Membership

Membership provides a host of benefits - from networking opportunities and an exclusive events programme to a voice at the highest level of government, access to our research and policy publications and a range of online services. 

Membership fees vary based on who you are and what you do. To find your annual membership fee, select the appropriate category below and indicate the size of your business. The fee will be shown at the bottom of the page. 

MEET OUR MEMBERS, below, offers a snapshot of our Unique Network.

Associate
Associate
Associate
Associate
Associate companies are those that supply services or materials to the creative industries sector but who do not work directly in the creative sector. Applications are subject to agreement by the Federation.
Business
Business
Credit: Brett Harvey for Creative Kernow
Business
Companies operating within the creative industries.
Charity and not-for-profit
Charity and not-for-profit
Charities registered with the Charity Commission or not-for-profits registered with Companies House operating within the creative sector.
Education and skills
Education and skills
Organisations involved in the provision of education, skills and training.
Individual
Individual
Credit: Brett Harvey for Creative Kernow
Individual
Freelance/self-employed creatives, including those training for a career in the creative industries. We encourage sole traders with a turnover of more than £25,000 p.a. to consider business membership.
Trade body
Trade body
Trade body
Trade body
Organisations which represent or promote, or are founded or funded by, the creative industry sectors listed below. Trade body applications are subject to agreement by the Federation.
Regional
Regional
The Custard Factory, Birmingham. Photography: Suzanne Lea Smith
Regional
Regional membership is a second tier of membership for organisations beyond Greater London. It offers a select range of member benefits, including policy engagement but excluding national conferences and receptions, at a reduced rate.
Affiliate
Affiliate
Credit: Mihaela Bodlovic
Affiliate
Affiliate membership is open to employees of one of our existing member organisations. Student affiliate membership is open to those studying or training with one of our existing education and skills members.
Corporate Patron
Corporate Patron
Corporate Patron
Corporate Patron
The Federation offers packages for corporate patrons. For details, please contact our membership team.

For the purpose of membership we define the creative industry sectors as follows:

Advertising and media, animation, architecture, broadcasting, crafts, creative education, creative tech, design, fashion, film, heritage, museums galleries and libraries, music, performing arts, photography, publishing, VFX, videogames, visual arts.

 If you do not obviously fit within these categories but would like to be a member, please contact the membership team to discuss.

Choose your organisational type and turnover

Our associate membership options are based on your size and turnover. Please select your turnover below to show the annual subscription price and the number of members included in each subscription.

Additional membership plans

In addition to named memberships, additional individual memberships for employees of Associate members may purchased at a discounted rate.
All fees are exclusive of VAT. VAT will be charged at 20%

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Meet our members
Andrew Davidson
Andrew Davidson is an independent creative education and communications consultant.
AESOP Arts and Society
Aesop helps health harness the powers of the arts and helps the arts gear up to deliver well-evidenced, effective and cost-effective health improvement.
Warwick Business School
Engage
Engage is the lead advocacy and training network for gallery education.
Alliance for IP
The Alliance for Intellectual Property represents the creative, branded and design industries.
Edwardian Hotel Group
Edwardian Hotels London is one of the UK’s largest and most dynamic independent companies.
Konzept Arts & Ideas
Konzept supports the development and creation of some of the best multi-disciplinary performing artists currently working in the UK.
Blackwinged Creatives
Blackwinged Creatives work with artists who cross boundaries of culture, geography and creative disciplines, in the UK and internationally.
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