Types of Membership

Charter Membership
Group Membership - for larger corporations
SME Corporate Membership - for smaller corporations only
Overseas Membership - for corporations with no UK based staff
Personal membership - for retirees/postgraduate students only


If you would like to join, please fill out an application form.


Charter Membership - £6,700 plus VAT (larger corporations or SMEs by Chamber agreement)

The Board:

  • priority to join the Board of the Chamber (by invitation of the Governance Committee and existing members of the Board) the most important decision-making body in the Chamber
  • Chamber Forums: priority to Co-Chair or join a Forum or Committee (eg Diversity & Inclusion Energy, Financial Services, Mining, International Trade, SME, and Technology Forums)
  • Chamber representation in Canada: represent the Chamber in Canada by agreement
  • Membership Register: unlimited listing of company contacts
  • Business referrals: priority business introductions and referrals to Charter members
  • Trade queries: priority assistance with trade and investment queries in Canada and/or the UK


Events:

  • a representative is invited to sit at Head Table at events and where appropriate to act as Master of Ceremonies of an event, and to meet the Guest Speaker in private beforehand.
  • enjoy 10 free tickets p. a. to Chamber events including 2 tickets to the Annual Golf Day and 2 tickets to the Christmas event (approx. £1,200+VAT p.a.).
  • enjoy priority registration and seating at all Chamber events (45-50+ events per year)
  • enjoy exclusive Charter Member Only functions and invitations in the event calendar
  • attend events at member rates and invite guests to attend at member rates
  • enjoy priority notification of event sponsorship opportunities
  • event priority notification of co-hosting events with the Chamber
  • attend regular networking evening events
  • enjoy event notification in our newsletter of member and non member events of interest
  • receive notification of joint events with other organisations such as other chambers


Member Promotion:

  • enjoy listing of all Charter members on Chamber letterheads and communications
  • opportunity to have a free promotional video link off the Chamber’s website (£2,400+VAT p.a.)
  • direct link from the Chamber’s website to own website (£1,200+VAT p.a.)
  • opportunity to contribute up to a  free page in each quarterly newsletter edition (£600+VAT p.a.)
  • discounted advertising rates in the Chamber’s Newsletter
  • preference in joining a forum/sub-committee focusing on various sectors
  • preference in joining the Governance Committee to consider future members of the Board
  • preference in joining the Business & Development Committee to consider membership matters
  • receive the Chamber Directory with  free half page priority listing (£250+VAT p.a.)
  • extended listing in the online Directory with contact details
  • free copy of list of Canadian companies in UK and British companies in Canada (£500+VAT p.a.)
  • opportunity to send out 4 emailshots p.a. to Chamber contacts (£1,000+VAT p.a.)


Other:

  • meeting or call to discuss how to maximise the benefits of new Chamber membership
  • receive the Chamber FAQ Sheets for free
  • priority use of Chamber Event Service Dept assistance in hosting own events
  • receive member to member and non member to member offers
  • receipt of Chamber questionnaires to members
  • receive information on transatlantic links for members including various Canadian Chambers



Group Membership - £1,000 plus VAT (larger corporations with 50 or more employees)

  • Chamber Forums: ability to join a Forum (eg Diversity & Inclusion, Energy, Financial Services, Mining, International Trade, SME and Technology Forums)
  • Membership Register: nominate up to 10 contacts to the Chamber’s database
  • Business referrals: assistance with referrals from the Chamber to members and non members
  • Business introductions: assistance with introductions to up to 10 Chamber members
  • Trade queries: assistance with trade and investment queries in Canada and/or the UK


Events:

  • enjoy TWO free lunch ticket p.a. to a Chamber lunch (approx. £240+VAT)
  • enjoy one free ticket p.a. to the Chamber's Annual Christmas event with the purchase of a full price ticket (approx. £120+VAT per free ticket)
  • enjoy member rates at all Chamber events (45-50+ events per year)
  • opportunity to join a forum sub committee
  • enjoy notification of event sponsorship opportunities
  • enjoy notification of event co-hosting opportunities with the Chamber
  • attend regular networking evening events
  • present at a New Member networking reception (2-minute pitch)
  • enjoy event notification in our newsletter of member and non member events of interest
  • receive notification of joint events with other organisations such as other chambers


Member Promotion:

  • opportunity to contribute up to 500 words in each newsletter edition
  • enjoy advertising opportunities in the Chamber’s newsletters
  • enjoy a direct link from the Chamber’s website to own website
  • receive the Chamber Directory with free basic listing
  • extended in the online Directory with contact details
  • chance to purchase corporate lists: a list of Canadian companies in UK and a list of British companies in Canada (£250+VAT each - only available to members)
  • opportunity to send out emailshots to Chamber contacts (£250+VAT per emailshot)


Other:

