Become an Advisor

Do YOU have Experience in FAMILY Business?

Are you a professional advisor with a background in family business? Are you looking for ways to increase your professional network, showcase your services and promote your business? Apply today to become a CFFB Advisor!

Advisors can join our Advisor Directory at any time by filling out the form below and paying for our annual membership. As part of your application, you must provide us with the following information to be listed in our directory:

  • 2 letters of reference from family business clients endorsing the support you provided in specific area(s) of their family and/or their business
  • Commitment to attend at least one breakfast seminar per program year, running September to May, each year you are in the directory
  • Agreement to act as an ambassador of CFFB by introducing and accompanying new and existing clients to Centre events
  • Submit an annual listing fee of $1,500 which includes 1 pass to each of our 7 events throughout the year

Advisor Benefits

The Centre for Family Business appreciates all of our Advisors for being ambassadors of our organization. Advisors like you can learn about and share the opportunities and benefits of our extensive network and membership base. As an Advisor, you will receive the following benefits:

Application Process

Becoming an advisor requires a screening process that starts with the submission of 2 letters of reference from family business clients. These letters must endorse the suport you provide in specific area(s) of their family and/or their business. Once you have these letters of reference, attach them to the form below and submit your application for review.

Advisor Reference Submission

Maximum file size: 4MB

Maximum file size: 4MB

Once you have submitted the form from Step 1, please wait while a CFFB representative reviews your application and provides you with a response. You may follow up with your application by emailing should you have any questions or concerns.

Once you have received approval, please use the form below to pay for your annual Advisor Membership. Payment can be made by cheque, eTransfer or credit card via PayPal (no PayPal account required).

As soon as payment has been received, your membership will begin on that day and last for one year, at which point it will automatically renewed. Once your membership has been activated, you will gain access to our Members Portal, where you can navigate through all your member benefits and upcoming events.