Your voice, heard. We advocate for our members at the highest level in government. We protect your interests, rates and rights, and we make sure our sector is at the heart of decision-making. Engage in industry consultations to influence policy and industry standards.

Opportunities to directly engage with industry and local and national government. Submit research to stimulate or inform public policy debate and build direct connections with industry.

Free individual membership for your students. From September 2020 we will be offering free individual membership for your students which will help support their creative development and interests, and enable them to make connections, providing potential job, mentoring and placement opportunities.

Free individual membership for your staff. With your membership, you get unlimited individual memberships for staff, ensuring that knowledge is available across your institution.

A UK-wide programme of events and workshops. You, your staff and your students get free or discounted tickets to thought leadership, coaching and networking events – everything from low-key meet-ups to conferences and webinars, including our Education and Careers Working Group. Also, position your institution as thought leaders by hosting and speaking at events and submitting content for publications.

A network of the most inspiring creative talent in the UK. Engage students in shaping the future of the industry through the Futures programme, giving them access to industry insights.

Access to talent. Strengthen connections between students and industry by engaging industry members with live events/projects, internships and graduate opportunities for your students.

A profile boost. Build your reputation and demonstrate to industry and prospective students your institution’s commitment to supporting industry-ready graduates.

Use of our directory and members-only jobs boards. Through exclusive access, you’ll meet even more creative talent.

The latest industry insights. We’ll keep you in the loop with news, views and advice from across the sector.

A chance to sign the Creative Industries Charter. By using our logo, you’ll demonstrate to the people you work with that you’re committed to creative excellence and you protect your interests.