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Forbes Business Council


About Forbes Business Council

Forbes Business Council is a vetted professional organization for owners, founders, and executive leaders of small and medium-sized businesses.

Forbes Business Council is a fee-based membership organization with approximately 2,500 to 5,000 members. Its members and headquarters are distributed throughout the world, as it is a fully remote organization.

Forbes Business Council is part of a broader collective of membership organizations called Forbes Councils

Forbes Business Council offers publishing privileges to its members. These privileges include featured mentions in business leadership-focused articles, as well as full bylined articles written by its members in their area of business management expertise. 

This organization offers networking opportunities via regular virtual events, and private community groups accessible through its member portal website and mobile app. 

In order to be eligible for Forbes Business Council, you must be a senior-level executive, founder or owner and your company must generate a minimum of $500,000 in annual revenue, or have a minimum of $500,000 in financing

In order to be considered for Forbes Business Council, qualified candidates must either apply for consideration, or be referred by existing members. Meeting the minimum requirements alone does not guarantee an invitation to join the organization. Qualified applicants will be screened by a selection committee. If approved, applicants will receive an invitation to join Forbes Business Council. 

An annual fee in the range of $2,500 to $5,000 will be due at the time of joining the organization. 

The organization’s members work at an array of prominent companies, most notably: Teleperformance, TELUS Communications, Capital One, Amify, nextbite, and appfolio.

Notable Member Companies

Members of Forbes Business Council belong to some of these companies.

Forbes Business Council Facts

Year Founded


Member Count

2,500 - 5,000

HQ Location


Requires Invitation


Accepts Applications


Has a Mobile App


Offers Publishing Privileges


Annual Membership Fees

$2,500 - $5,000

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