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Alberta Business Family Institute (ABFI) discovers, applies, and shares knowledge and resources for the benefit of Business Families across Alberta and beyond. We provide access to research, education, and high-quality outreach to strengthen business families, their advisors, employees, and stakeholders.

2024 Leadership Series

The Terry Hay Leadership Series focuses on unique leadership challenges that family enterprises, business families, and family offices face in the various stages of the family and business lifecycle.

Webinars take place on the 1st or 2nd Tuesday of every month

March – December 2024
11:30AM – 1:00PM

Business Family Education

This two-day, in person executive education course will explore the transformative potential and strategic applications of Artificial Intelligence in family businesses.

Transforming Family Businesses with AI: A Practical Approach

April 30 & May 1, 2024
8:00AM – 4:30PM

Signature 2024

Join us at our 20th Annual Signature Event where we will celebrate our 2024 Signature Family: the Sunner Family of Durabuilt Windows & Doors.

Signature Event 2024

October 1, 2024
5:00PM – 9:00PM

October 3, 2024
5:00PM – 9:00PM

Business families are rooted in our communities and successful family enterprises sustain a multigenerational commitment to job creation and national prosperity. Family businesses are one of the most important drivers of the Canadian economy.