CIE Family Business Symposium

2022 CIE Family Business Symposium


We are excited to announce that the inaugural It’s All Relative Ole Miss Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Family Business Symposium is going to take place exclusively in person, November 2-3, 2022 in Oxford, MS!

Mark your calendar and make plans to attend this symposium!


Mission Statement

While facing unique challenges, family businesses are vital. to the economic and social fabric of Mississippi. The UM CIE Family Business Symposium aspires to be an open forum where leaders, family members, and employees from family businesses from a variety of industries can share their concerns and questions in order to learn best practices from knowledge leaders, enabling them to grow and to continue their businesses across generations.


Event Schedule

Wednesday, November 2, 2022  |  Graduate Oxford

5:30 – 7:00 pm  Reception

Thursday, November 3, 2022  |  Oxford Conference Center

9:00 am        Light breakfast and visit with exhibitors

10:00 am      Welcome and Case Study – Succession/Valuations

11:15 am      Coffee break with exhibitors

11:30 am      Keynote speaker

1:00 pm        Lunch and Panel Discussion – Succession and Estate Planning: Top Five Things You Need to Do

3:00 pm         Visit with exhibitors


Event Registration

Early bird rate until October 3, 2022: $399/person

After October 3, 2022: $499/person

Registration opens soon.

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