“A fascinating wealth of information and really valuable in assessing how we should be developing. A very worthwhile exercise” – Michael Ankers, Construction Products Association\r\n\r\nThe TAF Benchmarking Survey 2010 provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date picture of the current state of play among UK trade associations.\r\n\r\nThe Report will be published in January 2011 as a printed booklet. Order now with the attached form to ensure prompt despatch of your requirements.


Trade associations that participated in the Survey – i.e. those that contributed data by completing the questionnaire – will receive a free copy of the report. Others can purchase copies at the following rates:

TAF Members – £75.00

Non-members – £150.00


The Report will have two main parts – a Commentary (11 pages) and the Data Tables (40 pages) – with structured data that will demonstrate what a broad range of trade associations are currently doing and provide a basis for comparisons with your own operations.


Topics covered are grouped in the following nine subject areas:

  • Sample & Segmentation
  • Leadership & Strategy
  • Sector Context
  • Governance
  • Management & Staffing
  • Representation
  • Member Services
  • Membership & Subscriptions
  • Finance

How to use the Report

The Report can be used in a variety of ways including the following:

  • Read the commentary for ideas
  • Dip into the tables for more detail on issues of particular interest
  • Compare your own practices and achievements with those of other associations
  • Share and debate the findings with staff
  • Share with your Board
  • Use the data to support the business case for projects you want to pursue
  • Provide feedback to members
  • Use ideas and data as inputs to strategy, planning and setting of targets
  • Use the data as a basis for exchange with other trade associations

Place your order now with the attached order form.

See also…

Benchmarking Survey 2010 Report Order Form