The world’s leading network of business owning families, promoting the success and sustainability of family business. The Family Business Network is a non-profit international network that is run by family businesses for family businesses, with the aims of the strengthening family business governance ensuring success over generations and effectively advocating family business. The International network was founded in Switzerland in 1989 and now has a membership of over 3,200 families in business, in 29 national or regional chapters covering 60 countries around the world. There are 5,600 senior generation and 4,000 next generation (18yrs to 40yrs) individual family members participating in the network.

By Families, for Families Across Generations


FBN 13th NxG International Summit

April 26 @ 8:00 am - April 29 @ 5:00 pm

FBN Global Summit 2017

November 8 - November 10


FBN eNews November

FBN eNews will help you get the most out of your membership. We also want to hear any ideas you have for improving FBN Ireland. FBN eNews will cover. Information on planned events for both the senior and next generation groups. Get to know and network with other members. We’ll have lots of photos of recent events.

November 11th, 2016|

Encouraging Entrepreneurship in the Next Generation

Juliette Johnson opened this session, noting that every firm starts with a great innovation, a great entrepreneur or both. The challenge is maintaining this going forward and balancing the needs [...]

June 21st, 2016|