Why Join BIC?

Why Join BIC?

 

Membership Benefits

Who Joins BIC?

How do we support our members?

How do I Join BIC?

 

Membership Benefits

  • Green - be seen to part of BIC's green supply chain initiative and the BIC Green Hub.
  • Right to nominate and elect members from your own organisation to the BIC Board and be part of the strategic leadership and influence of the organisation.
  • Financial Savings - up to 25% discount for Training and Events.
  • Networking - meeting your peers to discuss industry trends at BIC meetings and events both virtual and face to face.
  • Influence - provide your business with a voice when contributing towards the next generation of standards and industry training.
  • Standards & information - valuable source of knowledge on supply chain best practice.
  • Access to the Metadata Capabilities Directory - exclusively for contributing members only. Click here for more information.
  • Participate - take part in BIC's industry projects exclusively for members.
  • PR - display to your stakeholders that as a member you embrace best practice and efficiency aligned to industry standards.
  • Accreditation - members can benchmark their own supply chain performance against the industry standard through BIC accreditation schemes.
  • Strategic Planning -BIC members have the opportunity to work in partnership in helping to influence and shape the future direction ofkey industry prioritiesacross our committees enabling you to represent the needs of your organisation.


Who Joins BIC?  

Any organisation involved with the UK book industry, including but not limited to:

  • Publishers
  • Data Aggregators
  • Wholesalers
  • Booksellers
  • Retailers
  • Lawyers
  • Standards Bodies
  • Libraries
  • Library suppliers
  • Printers
  • Distributors
  • Shippers/freight forwarders
  • Service Providers


How we Support our Members?

  • Improve supply chain efficiencies and save money.
  • Invest in the future improvement and stability of the book industry's supply chain.
  • Green Leadership via the BIC Green Hub and the International Green Book Alliance.
  • Supporting BIC is good for the ecosystem of the entire book industry and contributes to its success.
  • BIC's accreditation schemes offer industry recognition.
  • Sustainability - make your organisation greener and reduce your carbon footprint.
  • Influence and contribute to industry standards and best practice for print and digital.
  • Global influence through BIC's relationships with international bodies.
  • Impartial - trusted 360 perspective on book industry.
  • The Metadata Capabilities Directory ensures better product information and discoverability.
  • Be seen to be part of the conversation and help find solutions to supply chain challenges.

 

How do I Join BIC?

 Contact our Director of Strategic Partnerships for more information here  info@bic.org.uk