Business Membership

Food & Drink Forum Membership

The Food & Drink Forum offers a range of Membership solutions to suit all business needs, including:

  • Business Membership – we offer three levels of membership; bronze, silver and gold for those food and drink businesses looking to access our services
  • Associate Membership – offering those businesses providing services to the food and drink industry the opportunity to access our network of food and drink businesses
  • Network Membership – our free membership grade offering food and drink businesses the chance to join our network and receive industry and legislative updates

The Forum appreciates the need to for an environment for food businesses to meet and develop relationships. Drawing together the best of the food manufacturing industry, vibrant artisan producers and business working along food supply-chains, The Forum provides a network arena second to none. Its events are attended by talented, driven individuals and companies looking for opportunities to exchange best practice and collaborate to move their business forward.

Business Membership Packages

The Forum’s  Business Membership packages are tailored to meet the needs to different sized businesses, ensuring the available services and opportunities are affordable and valued. The Forum always put its members first – through our contacts, partners and suppliers, we are able to provide exclusive offers and opportunities to our members before anyone else! Business Membership provides food businesses with:

  • Access to networking and knowledge-based workshops to keep you connected and up-to-date
  • Access to affordable food technical support to enable your business to grow
  • Access to services and discounts provided by our Associate members
  • Updates on grants and funding
  • Access to discounts on the Business Centre facilities at Southglade Food Park and Leicester Food Park – meeting rooms and fully equipped new product development kitchen Facility
  • Keep up-to-date with industry news and legislative updates
  • Access to market intelligence through industry-leading software

If we can’t help we will put you in touch with someone that can!

The Forum offers three business membership grades designed to ensure all sized businesses can access appropriate, affordable and valuable services. Bronze, Silver and Gold Membership packages are available to any food and drink producer or manufacturer of any size, from start-up companies to larger established organisations.

  • The Bronze grade offers entry-level access to the network, support services, offers and discounts;
  • The Silver grade is perfect for those companies looking for added support and benefits with higher discounts on support services;
  • The Gold membership is for those companies looking for a large amount of support and ideal for those looking to gain certifications or undertake extensive development projects;

Whatever your needs and objectives, we are confident that we can support and help you as we have many organisations in the past.
Be part of the food network that provides you with advice and support you need.

Download a full list of membership benefits here.

Join membership today by completing the following form:

Membership Level


For further information please call The Food & Drink Forum on 0115 975 8810. 

By agreeing to become a member of The Food & Drink Forum, you are agreeing for us to use your details to send opportunities, news and updates. We will not pass your details onto any third party companies.

Should your business membership expire/lapse you will automatically be downgraded to our Free Network Membership.