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Reel Tributes and TrustedFamily Enter Partnership Agreement to Promote Family Communication


Reel Tributes and TrustedFamily Enter Partnership Agreement to Promote Family Communication

Partnership to provide families with advanced tools to
communicate and enhance their legacy for future generations

January 11, 2012 (Washington, DC) – Reel Tributes, the premier producer of personal history films, has entered into a partnership agreement with TrustedFamily. TrustedFamily is a leading online communications platform for family businesses and family offices. As part of the agreement, the companies will cross-promote their services to their respective clients, offering families new tools to preserve memories and encourage effective collaboration.

Reel Tributes and TrustedFamily share a similar client base of successful family businesses and family offices. Both companies also share a mission of encouraging their clients to communicate with each other through personal interaction and modern technology. “As a result of this partnership, Reel Tributes will be able to offer its clients a valuable resource that will strengthen communication, preserve family legacy, and promote meaningful engagement with the next generation of family business leaders,” says David Adelman, Reel Tributes’ Founder and CEO.

“TrustedFamily is pleased to be working with Reel Tributes. For us, this is a confirmation of a common belief in the strength of communication and collaboration amongst family members. It is also an indication of the type of relationships we intend to build going forward: an engagement with organisations that can offer value-generating products to our client base, while generating revenue through the sale of the TrustedFamily platform to a new audience.” says Edouard Thijssen, TrustedFamily’s co-founder and Director of Business Development.

About Reel Tributes
Reel Tributes produces high-end personal history documentaries that uniquely capture what matters most, from an individual’s life story to an entire family’s lineage to the successes of a family business. The company combines interviews, photographs, archival footage and music into artistic, television-quality documentaries. Reel Tributes helps families sustain long-lasting businesses by helping leaders establish meaningful connections with their roots and with future generations. Reel Tributes operates in Philadelphia and Washington, D.C, and travels to clients all over the world. For additional information, and sample films, visit

About TrustedFamily
TrustedFamily is a young, growing business established in 2007 by Edouard Thijssen and Edouard Janssen, two next – generation members from leading European family businesses. The company has developed a secure, web based communications platform that enables business families and family offices to manage their affairs more effectively.

The platform enables family members to have access to all the things that matter in their family eco-system in one single place (family info, business info, financial info, philanthropic info). Families use TrustedFamily to communicate more effectively and securely, to educate next generation members, to capture their legacy and to improve family governance. TrustedFamily is currently used by over 50 families in 15 countries, controlling operating companies with over 300 Billion USD in combined sales. For more information visit

Reel Tributes Media Contact:
David Adelman, Founder and CEO

TrustedFamily Media Contact:
Edouard Thijssen, Founder and Business Development
+32 473 378 323