The foremost growth and networking organization for business owners in Greater New York City.

Benefits of Membership

If accepted, you can look forward to a suite of benefits designed to help you grow your business.

Get published on

Members are selected for the Council based on their depth and diversity of experience, then invited to share their insights via CommunityVoice on 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 criteria and is primed for audience engagement.

Get a Forbes Executive Profile

Add to your visibility and credibility with your own Executive Profile page on Your custom page ranks high in search results for your name and includes your executive and company bios; your areas of expertise and skills; and links to your social profile and website so visitors can connect with you directly.

Leadership and Revenue Growth

Access support when needed with on-demand content created exclusively for members. Dig in even deeper with one-on-one executive and business coaching opportunities. For an additional cost, get matched with a certified coach on our team who will personally guide your company to reaching vital business milestones.

Attend exclusive events and experiences

Get invited to events and experiences that are professionally planned to maximize in-person connections. Mingle amongst curated members and VIP guests for the opportunity to build deep relationships in a fun, intimate setting.

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.

Meet other leading business owners

A strong group of supporters and allies can help you through business challenges and open doors to new opportunities. Tap into a brain trust of smart, experienced local business leaders. You can post a question or opportunity in our online forum, request introductions to potential partners via your concierge, or attend one of our exciting events to build relationships face-to-face.

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 on curated products and services

To build the best, you need the best. We’ve established partnerships to provide you with exclusive discounts on leading business services and brands. Sign into your member dashboard or contact a concierge to have comparisons presented to you on services such as benefits and HR, technology and software, and travel.

Access your benefits anytime, anywhere

Our 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 all in one convenient, single sign-on location.

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


Forbes New York Business Council
745 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02110


Forbes New York Business Council
745 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02110

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