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The Garden Industry Manufacturer’s Association (GIMA) is a dynamic and proactive membership organisation representing the majority share of suppliers and manufacturers operating within the UK gardening industry. Formed over 15 years ago, its goal is to promote the commercial, trading and industrial interests of its members.
The range of services and support provided is extensive, offering something for all members, regardless of their size or heritage. By running key industry networking events, offering targeted business services and tangible financial benefits, membership continues to grow, making GIMA a powerful voice in the gardening industry.
The Gas Vehicle (GVN) Network has been formed to promote natural gas vehicles as a transport solution, to accelerate development of the GV industry and to encourage increased use of gas (both Liquid Natural Gas – LNG and Compressed Natural Gas – CNG) and biomethane as low emission transport fuels.
The GV Network brings together major UK companies across the GV industry supply chain who are driving the increasing use of gas as a transport fuel. These includes network operators, infrastructure providers, vehicle manufacturers, fuel providers and logistics companies. (see Our Members).
The Network is a member funded body that promotes a better understanding of the strategic potential for the natural gas vehicle industry in the UK. It promotes a collective and collaborative view, rather than the position of single members or single groups of members.
GSHPA encourages the growth and development of ground source energy in the United Kingdom by:
The Association provides information on GSHPs via this website, its webinars and telephone helplines and makes presentations to promote the ground source industry to key audiences. It co-ordinates closely with government and other trade associations to work for high quality installations and the success of the ground source industry.
The Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) is the only trade body in the UK that represents the interests of the whole architectural ironmongery industry - architectural ironmongers, wholesalers and manufacturers.
The Heat Pump Association (HPA) is the UK's leading authority on the use and benefits of heat pump technology
HHIC is committed to supporting and promoting the sustained growth of the UK domestic heating and hot water industry.
HEVAC is a trade association within the building engineering services element of the wider construction industry. Traditionally representing manufacturers and suppliers.
Companies represented by HEVAC have made a positive decision to differentiate themselves by belonging to a reputable, not-for-profit organisation, which is committed to making a difference. Central to those efforts is a focus on energy efficiency, supporting DECC and International Energy Association views that the demand for energy can and should be significantly reduced via this mechanism.
Hire Association Europe (HAE) was formed in 1974 and often referred to as The Association by its members. HAE is a Birmingham-based industry-leading trade body representing plant, tool and equipment hire with a membership base of 800 members based in the UK, Europe and across other parts of the world.
HAE assists businesses, from sole traders to larger independent and privately owned organisations, by providing operational resources to support the hire industry. Membership provides access to products and services covering all aspects of hire, including terms & conditions, safety checks, publicity, equipment, responsibilities and general day-to-day requirements.
We aim to be recognised as the leading body in domestic water storage and, through cooperation and partnership, to support, drive and promote the sustained growth and improvements of standards within the entire domestic hot water industry.
ICOM plays a key role in the development of regulations and best practice in the UK while ensuring the interests of UK manufacturers.
Intelligent Transport Systems: a combination of Information Technology and telecommunications, allowing the provision of on-line information in all areas of public and private administration.
The Institute of Data & Marketing (IDM) is now part of the Data & Marketing Association (DMA). We tap into the UK’s data and marketing community to infuse our on and offline learning portfolio with the latest industry best practice and thought-leadership insights – and marry that to a syllabus crafted and delivered by handpicked tutors and subject matter experts.
Developing architectural ironmongers and advancing architectural ironmongery.
Membership of the IAI is open to individuals – not companies – who are qualified GAI Diploma holders, students actively on the GAI education programme, or experienced practitioners of the architectural ironmongery trade. IAI is the acronym for Institute of Architectural Ironmongers and this is the home of our individual members.
This makes belonging to the Institute a real benefit to each individual member personally, and one which can be taken from job to job.
The Institutional Money Market Funds Association (IMMFA) is the trade association which represents the European money market fund industry.
IMMFA seeks to promote and support development of the industry by:
All IMMFA members agree to abide by the IMMFA Principles of Best Practice.
