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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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QLD Sundowner - April 2024

Shop 10a/300 Queen St, Brisbane City QLD 4000

Join fellow FBA family business members in a relaxed after-work setting of casual drinks and networking. As the sun goes down, connections light up. Sundowners offer the perfect opportunity to forge new connections—a gateway to shared experiences, invaluable knowledge, and lively insights.

VIC/TAS Sundowner - April 2024

82 Village Street, Docklands VIC 3008

Join fellow FBA family business members in a relaxed after-work setting of casual drinks and networking. As the sun goes down, connections light up. Sundowners offer the perfect opportunity to forge new connections—a gateway to shared experiences, invaluable knowledge, and lively insights.

SA/NT Sundowner - April 2024

2KW - Level 8, 2 King William St, Adelaide SA

Join fellow FBA family business members in a relaxed after-work setting of casual drinks and networking. As the sun goes down, connections light up. Sundowners offer the perfect opportunity to forge new connections—a gateway to shared experiences, invaluable knowledge, and lively insights.

WA Sundowner - April 2024

Wolf Lane - 321 Murray St, Perth WA 6000

Join fellow FBA family business members in a relaxed after-work setting of casual drinks and networking. As the sun goes down, connections light up. Sundowners offer the perfect opportunity to forge new connections—a gateway to shared experiences, invaluable knowledge, and lively insights.

NSW/ACT Advisor Connect Meeting Parramatta - Apr 2024

5/3 Horwood Place, Parramatta 2150

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.

QLD Advisor Connect Meeting - May 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 AEST and adjust accordingly for your local time zone if you wish to attend this event via video.

Navigating Australia’s Privacy Act as a Family Business Owner

In response to the recent 2023 changes to the Australian Privacy Act, Peter Gatt at Majestic Computer Technology explores what these changes mean for your business and the family business community.

Last Chance to Register | Family Business Conference

Only two weeks to go until we all come together in Cairns! This is your last chance to register for the Family Business Conference 2024: Asia Pacific. 

Meet Our Member: Val Montagnana-Wallace from Hyphen

We spoke with FBA member, Val Montagnana-Wallace at Hyphen, to have a chat about her family business.

Why Family Business Matters? A Celebration of Kennards Hire

KPMG and Family Business Association (FBA) work together to support family businesses across our nation. Family Businesses are the backbone of Australia's economy and make a significant broader contribution to the communities in which they operate.

Meet Our Member: Brooks Hire Service

We spoke with the team at Brooks Hire Service to learn more about their history and family business as they celebrate their 45th anniversary.

Your Conference, Your Way | Family Business Conference

There is less than 4 weeks to go until we come together in Cairns for the Family Business Conference 2024: Asia Pacific!

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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?