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Bucks County to Host October 16 Workshop: "Succession Planning: Will Your Business Survive You?"

October 2, 2012

Bucks County to Host October 16 Workshop: "Succession Planning: Will Your Business Survive You?"

Succession planning begins by stopping the procrastination process. Whether you are a sole proprietor, or in business with partners or family, our panel will help you determine the right strategy for handing over your business to someone else and preparing your clients and staff for the transition.

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012, the County of Bucks Business Development Department, in conjunction with the Bucks County Commissioners and the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce, continues the Fulton Bank 2012 Financial Series with “Succession Planning: Will Your Business Survive You?” The workshop will be held at the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce, 252 West Swamp Road, Bailiwick Office Campus, Suite 23, Doylestown, PA 18901. Networking and registration begin at 8:15 a.m. The program starts promptly at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at 10:30 a.m.

This workshop is designed for business owners; professionals who provide financial, legal, and consulting services to businesses and non-profit agencies are also encouraged to attend. Topics to be detailed by the panel will include:

  • The Why and the How to succession planning;
  • Valuating your business;
  • Preparing staff and clients for the transition;
  • Business succession options and their implications

Our speakers represent the fields of law, mergers & acquisitions, human resources, and accounting. Scheduled members of the panel will include:

  • Joanne M. Murray, Esq., Partner, Antheil Maslow & MacMinn, LLP
  • Susan Rosner, CBI, Managing Partner, Calder Associates
  • Suzanne McCall, Senior Consultant, Pinnacle Group
  • Steven E. Staugaitis, CPA, Director, Audit & Accounting, Kreischer Miller

Pre-registration is requested due to limited seating; the program is free to attend. To register for the workshop, please contact the County of Bucks Business Development Administrator, Sonia Smith, at 215-345-3839 or at srsmith@co.bucks.pa.us.

The County of Bucks Business Development department provides business start-up assistance and helps companies sustain, expand, or enter the Bucks County market. Its free services include resource provision, workshop education, and networking opportunities. For more information about the county’s Business Development programs and offerings, please visit the official County of Bucks website, www.buckscounty.org.