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By families,
for families,
together across
generations.

FBN Belgium is the Belgian chapter of the world’s leading organisation of business families: FBN International.

Founded in 2005 we are a vibrant community of 113 business families, encompassing 1200 individual members of which 36% are NxGs and 23% are Now Gens.

Upcoming Events

NxG Summer Event | Foster, Rosières
NxG Summer Event
Foster, Rosières
NxG only* Foster Rivières, Chemin des Deux Fermes 5, 1331 Rixensart
The committee is already planning an amazing event to kick off the new NxG event calendar! It all...
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CEO Circle | Preparing the future: Navigating the illusions and realities of CEO succession
CEO Circle
Preparing the future: Navigating the illusions and realities of CEO succession
By invitation Sonhouse (Edmond Brussels), Rue Deschampheleer 26 · 1081 Koekelberg
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SAVE THE DATES | Journée des entreprises familiales francophones (JEFF) 2024
SAVE THE DATES
Journée des entreprises familiales francophones (JEFF) 2024
Members only* Geneva, Switzerland
Mark your calendar: FBN Switzerland will host members from FBN France, Levant, Luxemburg and us....
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Let's Visit Carmeuse
Let's Visit Carmeuse
Members only* Carmeuse (Moha Site) - Meeting point: Naxhelet Golf, rue de Naxhelet, 1B, 4520 Wanze
FBN brings you to places you would never expect! If you want to witness a live explosion in a stone...
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Now Gen Female Board Circle |
Now Gen Female Board Circle
"Exchange between Now & Wise Gen Female Board members"
By Invitation KPMG Zaventem
The Now Gen Female Board Circle is a collaborative initiative led by Caroline Thijssen (G6...
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Family Businesses in General

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of all companies that employ staff (and 55% of companies with at least 200 employees)

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of Belgium's GDP

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expect a transfer to the next generation within 5years

*Source: Study Prof Lambrecht Economic Importance family Businesses in Belgium (FR)


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FBN Belgium helps everyone to become aware of the many challenges business families face to become a responsible and engaged shareholder.The wide variety of speakers and topics covered in our program bring to our members, in a safe space, valuable peer learning opportunities. They truly feel they are not alone in the family business challenges they meet.

Philippe Haspeslagh
Philippe Haspeslagh

President FBN Belgium

When we created FBN Belgium in 2005, we knew very well that we were responding to an urgent need of family businesses.

Baron Buysse
Baron Buysse

Honorary President FBN Belgium

"Family businesses think in terms of generations and represent a factor of stability, in a society where most are worried about the next 'quarter results'. For them, growth only makes sense if it is sustainable."

Sophie Velge
Sophie Velge

Vice President FBN Belgium

"Managers think in quarters,
Family businesses in generations"

The wide variety of speakers and topics we cover helps our members to answer their questions and have peer learning moments. You are not alone in your path to success with your family business

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Anne Mörk Soenen

CEO FBN Belgium

FBN Belgium makes it possible to raise everyone's awareness of the many challenges of family businesses and to become responsible and committed shareholders.

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Philippe Haspeslagh

President FBN Belgium

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