory industry from around the world. Through their insights and expertise, readers gain a deeper understanding of the importance of each capital in building and sustaining wealth across generations. 

 

Written by Tsitsi Mutendi, a third-generation family business member and respected family governance and succession planning advisor, as well as the host of the Enterprising Families podcast, "Raising the Baobab" offers practical advice and actionable strategies for families seeking to build and preserve their wealth. 

 

With a focus on the unique challenges and opportunities faced by family businesses, this book is an essential resource for anyone seeking to navigate the complex world of wealth management and family governance. Whether you are a family business member, advisor, or simply interested in the topic of wealth and legacy, "Raising the Baobab" provides valuable insights and guidance for achieving long-term success.

 

To learn more, join Tsitsi’s mailing list here 

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Buy the Book

Lifetime to Legacy

Lifetime to Legacy is the published book authored by AFF Co-Founder Nike Anani. It is about how families can create enterprises of the future. In it, she explores how families can better connect, collaborate and have the clarity to encourage diversity of thought. She clarifies, simplifies and demystifies the world that is family business, particularly from an African perspective.

 

Lifetime to Legacy will provide immense value to:

 

- Business owners looking to transition;

 

- Next-generation members who are grappling with championing change; and

 

- Non-family staff and advisors seeking to make a greater impact.

 

To learn more, join Nike’s mailing list here 

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Building your Family Wealth Legacy with Anne Wambui Gaitha

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ARE YOU A FAMILY BUSINESS LOOKING FOR 
HELP, SUPPORT, ADVICE, AND NETWORKING
OPPORTUNITIES?

African Family Firms was  created by African Family Business Owners for African Family Business Owners 

to establish a Voice and a space where African Family Businesses gain the tools and support they deserve.

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