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Industry Member

Industry Member/Partner

In order to protect the quality and integrity of our members, industry membership is confined to those suppliers to the association and not-for-profit market who are able to clearly demonstrate their skills and knowledge in supporting major UK and international conferences. As part of the application process we require relevant references, and ask you to a presentation and discussion session with our accreditation committee.

Open to professionals supplying a high level of service to the Business Events industry in the UK including convention bureaux, venues, hotels, AV, exhibition, and digital support services, in order to protect the quality and the integrity of our association, industry membership is confined to those suppliers who can clearly demonstrate their ability to support major UK and international conferences.  

Benefits of Joining as an Industry Member/Partner

  • Stay relevant and visible within the national association meeting community by networking and building relationships with a wide variety of potential clients.
  • Learn, understand and be more informed on meeting organisers challenges, issues and expectations, so you can better meet their needs as a key supplier.
  • Be relevant to the PCOs by sharing your expertise to help them keep their association meetings innovative, dynamic, fresh and engaging.
  • Contribute to ABPCO’s strong industry presence and voice through ABPCO’s collaboration with other associations and government bodies to highlight the value, socially and economically, of association meetings and meeting professionals.  See our members 2023 economic impact here.
  • Realise good value for your investment.
  • Demonstrate to your association clients that you understand their challenges and support their aims and objectives by being part of the ABPCO Community

Industry participation can be divided into two categories:

Industry members

Industry members can take advantage of a wide range of benefits, such as brand awareness, networking opportunities, attendance at our extensive learning event programme, the opportunity to contribute to thought leadership and access to our Member Forum

Industry partners

Industry partners receive all of the benefits that our Industry members enjoy.  In addition, our Industry partners can take advantage of an increased level of visibility on the website, social media and all ABPCO events.  Partners also receive a number of complimentary tickets to ABPCO events and have the opportunity to host a roundtable.

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