The Family Business
Conference 2019

The Fourth annual conference held in Cumbria for family businesses looking to learn from and network in an open, safe, friendly and peer to peer environment. Contributions and speakers will be from across the Country with highly-respected family business leaders of companies old, new, large and small. Truly the highlight in the family business calendar.

Thursday 10th October 08:30 – 16:00
The Shepherds, Rosehill Estate, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2RW

Video showreel of the 2018 conference

All 2018 Speakers and Contributors

Denys Short OBE

DCS Group UK

John Stevenson

Local MP

David & Graham Jenkins

Pioneer Food Services

Martin Rayner


Sarah Dunning

Westmorland Family

Roger Smith

Thomas Graham & Sons

Andrew, Joanne & Yasmine Hunter

Grasmere Gingerbread

Sue & Peter Jackson

Heart of the Lakes

Phil Wild

James Cropper PLC

John Story & Emma Porter

Story Homes & Story Contracting

Howard, Tim, Joe & Joan Heaton

Westmorland Sheepskins

The Hill Family

Roland Hill Ltd

Dan Scott

PHX Training

Professor Carole Howorth

University of York

Caroline & Jonathan Kay

Cedar Manor

Ian & Janet Hartley

Out of Eden


Karen Stalker

Stalkers Transport

Lynn Mallinson

Country puddings

Jacqui Jackson

Thomas Jardine & Co

Mark Sugden

John W Laycock

Dave Clarkson

Langleys Solicitors

Andy Beeforth

Cumbria Community Foundation

Grant Seaton

The Cumberland Building Society

Hannah Barlow

Dunsters Farm

James Higgins

32 West

Chris Lamont

Lamont Pridmore

Steve Howard

Business Doctors

Paul Andrews

Family Business United


Sue Howorth
The Family Business Network Ltd

Dave Clarkson
Langleys Solicitors

Paul Andrews
Family Business United

Grant Seaton
Cumberland Building Society

James Higgins
32 West

Andy Beeforth OBE
Cumbria Community Foundation

Jacqui Jackson
Thomas Jardine & Co

Grahame Lamont
Lamont Pridmore

Steve Howard
Business Doctor Lakes & Dales

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