Editorial Calendar 2020

Family Business is the authoritative and impartial source of advice for family companies. Written expressly for their owners, managers and advisers, Family Business provides sound guidance from leading business owners and respected consultants through first-person accounts, case studies and profiles of real-life business families.

January/February 2020

Deadline for Editorial Inquiries: October 18, 2019
Ad Reservations: December 6, 2019
Ad Materials Deadline: December 13, 2019
Mails: January 

  • Highlights for Children profile
  • The role of family governance in family business transitions
  • Measuring the success of your family office
  • Family council membership criteria

Special Advertising Supplement: Wealth Management 

Bonus Distribution: Transitions Spring 2020

March/April 2020

Deadline for Editorial Inquiries: December 13, 2019
Ad Reservations: February 28, 2020
Ad Materials Deadline: March 6, 2020
Mails: March 

  • Dawn Foods profile
  • Women in family business
  • Stepping in after a patriarch's sudden death
  • Avoiding an overemphasis on tax savings

Special Advertising Supplement: Family Business Consultants

May/June 2020

Deadline for Editorial Inquiries: February 14, 2020
Ad Reservations: April 24, 2020
Ad Materials Deadline: May 1, 2020
Mails: May 

  • Family business governance: Report from our exclusive survey
  • Holding company structuress
  • Creating summer programming for your family
  • Confidentiality and social media policies

Special Advertising Supplement: Tax & Estate Planning Advisers

Bonus Distribution: The Private Company Governance Summit 2020

July/August 2020

Deadline for Editorial Inquiries: April 17, 2020
Ad Reservations: May 22, 2020
Ad Materials Deadline: July 31, 2020
Mails: August

  • How family councils can help manage family risks
  • Should you create multiple classes of stock?
  • Getting family support for dramatic changes
  • Family observers on the family business board

Spotlight Section: NextGens to Watch

Special Advertising Supplement: Business Valuaution and M&A Consultants

September/October 2020

Deadline for Editorial Inquiries: June 5, 2020
Ad Reservations: July 24, 2020
Ad Materials Deadline: July 31, 2020
Mails: August 

  • Welcoming and educating your married-ins
  • The lead director on a family business board
  • Is it time to form an owners council?
  • Real estate as a family enterprise asset

Special Advertising Supplement: Wealth Management 

Special Advertising Supplement: Family Offices & Family Office Services

Bonus Distribution: Family Business Generational Wealth 2020

November/December 2020

Deadline for Editorial Inquiries: August 7, 2020
Ad Reservations: October 2, 2020
Ad Materials Deadline: October 9, 2020
Mails: October 

  • Special Report: Shareholder engagement
  • Using metrics to measure shareholder engagement
  • Overcoming "unentitlement": Urging owners to push for business growth
  • Navigating shareholder dynamics

Spotlight Feature: Family Business CEOs to Watch

Special Advertising Supplement: Family Education Programs

Bonus Distribution: Transitions Fall 2020