Family Business Membership

Family Business Program Membership

Membership in this program is open only to members of family owned/operated businesses in New Hampshire, Maine, and Northern Massachusetts.

Family Business Program Membership Fee:
$1,500/year per company

Program Snapshot:

  • 7+ learning and engagement programs per year featuring business experts
  • Program topics tailored to unique dynamics of family businesses

  • 8:30 AM - 1 PM program schedule (includes light breakfast and lunch)

  • Unlimited program attendance among family members

  • Introductory Opportunity: prospective members can attend one program at $99 per person* 

*Introductory Opportunity: Prospective members can attend one program per calendar year for a $99 program fee. Pay for your trial program online, or contact us for more information. 


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Benefits are available to all family and key non-family employees of member companies, and professional service members. Yearly membership benefits include:

  • Unlimited participation among family members and key non-family employees in all Family Business programs and events throughout the year. 
  • Networking and introduction opportunities with fellow Family Business Program members 
  • Introduction and access to top of the line family business experts, consultants and resources in areas of interests unique to family businesses.
  • Access to growing network of CEO Peer Group 
  • Subscription to our bi-weekly family business-focused e-newsletter 
  • Direct, priority connection to business advising and coaching by Small Business Development Center professional advisors at no charge 
  • Membership fee discount for the Emerging Leaders Program
  • Priority access to UNH and Paul College business engagement events
  • Priority access to UNH students for employment, internships, special projects and exclusive recruiting events via the Center’s relationship with Paul College Career Services.
  • Invitation to the Family Business Annual Awards Dinner 
  • Invitation to Family Business program development brainstorming session/s 
  • 10% discount on UNH Executive Development Programs
  • 10% discount on UNH Manchester MBA Program
  • Discount on yearly subscription to Family Business Magazine.
  • Open invitation for on-site visits among the membership; company tour coordination provided upon request.

  • Networking with other family business owners; creating a foundation of support
  • Realizing the challenges we face in running a family business are something that can last for generations.that all members share. We are not alone.
  • The variety of educational programs and learning from experts and members.
  • Gaining insights, new perspectives, and unique solutions from other business owners.
  • Dealing with succession and management issues. It compels discussion of matters that would otherwise be left unsaid.
  • Getting relevant and valuable advice on how to foster and continue company growth and success.
  • Sharing experiences, gaining feedback, and learning from others and being part of a larger whole.

For More Information

Contact The CEO & Family Enterprise Center's office at (603) 862-1107, or email