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Center for Family Business Membership Application

Thank you for your interest in becoming an active member in the Penn State Behrend Center for Family Business! We are excited about the what the Center can do for family businesses and the Erie region. With your participation, the Center becomes even stronger!

Please complete this application with your membership payment.  Visa, MasterCard, and Discover credit cards are accepted.

The information we collect will be used to better understand your business and your needs. This enables us to develop meaningful programming as well as appropriate peer groups. All information remains confidential and will only be reviewed by the Center’s Executive Committee. No information will be shared with a third party.

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Membership

Options:

Currently, there is one membership option—a Traditional Membership. The fee for this membership is $500.

For new members, the membership fee is $500 and covers a 12-month period.  Membership also includes all employees of the business.

 

Company Contact Information

Company Information and Demographics

Peer Group Participation

Peer Groups are small, confidential discussion groups where members learn from each other by sharing business challenges (specific to family business or otherwise), personal issues, and any other issues that can benefit from the shared wisdom of the group. This is a safe environment that provides a powerful opportunity for business and personal growth.

The participation fee for a peer group is $200/member and covers a 12-month period.  More than one person from a member company can participate in peer groups at no additional cost.

 


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Value Statement

The Behrend Center for Family Business values a culture that promotes trust, growth, continuous learning, support and an environment that improves all family and private businesses in the Erie region.


Membership Payment

Traditional Membership Option

  • Currently, there is one membership option—a Traditional Membership. The fee for this membership is $500.

Peer Group Option

  • Participation fee for a Peer Group is $200/member. More than one person from a member company can participate in Peer Groups.

Payment

  • Visa, MasterCard, and Discover credit cards are accepted.

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After you press the Submit button, here's what will happen next:

  • If you selected "Credit Card":  You will be taken to a shopping cart to review your selections.  Next, click the Pay Now button to be routed to Penn State's credit card payment site.  This is the screen where you will enter your credit card information.
  • If you selected "Invoice":  You will be taken to a shopping cart.  However, please STOP at this point and do not click any buttons.  The application form has been submitted and an invoice will be mailed to you.
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