Private Company Services events & webcasts

Throughout the year, PwC’s Private Company Services practice (PCS) sponsors and hosts a variety of events and webcasts focused on issues facing today’s private and family-owned businesses like yours. PCS professionals also participate in and speak at a number of conferences and events. Please see below for a listing of upcoming conferences, events and webcasts.


Creating a sustainable future for your family business - a conversation with Wente CEO, Carolyn Wente
Original webcast: September 16, 2015

PwC's Private Company Services partners Jay Mattie and Alfred Peguero led an engaging conversation with Carolyn Wente, CEO of Wente Vineyards. Learn about the Wente story and how this successful 133 year old family business is handling issues around governance, succession planning, growth and sustainability.

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  • FEI Private Company Roundtable Webcast - Cybersecurity: Challenges, Policy, Solutions
    Original webcast: July 29, 2015
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  • Accounting challenges - acquisitions, dispositions, refinancings and more
    Original webcast: June 3, 2015
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  • FEI Private Company Roundtable Webcast - Tax Reform and the Impacts on Privately Held and Family-Owned Businesses
    Original webcast: April 23, 2015
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  • Latest developments on implementation of the new revenue standard FASB, IASB and TRG updates
    Original webcast: April 1, 2015
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  • Hot topics in lease accounting
    Original webcast: March 24, 2015
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  • FEI Private Company Roundtable Webcast - Addressing Family Business Concerns: A Look At PwC’s Annual Family Business Survey
    Original webcast: February 4, 2015
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  • Financial Executives International, Private Company Roundtable Webcast
    Original webcast: February 4, 2015
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Archived Webcasts

Family Office Exchange (FOX)
2015 FOX Fall Forum

October 21-23, 2015
JW Marriott, Chicago
Chicago, IL

The FOX Fall Forum is Family Office Exchange's premier conference, open to all FOX members and by invitation to select individuals who are not members. The FOX Fall Forum provides an opportunity for wealth owners, family office professionals and wealth advisors to hear from the industry leaders on current trends and meet in peer groups to discuss practical solutions.

Family Business Magazine
Transitions West 2015

November 4-6, 2015
Marriott Newport Beach
Newport Beach, CA

Transitions is for family companies and enterprises of all sizes and ages. The conference features: speakers from family companies, an intimate, open environment, collaborative discussions, a no-sell environment, special content and sessions for next-generation and married-in family members, networking with families like yours, a family focus, and hosted family meetings for attending families who want to meet before and after the conference.

Campden Wealth
The North American Family Office Conference
Optimizing the Structure and Performance of the Family Office for Sustainable Wealth Preservation & Transfer

November 10-12, 2015
Taj Hotel Boston
Boston, MA

This annual conference attracts over 120 high profile and respected family leaders. This year's agenda includes the following themes:

  • Political Change
  • Investment Performance
  • Mission & Impact
  • Strategic Planning
  • Sustainability

PCS is hosting or sponsoring local market events in the following cities:

Atlanta, GA
Charleston, NC
Dallas, TX
Detroit, MI
Houston, TX

For information on these events, please contact Mary Chidiac.

Check back regularly to see if an event has been scheduled in your area.