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Membership Benefits

Membership offers many unique benefits – 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; exclusive discounts in conjunction with our Associate partners; and a voice to both Government and industry. The benefits include:

  • Access to industry-specific business information
  • Guidance surrounding Brexit and the opportunity to inform UKFT’s advice to government
  • One-to-one support on developing an export strategy and routes to market
  • Networking opportunities to raise your profile and make contacts with potential collaborators and business contacts
  • Advice on access to financial support for international tradeshows through government funding
  • Free promotion to showcase your brand via the UKFT newsletter, website, social media and members’ directory
  • Free access to UKFT’s annual programme of events, including practical seminars and masterclasses on business related topics including market roundtables such as Japan, China, USA and Scandinavia
  • Licence to use the care symbols which are protected by international trademarks, registered in almost 100 countries
  • Information on sourcing and UK manufacturing
  • 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

Member Categories

We offer different types of membership categories, each with its own set of benefits.

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Member CategoryTurnoverAnnual MembershipAnnual Membership Plus*
StarterUp 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£1,500Flat rate
Retail Partner£2,500Flat rate
AcademicFurther Education£1,000Flat rate
AcademicHigher Education£1,500Flat rate
All prices exclude VAT*including Care Labelling Licence

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If you need help with applying, have any more questions or would like to gain a better understanding how your business can benefit from membership please contact us and we will be happy to help.

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