What is FBA VI?
Family Business Association Vancouver Island (FBA VI) is a not-for-profit organization established in 1999 to promote the well-being, understanding and success of families in business. FBA VI provides services, resources and support to those involved in family enterprise, including family members and their advisors. FBA VI provides a forum for families and their advisors to share ideas, learn best practices and build collective skills.
To promote the sustainability and growth of Vancouver Island business families by providing education and support through community and shared experience.
We are an engaged and supportive community of vibrant Vancouver Island business families and advisors who connect, share ideas and learn from each others’ unique experiences.
How Can FBA VI Help You?
We help you to navigate the unique dynamics of family business. FBA VI focuses on delivering programs and services in three areas:
- Educational Programming
- Family Business Advisory Teams (FBA Teams)
- Relevant Resources and Information
Workshops & Seminars
FBA VI offers a variety of educational programs during the year, all geared towards family business.
Workshops vary and depend on what members would like to see. Family Business Stories are always a draw. We encourage educational events that include member discussions and interaction with the presenters.
Family Business Advisory Teams (FBA Teams)
Your Own Dedicated “Board of Advisors”
An FBA Team is a group of 8-12 FBA VI members from different non-competing family businesses and advisors who meet monthly to support each other by sharing both personal and business experiences in a confidential and supportive environment. FBA VI provides excellent resource materials and moderator training, along with $500 annually to help cover the costs of an FBA Team retreat.
FBA Team discussions focus on areas unique to family business, including:
- Developing a continuity plan consistent with family values and traditions.
- Family governance including managing family conflict, rivalry and communications.
- Successfully bringing family members into the business.
- Growing the business while maintaining family harmony.
- Passing along vision and values to the next generation.
Please contact our Executive Director to answer any further questions and arrange for you to talk to an FBA VI member if desired.
Bernadine Rudichuk, Executive Director Family Business Association Vancouver Island
Phone: 1-250 532-2402
Address: Box 8482 STN Central, Victoria BC V8W 3S1
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