Become a Member

2022-23 FBA Program Season

For Sept 1, 2022-end August 2023, FBA Membership is $699 (plus GST).

Members who join FBA VI from March 1st to May 31st pay $400 plus GST (use code MARCH). If you register in the summer, membership is $200 (use code SUMMER), then you'll renew in September. Email to inquire:

Sept 1st - Feb 28/29th $699 Sept 1st $699
Mar 1st - May 31st $400 (use code MARCH) Sept 1st $699
Jun 1st - Aug 31st $200 (use code SUMMER) Sept 1st $699

Non-Solicitation Policy

One of the core principles of FBA VI is that all members – business owners, family members and advisors – must respect the principle of non-solicitation. To read and learn more about the FBA VI Non-Solicitation Policy, click here.

Family Member

The Family Member membership is a family business looking to connect with, learn from, and share with like-minded people who understand the experiences unique to running a family business. We welcome family businesses of all sizes and industry types. Membership benefits extend to all family members and your membership fee provides you with special rates for events along with the opportunity to join an Advisory Team at no extra cost.

A “Family Business” is defined as a business that has one of the following characteristics:

  1. Has been owned and operated by different generations of a family;
  2. Where the potential exists for ownership to be passed on to another family member;
  3. More than one member of a family has active employment in an organization owned by a family; and/or
  4. A family which has in the past or is presently operating a business.

Advisor Member

The Advisor Member provides professional services to family businesses. An Advisor Member is expected to be involved in the association with the following qualifications:

  1. Must be sympathetic to and agree with the purposes of the Association;
  2. Must have a professional interest in the unique understanding of the Association in the issues concerning family business;
  3. Must be prepared to facilitate idea exchange, help educate and otherwise advance the knowledge of family business affairs for the benefit of the membership at large; and
  4. Must not solicit business from General Members.

Experience FBA VI

"Going into my 2nd year as FBA's Platinum Sponsor, I choose to support and affiliate myself with the Family Business Association as I truly feel local family businesses form the backbone of our Victoria economy. What better way to support our beautiful city, than to support those businesses that make it happen"

Dean Innes
Real Estate Advisor, Sotheby's International Realty Canada, Victoria, BC

"Dwyer Tax Law supports FBA because each community needs a strong and vibrant economic and social base. A community's lifeblood courses through the local businesses that provide employment, sponsor local events and initiatives, and that have strong roots in that community. FBA provides business owners with valuable opportunities to regularly meet and strengthen those local roots and each other."

Blair Dwyer, Dwyer Tax Law