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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 & Design Insider Directory web portal - Basic entry 


FREE

Members only

BCFA & Design Insider Directory web portal- Enhanced Entry

£300

Members only

BCFA recruitment web portal

FREE

Members only

Design Insider Members Directory Print Edition- Listing in members section. Key reference publication 


FREE

Members only

Design Insider Members Directory Print Edition- Members package for enhanced entry From £535 Members only

Design Insider Live - online magazine an additional route for members PR, project & product news. 8000 monthly unique visitors, plus weekly mailshot to 7000+ industry contacts.


FREE for Members

Non-Members from £850

Design Insider Live- Online magazine banner advertising 

25% discount for members From £120 per month 

Overseas Exhibition Rates Discount- Members receive discounts on space at specific exhibitions 

 
Various, up to £2500 grants for overseas shows

BCFA Open Series of Exhibitions, Various UK and Ireland Locations

From £1000 Members only as exhibitors 
Sales Leads with Emap Glenigan- 20% group discount available
 
  20% discount
BCFA Buying Group- purchasing consortium, buying pool for a range of products and services
 
  Savings guarantee 

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

Quarterly News Update, a supplement to the newsflash providing industry trends data

FREE

 

Market Focus Reports- In depth reports behind key developing market sectors

FREE

Exclusive to members from £3000 per report

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 and Conditions- available for members to brand 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 to provide help and guidance on how to get the most out of your membership, opportunity and mentoring referral 

FREE Consultancy 

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

Exclusive member only contract interiors exhibitions in London, Manchester and Dublin

Variable

Members Only

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

From £40-£140 per ticket

Purchase exclusively available to BCFA members

Education Networking Events

Free to £35 per ticket

Exclusively available to BCFA members 

Annual Luncheon- Industry event of the year

£195 per ticket Purchase exclusively available to BCFA members

Representation

Benefit Cost Value

BCFA Membership of Institute of Export

FREE
Provides access to export advice guidance and education

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

Global Reach Partners- Foreign exchange and international payments

Specially negotiated rates, advice and information

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

Industry specialist advice and cover at competitive rates

Blandy & Blandy Legal Services0 discount available

10% discount on feed and 15 minutes free advice

ACID- Anti Copying in Design - 20% discount on membership for new members

20% of ACID membership fee

PHP Private Medical Health Care Scheme & Travel Insurance- specially arranged for BCFA package

Specially negotiated rates

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

Free support and preferential rates for fully serviced support