Introducing supplier membership.

Introducing supplier membership.

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Supplier Membership

Supplier Membership with beam offers a tailored suite of benefits designed to elevate your venue’s presence in the business events, accommodation, and meetings sector. As a Supplier Member, you’ll enjoy:

✓ Free attendance at supplier member virtual meetings
✓ Member rates for in-person association events
✓ Opportunities to showcase your products and services through association-hosted events
✓ Visibility in our membership directory
✓ Direct representation to government and advisory bodies through our partnership with UK Events
✓ Participation in action groups and working parties shaping our industry’s future
✓ Discounted training courses from professional training partners
✓ Data reports and discounted services from association partners
✓ PR opportunities via the association’s media activities, including social media channels

In addition, you’ll receive support from our Code of Practice, membership services, industry news, legislation and government guidance updates, and the right to use our association logos, underscoring your commitment to professionalism and best practices.

How to join the supplier membership?

Consultancy Membership

To become a beam Consultancy Member, you must

  • have 75% or more of your organisation’s total trading income revenue derived from the hospitality, business events, accommodation and meetings sector
  • adhere to the current published Code of Practice where commission payments, client ownership and working with agencies and venue suppliers are part of your business processes.

Click here for Consultancy Membership subscription fees
Click here to apply for Consultancy Membership

The Board may amend the membership criteria as deemed necessary from time to time

To become a beam Convention Bureau Member :

  • If your organisation is working with or representing suppliers outside of the UK, please be aware that UK-based agencies often prefer to work with those suppliers which pay a commission for confirmed bookings.  You may find it helpful to review and share our Code of Practice which is recognised as the UK’s best practice guidance for business relationships between agencies and suppliers.

Click here to view our Convention Bureau Membership subscription and benefits for 2024
Click here to apply for Convention Bureau Membership

The Board may amend the membership criteria as deemed necessary from time to time

To become a beam Destination Management Company Member you must:

  • Business events must provide a significant income stream for the company
  • Adherence to the current published Code of Practice where commission payments, client ownership and working with agencies and venue suppliers are part of your business processes

Click here for Destination Management Company Membership subscription and benefits for 2024
Click here to apply for Destination Management Company Membership

The Board may amend the membership criteria as deemed necessary from time to time

To become a beam Industry Supplier Member you must:

  • have 75% or more of your organisation’s total trading income revenue derived from the hospitality, business events, accommodation and meetings sector
  • adhere to the current published Code of Practice where commission payments, client ownership and working with agencies and venue suppliers are part of your business processes

Click here to view our Industry Supplier Membership subscriptions and benefits
Click here to apply for Industry Supplier Membership

The Board may amend the membership criteria as deemed necessary from time to time

To become a beam Production Company Member, you must

  • have 75% or more of your organisation’s total trading income revenue derived from the hospitality, business events, accommodation and meetings sector
  • adhere to the current published Code of Practice where commission payments, client ownership and working with agencies and venue suppliers are part of your business processes.

Click here to view our Production Company Membership subscription and benefits for 2024
Click here to apply for Production Company Membership

The Board may amend the membership criteria as deemed necessary from time to time

To become a beam Representation Company Member :

  • Properties represented must include business events as a key sales focus
  • Adhere to the current published Code of Practice where commission payments, client ownership and working with agencies and venue suppliers are part of your business processes

Click here to view our Representation Company Membership subscription and benefits for 2024
Click here to apply for Representation Company Membership

The Board may amend the membership criteria as deemed necessary from time to time

To become a beam Serviced Apartment Provider Member you must:

  • Adhere to the current published Code of Practice
  • For apartment providers with multiple locations, membership must be for all locations

Click here to view our Serviced Apartment Provider Membership subscriptions and benefits 2024
Click here to apply for Serviced Apartment Provider Membership

The Board may amend the membership criteria as deemed necessary from time to time

To become a beam Tech Member you must

  • Have 75% or more of your organisation’s total trading income revenue derived from the hospitality, business events accommodation and meetings sector.
  • Have an IATA or IATA TIDS number if the organisation’s business model includes charging commission fees to hotels and venues.  

    (To apply, please fill out the application form from the IATA TIDS website)

  • Adhere to the current published Code of Practice where commission payments, client ownership and working with agencies and venue suppliers are part of your business processes.

Click here for Tech Company Membership subscription and benefits for 2024
Click here to apply for Tech Company Membership

The Board may amend the membership criteria as deemed necessary from time to time

To become a beam Tourist Board Member :

  • Have a UK based representative or office
  • Adherence to the current published Code of Practice where commission payments, client ownership and working with agencies and venue suppliers are part of your business processes

Click here for Tourist Board Membership subscription and benefits for 2024
Click here to apply for Tourist Board Membership

The Board may amend the membership criteria as deemed necessary from time to time

To become a beam Supplier Member you must:

  • Adhere to the current published Code of Practice
  • For hotel/supplier groups, membership must be for all UK/Eire based properties which work with business events, accommodation and meetings
  • Individual hotels/suppliers may apply for independent membership in addition to their group membership, but not in place of group membership

Click here to view our Venue Membership subscriptions and benefits 2024
Click here to apply for Venue Membership

The Board may amend the membership criteria as deemed necessary from time to time

Some insights from a few involved members.

Some words from a few involved members.

Billy Harris, Edgbaston Park Hotel & Conference Centre

“I am immensely proud of our partnership with beam. Our association with beam reflects our solid commitment to excellence, sustainability, and innovation within the hospitality industry. The membership allows us to collaborate with industry leaders, share best practices, and stay at the forefront of hospitality trends; reinforcing our dedication to providing exceptional experiences for our guests and booking agencies whilst supporting the growth and development of our team.”

Molly Tomlin, Rutland Hall Hotel & Spa

“Whether it’s through networking opportunities, insightful discussions, or valuable resources, ‘beam’ provides opportunities to benefit our venue and the individuals within it.
The mentorship and guidance that is available has been particularly impactful, helping me to build confidence and develop my skills. I am immensely grateful for the incredible community that ‘beam’ has created, and I look forward to continuing the journey with such an amazing group of professionals.”

Michael Gourlay, Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel

“As a member, the Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel benefits from BEAM’s resources, ensuring that our staff are well-trained and up-to-date with industry best practices. With BEAM’s ethical business practices in alignment with the Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel’s, having our membership ensures that the hotel operates under a code of conduct respected across the industry.”

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