frequently asked questions
01What is the purpose of
The purpose of the forum is essentially to establish a locally relevant family business management practice to help Ethiopian Family Businesses [EFB’s] grow and become sustainable.
02 What are the major goals of the forum?
Conduct continuous research to create locally relevant knowledge on managing a family business. Run a flagship annual forum, and periodic workshops to learn from global best practices and subject matter/industry experts. Serve as a venue for a community of support where peer family businesses can converse on an ever-changing business landscape influencing their progress.
03Who will benefit the most from the forum?
Companies who have been in business for a very long time and who are in verge of transitioning their business to the second generation. They can also be family businesses already being run by 2nd/3rd generations.
04Who are best fit institutions to partner
with the forum?
Family business owners, business schools, family business research centers, relevant government ministry offices, and financial institutions.
05Who is the organizer of Ethiopian Family
HST Consulting PLC is the brand owner and organizer of the forum. The main actors of forum are the family businesses themselves. HST plays a facilitation role.