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Reasons to Belong

The British Contract Furnishing Association (BCFA)

Creating opportunities for your business

Providing knowledge and inspiration for our industry

With 17,000+ employees and £1.7 billion+ in sales, our 240 + members represent the very best in innovative design, service, quality and value

A company can only become a member when it satisfies the Association’s standards of professionalism and makes a commitment to provide the market with the highest level of service

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Reasons To Belong

Market and Product Sectors

BCFA Members focus on commercial market sectors within the furnishing industry including:


Within these markets, our members supply a wide range of products and services including: 

Furniture - Carpets & Rugs
Hard Flooring- Lighting
Curtains & Blinds- Beds
Bathroom Fittings- Art
Wall coverings- Fabrics
Soft Furnishings
Design & Fit Out

Marketing & Brand Building

Design Insider Live- 8,000 unique visitors per month

Design Insider Live Weekly Newsletter- 8,500 subscribers

BCFA Web Site- 4,000 unique visitors per month

Product Finder- 2,500 unique visitors per month

Design Insider Directory Edition- 4,500 + printed copies distributed 

Design Insider Update- 5,000 + printed copies distributed 

Film Opportunities- Build your brand story 

Credibility & Accreditation 

Membership criteria and peer review

BCFA Code of Practice

BCFA Brand

The BCFA is an accredited Trade Challenge Partner with the UK Department of International Trade

BCFA Terms of Trade

Information & Support

Weekly news update of industry opportunities

Quarterly industry trends update

Focus reports providing in depth analysis of key developing market sectors

Mentoring support, advice and guidance 

Export support and information, grant advice and access


Networking events with clients

Workshops and seminars for members and clients

Exhibitions via the BCFA Open series

Events with key industry partners 

For an informal discussion about membership and the benefits, please contact Mary Nannery or call 01494 896790