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Family Business Conference: Asia Pacific, Cairns 2024

Family Business Conference: Asia Pacific, Cairns 2024

Be Part Of Our Family

Welcome to the Family Business Association.

We support and empower family-owned businesses across all industries. You can access quality education, peer support, events and networking opportunities.

Joining us today will be a game-changing decision for you and your business.

Be Part Of Our Family

Meet the Owners

Meet the Owners gives FBA members an opportunity to gain insight into the running of a successful family business. 

Meet the Owners

Forum Groups

Join more than 250 Family Business leaders to benefit from our peer-to-peer discussion groups. Guided by a professional facilitator, our Forum groups are a platform to collectively share and learn from others’ perspectives to drive positive change. 

Forum Groups

Advisor Connect

Join your fellow advisors at the upcoming Advisor Connect meeting to learn from each and build a network that is required as trusted advisors to the unique Family Business sector.

Advisor Connect
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Supporting families in business for over 25 years

As the peak bodies for family businesses in Australia and New Zealand, Family Business Association provides tailored education programs, networking opportunities and invaluable resources for its members.

2,500

members across multiple countries and over 2,500 organisations

70%

of consumers trust family owned businesses more than corporate competitors

50%

of the workforce is employed by a family business

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NSW Family Business Coffee Connect - March 2024

Rosebank Cottage Café 1 Homestead Lane, Grantham Farm NSW 2765

Let’s connect over coffee. Coffee Connect is where connections are formed, conversations flow, and new possibilities emerge. It's a time when family business owners like yourself can come together and share experiences, knowledge, and insights.

QLD Advisor Connect Meeting - Mar 2024

Sparke Helmore Lawyers, Level 23/240 Queen Street, Brisbane/Hybrid via Zoom

This is an opportunity for advisors and other professionals across multiple disciplines to learn from each other, understand each other’s expertise and build a network that is required as trusted advisors to the unique Family Business sector. Please note the event time is set in AEDT. The local timing of this event is from 12.00pm - 1.30pm AEST.

NSW CBD Advisor Connect Meeting - Mar 2024

Swaab, Level 4/20 Hunter St, Sydney NSW 2000

This is an opportunity for advisors and other professionals across multiple disciplines to learn from each other, understand each other’s expertise and build a network that is required as trusted advisors to the unique Family Business sector.

Meet the Owner - Ken Hall

Ken Hall Plumbers – 71-73 Fullarton Rd, Kent Town SA 5067

Join FBA and the SA family business community as we Meet the Owners from Ken Hall! Please note the event time is set in AEDT. The local timing of this event is from 6.00pm - 8.00pm ACDT.

VIC/TAS Advisor Connect Meeting - March 2024

KPMG Offices – Level 36, Tower Two Collins Square - 727 Collins Street, Docklands

This is an opportunity for advisors and other professionals across multiple disciplines to learn from each other, understand each other’s expertise and build a network that is required as trusted advisors to the unique Family Business sector. If you wish to attend this event via video, please contact Tim Smith FBA State Representative Vic/Tas for the link. Note: This event is for Advisors only.

Advising Business Families - Part 2 March 2024

Online via Zoom

This course focuses on the additional skills and practices that advisors require in order to be effective in addressing the unique issues business family clients encounter.

Your Conference: Uniquely Family Business Specific

As the only conference in the Southern Hemisphere dedicated to family business, the Family Business Conference: Asia-Pacific 2024 is a rare opportunity to come together with family businesses from across Australia and New Zealand, and delve into all aspects of business, with a family business lens.

Introducing: Self-Paced Online Strategic Business Planning Course for Family Businesses

In a first for Family Business Association, family businesses can now access an on-demand, self-paced online course to develop a tailored strategic plan. Introducing the Strategic Business Planning Course for Family Businesses, available now.

Meet Our Member: Steve Plarre from Plarre Food Group

Our VIC/TAS State Representative, Tim Smith, paid a visit to Steve Plarre at the Plarre Food Group to have a chat about their family business growth and being an early adopter of sustainability.

