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Why join UKFT?

Grow your business and help build a stronger UK fashion and textile industry

In addition to actively contributing to the growth of our industry, your UKFT membership offers access to many unique benefits, alongside some specific features that relate to your area of activity. 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
  • Save on the cost of an iZettle card reader or crowdfunding fees through Crowdcube
  • 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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Need help applying?

Email us at: info@ukft.org