Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai along with the Association of International Wealth Management in India (AIWMI) organized the first ever South India Family Business Summit 2019 (SIFBS19) on June 21 – 22, 2019 at Holiday Inn, Chennai. The two-day conference witnessed industry’s most influential and celebrated leaders from top family business groups including Shri. N. Srinivasan, MD – The India Cements & Owner – Chennai Super Kings, Mr. A Vellayan, Chairman Emeritus, Murugappa Group, Mr. Kandasamy and Mrs. Pushpa Kandasamy from Kavithalaya Productions, Ms. Latha Pandiarajan from Ma Foi Consultants Pvt ltd, Mr. Nagaraj Mylandla, Founder & Managing Director – FSS and the likes. The summit begin with inaugural session where Dr Vaidy Jayraman, Associate Dean & Principal, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai delivered the inaugural address followed by Dr. K C John, Distinguished Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Program Director –Family Business Enterprises Management, Great Lakes and Prof. Sridhar, Adjunct Faculty, Associate Director – Family Business Enterprises Management, Great Lakes welcoming the gathering and delivering the keynote address. Dr Bala, Founder, Dean & Chairman, Great Lakes set the context of the conference over a video call from Chicago. The South India Family Business Summit witnessed over 60+ participations belonging to various business groups across the country who thoroughly enjoyed being part of the summit.