Save the Date! Ward and Smith's Closely Held Business Summit

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Ward and Smith understands the twists, turns, and detours that come from growing private companies, but we are helping North Carolina businesses navigate around those roadblocks!

Private business owners, please join us on Friday, September 13, 2019, for our Closely Held Business Summit: The Private Business Owner's Road Map at the Umstead Hotel and Spa in Cary.

Why Should I Attend?

The Summit is an exciting day of sessions designed to help you drive your business in the right direction. Industry experts and Ward and Smith attorneys will cover a wide array of topics including growing your private business, attracting and retaining key talent, labor and employment matters, working with family members, business succession planning, and much more.

Who Should Come?

Our Closely Held Business Summit is geared for closely held business owners, non-employee owners who are spouses or family members, couples in business, business or investment partners, and entrepreneurs. We are not, at this time, able to offer seats to service providers or non-owners.

How to Register?

The event is free for owners of closely held businesses, but you must sign-up. Reserve your spot today and pre-register here. All questions should be directed to

Additional details about the Summit will be posted on in the coming weeks. You can also follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn for the very latest information, and join the conversation on Twitter. #CHBSummit 

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