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Founders Grove 2018: Humboldt Business Succession Conference

Founders Grove 2018: Humboldt Business Succession Conference

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 9:00am to 5:00pm
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Whether it’s this year or in ten now is a good time to prepare your business for your departure. Space is limited, so please register early

An exclusive one-day conference for business owners planning far ahead and those planning to exit sooner...


  • Real succession stories from experienced owners like Mary Keehn of Cypress Grove Cheese, Dale Maples of Maples Plumbing, Laurie Mark of The Millyard, Julie Fulkerson of Plaza Design
  • Access to experts on the financial, legal, strategic, and management aspects of a smart exit, like Scott Hunt of Hunter, Hunter & Hunt, LLP and Jason Eads, Esq. 


  • Start the day with a blank "Exit Plan" template and fill it in with notes and ideas. Take home your reality check and next steps.
  • Then work out the rest with the help of you your no-cost, confidential business advisor during the Business Succession Program. 

Who is this conference best for?

  • Business owners and partners
  • In business at least two years
  • Gross annual revenue of at least $75,000
  • Based in Humboldt County

Questions? Contact Center Director Leila Roberts at or (707) 445-9720 x212 

This conference is intended for business owners. We will be sending a mandatory pre-conference survey to make sure the topics addressed meet the needs of the business owners who are participating. Confidentiality and privacy commitments will be emphasized.

Thanks to The Headwaters Fund for the generous funding that makes this possible

Leila Roberts, Director
707-445-9720 x212
Sequoia Conference Center
901 Myrtle Ave

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It all starts here. Complete the application and submit your request. A member of the SBDC will follow up with you and help you achieve your small business goals -- at no cost to you.
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