Membership

As a member in good standing of the Institute for Family Business, you will receive the following:

  • Gain Access to a range of educational courses, training, and program seminars presented at our meetings by educators and family business practitioners
  • Join a regional network of family business owners that provides opportunities for strategic alliances and the exchange of ideas and solutions in a roundtable discussion format
  • Members at any level may address the group or make presentations at events

Membership Levels

Family Membership

$600 per year for two family members*

  • Listing of business name on website
  • Exclusive access to family business educational resources
  • Network with over 45 family businesses

*MUST BE A FAMILY FIRM TO GET THIS RATE

 

Bronze Sponsor

$1,000 per year for two family or business firm members

  • Larger font listing of business name on website
  • Exclusive access to family business educational resources
  • Network with over 45 family businesses

 

Silver Sponsor

$2,500 per year for two family or business firm members

  • Small logo included on website
  • Small logo included on print materials
  • Exclusive access to family business educational resources
  • Network with over 45 family businesses

 

Gold Sponsor

$5,000 per year for two family or business firm members

  • Large logo included on website
  • Large logo included on print materials
  • Exclusive access to family business educational resources
  • Network with over 45 family businesses

 

Topics Discussed

  • Advisory councils
  • Business ethics
  • Business valuation
  • Compensation for family members
  • Conflict management
  • Creating productive roles for non active family members
  • Decision-making styles
  • Establishing a family council
  • Developing a vision for the family and the business
  • Federal tax impact on family firms
  • Family meetings
  • Group dynamics
  • Financing for growth
  • Instilling entrepreneurship spirit
  • Hiring and retention of non-family members
  • Improving customer service
  • Insurance planning
  • Legal issues of interest to family firms
  • Issues of successor development
  • Mentoring the next generation
  • Long-term planning
  • Non-family managers
  • Negotiation in the family business
  • Ownership and management boundaries
  • Nurturing of family values
  • Researching new opportunities venture
  • Performance appraisals
  • Sibling rivalry
  • Role of women in the family firm
  • Successful multi-generational firms
  • Sibling management teams
  • Transferring leadership
  • Succession management
  • And much more!

 

Thank you to our Gold and Silver Sponsors

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