The foremost growth and networking organization for business owners in Greater New York City.
Enjoy these exclusive member benefits…
Get published on Forbes.com
Members are selected for the Council based on their depth and diversity of experience, then invited to share their insights via CommunityVoice on Forbes.com. Write business articles or submit brief industry-related tips when you’re short on time. Our in-house editorial team will guide you through a professional editing process to ensure your content meets the Forbes.com criteria and is primed for audience engagement.
Get invites to exclusive events and VIP experiences
Forbes New York Business Council members attend invitation-only events curated to maximize in-person connections and build relationships with the local area. Access to VIP experiences and exclusive art, charity, fashion, film, music, and sports events are also available.
Prestige of association with the Forbes brand
Membership in Forbes New York Business Council is invite-only, based on an application and committee review. Being accepted establishes your prestige and sets you apart from the competition. Boost your credibility alongside a group of fellow leaders through digital badges, press releases, and customizable plaques.
Network and collaborate with other local business owners
A strong group of supporters and allies can help you through business challenges and open doors to new opportunities. Forbes New York Business Council members have access to a brain trust of smart, experienced business owners from your local area. Tap into their insights by posting a question or business challenge in our online forum, request introductions to potential partners via your concierge, or attend one of our exciting events to build relationships in-person.
Consider our concierges part of your team
Business owners have no shortage of roles to play at work. Any extra support can go a long way. That’s where our concierges come in — consider them an extension of your own team. Email, call, or chat them anytime to get connected to resources you need and people you need to know.
Save money on curated products and services
Every dollar matters to a business owner. To help you make the most of your budget, we’ve secured exclusive discounts on everything from back office services to marketing software to credit card processing, travel, and more. And because time is money, we curate the best solutions so you don’t have to. In need of a new business service or tool? Our concierge team will connect you to tailored, trusted providers at members-only rates.
Access your benefits anytime, anywhere
Members-only web and mobile dashboards help you stay connected to the community and our team. Request introductions to fellow members and enjoy on-demand access to your member benefits anytime, anywhere. You can even live chat with our concierge team right from the dashboard.
Are you ready to take advantage of everything Forbes New York Business Council offers?
Confirm you fit the following criteria then click to apply.
- Owner, founder, or executive leader of a business
- Operating out of the Greater New York City area
- Generating at least $500,000 in annual revenue or funding