We welcome family business owners and members who meet the following criteria:

  • Currently membership is only open to family businesses who belong to one of the six GCC nationalities (UAE, KSA, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait)
  • Family has reached the second generation in terms of ownership and management
  • Family has a controlling ownership interest in the organization
  • Family business has established a governance and succession mechanism
  • Firm has commenced professionalization and regional or international expansion
  • Firm has a distinctive and respected position in their industry

Note: In the case of a listed company, the family business possesses 25% of the right to vote through their share capital and there is at least one family member on the board of the company


If you fit into the criteria above and are interested in becoming an FBCG member, please fill out the electronic application form below.

Electronic Form