Associate Membership

THE FOOD AND DRINK FORUM AIMS TO: further support the growth of the UK’s food and drink sector by bringing food and drink businesses together with a network of those providing services to the sector – introducing Associate Membership.

Associate Membership allows those businesses offering services to the food and drink sector the opportunity to join The Food & Drink Forum’s network, and showcase their goods and services for just £300 (plus VAT) per year.

As an Associate Member of The Food & Drink Forum, businesses will benefit from:

Certificate of Membership and use of ‘Associate Member of The Food & Drink Forum’ logo*

Short introductory showcase article included within The Food & Drink Forum’s monthly newsletter, Technical Bites issued to all food and drink business members

Listing / profile in The Food & Drink Forum’s online Suppliers’ Directory (accessed by a network of subscribed food and drink members)

Be seen as a ‘Recommended Supplier’ of The Food & Drink Forum**

Updates on industry news, legislative changes, events and networking opportunities through Technical Bites

Discounted (10%) access to Food & Drink Forum meeting rooms from as little as £27 per day

Discounted (10%) access to Food & Drink Forum technical / consultancy support

Additional adverts in Technical Bites for a discounted member price of £45 per advert

Month-long advert on The Food & Drink Forum website for a discounted member price of £90 per advert

1/2 day access to food and drink market intelligence through industry leading software

Promotion of associate members’ industry-specific events to the network in addition to event partnership opportunities with The Food & Drink Forum

Show support to the food and drink industry as part of Corporate Social Responsibility

* Your membership invoice will be sent to the email address you have provided above, you will receive your membership pack once we have received your membership payment in full.

** If multiple Associate Members offer the required service we will recommend all, allowing the business to choose their preferred supplier. 


Please complete the application form below to apply and receive an invoice for Associate Membership, alternatively click here to make online payment.  

If you would like to include your company logo within your profile please send a JPEG or PNG version of your logo to stating ‘online directory logo’ as the heading.

For further information please call The Food & Drink Forum on 0115 975 8810 or you can join online here.

To view The Food and Drink Forum’s full privacy policy please click here.

By joining membership and submitting this form you are agreeing to The Food and Drink Forum’s terms and conditions which can be downloaded here or can be emailed upon request.

Please note that as an Associate Member you will not be entitled to voting rights in relation to Food & Drink Forum membership. We reserve the right to refuse membership where a conflict is determined in relation to services offered by The Food & Drink Forum.