Benefits and Procedure




  • The right to participate in all our events, programs, projects, meetings and initiatives organized by:
  • FBN-Bulgaria
  • FBN-International
  • European Family Businesses
  • Members program– preferential terms for goods and services offered by and for our community members.
  • You get the opportunity to present your company and your family history to all the members of the Association.
  • The right to share with all our members information about new products, services and opportunities offered by your family business with the help of the Association’s team.
  • Individual family and company profile in the Association’s website.



  • Individual profile in an international online platform for exchange of information and contacts – FBN Xchange.
  • Regular informational bulletin for important news and events of the national and international organizations, invitations and information from members and partners.
  • By joining the community all members of your family are welcome to FBN-Bulgaria
  • The members aged 18-40 have the right to join the youth structure – Next Generation.
  • Possiilities to host visits – you can invite us to visit your enterprise, hotel, factory or home.

It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.

Criteria for membership

The members of the association are legal entities that answer the following minimum requirements:

  • 50% of the capital or the property must be owned by the family (or 25% if the association is public)
  • 2 members of the family must work in the company
  • The business must have an annual turnover or asset value of 5 000 000 BGN
  • The business must have at least 5 years of good financial history
  • The association’s business must be well-respected and with good reputation
  • The owners must perceive the company as a family business
  • You must be recommended by at least 1 member of the association

Applying for membership

The steps to apply are:

  • You must be recommended by a member of the association.
  • You must fill in a declaration and an application form addressed to the Association’s Management Board (on the name of the legal entity on whose behalf have chosen to participate).
  • You must fill in a questionnaire with additional information about your business and family (your data will be used only for the goals of the association and will not be shared with third parties).
  • The Management Board votes on approving your application.

Contact us to get the necessary documents