The International family enterprise research academy (IFERA) conference was held between the 17th and 21st of June 2019 in Bergamo, Italy.


Dr Shelley Beck and Prof Elmarie Venter attended the conference and presented their paper which was co-authored with Prof Shelley Farrington, “Next generation family member’s intention to join the family business”. The conference provided excellent networking opportunities with top researchers in the field of family business and the opportunity to meet Italian family business owners.