His Majesty the King with family business congress

The 24th National Congress of Family Businesses focuses on Sustainability

La Empresa Familiar begins its XXIV National Congress in Pamplona with a declaration in which it reaffirms its commitment to economic, social and environmental sustainability.

The XXIV National Congress of Family Businessesinaugurated by the King of Spain, Felipe VI, will be held in Pamplona on 24, 25 and 26 October. This year's meeting will focus on Sustainability in family businesses and the challenge of incorporating purpose and the transformation towards the new impact capitalism of this type of business.

The meeting, which returns to its traditional face-to-face format after last year's online edition, is an event organised by the Instituto de la Empresa Familiar (IEF) and is expected to be attended by more than 500 entrepreneurs from family businesses from all over Spain.

The congress, which has become one of the most important business forums in Spain, will also be attended by political personalities such as the President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, whose final presence is still to be confirmed, and the leader of the opposition and president of the Partido Popular, Pablo Casado.

Numerous events will be held over the three days, with round tables, keynote presentations and interviews with company representatives from all over Spain. 

The round table on "The impact revolution"will feature a videoconference with the participation by Sir Ronald CohenThe event will be addressed in person by María Herrero, a partner in the international benchmark of the impact economy. TranscendentAinhoa Grandes, president of the Foundation Ship2BTeresa Guardans, co-founder of Oryx Impactand Alejandra Mitjans, director of Ashoka Spain.

The meeting will also be attended by Paul Polmanformer CEO of Unilever, chairman of Imagine, and one of the world's leading figures in the impact economy.

To see the agenda of the event click here.

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