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Reasons to belong

The BCFA represents a wide range of market sectors within the furnishing industry including: Office, Marine, Education, Healthcare and Hospitality. 

Within these markets, our members cover a huge range of products and services including: accessories, art, bathroom fittings, fabric, furniture, lighting, soft furnishings and design services. 

Value & Marketing

Providing important channels both online and in print to promote your business to the broader market and assert your credentials within the industry. 

‘BCFA marketing channels are perfect platform for us to promote our  brand, products and projects to the wider design industry.’

Lucy White, Chelsom

‘Design Insider and its weekly newsletter help us get our message across as well as improving search engine optimization.’

Judy Zhou, Northern Lights


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Credibility & Accreditation



The association supports an atmosphere of enterprise and fair competition where members operate ethically, encourage excellence and strive for improved standards in their businesses. A code of practice defines the standards for the BCFA community.

‘Our clients see BCFA as a “benchmark”

Carmel Satterthwaite, Panaz

‘A significant tick box on tenders.’

Margaret Miller, Knightsbridge Furniture

‘Knowing the suppliers we use are members of the BCFA gives you that sense of security.’

Kate Long, ReThink Interiors 




Confidential advice for members on networking strategy is supplemented by a series of regional events to build business relationships.

‘The networking events are excellent.’

Terry Barber, Hypnos


‘BCFA gives us a strong presence and credibility to our key target group. Many long-standing relationships have started with a BCFA introduction.’

Ilker Hussein, Laufen


‘The events are always very good and fantastic for networking.’

Gordon Anderson, Blue Moon



View Our Networking Events


Information & Support


Members have a confidential source of information to solve problems, gain knowledge and receive support on almost any business subject.

‘The BCFA team work tirelessly to defend the interests of our industry and promote a code

of practice sadly absent from many other trade associations.’

Milan Cvetkovic, Vescom

‘We have been a member for many years and have benefited hugely from the continued 

support and information.’

Will Chelsom, Chelsom

‘The news network is an important source for us.’

Martin Rowell, Grohe




For more information about membership and the benefits please contact Mary Nannery at or call us with the number below.