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Membership Benefits

The BCFA helps its members to enhance their commercial success through a number of key activities.

 

Member Services

Value & Marketing

Benefit Cost Value

BCFA web portal - Basic entry also route for members PR, project & product news.


FREE

Members only

BCFA web portal - Enhanced Entry

£250

Members only

BCFA recruitment web portal

FREE

Members only

BCFA Members' Directory - Design Insider Listing in members section. Key reference publication


FREE

Members only

BCFA Members' Directory - Design Insider Members package for enhanced entry From £300 Members only

Design Insider Live - online magazine an additional route for members PR, project & product news


FREE

Members only

Exhibition Rates Discount- members receive discounts on space at specific exhibitions

 

Various, up to £1800 grants for overseas shows

Sales leads with Emap Glenigan ­ 20% group discount available

 

20% discount

Information & Knowledge

Benefit Cost Value
Weekly Newsflash, news and business opportunities. Represents at least 4 hours research on a weekly basis FREE £3000 per annum

Market watch, an up to date and monthly steer on the market performance

Free to contributors

Information not available anywhere else

Office furniture sales statistics, quarterly report and review of the office sector. Available to contributors only

FREE to contributing members

Available on subscription to contributing non members

Advice on exporting and exhibiting overseas FREE Consultancy
BCFA Standard Trading Terms & Conditions - available for members to brand for their company FREE £2000
Matchmaker - Link up with other members to learn from each other's experience/ work together on products or markets FREE Consultancy
Personal visit by BCFA MD to provide help and guidance on how to get the most out of membership FREE Consultancy
FISP sustainability audit developed in partnership with BCFA Cost per audit  

Credibility & Accreditation

Benefit

Cost

Value

Membership underpinned by BCFA Code of Practice

FREE

Exclusive accreditation for BCFA members

Use of BCFA Members and Made in Britain logos

FREE

Exclusively available to BCFA members

Use of BCFA Environmental logo

FREE

Exclusively available to BCFA members meeting requirements

Networking

Benefit

Cost

Value

One to one support and introductions, including company visits

FREE

Not available anywhere else

Access to a variety of exclusive networking events throughout the year and across the UK

From £35- £100 per ticket

Purchase exclusively available to BCFA members

Education Networking Events

FREE to Minimal

Exclusively available to BCFA members 

Annual Luncheon- Industry event of the year

£175 per ticket Purchase exclusively available to BCFA members

Representation

Benefit Cost Value

We represent you on the FIRA board

FREE
 

We represent you with the Government Lobby. Taking your views to the national and local level

FREE
 

We represent you on the BFC board (British Furniture Confederation)

FREE
 

We represent you on the FEMB Board (European federation of office furniture associations)

FREE
 

Benefit Partners/Suppliers

Benefit Value

BCFA Buying Group- purchasing consortium, buying pool for a range of products and services

Savings guarantee 

Business to Business Dispute Resolution Service

Industry specialist advice and support

RHG Insurance Brokers- Commercial Insurance cover specifically for the contract furnishing industry 

Industry specialist advice and cover at competitive rates

Blandy & Blandy Legal services- discount available

10% discount on feed and 15 minutes free advice
ACID- Anti Copying in Design- 20% discount on membership for new members 20% off ACID membership fee
PHP Private Medical Health Care Scheme and Travel Insurance- specially arranged BCFA package specially negotiated rates
Global Reach Partners- Foreign exchange and international payments Specially negotiated rates, advice and information
BCFA e-learning- CPD accredited on line skills training 20% discount
Warwick Bookman- specialist property expertise Savings on property transactions

Peninsula- Specialist Health & Safety & HR support, Free helpline and online advice and information

 

Free support and preferential rates for fully services support
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