FBA Partners with Andreyev Lawyers to Enhance Support for South Australian Family Businesses

Family Business Association (FBA) is proud to announce a new South Australian state-based partnership with Andreyev Lawyers, a renowned legal firm supporting the family business sector.

Meet Our Member: Liam and Madeline at Wet Paint Maintenance

We had a chat to new FBA members, Liam and Madeline at Wet Paint Maintenance, to talk about their family business.

10 tips for creating a great family business

FBA Accredited Advisor, John Broons provides a list of key strategies and tips to help family businesses thrive and succeed across generations.

Meet Our Member: Danielle Robertson from DR Care Solutions

We sat down with FBA member Danielle Robertson, Founder and CEO of DR Care Solutions, to learn more about her experience in private care services and what led her to start her own family business.

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Are you ready to reach your business potential?

We’ve been supporting families in business, helping them thrive and prosper through generations for over 22 years. Discover the benefits of joining Family Business Association today.

$618.18 Plus GST year
  • Use of 'A family owned business' emblem
  • A profile on FBA's family business directory 
  • Member-only events with community of like-minded peers
  • Family Business Diagnostic Tool
  • 'Family Business Essentials' course
  • Tailored FBA Accredited Advisor connections
  • Discounts to the Family Business Conference Asia Pacific and education courses
  • Family Business-specific resources and tools
  • Discounts to external courses and events
$872.73 Plus GST year
  • Use of 'A family owned business' emblem
  • A profile on FBA's family business directory 
  • Member-only events with community of like-minded peers
  • Family Business Diagnostic Tool
  • 'Family Business Essentials' course
  • Tailored FBA Accredited Advisor connections
  • Discounts to the Family Business Conference Asia Pacific and education courses
  • Family Business-specific resources and tools
  • Discounts to external courses and events
$1,318.18 Plus GST year
  • Use of 'A family owned business' emblem
  • A profile on FBA's family business directory 
  • Member-only events with community of like-minded peers
  • Family Business Diagnostic Tool
  • 'Family Business Essentials' course
  • Tailored FBA Accredited Advisor connections
  • Discounts to the Family Business Conference Asia Pacific and education courses
  • Family Business-specific resources and tools
  • Discounts to external courses and events
$1,650.00 Plus GST year
  • Use of 'A family owned business' emblem
  • A profile on FBA's family business directory 
  • Member-only events with community of like-minded peers
  • Family Business Diagnostic Tool
  • 'Family Business Essentials' course
  • Tailored FBA Accredited Advisor connections
  • Discounts to the Family Business Conference Asia Pacific and education courses
  • Family Business-specific resources and tools
  • Discounts to external courses and events
$1,818.18 Plus GST year
  • Use of 'A family owned business' emblem
  • A profile on FBA's family business directory 
  • Member-only events with community of like-minded peers
  • Family Business Diagnostic Tool
  • 'Family Business Essentials' course
  • Tailored FBA Accredited Advisor connections
  • Discounts to the Family Business Conference Asia Pacific and education courses
  • Family Business-specific resources and tools
  • Discounts to external courses and events
$2,181.82 Plus GST year
  • Use of 'A family owned business' emblem
  • A profile on FBA's family business directory 
  • Member-only events with community of like-minded peers
  • Family Business Diagnostic Tool
  • 'Family Business Essentials' course
  • Tailored FBA Accredited Advisor connections
  • Discounts to the Family Business Conference Asia Pacific and education courses
  • Family Business-specific resources and tools
  • Discounts to external courses and events
$786.36 Plus GST year
  • Advisor member-only events with like-minded peers
  • Invitation to FBA's Advisor Member-only LinkedIn Group
  • Discount to the Family Business Conference Asia Pacific and other events
  • Discounts to external courses and events

Once accredited:

  • Use of ‘FBA Accredited Advisor’ emblem

  • A profile on FBA’s Accredited Advisor Directory

  • Opportunity to submit articles for FBA website showcasing your expertise

  • Tailored family business introductions

  • Eligible for Accredited Advisor of the Year at the Family Business Excellence Awards (minimum 4 years’ service with FBA)

Not sure which membership is best suited to you?