University sponsors wide-ranging business conference

25th Family Business Association Conference to draw experts and amateurs alike.
25th Family Business Association Conference to draw experts and amateurs alike. | Courtesy of Shutterstock
A panel of business professionals will share its expertise during the upcoming 25th Prairie Family Business Association conference in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The association is an outreach of the Beacom School of Business at the University of South Dakota.

The conference will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown on March 30-31.

Presentations will focus on cyber security, family offices, family governance, performance management and successions planning.

Tony Simmons, president and CEO of McIlhenny Co., the manufacturers of Tabasco Brand Pepper Sauce, will share the story of his family business and suggest ways other family businesses can find success.

Keynote speaker Mike Abrashoff will draw from his experience as commander of the USS Benfold, which went from worst- to best-performing ship in the Pacific Fleet in one year. Abrashoff will discuss the how a connection between leadership and culture is a key to family business success.


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University of South Dakota 414 E Clark St Vermillion, SD - 57069

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