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Family Business Center of Pioneer Valley

Family Business Center of Pioneer Valley

Membership in the Family Business Center of Pioneer Valley

BRAND NEW DEAL! 3 year membership discount package: 10% off, if paid in beginning of 3 year term; can apply each year for Workforce Training Fund Express Grant, showing you are paid in full for each year (at the net 10% off rate)

  • Companies can join for a 3 year term and get 10% off; must be paid in full between month 1 and 3 (see below) and sign legally binding member contract
  • This plan is $2800 per year x 3 years, payable upon joining/ renewing. If using the Workforce Training Fund Express Grant, you apply each year, and we attest that you are paid for each individual year.
  • May send 4 attendees to all 6 annual dinner forums; additional attendees pay $50 per person per event
  • May send 3 attendees to all 6 morning workshops
  • Opportunity to participate in a FBC roundtable discussion group (each group meets 9 times annually, for $200 per attendee per membership year, in addition to member fee).
  • If desired, 3 hour customized consultation with center director on a range of topics to be discussed.
  • Have colleagues from other family companies as your guests to dinner forums (1 time per guest company).
  • Opportunities for networking with other family business members, and sponsor representatives

Full Membership: $2800 per year (as of 2/22/17)

  • Attend 6 annual educational forums (up to 4 owners and managers; additional attendees at $50 per person)
  • Opportunity to participate in a FBC roundtable discussion group (each group meets 9 times annually, for $300 per attendee per membership year, in addition to member fee)
  • May send 3 attendees to all 6 morning workshops
  • If desired, 3 hour consultation per member year, with center director on a range of topics to be discussed; additional time as the discounted rate of $150 per hour, payable to FBCPV
  • Have colleagues from other family companies as your guests to forums (1 time per guest company).
  • Opportunities for networking with other family business members, and sponsor representatives
  • If 100 employees or fewer, and a Massachusetts employer, you can get reimbursed $1300 after each paid up year through the Workforce Training Fund Express Grant
  • math/ details of the Workforce Training Fund Express Grant: Developing as a Leader of Your Family/ Closely Held Company (course 1109636) // Annual cost: $2600 (tuition) + $200 (meals), minus $1300 (wtf grant) = $1500. Company pays $2800 to FBCPV; must apply, be approved in advance of training to get reimbursement at end of paid up training year.

Start Up Company: $1400 per member year (as of 2/22/17)

  • When a business is 3 or fewer years old; and has 5 or fewer emploees
  • $1400 per year, half the price of the regular annual member fee
  • May attend your choice of 3 of the 6 educational forums annually with up to 4 total from your company
  • May send 3 attendees to your choice of 3 of the 6 morning workshops
  • Opportunity to participate in a FBC roundtable discussion group (each group meets 9 times annually, for $200 per attendee per membership year, in addition to member fee).
  • If desired, 90 minute consultation with center director on a range of topics to be discussed.
  • Have colleagues from other family companies as your guests to dinner forums (1 time per guest company).
  • Opportunities for networking with other family business members, and sponsor representatives
  • math/ details of the Workforce Training Fund Express Grant: Developing as a Leader of Your Family/ Closely Held Company START UP COMPANY SPECIAL OFFER (course 1112617 with Workforce Training Fund Express Grant) // Start ups <= 3 yrs/ 5 employees, choose 3 of 6 events: Annual cost: $1300 (tuition) + $100 (meals), minus $650 (wtf grant) = $750. Company pays $1400 to FBCPV; must apply, be approved in advance of training to get reimbursement at end of paid up training year.

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PLEASE NOTE:

  • The center is designed for an audience of owners and key managers of private companies and the center's corporate partners; not for professional advisors from the fields of law, accounting, banking, finance, etc.
  • The center is a wonderful place for conversations between a diverse group of business owners at every stage, of every size, from every industry. It is networking in order to develop and improve, but not to solicit. We have succeeded so well in large part because we have maintained a non-solicitation policy, between all members and all corporate partners.
  • Professional advisors from firms other than our corporate partners can rest assured that they can refer their clients to our program, knowing that they will not be solicited by other advisors in their field.

PAYMENT TERMS:

  • Prompt payment of the annual fee preferred, but timely payment in halves is allowed, with first half at beginning of member term; and second half by end of month 3.
  • concerning online payments, through Payeezy systems: this is our product page, where we describe the levels of membership in the Family Business Center of Pioneer Valley, Inc; contact information for the center is at the bottom of each webpage (but is 413 575 5850 and ira@fambizpv.com); our refund policy: if member company is dissatisfied with their association in the Family Business Center of Pioneer Valley, we welcome a discussion about how to resolve any problem... with the bottom line being that they will owe the dues for the prorata portion of the member year that has transpired, measured in months from the billing date;: aside from the refund and privacy policy listed above, companies join as members for a year at a time, are able to participate in the activities of the Family Business Center of Pioneer Valley, Inc.

 

 

for more information, call Ira Bryck, president of Family Business Center of Pioneer Valley, Inc. at (413) 835-0810

as of 12/10/15

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