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Core UKFT Membership Benefits

All UKFT members have access to many unique benefits, alongside some specific features that relate to your area of activity. The core benefits include:

  • One-to-one business advice and support
  • A meeting place to grow your contact base through belonging to the most inclusive network of companies in fashion and textile industry
  • A voice to both Government and industry
  • Access to industry-specific business information
  • Guidance surrounding Brexit and the opportunity to inform UKFT’s advice to government
  • Networking opportunities to raise your profile and make contacts with potential collaborators and business contacts
  • Opportunity to showcase your brand via the UKFT newsletter, website and social media 
  • Free access to UKFT’s annual programme of events and seminars on business-related topics including IP protection, working with agents and distributors, licencing, marketing and specific market roundtables such as Japan, China, USA and Scandinavia
  • Exclusive discounts on masterclasses on topics such as production and sourcing, fabric and fabric sourcing, product lifecycle management
  • Benefit from exclusive deals through UKFT Associate members, covering foreign currency exchange, international logistics, payment terms, export documentation and legal advice
  • Apprenticeship, skills and training advice and help
  • Assistance on employment and HR
  • Discounted rates on central London space for use as a showroom, board room and/or meeting space to conduct client visit/fittings
  • Financial grants for parents and carers with children aged 0-18 years. More info here

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UKFT Membership Rates


Member Category Turnover Annual Membership Annual Membership Plus*
Starter Up to £250k £415 £515*
Starter Premier £250k – £1m £780 £975*
Small £1m – £5m £1,550 £1,935*
Medium £5m – £15m £2,060 £2,575*
Large £15m – £35m £3,100 £3,875*
Very Large £35m+ £5,150 £6,435*
Associate £1,500 Flat rate
Retail Partner £2,500 Flat rate
Academic Further Education £1,000 Flat rate
Academic Higher Education £1,500 Flat rate
All prices exclude VAT *including Care Labelling Licence

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