Who is eligible join?

Membership in the Institute is open to established family businesses provided that:

  • The family has controlling interest in the firm;
  • One or more family members work in the company;
  • The family expects to continue its management and/or control of the business

Requirements for membership

Member companies must be willing to abide by the guiding principles of the organization and pay their annual membership fees.

Guiding Principles

We firmly believes that the Family-Owned Business Institute should be a center for family businesses that is, run by family businesses and should avoid commercialism. Any attempt to use the Institute or its programs as an arena for busines solicitation will be considered a violation of our guiding principles.

Annual Membership Fee

Consistent with the philosophy of creating a center that is affordable to family businesses, regardless of size, combined with the support of our corporate sponsors, the Institute charges a modest annual membership fee of $360 for two individuals associated with the company. Additional annual memberships are available for $140 each. Renewal is on an anniversary date basis.

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