2020 Family Business Excellence (FBE) Dinner

Come have a Family Dinner with us!  Bring your family and celebrate families in business with the 2020 Family Business Excellence Dinner on May 6th, 2020 at the Sheraton Cavalier Hotel.  Come and network with other families in business and trusted Saskatoon family business advisors.  It’s sure to be a great evening with key note speaker David Bentall.

Date: May 6, 2020
Location: Sheraton Cavalier, 612 Spadina Crescent E, Saskatoon

Cocktails and Appetizers: 5:30 pm Cash Bar – Appetizers sponsored by Prairie Meats

Speaker: 6:30 pm
Dinner: 7:30 pm

  • Canadian Barron of Beef, au jus, horseradish
  • Roasted Garlic Whipped Potatoes
  • Baked Rainbow Carrots, with pearl onions and Thyme butter
  • 4 Kinds of Salad: Broccoli Cheddar Salad, Mediterranean Pasta Salad, Apple Kale salad, and Ceasar Salad
  • Chef’s Deluxe dessert Display
  • Wine – Red and White – Sponsored by Rely-Ex and Steelmet Supply

Tickets: $100

David is a third-generation member of the Bentall family from Vancouver. Educated at UBC and the Harvard Business School, he worked for the family business for 20 years, including 7 years as President and CEO of Dominion Construction. After the family business was sold in 1998, he co-founded the Business Families Centre at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, where he served as founding chair for 5 years. Since that time he has been as an adjunct professor, teaching undergraduate and MBA courses, as well as workshops for professional advisors, on behalf of the Family Enterprise Exchange.

As the founding principal of Next Step Advisors Inc., David provides family business advisory services for clients globally. He is an executive coach, certified by the International Coaches Federation. In 2012, was recognized as a Fellow of the Family Firm Institute for his dedication to the field. David is the award-winning author of The Company You Keep. His second book, Leaving a Legacy, is a practical and highly personal exploration of how to successfully navigate family business succession. His most recent book, Dear Younger Me: Wisdom for Family Enterprise Successors will be released in 2020.

David is a four-time gold medalist at the Canadian National Water Ski Championships, and in 2013, he was ranked the number one male slalom skier in the world ( in his age group). He and his wife Alison have been married for over 40 years. They have four children and eight grandchildren.