The International Artist Managers' Association (IAMA) - is the only worldwide association for classical music artist managements.
As the authoritative voice for the Broadcast & Media industry, IABM facilitates the all-important networking and interaction that shape and define the unique ecosystem of the Broadcast and Media technology industry. We ensure that our members are kept informed, by providing an infrastructure of services and facilities to encourage discussion and collaboration across the whole BaM supply chain.
The Internet of Things Security Foundation (IoTSF) aims to make it safe to connect so the many benefits of IoT can be realized.
IoTSF is a collaborative, non-profit, international response to the complex challenges posed by cybersecurity in the expansive hyper-connected IoT world. As such, IoTSF is the natural destination for IoT users and technology providers including IoT security professionals, IoT hardware and software product vendors, network operators, system specifiers, integrators, distributors, retailers, insurers, local authorities, government agencies and other stakeholders.
The Jewellery Distributors' Association is a non-profit-making trade body, within the British Allied Trades Federation, specialising in supporting the activities of those who wholesale, distribute, import and export precious and fashion jewellery, accessories, watches, clocks and other items to the Jewellery and Allied Trades.
The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) is established across the world as the leading trade association for all those involved in the lifting industry.
Our vision is to promote enhanced standards and sustainable development for the worldwide Lifting and Safety industry.
Our mission is to educate, influence and enable so that best practice is normal practice.
Represents the leading manufacturers of liquid applied waterproofing, approved contractors and related materials suppliers for the industry.
UKLPG is the trade association for the LP Gas industry in the UK, and the one voice representing companies who are producers, distributors, equipment and service providers, and vehicle converters.
The LBMA is an international trade association, representing the London market for gold and silver bullion which has a global client base.
Our services and intitiatives include design guidance and continued professional development rate deduction of designers and constructors.
MARC - the Manufacturers' Association of Radiators and Convectors - is an organisation established to give a particular voice to the radiator and convector industry, focussing on the specific needs of, and issues faced by, manufacturers and giving collective voice to its members.
MARC's membership comprises more than 90% of the current UK marketplace and details of members.
The Mineral Products Association (MPA) is the trade association for the aggregates, asphalt, cement, concrete, dimension stone, lime, mortar and silica sand industries. With the recent addition of The British Precast Concrete Federation (BPCF) and the British Association of Reinforcement (BAR), it has a growing membership of 465 companies and is the sectoral voice for mineral products. MPA membership is made up of the vast majority of independent SME companies throughout the UK, as well as the 9 major international and global companies. It covers 100% of GB cement production, 90% of aggregates production, 95% of asphalt and ready-mixed concrete production and 70% of precast concrete production. Each year the industry supplies £9 billion of materials and services to the £120 billion construction and other sectors. Industry production represents the largest materials flow in the UK economy and is also one of the largest manufacturing sectors. MPA Constituent Bodies and Product Groups/Affiliates/Member Associations: Agricultural Lime Association, British Lime Association, British Marine Aggregate Producers’ Association, British Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Dimension Stone Group, Mortar Industry Association, MPA Aggregates, MPA Asphalt, MPA Cement, MPA Slag, Silica and Moulding Sands Association, British Association of Reinforcement, British Precast Concrete Federation, MPA Scotland, MPA Wales, QPA Northern Ireland. MPA The Concrete Centre is the central development organisation for the UK concrete industry.
The Mortar Industry Association (MIA) is part of the Mineral Products Association, the trade association for the aggregates, asphalt, cement, concrete, dimension stone, lime, mortar and silica sand industries – for further information go to www.mineralproducts.org
The Motorcycle Industry Association (MCI) has looked after the interests of the motorcycle industry for over 100 years. Our members are manufacturers and importers of powered two wheelers and the suppliers of associated goods and services in the UK.
The Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) is the world's leading trade association for the motorsport, performance engineering, services and tuning sectors.
Operated through TechWorks, “NMI Semiconductors to Systems” represents the core communities of both “NMI Manufacturing” and the “NMI Electronic Systems Design” both of which have successfully developed over recent representing a core element of the TechWorks future.
