"I feel as though our group all relates so well and I enjoy picking their brains and talking about common issues that we all face."
- Dottie Chalmers Cutter, Vice President - Operations Chalmers Insurance Group
The Institute for Family-Owned Business is a nonprofit organization committed to supporting, strengthening and empowering family-owned businesses throughout the state of Maine. Its mission includes serving family business owners, executives and employees through a wide range of continuing education programs, networking opportunities and consulting services. Because the IFOB programs are at the heart of its mission as well as vital to the member’s benefits, it is important that the speakers are knowledgeable in their subject matter and its presentation.
Speakers meeting the requirements below will be considered. Click here for an online IFOB Program Application and reach out to Brooke Stewart, Director of Communications at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. Applications are due by Friday, October 14, 2022 for the 2023 programming year.
Individuals who wish to participate as speakers should meet the following requirements and complete the application form:
For individuals selected to speak:
Please note the Programming Committee accepts applications throughout the year. In the fall, the Committee meets to review applications and then presents all programs to the Board for final approval in the December Board meeting for the following year.