Forbes Business Development Council is an invitation-only organization for senior-level sales and business development executives.
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 a Forbes Executive Profile
Add to your visibility and credibility with your own Executive Profile page on Forbes.com. 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.
Insights and advice from fellow sales leaders
Get peer insights and advice anytime through our online support forums and member-led webinars. Connect with your peers to share expertise, learn from each other and solve business challenges in a private setting. You can also explore our library of webinars to further your professional development.
Prestige of association with the Forbes brand
After you join, our concierge team will provide web badges, decals, press release templates and blog posts that you can use to share your affiliation with the community at your location, on social media, and in your newsletters and websites. You can use these materials to build credibility with potential customers, hires, partners and investors.
Personal service from our concierge team
At the core of everything we do is our member concierge team. Our team is committed to connecting you to the right people and resources at the right time — which is why you should consider them an extension of your own team.
Exclusive rates on high-end services
Membership comes with access to curated product and service partnerships at members-only rates. Find a discount on a vendor you already use, or request that a concierge connect you with provider options and prices. Our partnerships range from software to human resources to travel, and more.
Access to 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.