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Collaborate and raise your profile.

Industry expertise, training, leads, curated news, kudos – it’s all here, in your membership.

Individual & Startup

£45 per year

Showcase your profile, earn more and get up to 40% off industry events. Suitable for for freelancers, small businesses and startups turning over less than £150k a year.

Select membership Pay monthly

Business

From £120 per year

Grow your business, flaunt your work, and save on recruitment fees with free job adverts. Suitable for established or growing businesses and agencies with 2 or more employees.

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Students & Graduates

Free

Get noticed by employers and launch your career in the South West’s creative industries. Membership is free for students and recent graduates.

Select membership

From £120 a year

Business

This membership suits you if you want to raise your profile, find talent and get more business opportunities. You’ll be an established or growing agency/creative business with 2 or more employees. (Our business members typically make back their joining fee with one hire through our free job adverts.)

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Promote your business

Showcase your best work and attract new clients with a company profile in our member directory. Members can also self-publish updates on the newsfeed – great content may be boosted to the homepage

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Advertise job opportunities

Post unlimited free job adverts, saving you on average £3,500 per candidate, plus receive recruitment strategy support

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Network and connect

Build valuable connections at invitation-only members’ lunches and creative industry events

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Discounted events and training

Get discounted tickets to keynote events and upskill your staff with reduced-cost training

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Membership perks

Get local perks and discounts for your whole team – including access to the Engine Shed business lounge at no cost to you

Members’ lunches

Get more business and build valuable connections with a three-minute pitch at our invitation-only members’ lunch. 

“The power of Bristol Creative Industries is in the community, and being able to connect with other members over a relaxed Members’ Lunch took the pressure out of networking.”

Michael Green, Managing Director – Luna 9

 

From £45 a year

Individual & Startup

This membership is for you if you want to earn more by getting your profile noticed. You’ll be a freelancer, a startup or a small creative business turning over less than £150k. (If you need free job adverts then business membership is for you.)

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Get noticed

Show off your work and get more gigs with an individual profile in our member directory

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Build valuable connections

Meet creative directors and secure new projects at our members-only Portfolio Nights

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Publish your news

Self-publish content on the newsfeed – if it grabs our attention, we’ll push it to the homepage

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Develop your skills

Learn from the best with up to 50% off keynote events and reduced-price workshops

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Membership perks

Get hot desk, coffee shop and other local discounts through your membership perks

Portfolio Review Nights

Get your Freelancer portfolio in front of Bristol’s best creative directors in this fast-paced networking event. You’ll receive feedback and advice plus the opportunity to land new jobs.

“If you’d love to meet top agency directors, present your portfolio in a relaxed way, and gain future work opportunities all in one evening, then a Portfolio Night is made for you. I’m continually grateful for the boost it gave me at the start of my freelance career.”

Lara Candido Porter, Freelance Copywriter

Free

Student & Graduate

Snap up this free membership if you want to launch your career in the South West’s creative industries. You’ll be currently studying in the area or have graduated in the past year.

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Get noticed

Show off your work and get noticed by employers with a student profile in the member directory

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Discounted events

Get free or heavily discounted tickets to events and industry workshops

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Membership perks

Fuel your creativity with discount coffees and other local perks

Atomic Smash Studio Bristol
Piers Tincknell Atomic Smash

“We love how much Bristol Creative Industries adds to the local community – helping Atomic Smash to connect with other studios via talks, lunches, networking events and the member directory. It’s a must join for anyone in the creative industry.”

Piers Tincknell, Managing Director – Atomic Smash

Member since 2010

More about membership

These are some of the common questions people ask about joining Bristol Creative Industries. If you don’t see the answer to your membership question here, please contact us.

Individuals & Startups

£45 per year

Showcase your profile, earn more and get up to 40% off industry events. Suitable for for freelancers, small businesses and startups turning over less than £150k a year.

Select membership Pay monthly

Business

From £120 per year

Grow your business, flaunt your work, and save on recruitment fees with free job adverts. Suitable for established or growing businesses with 2 or more employees.

Select membership MOST POPULAR

Students & Graduates

Free

Get noticed by employers and launch your career in the South West’s creative industries. Membership is free for students and recent graduates.

Select membership

Power-up your professional services at a workshop and hear the views that matter at talks across the South West.

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See who’s hiring and snap up the role you’ve been waiting for on our jobs board. New jobs are posted regularly.

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