Klarents Media delivers state-of the-art stakeholder engagement platforms for associations and exhibition organisers that help them promote themselves and their customers’ businesses over the long term in a sustainable and environmentally responsible way. Our clients keep coming back to us because we provide a hassle-free package that combines powerful brand promotion services, revenue generation, and data sourcing.

Klarents Media aims to create media products and services for membership associations and event organisers that are of a significantly higher quality, more commercially effective, clearer, and more personally useful than our clients, readers and users have experienced before.

Specialist Data Protection, AI and Adtech, Lawyers and consultants.

Privacy Partnership specializes in comprehensive data protection services, catering to a wide range of industries. Their offerings include outsourced Data Protection Officers (DPOs), data protection and privacy consultancy covering various aspects like DPIAs, LIAs, TIAs, audits, training, and health checks. They offer a full range of data protection legal services such as management of Subject Access requests, Due Diligence Assessments, and support with Contracts.

Established for over 24 years they are known for their expertise in implementing data privacy legislation, AI Ethics and Adtech and have an experienced team of lawyers and consultants many of whom have worked as for the ICO and other regulators. They offer cost effective solutions for businesses of all sizes especially those looking to scale.

Diplomasafe is a straightforward tool that helps organisations issue, manage, and showcase qualifications online. For members of the Trade Association Forum (TAF), here’s the scoop:

Skills-Based Hiring: Diplomasafe platform supports the trend of skills based hiring, helping learners showcase and leverage the exact skills needed. Compliance with Standards: We ensure all digital credentials comply with the latest digital standards. This guarantees that qualifications are recognised and valued everywhere, keeping learners ahead in the global job market.

Social Media Sharing: With Diplomasafe, learners can easily share their achievements on platforms like LinkedIn. This isn’t just good for them; it’s brilliant for you too. Every share by a learner drives traffic back to your website, increasing your visibility and attracting more interest in your programmes.

In essence, Diplomasafe modernises how qualifications are handled, offering a win-win for both professionals and organisations by propelling qualifications into the digital era, simplifying compliance, and leveraging social media to benefit both the issuer and the recipient.

Elevated is dedicated to supporting association success. Led by former association CEO Andrew Chamberlain, since 2016 we have worked worldwide, providing a myriad of associations with our expertise in leadership development, business strategy, and good governance. We support association professionals, boards of directors, and volunteer leadership teams in defining, developing, and delivering strategies that lead to financial sustainability, create business strength, and add real value to professional communities. We develop and implement strategic plans, business policies, and governance practices that realise financial strength and business resilience; and through training, coaching, mentoring, and business guidance we work with organisation leaders, c-suite professionals, and governing bodies to define their authentic leadership style and enhance their professional success.

Our services:


  • Board Induction and Training
  • Board Assessment and Appraisal
  • Governance Frameworks
  • Governance Reviews


  • Strategic Planning
  • Business Strategy and Operational Policy
  • Professional Competency Frameworks
  • Organisation Reviews
  • Feasibility Studies, Market Analyses, and Options Appraisals


  • Individual Coaching
  • Leadership Team Coaching
  • Peer Support (Mentoring)

Finally, we co-host the transatlantic podcast Association Transformation – available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you access your favourite shows.

Sherry Design provide brand, digital, marcomms, social and campaign support to Associations.

Having worked alongside Associations for over two decades, we have built an enviable track record delivering creative support and insight to professional bodies who need to build brands that inspire new members to join, engage existing member bases and collaborate clearly with stakeholders and partners.

Pragmatix Advisory helps trade associations, membership organisations, public bodies and businesses overcome their biggest challenges by designing, managing and implementing successful research projects and helping you to interpret and use the results profitably.

Our focus is on delivering actionable insight that will have a positive and lasting impact for you and your members.  Through the intelligent, pragmatic use of research and analysis, we help you to:

  • Understand the implications of a changing economic environment
  • Make a winning case to politicians, policymakers and regulators
  • Plan for the future

Our breadth of projects includes:

  • Impact of government policy and regulation
  • Macroeconomic, social and market trends
  • Evidence-based advocacy
  • Policy development and evaluation
  • Impact simulation and appraisal
  • Thought leadership
  • Sales forecasting and market sizing
  • Scenario analysis and stress testing
  • Strategy development

Welcome to The Research Concierge – The insights agency for associations.

