On Thursday, 26 September 2019, Prof Venter was invited to celebrate the 10th year anniversary of the Windesheim Family Business Unit in the Netherlands.  

The Nelson Mandela University Family Business Unit is a STEP research (global Successful Transgenerational Entrepreneurship Practices project) partner of the Dutch FBU.  As part of the occasion a seminar was organised around the importance of family businesses for the success of regional, national and international economies.  Several well-known researchers from various parts of the world, as well as, the editors of two top journals in the field of family businesses, were invited to join this seminar.   A round table discussion on transgenerational succession was also held.

Prof Venter did a presentation on Friday, 27 September 2019 on the research and succession challenges facing South Africa.