Associate Membership

The Food WorksSW site operator, The Food & Drink Forum has assisted investment of around £40m of public funds into the UK food and drink sector.

We aim to further support the growth of the UK’s food and drink sector by bringing food and drink businesses together with a network of those providing services to the sector – introducing Associate Membership.

Associate Membership allows those businesses offering services to the food and drink sector the opportunity to join our network, and showcase their goods and services for just £300 (plus VAT) per year.

Associate Members will benefit from:

  • Certificate of Membership and use of ‘Associate Member of The Food & Drink Forum’ logo*
  • Short introductory showcase article included within The Food & Drink Forum’s monthly newsletter, Technical Bites (issued to over 400 food and drink contacts)
  • Listing / profile in The Food & Drink Forum’s online Suppliers’ Directory (accessed by a network of subscribed food and drink members)
  • Be seen as a ‘Recommended Supplier’ of The The Food WorksSW / The Food & Drink Forum**
  • Updates on industry news, legislative changes, events and networking opportunities through Technical Bites
  • Discounted (10%) access to
  • The Food WorksSW / The Food & Drink Forum meeting rooms from as little as £27 per day
  • Discounted (10%) access to
  • The Food WorksSW / The Food & Drink Forum technical / consultancy support
  • Additional adverts in Technical Bites for a discounted member price of £45 per advert
  • Month-long advert on
  • The Food WorksSW / The Food & Drink Forum website for a discounted member price of £90 per advert
  • 1/2 day access to food and drink market intelligence through industry leading software
  • Promotion of associate members’ industry-specific events to the network in addition to event partnership opportunities with The Food & Drink Forum
  • Show support to the food and drink industry as part of Corporate Social Responsibility

* Your membership invoice will be sent to the email address you have provided above, you will receive your membership pack once we have received your membership payment in full.

** If multiple Associate Members offer the required service we will recommend all, allowing the business to choose their preferred supplier.


Please complete the application form below to apply for Associate Membership.


Download a full list of Associate Membership benefits here

If you would like to include your company logo within your profile please send a JPEG or PNG version of your logo to stating ‘online directory logo’ as the heading.

For further information please call The Food & Drink Forum on 0115 975 8810 or you can join online here.

To view The Food and Drink Forum’s full privacy policy please click here.

By joining membership and submitting this form you are agreeing to The Food and Drink Forum’s terms and conditions which can be downloaded here or can be emailed upon request.

Please note that as an Associate Member you will not be entitled to voting rights in relation to Food & Drink Forum membership. We reserve the right to refuse membership where a conflict is determined in relation to services offered by The Food & Drink Forum.

The Food & Drink Forum Ltd

The Food Works SW
Whirlwind Road
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CALL: 01934 315381

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