Emerging Membership

Published on: 1st Jan 1

Who is eligible? 

Emerging company membership of the BBPA is open to brewers producing less than 3,000 barrels per year or pub companies operating fewer than 10 managed or 20 leased/tenanted pubs.  

What are the benefits of emerging company membership? 

As an emerging company member of the BBPA you will receive access to a benefits package tailored to smaller businesses within the BBPA network, including the right to attend BBPA expert Panel and Group sessions on a range of industry-specific topics and exclusive data reports and briefing papers relevant to your business.  

Your membership will include: 

  • Weekly email briefings direct from our CEO Emma McClarkin, giving you an insight into what’s at the top of the agenda for the sector and what it means for your business, as well as breaking news updates as they come in. 
  • Weekly and monthly BBPA in Brief and BBPA News updates providing sector specific news and views to connect you with the BBPA network and keep you up to date on key issues. 
  • Access to exclusive political briefing papers from the BBPA policy team, with one-to-one briefings and bespoke advice available in areas of particular interest. 
  • A seat on the BBPA Council which meets four times a year to discuss key challenges and strategy.  
  • You and your colleagues can join relevant BBPA Panels and Groups for regular briefings in your key areas of interest, from discussions about innovation, technology and future strategy in our Future Beer and Future Pubs groups to Environment & Sustainability, External Affairs and People & Careers, we offer expert insight across all areas of your business. 
  • Special member rates for tickets to all BBPA events and discounted rates for paid-for BBPA data reports. 
  • Access for you and your colleagues to a regular programme of member-only topical webinars drawing on the BBPA policy team’s in-depth knowledge in all areas of the sector but also featuring third-party experts, for example our recent webinar series involving the Bank of England. 
  • Access to a range of exclusive data reports to help with strategic planning including: 
  • Top line monthly on-trade/off-trade UK beer sales volume trends 
  • BBPA Pub Costs Benchmarking Guide and regular exclusive reports from our insight partners Oxford Economics, CGA by Nielsen IQ and KAM 
  • Access to the member-only portal on the BBPA website which provides a library of exclusive information on key issues. 
  • Use of the BBPA logo on member materials (subject to BBPA logo usage guidance) and reciprocal use of member logo on the BBPA website and materials. 

How much does emerging company membership cost? 

The fee for joining as an emerging company member starts at £600 + VAT per year. 

How do I apply? 

Start the application process today by filling in the form below to register your interest and our Membership team will then be in touch with your membership quote and to answer any questions you might have.