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BIFM Corporate Membership

BIFM Corporate Membership

As organisations increasingly occupy complex buildings and use sophisticated technology for communications and control, individuals have higher expectations of their working environments, professional facilities management is the lynchpin to planning, maintaining and managing facilities to best effect. Good facilities management can deliver flexibility, adaptability and sustainability helping organisations respond to cost pressures. At its best it is a real differentiator and in the commercial sphere provides a competitive advantage. FM is becoming more and more important for the business world as a critical strategic discipline. BIFM remains the constant in continuing to raise the profile of FM to keep it on the business agenda and bring together the FM community. Becoming a Corporate Member can help your company stay ahead of the competition. Being associated with the BIFM raises a company’s profile and brand awareness within the FM industry, helping to increase long term networking and sales opportunities.

Key benefits to your organisation Raising your corporate profile in the FM sector As a Corporate Member your organisation clearly demonstrates a commitment to the FM profession and FM excellence. This enhances your corporate profile with clients and other stakeholders. Reaching key decision-makers in FM If your organisation’s strategy and plans include targeting FM decision makers, Corporate Membership can be a valuable networking, promotional and brand association tool, helping you connect with FM professionals and businesses.

Exclusive opportunities A number of opportunities are exclusive to Corporate Members. These include, amongst others, use of the Corporate Member logo and inclusion in the Corporate Member Showcase on the BIFM website. Team development Nominated team members within your organisation can benefit from the same professional development, networking, knowledge and information opportunities that Affiliate members of the Institute gain. Keeping them better informed, and more knowledgeable about the FM industry.

BIFM Corporate Membership packages

We offer Corporate Membership dependent on your organisation size with the option to take up ‘Platinum or Gold Supporter’ packages which, in addition to your membership, offer additional brand building and marketing opportunities for your business. All Corporate Membership package options are year-long subscriptions.

Who for?

As a leading international “ facilities services organisation it is

Nominees with member benefits

vital to link ourselves with the industry’s leading professional membership bodies to ensure our customers and stakeholders know we are committed to the industry and to the continuing future professional development of this industry. We have been involved as a Corporate Member with the BIFM for over 10 years and have found this membership to be invaluable to the growth of our business through networking and training opportunities. We recommend the BIFM to our customers and stakeholders and will continue to do so going forward to ensure that the profile of the FM industry continues to be raised.

” Box, Hard Services Director, Chris OCS Group UK Ltd

Market intelligence including FM World Feature in Corporate Newsletter Corporate Showcase Case studies Free entry and discounted upgrade rates in FM World Buyers Guide; distributed to all members Use of the BIFM Corporate Member logo

Membership plaque Discounted advertising in FM World 20% discount on training with BIFM Training 10% discount on the exhibition rate card for the Facilities Show and Total Workplace Management Opportunity to network at Regional and SIG events * Supporter package marketing campaign; tokens allocated which can be spent on BIFM marketing opportunities

* For full details of the marketing opportunities with BIFM and members

Small Enterprise

Large Enterprise

For organisations with fewer than 50 employees.

For organisations with 50 or more employees.

For organisations wishing to be Corporate Members and to undertake a profile raising marketing campaign with BIFM; worth £6,000.

For organisations wishing to be Corporate Members and to undertake a profile raising marketing campaign with BIFM; worth £13,500.

5 nominees

10 nominees

12 nominees

15 nominees





BIFM Corporate Member logo

BIFM Corporate Member logo

BIFM Corporate Member logo – Gold Supporter

BIFM Corporate Member logo – Platinum Supporter

Membership certificate

Membership certificate





24 tokens (worth £6,000)

54 tokens (worth £13,500)

ship costs please see the pull-out supplements at the back of this pack.

Find out more

To find out more about Corporate Membership of BIFM and become a member, contact: Mark Nicholas Corporate Account Manager T: +44 (0)1279 712650   E: or visit

Corporate Membership has been an important tool for us in providing excellent networking opportunities, keeping up-to-date with industry trends and issues, and helping our staff to continuously build on their sector knowledge. As a leading provider of facilities management staff to the industry, we have found the BIFM to be a key association and have taken an active role in sponsoring BIFM events and promoting the organisation to both our candidates and clients. We have had clients contact us and say they got our details from BIFM.

Claire Bradbury, Senior Consultant, Eden Brown

BIFM marketing campaign opportunities

As a BIFM Corporate Member with the Platinum or Gold Supporter package you create a coordinated marketing campaign in consultation with BIFM, accessing savings on the rate card, to maximise impact, brand recognition and lead generation. You will have a set number of ‘tokens’ which can be used within the year, we recommend taking a planned approach to how you use these tokens; selecting a marketing programme from the opportunities below and through consultation with BIFM. Marketing Campaign Value Platinum Supporter Corporate Member package

54 tokens (worth £13,500)

Gold Supporter Corporate Member package

24 tokens (worth £6,000) One token = £250


Total Reach


CPD Provider Network Become a BIFM Registered CPD Provider; share and become known for your in-depth knowledge through this quality mark. You will have the opportunity to deliver independently assessed CPD through events and materials to members and non-members. Position your organisation as a supporter of learning within the FM sector with the CPD Provider Network.

