Wedding Ideas: Trade Associations
Information regarding Trade Associations relevant to your planning.
About the Guild: With a selective membership process, which assesses customer service, place of work and workmanship - members of the Guild are guaranteed to be experienced tradespeople. Providing a network of skilled and reputable artisans who are masters of their particular trade - the Guild is the perfect place to search for a professional and highly skilled tradesman.
What's the association about? NABAS (National Association of Balloon Artists and Suppliers) consists of decorators, retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers in the balloon industry. An independent management committee, elected by the members, oversees the running of the association.
Who are we? BAPIA (Balloon and Party Industry Alliance) aims to increase public awareness of the industry and the many uses for balloons and party products either as a party item or as promotional and marketing tools or for fund raising events. They are also committed to promoting the benefits of using industry professionals.
Who are we? The IOV is a UK-registered, not-for-profit limited company, which is owned by its members and managed by a board of elected Executive Members. The IOV especially promotes those members who have passed an IOV Assessment. This is achieved through the company's website (where all qualified members are listed), the IOV’s monthly magazine - Focus - (which also includes a full list of qualified members) and by the various industry promotional activities the IOV sponsors.
What is the association? The National Association of Wedding Car Professionals (NAWCP) is a UK wide association which represents, supports and assists wedding car businesses.
Who are we? The Classic Car Hire Association (CCHA) is a trade association that represents the classic car hire industry in the UK. Our members are all professional, high quality companies offering customers a unique chance to experience motoring from a bygone era.
Who are we? Licensed Private Hire Car Association (LPHCA) represents providers of Private Hire Vehicle and Taxi Services that the public can pre-Book.
Who are we? The Nationwide Caterers Association (NCASS) is dedicated to providing caterers with the information, systems and support to be safe, legal and profitable.
What is the association? Baffled by an endless list of toastmasters? The National Association of Toastmasters (NAT) provides a directory of professional toastmasters who are available for engagements throughout the UK. The directory is a great way of confirming their professionalism and experience.
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