A nationally recognized business transition consultant will be a keynote speaker at a summit in St. Louis.

dini johnJohn F. Dini will be the guest of two area companies, Archford Consulting and goBRANDgo!, at the 2018 Metro St. Louis Business Owners Summit on Thursday, Sept. 27, from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Renaissance St. Louis Airport located at 9801 Natural Bridge Road, St. Louis.

Dini (shown) is a business coach, consultant and author of the award-winning books “Hunting in a Farmer’s World,” “Celebrating the Mind of an Entrepreneur,” and “Your Exit Map: Navigating the Boomer Bust,” as well as “11 Things you Absolutely Need to Know about Selling Your Business” (all available at Amazon.com). Recognized as an expert on transferring business ownership, Dini has delivered more than 12,000 hours of face-to-face leadership and exit planning advice to entrepreneurs.

The summit brings together different industry professionals and business owners for a day of learning that focuses on various types of business transitions, planned and unplanned. The day includes a live mock debate between cross-industry experts as they argue different viewpoints of how a hypothetical company should transition.

Companies participating in the summit include Acropolis Investment Management, Affinity Law Group, American Bank, Anders CPA, BDO, Goldenberg Heller & Antognoli, Innovative Business Advisors, Polsinelli, Psychological Associates, UBS and Vistage.

Tickets are $80 per person and reservations are required.

For details, call Archford Consulting’s Paige Salthouse at (618) 726-6267 or visit http://goBRANDgo.com/2018summit to register and learn more.