A Vibrant Community of Family Business Leaders

Family-owned businesses contribute greatly to the economy, and they face a number of unique challenges. Discover why family businesses of all sizes join the UW-Madison Family Business Center.

Learning Programs

Advanced learning events for members and guests

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Peer Groups

Tap the power of peer learning


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Why Join FBC?

World-class education and business support

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Upcoming Events

Date Course Name
March 1, 2018 Hiding in Plain Sight: Managing Substance Abuse & Mental Illness in a Family Business Learn More
May 2, 2018 Leadership Storytelling for Family Business Learn More
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Member Spotlight

Too often, the reason that many family businesses get started is because there isn’t a product or service out there that meets the needs the individual or family currently has. One of the best examples of this is BrightStar Care.

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Family Business Retirement Planning
Blog Post

Preparing for Life After the Family Business

For a business owner, preparing for retirement is typically focused on financial and business succession planning, while the personal side is often overlooked or deemed less important.

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Family Business Center Sponsors

Fluno Center
Wisconsin School of Business
Family Business Center
601 University Ave
Madison, WI 53715
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. U.S. CT
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