The key factors which position the FBN as a unique resource for business owning families are the following.
FBN is a non-profit and non-solicitation organisation.
Surplus is re-allocated back for the membership, who are not permitted to seek commercial gain from the network;
The Network operates across generations.
The FBN is the only family business organisation with a specific intent and dedicated resource aimed at the Next Generation (18yrs-35yrs);
FBN Ireland is a part of an international forum.
The FBN has over 10,000 members from over 3,200 family companies, organised in 29 national or regional associations around the world;
The FBN network represents 25 years of shared family experience.
The network contains the accumulated knowledge within and amongst its’ members;
Confidential exchange and peer-to-peer learning.
All activities within the network are governed by our values to facilitate the exchange of insights and knowledge between members;
Value-added research for family businesses.
The network sets out to discover and foster practical research relevant to the issues faced by families in business;
Supporting sustainable and successful family businesses for the future
The network has long-term goals and aspirations.