The NASC is recognised as the national trade body for access and scaffolding in the UK, producing a wide range of industry guidance for scaffolding contractors, their operatives and their clients.
The National Association of British and Irish Millers (nabim) is the trade association for the UK and Irish flour milling industry. Our membership encompasses virtually all the commercial flour milling businesses in the UK. Associate members - businesses such as plant breeders, grain merchants, pests control companies, engineers or packaging manufacturers linked with the industry also play an important part in the Association.
The National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers was founded in 1992 in response to the growing incidence of fraud and is run by an elected Board of Directors supported by the Executive. It was formed in the belief that the establishment of measurable standards of proper professional practice in sourcing commercial funding was in the best interests of its SME customers, and vital to the integrity and future well-being of the industry.
The National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) is the UK's leading professional body for estate agency
The National Association of Shopfitters (NAS) has successfully represented and promoted the shopfitting and interior contracting sector successfully since 1919.
Offering expert guidance and specialist advice, the NAS brand is recognised by designers and clients alike as the symbol of quality and reliability in shopfitting and interior contracting.
The NFRC is the largest and most influential roofing trade association in the UK, promoting quality contractors and quality products, ensuring that its members are at the forefront of all roofing developments.
NFRC actively ensures that all members offer high standards of workmanship and sound business practice through a strict code of practice and vetting procedure, including site inspections and adhering to the Government endorsed standards. The Federation also offers training services, technical advice, and represents member interests to the wider construction industry and Government.
Established in 1942, the National Hair & Beauty Federation (NHBF) has over 6,800 Members and is the UK’s largest trade body for the hair, beauty and barbering industries. The NHBF focuses on helping Members to run successful and profitable hair and beauty businesses by providing advice, specialist support and tailored services to meet the unique challenges of running a salon or barbershop.
The National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) represents the UK animal medicines industry: its aim is to promote the benefits of safe, effective, quality medicines for the health and welfare of all animals.
The NPA is a fast growing membership organisation which helps to promote pawnbroking best practice.
Founded in 1930, the NTDA is a strongly proactive trade association representing and promoting the interests of the tyre wholesale, distribution and retail sectors of the automotive aftermarket industry.
Standing for professionalism confidence and integrity, the Painting and Decorating Association symbol is the mark of quality in the industry. The PDA represents thousands of painters and decorators across the UK, but the Association has one clear purpose – to ensure all members adhere to the highest standards.
The aims of the Pet Food Manufacturers' Association are to: |promote pet food products which are safe, of sound nutrition,|palatable and which offer value for money|promote responsible pet ownership|represent our member companies' views to UK and EU government departments |and authorities on all matters relating to the pet food industryshare knowledge on issues in and about the pet food industrystimulate the growth and reputation of the industry by encouraging understanding|and good working relationships amongst those associated with pet food.
The Pet Industry Federation is the new name for the Pet Care Trade Association. As a Federation it now combines five specialist trade associations under one umbrella group. Federation members are pet industry specialists and include groomers, pet boarders, pet retailers and manufacturers.
Power Electronics UK is the industry association for Power electronics in the UK.
Welcome to PASMA, the lead trade association for the mobile access tower industry.
The Provision Trade Federation is the Trade Association representing companies who trade or manufacture provisions such as dairy products, cheese, butter, milk powders, yogurt and other short life dairy desserts; bacon, ham and seafood.
Founded in 1887, we have been in existence for over 130 years.
The PRCA is the world's largest PR professional body, representing well over 30,000 practitioners.
Operating in 66 countries around the world, the PRCA has offices in the UK, Singapore, and Dubai. It also manages ICCO, the umbrella body for 41 PR associations around the world.
The PRCA promotes all aspects of public relations and communications work, helping teams and individuals maximise the value they deliver to clients and organisations.
The Association exists to raise standards in PR and communications, providing members with industry data, facilitating the sharing of communications best practice, and creating networking opportunities.