BMC Associates provides speakers to families in business, business partners, and the professionals that serve them. Our subjects all focus on methods of preventing and resolving business conflict. The Speakers program is led by Dr. David Gage, a principal of BMC and a nationally-recognized expert on business mediation and collaboration. All BMC speakers are active practitioners in business mediation and conflict prevention.
For more detailed information on BMC’s capabilities or to arrange for a speaker, contact us.
Event: Meeting of the Ashburn Rotary
Hosted by: The Ashburn Rotary
Event Date: November 3, 2016
Location: 1757 Golf Club, Dulles, VA
Kent Corso talked about the challenges of forming and maintaining high functioning business partnerships. He highlighted the risks, advantages, and issues business partners must grapple with if they want to increase their likelihood of success.
Event: Invited Lecture for the 2016 Annual Convention of the American Dental Association
Hosted by: American Dental Association
Event Date: October 19-24, 2016
Location: Convention Center, Denver, CO
For the American Dental Association’s Annual Convention, Kent Corso was asked by to talk about about the critical factors dentists need to consider when forming group practices.
Event: Presentation at the 21st Annual Conference of Psychodynamics of Family Business
Hosted by: Psychodynamics of Family Business
Event Date: May 2, 2015
Location: Hyatt Orrington Hotel, Evanston, IL
David Gage talked about the ways brothers’ relationships and the power of positions in family businesses can facilitate … or retard family member’s personal growth.
Event: Book Talk
Hosted by: DC Psychological Association
Event Date: September 24, 2015
Location: Somerset House, Chevy Chase, MD
Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the publication of his book, David Gage talked about the impetus for the book, the writing experience, and what he has learned in the ensuing 10 years as a result of it’s publication, first in English, then in Chinese in 2005 and Russian in 2012.
Event: Panel discussion at the Family Firm Institute’s 2014 Annual Conference
Hosted by: Family Firm Institute
Event Date: October 9, 2014
Location: Hyatt Capitol Hill, Washington, DC
Kathy Wiseman, Jack Wofford, and David Gage conducted a panel discussion to discuss how helping family businesses make difficult decisions about immediate problems can be more useful than trying to change relationships.