> 13,200

Circa 3 tokens (£800)

Discussion forums Opportunity to facilitate debate amongst high-level FM professionals. Bringing together 10-12 leading industry players to debate issues facing the sector. Forums result in a white paper available to members digitally and distributed through FM World.

At the event 10-12 senior FMs Post event > 13,200

Circa 32 tokens (£8,000)

ThinkFM Conference Be a part of ThinkFM and benefit from an extensive promotional programme. The conference enables you to introduce and promote your organisation. There are a limited number of sponsorship opportunities available.

Pre event > 13,200 + promotion through Workplace Law, FMX magazine, FMJ and other databases At the event > 300 FMs at the event

Circa 27 tokens (£6,750)


Total Reach


BIFM Good Practice Guides An opportunity to align with a popular membership benefit on a topic to be agreed. Good practice guides are concise guides available to members to use in their daily jobs, a very popular member benefit. (This could be enhanced with additional events based on the GPG publication. Please discuss with BIFM.)

> 13,200

Circa 20 tokens (£5,000)

BIFM Awards and Gala Dinner Be associated with the key FM industry event of the year, which attracts over 1,200 leading FMs and position your company at the forefront of excellence in FM. An excellent platform to showcase your business with branding opportunities in the run up, at the event and after the event. There are a limited number of sponsorship opportunities and a range of different packages available. Packages range from business card draw through to category sponsor. The headline sponsor has been booked up to and including 2013.

Pre event > 13,200 + promotion through press and social media At the event > 1,200 Post event > 13,200

Opportunities range from 13-39 tokens (£3,450 – £9,750)

Region and Special Interest Group sponsorship Work closely with a particular region or special interest group (SIG) for the full year. Support on-going events and get the chance to build awareness and confidence. Select a SIG or region to help meet your corporate objectives.

Dependent on the region or SIG

From 2 tokens (£500)

FM World – advertising and supplements Reinforce your message and engage with the membership and more through considered advertising, inserts and supplements with FM World.

11,654 ABC. Readership 24,473

Dependent on activities

Want to do more? Not a member? This menu of opportunities is not exhaustive and we are always open to discussion. If you wish to undertake more activities than your token allocation, you can do, simply call BIFM to discuss your needs and objectives. Sponsorship and advertising opportunities are available to anyone; however, as Corporate Members of the Institute you will have access to preferential rates. To discuss sponsorship please contact Mark Nicholas, Corporate Account Manager, on +44 (0)1279 712650, email This insert is part of the Corporate Membership brochure, for full details please see the brochure or visit

BIFM Corporate Membership

+44 (0)1279 712650

BIFM Corporate Membership package fees

BIFM Corporate Membership offers your company a way to stay ahead of the competition and raise your profile in the facilities management industry. Full details of membership are covered in the brochure; please find below the Corporate Membership yearly subscription fees.

Small Enterprise

Large Enterprise

For small to medium sized organisations with fewer than 50 employees.

For organisations with 50 employees or more.

For organisations wishing to be Corporate Members and to undertake a profile raising marketing campaign with BIFM; worth £6,000 (24 tokens).

For organisations wishing to be Corporate Members and to undertake a profile raising marketing campaign with BIFM; worth £13,500 (54 tokens).





Additional nominees – extra nominated staff members can be added as nominees at a cost of £137 per person.

Contact us To discuss Corporate Membership and how BIFM can support your business contact: Mark Nicholas, Corporate Account Manager, on +44 (0)1279 712650, email or visit

* Supporter packages are exclusive of VAT. VAT is not applicable on the membership fee but is applied to the sponsorship and marketing activities. This insert is part of the Corporate Membership brochure, for full details please see the brochure or visit

BIFM Corporate Membership

+44 (0)1279 712650

About BIFM

The BIFM is the ‘natural home’ of facilities management. Founded in 1993, the Institute provides information, education, training and networking services for over 13,000 members – both individual professionals and organisations. We exist to represent and promote the interests of members and the wider FM community, delivering best-in-class services and benefits for members. Our strategy is to increase participation and collaboration, build an effective relationship with Government and other stakeholders, promote a professional standards framework and enable continuing professional development.

BIFM Number One Building The Causeway Bishop’s Stortford Hertfordshire CM23 2ER T: +44 (0)1279 712620 E:

BIFM Corporate Membership brochure  

BIFM Corporate Membership brochure