Our mission is to empower community-centric organisations to leverage their ‘insights capital’. We exist to help trade bodies, membership associations, royal societies, chartered institutes, guilds and worshipful companies to unlock the power of their data to drive growth and make better decisions. We achieve this by offering ‘insights-as-a-service’ to increase membership value, develop thought leadership and deliver research training.

Our services include:

INTERNAL RESEARCH: Insight reviews, feedback loops, customer journey mapping, member personas, competitor benchmarking, new product and service development, strategy setting, community ethnography

EXTERNAL RESEARCH: State of the sector reports, thought leadership, annual reports, impact reports

SYNDICATED RESEARCH: Membership satisfaction survey, Diversity and inclusion survey, Skills gap assessment, Salary benchmarking


  • Audit concierge – data audits, social media audits, competitor and market positioning audits, strategy audits
  • Management concierge – timelines, budgets, project plans and deliverables
  • Fieldwork concierge – surveys, depth interviews, key stakeholder engagements, rapid fire sessions, open forums, discussion boards, fireside chats
  • Analysis concierge – key drivers, root cause, cluster, segmentation, price sensitivity, max diff, benchmarking
  • Report concierge – channel agnostic, interactive reports, presentations, summaries and literature reviews
  • Visualisation concierge – journey mapping, stakeholder grids, dashboarding, infographics

Established in 2022, The Social Value Company’s mission is to support small and medium-sized businesses in making a positive social impact.

Our cutting-edge White Label Wellbeing Platform, tailor-made for membership groups to enhance their members overall wellbeing. This platform harnesses state-of-the-art technology, including AI and innovative design, to deliver an exceptional member experience. Moreover, this platform has already demonstrated significant success with other membership organisations, leading to increased member attraction and retention. What makes it even better is that it seamlessly integrates with your current offerings, ensuring a unified and personalised experience for your members.

Introducing Our White Label Wellbeing Platform

Elevate member attraction and retention by 5% with our innovative solution. Prioritise well-being, foster community engagement, and enhance loyalty with these key features:

1. Well-being Focus: Empower members to lead healthier lives.

2. Community Engagement: Create a strong sense of belonging.

3. Loyalty Boost: Deepen member loyalty for long-term retention.

4. Branded Experience: Customise the platform with your identity.

5. Continuous Innovation: Stay current with evolving well-being trends.

6. Data-Driven Insights: Tailor offerings for maximum impact.

Invest in your members’ well-being and secure their lasting commitment with our White Label Wellbeing Platform.

Established in 2016, Tandem Media is an independent, family-run publishing company offering a variety of services for print and digital platforms. We like to think of ourselves as a one-stop shop for all things media – from content and design to sales, advertising production and events. Whatever type of support you require, Tandem is committed to helping you get the most out of your brand and business.

Our experienced team of sales executives, designers, writers and publishing consultants boast years of combined industry expertise in the B2B and B2C markets, and have worked across a range of sectors, including business, lifestyle, motoring, music, holidays, craft, manufacturing and machinery.

As a multi-channel media specialist, Tandem has built an impressive portfolio of magazines, bookazines, newspapers, websites and events, which continues to grow and evolve. Our reputation precedes us, with media owners, member organisations and event organisers throughout the UK harnessing and reaping the benefits of our third-party services.

Whether you’re looking to outsource your sales and advertising, launch or redesign a publication or optimise your conference, trade or consumer event, we will steer your brand to achieve its maximum potential.

We’re passionate about nurturing and developing business, simultaneously identifying new markets and introducing you to new opportunities whilst saving you the operating costs of in-house ad sales and production departments.

TrustMark was established in 2005 in conjunction with Government, industry bodies and consumer protection groups. Since this time, in response to the industry-led, Government-commissioned Each Home Counts (EHC) review, the TrustMark remit has expanded to include all Repair, Maintenance and Improvement (RMI), Energy Efficiency and Retrofit measures, providing a level playing field of quality for consumers having work carried out in or around their home.

TrustMark operates within a Master Licence Agreement issued by the Government’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). TrustMark is a ‘not-for-profit’ social enterprise, who takes pride in continually investing in the scheme, supporting Scheme Providers and Registered Businesses to improve consumer protection and standards across all sectors.

When a consumer uses a TrustMark registered business, they are engaging an organisation that has been vetted to meet required standards, and has made a commitment to good customer service, technical competence, and trading practices.

TrustMark work with a network of scheme providers to ensure registered business adhere to and maintain these standards. To ensure a high quality of workmanship and trading practices TrustMark runs a programme of desktop and on-site inspections to inform our work with schemes.

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