Why Join BIMA?

Benefits of joining BIMA

As a BIMA member you are connected to a vibrant, innovative network of like-minded people who are driving the future of digital.

Gain immediate business benefit with member-only access to valuable events, awards programmes, talent initiatives and much more.

Want to raise the bar? Membership also enables you to get involved in the leadership of one of BIMA’s many powerful communities – to set the agenda for your region or area of interest.

For Agencies

Let BIMA be your competitive advantage.

BIMA membership gives you access to our unique forums and networking opportunities, designed for building collaborations and new business links. Use our events, awards and website to raise your profile in the digital community. Let our cutting-edge thought leadership environment help power your innovation, and develop your people with our learning and development programmes.

For Brands

Profile your digital-first, future-facing company.

A BIMA membership makes you part of a growing community of digital practitioners and experts. Use the community to develop your people. Develop your customer experience approaches, test and learn, and explore the latest applications of technology. Apply BIMA’s work in education and inclusion and diversity to ensure your workforce is fit for the future.

For charities

Learn how to embed technology within your organisation.

BIMA membership gives you direct access to our unique Charities Council and a diverse and expanding tech community. Work with them to develop your in-house digital capabilities and solve your business and fund-raising challenges.

Use our expert-led BIMA reports, resources and thought leadership to fuel internal change and explore new ways of working.

For Education

Gain a direct inroad to industry.

BIMA membership links you with the digital industry UK-wide, giving students and staff the opportunity to build relationships with digital and tech professionals, and giving your institution the industry connections that help boost course relevancy and employability.


For Start-ups

Build a solid foundation for your new business.

A BIMA membership connects you with digital practitioners at the top of their game, so you can start conversations and gain invaluable advice. Make use of legal templates, training discounts and people-development events throughout the year. And utilise our regular events, awards, website and comms to raise awareness of your capabilities.

For Freelancers

Contribute your expert opinion tothe

BIMA blog. We’ll connect you with opportunities to speak at events and join judging panels.Plus, with up to 2 FREE entries tothe BIMA Awards, you’ll find it easy to get your great work recognised

Need more convincing?

Win recognition for your work – 
Up to 2 free BIMA Awards entries worth up to £690. Showcase your creative projects (including beta) with our year-round BIMA Beat programme

Stay up to date 
Receive The Drum magazine for FREE 1 year

Safeguard your business 
Use our industry standard legal templates and best practice guides

Raise your profile 
Fill in the BIMA Speakers form to speak at BIMA events

Upskill & inspire your team –
Free tickets to most BIMA events & discounts off industry events and leading conferences

Shape your industry
Eligibility to apply for a seat on the BIMA Council and influence the agenda for the industry in your region or area of interest

Build your reputation
share & amplify your expert content via our channels

Show your creds
‘BIMA Member’ badges for email, website, creds deck & LinkedIn

Join the club
special arrangement with The Club at The Ivy, the elite private members’ club, that saves you £500 and streamlines your application

Learn from our peer networks
access to our invitation-only events and forums for Creatives, Finance Directors, Client Services, Tech Directors and more…

Together we can shape the future of the digital industry.

Our membership fees

Membership is cost effective and tiered by turnover to be accessible for everyone.

Join BIMA and:
Build connections
Deliver thought leadership
Recognise excellence
Drive change

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Agencies and Brands: Turnover above £30m
Agencies and Brands: Turnover £10m to £39.9m
Agencies and Brands: Turnover £5m to £9.9m
Agencies and Brands: Turnover £1m to £4.99m
Agencies and Brands: Turnover below £1m
Sony Music joined BIMA to share knowledge, skills and expertise with the most talented people in digital. We love the work BIMA does and we’re proud to be members.
James Bassett, Head of Digital Creative, Sony Music Entertainment