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This section contains information about leading consultants working within the UK membership organisation and association sector.

We recognise that finding the right consultant is important so we also offer a free, independent and objective consultant matching service. Submit a request.

We are an independent IS consultancy providing charities, membership organisations and other not-for-profit organisations with tailored advice to improve and develop the three areas key to achieving operational effectiveness - processes, people and technology. Our independence means we only offer objective advice which truly supports our clients’ needs.

- Selecting package software
- Managing projects and programmes
- Improving your processes
- Managing implementations
- Managing information security
- Developing business cases
- Strategies for IT and web
- Coaching and mentoring
“We have been served excellently by the team with our membership systems project. We remain highly satisfied customers”
Denise King, Chief Executive, Girlguiding UK

MemberWise offer: 20% discount on your first consultancy project for new clients.

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Aricia started helping membership organisations when the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport, the professional body of which Kirsten Tisdale is a Fellow, asked her to use logistics consultancy techniques to analyse their database - since then Aricia has worked with a number of other institutes, NGOs and charities

Services: We have helped membership organisations in two main areas.
Membership retention: Visualising and analysing membership including maps, charts and graphs
; identifying trends and patterns; investigating differences between current and lapsed members - can include merging data from different sources.


Events targeting: Locating members on a map to see hotspots; identifying individual members who are likely to attend and producing lists for emails or mailshots - often delivered through training staff within organisations to use Microsoft MapPoint themselves.

MemberWise discount: 10% discount off consultancy projects or MapPoint training.

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b2b partnerships Ltd (b2b) specialise in supporting professional associations and institutes with their commercial development, partnership and sponsorship activities.

Our core existing business model revolves around the development and delivery of value added commercial relationships, which generate new streams of income, raise profile of the association and enable our clients to do things they wouldn’t be able to on their own.


b2b’s main services to professional bodies, focus around the delivery of the following:

- Commercial consulting- Scoping of internal activities and opportunities to generate alternative sources of income
- Development and sales commercial partnerships

- Project and account management support
- Commercial training and development via, events, workshops, mentoring

MemberWise subscriber offer:
Complimentary MOT of your current & potential activity.


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Chord UK delivers high quality member engagement via telemarketing, direct & digital marketing, data improvement and research, for clients including the British Medical Association (BMA), ACT (Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT) and TechUK (formerly Intellect).


High quality telemarketing support during busy renewal periods, appointment-making, boosting attendance for training courses & events and qualification enrolments.


Improving prospect data and actionable insight about members and prospects – increasing ROI and improving targeting.


Clients have benefitted from returns of £17:£1 spent for member retention and acquisition and £11:£1 for event bookings and qualification enrolments.

Find out more...

MemberWise offer: 10% off your first campaign/project for new clients

Contact: Amanda Gilmer, Managing Director, Chord UK Ltd
3A Goose Street, Beckington, Frome, Somerset, BA11 6SS

T: 01373 86792001373 867920

Case Studies:

- Group Membership Recruitment
- Membership Retention & Acquisition
- Boosting Permission-based Marketing
- Appointment-making – Member Business Performance Improvement


Cranmore Digital Consulting is an established digital marketing consultancy run by Sarah Alder. Experience includes working in-house and as a consultant for membership organisations, focusing on providing support to senior management in aligning digital activity with business objectives. 

Services for membership organisations include working with business leaders to determine digital strategy  as well as providing specific services including selection of new CMS technology, evaluation and selection of web and digital marketing agencies, reviewing internal skill sets and establishing effective digital marketing teams.

MemberWise Offer: If your organisation is based within the M25 (or 30 miles from Bishop's Stortford) Sarah will provide a complimentary consultation.

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E & H Consulting Limited

Project and management expertise with a proven track record of success in the membership sector. 

We help you to understand how to make your organisation more successful and to get your staff behind you.

In enabling organisations to deliver projects successfully, we provide:

- Tools, techniques, coaching, mentoring and advice to improve capability
- Facilitation and assistance to establish the right project
- Management of large complex projects – including IT and CRM
- Recovery of projects going wrong
- Customer journey and process mapping
- Procurement and contract management.

For MemberWise subscribers we can offer, free of charge, either:

- A session of up to 2 hours with your CEO and senior team to explore a major project you are considering – providing some pointers to help you get it right, or
- Up to 2 hours with your team to look at a current project that may be going wrong – providing some pointers to put it back on the right track.

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HJC Associates provide cutting edge management training and communication consultancy, specialising in the membership and association sector.

We provide the support, structure and additional expertise and experience your organisation needs to achieve its goals.We offer a blend of skills, covering problem-solving, brainstorming, team building, personal effectiveness, systems and procedures.

Our specialist areas include: awarding organisation development; CPD schemes, learning and qualifications; quality assurance and assessment strategies/methodologies; professional standards.

We are experienced in learning delivery-management, leadership, mentoring, customer service.

We help clients decide upon changes required. We set goals and objectives; agree success criteria; plan the change; develop processes, resources and documentation, and deliver staff training.

MemberWise discount: 10% (terms & Conditions apply)

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Membership Engagement Services is, uniquely, an engagement consultancy, designed specifically to assist membership organisations to understand, inform and manage their members effectively.
Intelligent and original in our approach, our tools and services are designed to support your membership offices in exactly the way you need.
Our services are comprehensive, covering every aspect of membership engagement.
We offer:
- A tailored, secure, user-friendly and cost-effective membership database system; the hub for all your engagement activities.

- Membership recruitment and on-going engagement/marketing strategy development and delivery

- Bespoke communication and campaign programmes

- Election and balloting services (through our parent company Electoral Reform Services)

- Design, print and mailing services

- Stakeholder research

- Member and representative training, facilitation and workshops


A high quality service is central to everything that we do.


Click here to read what others say about us and our full range of services.


MemberWise discount: 10%


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Membership Matters provides membership training and consultancy to trade bodies, federations, charities and other membership associations.

Our trainers come from the UK's best known membership associations  and courses have helped hundreds of  associations grow membership, increase retention and improve their marketing metrics.

Upcoming courses:

- Recruitment & Retention Made Easy
- Successful Membership Recruitment Strategies
- Successful Membership Retention Strategies

Memberwise Discount: 20% off all Membership Matters training seminars and in-company training.

See for more information.
08459 555 155



The Professionalism Group will help you build and support professionalism in your association, securing the public's trust and your organisational reputation.

The Professionalism Group offers a wide range of advice and consultancy services to professional associations, membership organisations, companies and individuals across the UK and Ireland.

While focusing on the concept and ideals of professionalism we will assist you in re-examining the internal activities of your organisations, assist in making the best use of valuable resources and driving best practice, as well as maximising guidance and support to your individual members.

We also provide a range of services for individuals and groups across the professional development spectrum.

Our range of services means that we can assist you in a way that suits your requirements.

MemberWise discount: 10% discount off first consultancy project*

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*New clients only