Empowering Family Businesses to Succeed and Flourish Across Generations
There’s nothing quite like a family business. The rewards are as big as the challenges are unique. That’s why it’s so important to have a community that truly understands your reality – trying to balance the responsibilities of family, business and ownership – especially during the riskiest time: transition.
In the Family Enterprise Canada community, you get just that – a dynamic network that knows what it takes to run a successful business and keep family relationships strong and healthy over generations.
We believe the foundation you’re building today is essential for a better tomorrow — for your family, our communities and Canada’s economy.
Our role? To foster your strength and success every step of the way.
Enjoy everything our community has to offer…
Connect with Other Business Families
Our community gathers in person nationally and locally on a regular basis so we can connect, learn and grow together. Signature events include Family Business Symposium, Families Summit of Minds, Connecting Family Enterprise regional events and regular community cocktails, workshops and family business tours.
Join a Peer Group
Our Personal Advisory Groups (P.A.Gs) provide you with supportive, confidential, non-competitive spaces with peers who truly understand your reality! Share challenges and successes, as you work through the issues that arise where personal, family, and business intersect.
Empower your rising leaders
Connect your next generation with our highly engaged national NextGen community for knowledge sharing and socials. They are committed to developing their ownership and leadership skills while building their network and having some fun!
Engage with Business Family Learning Opportunities & Resources
Knowledge is power! Strengthen your family relationships with curated resources, interactive activities and courses designed to support you through your toughest challenges as a business family. Leveraging learning is a key to a strong family legacy.
Access Professionals Specially Trained in Family Business Dynamics
The Family Enterprise Advisor (FEA) designation is the global benchmark in family business advising. Designed for professional advisors with significant technical knowledge, designated FEAs have been trained to better serve business families such as yours.
Join the Global Family Business Community
Families in our Progressive Experience engage, connect and learn with peers from diverse cultures and perspectives from around the world, through Family Business Network – International (FBD-I), the world’s leading organization for family enterprise.
Our family joined Family Enterprise Canada as a forum to provide guidance, educational and networking opportunities for both the second generation and incoming third generation. It is always helpful to share ideas, best practices and thoughtful insight with families that are experiencing the same challenges and opportunities.