Benefits

Benefits

Membership of the IPM brings many benefits. To find out more about the IPM's exclusive services for Members, including the substantial savings available, check out the relevant pages on this website or get in touch with us on 020 3848 0444 or at Membership@theipm.org.uk

COMMUNITIES: Our Member-only brand activation industry groups

  • Our ‘Agency Referral Service: Powered by Ingenuity’ brings together brands, agencies & service agencies in the activation space based around specific needs – from shortlist to appointment.
  • Regular complimentary or discounted events offering debate, networking, industry leadership and social functions.
  • Profile-building opportunities through preferential access to Bitesize, judging awards, speaking at events, mentoring and IPM courses.
  • Member profile on our website and Membership badge for inclusion on our Members’ websites and email signatures.
  • Spotlight introductory mailing for all new Members, monthly Connect update mailing featuring a preview of upcoming events.


NETWORK: Our industry events, agency referral, business networking and social functions

  • Our ‘Agency Referral Service: Powered by Ingenuity’ brings together brands, agencies & service agencies in the activation space based around specific needs – from shortlist to appointment.
  • Regular complimentary or discounted events offering debate, networking, industry leadership and social functions.
  • Profile-building opportunities through preferential access to Bitesize, judging awards, speaking at events, mentoring and IPM courses.
  • Member profile on our website and Membership badge for inclusion on our Members’ websites and email signatures.
  • Spotlight introductory mailing for all new Members, monthly Connect update mailing featuring a preview of upcoming events.


BITESIZE: Our news and opinion channel, including website, social feeds and weekly newsletter

  • Priority and complimentary access, including campaign news, company stories, industry opinion and interview features.
  • All submitted content promoted through our website (www.promomarketing.info), social channels and weekly e-newsletter.
  • 30,000+ views per week across all media touchpoints – significant and regular profile growth opportunities.
  • Discounted media rates for Members.
  • Exclusive access to opinion blogs, thought-leadership, white papers, reports and case studies.


BRIEFING: Our in-house legal advisory service

  • Up to 2 complimentary LAS case reviews/year, in-house Briefing, access to our legal partner, Lewis Silkin.
  • Heavily discounted subsequent requests (up to 45% off), inc writing ts & cs, prize management, pitch review & competition judging.
  • IPM Seal provided free of charge (following a successful case approval) and complimentary online winners’ list to all Members.
  • Member-only access to news and insight on regulatory issues affecting the promotional marketing and brand activation industry.
  • We are a member of CAP and sit on its self-regulatory council – we keep our Members up-to-date on all ASA developments.
  • European Review & Approval Service (ERAS) offering preferential rates on advice to our Members.
  • Pitch Protection Service covering idea checking and protection.


LEARNING: Our industry-leading education and training

  • Re-vamped IPM Diploma for 2019: new modules, more face-to-face sessions by industry specialists, practical everyday tools.
  • Up to 30% Member discount on qualifications and courses, exclusive 15% off jfdi commercial half day workshops.
  • All-new IPM Foundation Certificate for those new to the industry plus a growing suite of online-only Education Awards.
  • Regular series of half-day Workshops addressing the latest aspects of the brand activation industry and commercial growth skills.
  • Member-only complimentary one-on-one audit to identify company skills gaps and proposed bespoke Learning Plan.


AWARDS: Our platform dedicated recognising the best, most effective work in the industry

  • Discounted entry and tickets to The Awards (call for entries in January, gala event in July) – running for over 40 years.
  • Discounts to COGS (call for entries in June, event in September), celebrating the vital contribution of service agencies.
  • Campaign of the Week & Month promoted and rewarded via IPM Bitesize, including further discounts off Awards entries.
  • Member-only access to our extensive Awards case study database, priority access to sponsorship opportunities.
  • Complimentary access to our young talent programme, nurturing and celebrating the brightest young talent in the industry.


Contact Us

The Institute of Promotional Marketing Ltd.
70 Margaret Street
London, W1W 8SS

A company limited by guarantee. Registered in England no. 975635

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