  • meeting or call to discuss how to maximise the benefits of new Chamber membership
  • receive the Chamber FAQ Sheets for free
  • administrative assistance in booking and hosting approved member events
  • receive member to member and non member to member offers
  • receipt of Chamber questionnaires to members
  • receive information on transatlantic links for members including various Chambers of Commerce



SME Corporate Membership - £440 plus VAT (smaller corporations with less than 50 employees)

  • ChamberForums: ability to join a committee or Forum (eg Diversity & inclusion, Energy, Financial Services, Mining, International Trade, SME and Technology Forums)
  • Membership Register: nominate up to 4 contacts to the Chamber’s database
  • Business Referrals: assistance with referrals from the Chamber to members and non members
  • Business introductions: assistance with introductions up to Chamber members
  • Trade queries: assistance with trade and investment queries in Canada and/or the UK


Events:

  • enjoy one free ticket p.a. to the Chamber’s Annual Xmas event with the purchase of a full price ticket (approx. £120+VAT per free ticket)
  • enjoy member rates at all Chamber events (45-50+ events per year)
  • opportunity to join a forum sub committee
  • enjoy notification of event sponsorship opportunities
  • enjoy notification of event co-hosting opportunities with the Chamber
  • attend regular networking evening events
  • enjoy event notification in our newsletter of member and non member events of interest
  • receive notification of joint events with other organisations such as other chambers


Member Promotion:

  • opportunity to contribute up to 350 words in each quarterly newsletter edition
  • enjoy advertising opportunities in the Chamber’s Newsletter
  • enjoy a direct link from the Chamber’s website to own website
  • receive the Chamber Directory with free basic listing
  • basic listing in the online Directory with contact details
  • chance to purchase corporate lists: a list of Canadian companies in UK and a list of British companies in Canada (£250+VAT each - only available to members)
  • opportunity to send out emailshots to Chamber contacts (£250+VAT per emailshot)


Other:

  • meeting or call to discuss how to maximise the benefits of new Chamber membership
  • receive the Chamber FAQ Sheets for free
  • administrative assistance in booking and hosting approved member events
  • receive member to member and non member to member offers
  • receipt of Chamber questionnaires to members
  • receive information on transatlantic links for members including various Chambers of Commerce

 

Overseas Membership - £220 nil VAT (for members based outside the UK)

  • Membership Register: nominate up to 4 contacts to the Chamber’s database
  • Business Referrals: enjoy referrals from the Chamber to non members
  • Business introductions: assistance with introductions up to 4 Chamber members
  • Trade queries: assistance with trade and investment queries in Canada and/or the UK


Events:

  • enjoy member rates at all Chamber events (45-50+ events per year)
  • enjoy notification of event sponsorship opportunities
  • enjoy notification of event co-hosting opportunities with the Chamber
  • introduction to forum chairs and co-chairs
  • enjoy notification of regular networking evening events
  • present at a New Member networking reception (2-minute pitch) or have Chamber represent
  • enjoy event notification in our newsletter of member and non member events of interest
  • receive notification of joint events with other organisations such as other chambers

Member Promotion:

  • opportunity to contribute up to 350 words in each newsletter edition
  • enjoy advertising opportunities in the Chamber’s newsletter
  • enjoy a direct link from the Chamber’s website to own website
  • receive the Chamber Directory of Members with free basic listing
  • basic listing in the online Directory of Members with contact details
  • chance to purchase corporate lists: a list of Canadian companies in UK and a list of British companies in Canada (£250+VAT each.) –only available to members
  • opportunity to send out emailshots to Chamber contacts (£250+VAT per emailshot)

Other:

  • meeting or call to discuss how to maximise the benefits of new Chamber membership
  • receive the Chamber FAQ Sheets for free (eg Location advice: Where in Canada? Where in the UK?)
  • administrative assistance in booking and hosting approved member events
  • receive member to member and non member to member offers
  • receipt of Chamber questionnaires to members
  • receive information on transatlantic links for members including various Chambers of Commerce

Personal membership - £110 plus VAT (for retirees or postgraduates only)

  • Membership Register: nominate 1 contact to the Chamber’s database
  • Business Referrals: enjoy referrals from the Chamber to non members
  • Trade queries: assistance with trade and investment queries in Canada and/or the UK


Events:

  • enjoy member rates at all Chamber events (45-50+ events per year)
  • attend regular networking evening events
  • enjoy event notification in our newsletter of member and non member events of interest
  • receive notification of joint events with other organisations such as other chambers


Member Promotion:

  • enjoy advertising opportunities in the Chamber’s Newsletter
  • receive the Chamber Directory (does not include a free basic listing)


Other:

  • receive the Chamber FAQ Sheets for free (eg Location advice: Where in Canada? Where in the UK?)
  • receive member to member and non member to member offers
  • receive information on transatlantic links for members including various Canadian Chambers of Commerce such as the Vancouver Board of Trade, the Calgary Chamber of Commerce and others, and the British Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Trade in Canada

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