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in the MENA

Sustainability I Innovation I Growth

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Join our community and engage

tackling the next economy

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learning from the strength
of family business

Get inspired by peers

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The Tharawat Family Business Forum is an independent membership organisation dedicated to the sustainability, innovation, and growth of MENA family businesses.

Topics that matter

An agenda centred around issues that matter the most to family enterprises. 

Our activities in 4 pillars

Tharawat’s four pillars give easy access to the Forum’s activities and content.

Who can benefit from Tharawat?

Tharawat offers activities and support to multi-generational family businesses from across the MENA.
Our programs focus on your personal growth, building strong family teams and supporting the success and sustainability of family businesses across generations.

Latest Activities



Read the latest MENA Family Business Survey Report which highlights the challenges and priorities of family business leaders across the MENA region. The survey takes a snapshot of key areas of concern to multi-generational family firms within the Middle East and North Africda giving a rare insight into the mindset and outlook of the regions driving private companies.







The “Family Business and Climate Change” project in partnership with AW Rostamani Group will run during 2022 and culminate in a multi-media report and roundtables for owners and future leaders of family-owned companies in the region and beyond. Read more >>






Visit the Tharawat Covid19 Portal for interviews, key insights, reports, and tools to support family firms in their crisis and risk management, as well as their medium-term strategies.




See our latest activities and courses on the topics that matter most to Family Businesses in the MENA. We are collaborating with leading institutions and organisations to bring the latest trends an access to expertise for Tharawat Members. 

Partnerships and Collaborations

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Learn about the many ways that you can be a part of the Tharawat Family Business Forum.

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Tharawat Family Business Forum

The Tharawat Family Business Forum is an independent, non-for-profit membership association dedicated to the sustainability, innovation, and growth of MENA family businesses.