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Exceptional Family Businesses.
Thriving Communities.

With over 90 members, the FBC represents many of the region’s strongest and most reputable family business leaders. What sets us apart from other business membership organizations is our commitment to see both the family and the business thrive and prosper.  The FBC is a community where business owning families can exchange strategies and experiences, safely explore challenging issues, and learn from leading experts in areas that are unique to family businesses.  We have developed a strong specialization and successful application of best practices in family business management. We have helped many businesses build a strong foundation for family business governance, continuity, strategic planning, leadership transition, and growth.

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Nominations Are Now Open

We are thrilled to announce that we are accepting nominations for the fourth annual Brown-Forman Family Business Leadership Award, which will be presented at a dinner following the Family Business Summit on November 29, 2017. 

The Award will recognize an individual from a family business who exhibits exemplary leadership qualities such as philanthropic activity in the community, community engagement, cultivation of a family business legacy, and application of family business best practices. 


Click here for the complete selection criteria.


To nominate an individual for this award, fill out our brief nomination form. If the person you nominate is selected as a finalist, they will be asked to provide more information at that time. August 1st is the deadline to submit your nomination.


Registration for the 2017 FBC Annual Summit coming soon!


For more information contact Brittany Boone at


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University of Louisville
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