Family business


Research indicates that family businesses are of major importance for the Antwerp economy. Antwerp Management School’s basic pillars – self-awareness, a global citizen’s perspective and societal consciousness – are tangible in the rights and obligations of the family and their business on the one hand and the focus on the entrepreneur’s personality and individual talents on the other. We are happy to share this expertise through courses, events, research and blog posts.


Knowledge Community


Vision of the Knowledge Community

It’s our ambition to build a community in Flanders for family businesses that are willing to question the status quo and are ready to reinvent themselves in order to prepare their family business for the next 25 years.

Mission of the Knowledge Community

Our community is aimed at family businesses and their leaders of today and tomorrow. Through training, activities and research it offers an ideal mix of practical insights, scientific expertise and individual support. Because it’s driven by a renowned business school, it guarantees high quality, professional support to its members. 

Main activities
  • Custom-made education for family business
  • Workshops and interactive sessions on sharing of knowledge and experiences
  • Presentations, lectures and events, both in-house and on location
  • Knowledge creation based on publications and research commissioned by businesses, organization and government


Family businesses can join our community regardless of their size. There are two options: silver membership or gold membership. This membership provides access to our platform on which we share expertise and stories that will inspire family businesses to keep working on their future growth and development.

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Programs within the domain Family Business are available for several themes and types, but always brought by experts with a sound academic foundation. We focus especially on family succession and continuity throughout generations.




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Our Family Business Community addresses family business and their leaders of today and tomorrow. Via training, activities, and research, we offer an ideal mix of practical insight, scientific expertise and individual coaching. Because it is driven by a renowned business school, it guarantees high quality and professional support to its members.

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Anja Tys, Corporate Marketing Communication Manager