Why Join?

BExA helps UK exporters succeed in global markets by promoting their commercial interests, influencing and shaping policy on their behalf, facilitating valuable networks and connections, and providing expert export support.

Our members represent the best of the exporting community, including capital goods manufacturers and international traders of all sizes; as well as financiers, trade credit insurers and brokers, legal firms  and other specialist service providers to the exporting community.   Membership of the Association is open to all companies and other organisations resident in the UK who export goods or services, or who provide assistance to such companies in the promotion and support of export activities.    Individual membership is also available with the support of a Council member.  

Membership of BExA is on an organisation basis, so any number of staff can benefit from its range of member benefits.  Membership fees  start at just £175 per year.

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EXPORT SUPPORT

Our members receive first-class support to help them excel in international markets. This includes an international trade and legal helpline  manned by specialists in Brexit and EU trade, payment and contracts, export and import documentation, and export control and custom regulations. We can also match you with an international trade advisor.

REPRESENTATION

BExA represents members’ interests on day-to-day and policy issues relating to UK export and trade policy and on other specific trade and export finance-related issues raised by members.  We meet ministers and Government officials, liaise with other trade associations and obtain press coverage. Our members actively shape our policy positions through several sector-specific sub-committees.

EVENTS & NETWORKING

Meet, exchange views, discuss trade and finance-related challenges and keep updated on policy and trade developments through regular networking events, quarterly industry committee meetings, and seminars on topical issues to support your continual development. BExA also runs an annual Young Exporter and Young Export Financier award

RAISE YOUR PROFILE

Raise your profile amongst the export community through our members’ directory, newsletter and social media channels. Use the BExA mark on your marketing materials and promote your services through our member showcase and speaking and sponsorship opportunities. 

EXPORT RESOURCES

Unlimited access to a wide range of export resources, including custom BExA guides, curated third party content and relevant news and announcements; shared via our members newsletter and first-class account management.

DISCOUNTS & OFFERS

Take advantage of an extensive range of benefits from service providers brokered by BExA on behalf of its members, including heavily discounted subscriptions and advertising opportunities, and complimentary passes to leading trade-related conferences and events.

MEMBERSHIP TIERS

SOLE TRADER /

MICRO-EXPORTER

1-9 employees

£175 per year

SMALL

EXPORTER

10-49 employees

£325 per year

MEDIUM SIZED

EXPORTER

50-249 employees

£675 per year

LARGE

EXPORTER

250+ employees

£1,075 per year

EXPORT SERVICE PROVIDER MEMBERSHIP

We also offer bespoke membership for service providers of UK exporters. Members are carefully selected and receive exclusive access to the BExA network and engagement programme.  If you are interested in our membership for service providers, please contact Michelle Treasure at michelle.treasure@bexa.co.uk.

 

BExA Committees

In addition to the standing Industry, Banking & Insurance and SME & Micro-Exporters Committees, BExA has established a number of sub-Committees to respond to key issues or sector challenges.  Chaired by a BExA Council member and supported by Working Groups drawn from the wider membership,  our sub-Committees include Brexit, Concessional Lending, Customs & Export Licensing, Export Strategy, Government Relations and Legal & Compliance.

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Our members include the best of British exporters, with a wide range of experience across all international markets.  Membership is corporate so every employee can access our services ranging from networking, legal advice,  best practice, and bespoke export guidance. 

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