Trade Associations

Organisation Description  
The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) To provide services of value to members and to promote the competitiveness of all concerned with manufacturing technologies, both in the UK and globally. Manufacturing Technologies Tooling, CNC, Metalworking, Metalcutting, Metalforming, Manufacturing The Manufacturing Technologies Association
The Market Research Society (MRS) Market Research. To represent practitioners of market research, to promote development of standards, techniques, and effectiveness. Marketing
The Marketing Society (TMS)
The Mining Association of the United Kingdom (MAUK) The Association was established to promote and foster the interests of the metals and mining industry in any part of the world and the corporations, companies, firms and persons engaged or interested in the industry or in industries ancillary to or allied with the metals and minerals industry. This remains its mission.Today the Association’s members include all the major industrial mineral mining operators in the United Kingdom. Its work is concentrated on representing its member’s interest at Government and European level on environmental and health & safety issues. It is actively involved in lobbying and consulting on proposed legislation.
The Minor Metals Trade Association (MMTA)
The National Association of Pension Funds Limited (NAPF) Employer sponsored pension provision To the leading voice of employer sponsored retirement provision. Financial
The National Courier & Despatch Association (NCDA) Trade Courier Services
The National Dried Fruit Association (NDFA)
The National Federation of Builders (NFB) Construction Building and Construction Services The National Federation of Builders
The National Photographic Society (NPS)
The Newspaper Society (NS) Publishers of regional and local newspapers. Newspapers
The NHS Confederation () Represents the interests of health authorities, health boards and NHS Trusts across the UK Health Care
The Packaging Federation (PF) To actively promote the economic importance of the industry, the products that it produces, the benefits that derive from the packaging industry's responsible concern for both the community and the environment. Paper and Packaging The Packaging Federation
The Performance Textiles Association (PTA)
The Personal Finance Society (PFS) The Personal Finance Society Insurance
The Polymer Machinery Manufactuers & Distributors Association Ltd (PMMDA)
The Pools Promoters Association (PPA) Pools Promoters
The Recruitment and Employment Confederation Ltd (REC) The Recruitment and Employment Confederation Ltd
The Restaurant Association (RAGB) Hospitality
The Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA)