Business Partner Membership

Business Partner Membership by a supplier demonstrates its professionalism and standing and substantial interest in the association community. It provides promotion and engagement with the AAE association community in the supplier directory and in partner updates to them. Learning about association needs and challenges in the Forum events and Discussion Forums keeps you aware of how you can provide solutions and best position your services to support them.

Suppliers are verified by the AAE with recent customers to affirm the expertise and quality of service. See below for more details.

Membership benefits include:

  • Business Partner Member
  • Use of "Business Partner Member" badge on your website, emails and other materials
  • 12-month entry in the Supplier Directory
  • Your "Business Partner Member" badge against Supplier Directory entry
  • Announcement of membership to the AAE Community
  • Two Business Partner Updates to the AAE Community per year
  • Engage in discussion at the Discussion Forums
  • Engage in discussion and Q&A at the Online Seminars
  • Access the Resource Centre (knowledge bank) content and discussion forums for each entry
  • Nominate your clients for award categories
Event attendance
  • Attend most AAE Seminar events
  • 10% discount on any promotional activities contracted and delivered in your current membership period, contracted in the first six months of the twelve month period
Data Privacy

Association data is not provided to Business Partner Members under this membership. If you wish to have specific leads, then please discuss sponsoring research reports, Success Stories or specific events.

Business Partner Membership   Price
12 months membership including 2 staff access 950.00
Joining Fee 0.00
Additional staff 250.00

Prices are in GBP and subject to VAT at 20%.

Verification of Suppliers

Verification is for each 12 month period that the membership covers, and involves suppliers providing a minimum of three projects and clients to AAE. AAE will then invite the clients to verify, requesting responses to the following questions:

  • Is the service as described by the supplier correct, and if not, what adjustments would you make
  • Was the service professional?  (1-5)
  • How good were the they at communicating?  (1-5)
  • How flexible were they?  (1-5)
  • How good where they with delivering what was promised? (1-5)
  • How likely would you be to recommend them? (0-10)