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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 


Members only

BCFA & Design Insider Directory web portal- Enhanced Entry


Members only

BCFA recruitment web portal


Members only

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


Members only

Design Insider Members Directory Print Edition- Members package for enhanced entry From £567 Members only

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

from £875 for non-members

Free for Members

Design Insider - 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 £1200 Members only as exhibitors 
Sales Leads with Emap Glenigan- 20% group discount available
  20% discount
BCFA CPD Accreditation and Event Programme £350 Members Only

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



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


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 

Focus Reports will be available to purchase for Associate Members

£65+VAT Associate Members

Credibility & Accreditation




Membership underpinned by BCFA Code of Practice


Exclusive accreditation for BCFA members

Use of BCFA Members and Made in Britain logos


Exclusively available to BCFA members

Events- Networking & Educational




Exclusive member only contract interiors exhibitions in Dublin


Members Only

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

From £50-£140 per ticket

Purchase exclusively available to BCFA members

Education Networking Events

FREE to £195 per ticket

Exclusively available to BCFA members 

Annual Luncheon- Industry event of the year

Full members will have priority access over Associate Members for booking tickets for the Annual Luncheon.

£195 per ticket
Purchase exclusively available to BCFA members
Sponsorship Opportunities at key events in Manchester and London From £1250  

Associate Members will pay a premium of 25% on the price of a ticket

  Associate Members


Benefit Cost Value

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


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


We represent you on the FIESTA board (Furniture & Interiors, Education, Skills & Training Alliance) 


We represent you on the FEMB Board (European Federation of Office Furniture Associations)



Benefit Partners/Suppliers

Benefit Value

Where Now Consulting 

Management consultancy that specialises in market entry strategies, sales and channel strategy and management

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 
FIRA- Corporate membership provides members support for enquiries on standards and regulations Written enquiries via BCFA office only
Cube Film Production Services Discount for Members