SBID has collaborative relationships with these major industry bodies. Product suppliers to design practitioners, architects and specifiers can be found separately in members log in.  

EU Business Avenues aims to strengthen the presence of European companies, especially SMEs, in South East Asia by organising one week business missions to Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam. Business missions are organised in the Clean Technologies and Interior Design sectors in 2014 and 2015.

EU Business Avenues provides strategic, logistic and financial EU support for European SMEs to gain first-hand experience of dynamic, local markets in ASEAN and to establish business contacts with South East Asian companies. Participating companies are offered a package of matchmaking, networking, coaching and customised support services.

Free Range Free Range is a summer season of graduate shows at The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane. Over seven weeks, a hundred courses and 3000 students exhibit their graduating projects across five disciplines: Design, Fashion, Photography, Art, Interiors and Architecture.

Free Range provides a brilliant platform for graduates to showcase their creative talents to a diverse audience in the epicentre of London’s creative scene.

Think Global Consultancy Think Global Consultancy ltd is a commercial consultancy company, divided into 3 Business Units: Think To Trade, concerning to trade fair agency, Think To Develop, concerning to commercial consultancy and Think To Europe, concerning to European consultancy and project management. TGC boasts several partnerships with important furniture and design industry associations, such as the European Furniture Industries Confederation, SBID, Federlegno Arredo, the Bulgarian Furniture Cluster, the Bulgarian Chamber of Woodworking and Furniture Industry, the Association of Interior Designers in Bulgaria, the Romanian Association of Furnishing Producers. ProjectBook is a membership organisation providing recognition and support for the Uk’s leading conservation & heritage professionals and product suppliers who are engaged in the conservation, restoration, care and repair of period and listed buildings. Updated daily, the website features a searchable Heritage Register & Products Directory, events, jobs, member’s articles and daily news from around the sector. has been helping busy professionals create better environments for over twenty years. Searching with will help you reach a faster, better quality of decision about who and what to work with. Our website and all the content that surrounds it has been built specifically to support your decision-making process.

TOPHOTELPROJECTS TOPHOTELPROJECTS is the leading online database for worldwide first-class & luxury hotel construction projects.  Via their daily research service you know “where-who-when-what” is happening and being planned in the global hotel construction business to initiate or complement your sales cycle. Outsource your daily hotel project research and have instant online sales

ArchiExpo – The Virtual Architecture Exhibition With over 4,600 manufacturers, ArchiExpo ensures comprehensive product updates in categories such as kitchens, furniture, lighting, decoration, household appliances, heating etc…

ASC Info ASC Info is one of the largest online directories providing information on the companies and products within the UK building products industry. Its aim is to provide manufacturers and suppliers of building products an online platform to deliver the marketing and technical information that UK architects and specifiers need to make purchasing decisions. ASC Info is a part of World Market Intelligence’s design and build practice, who are collectively one of the world’s premier sources of intelligence, inspiration and ideas for the global design and built environment industries.

Print Barbour Product Search Barbour Product Search is designed to meet the needs of architects and other specifiers to find and specify building product. This service features a fully searchable database of products and suppliers, encompassing over 24,400 pages of dynamic content – making it easier for you to find and specify the right products on projects you are working on.

Bathroom Manufacturers Association The principle objective of the BMA is to provide an independent forum for bathroom manufacturers trading in the UK to properly discuss and debate matters of mutual interest. The BMA acts as an information highway between Industry Government and the consumer on all issues that affect the bathroom business in the UK.

BSI Group BSI has published around 20,000 standards. As well as its role as a national body, BSI represents British business as a member of European and international standards organisations. Since its foundation in 1901 as the Engineering Standards Committee, BSI Group has grown into a leading global independent business services organization providing standard-based solutions in more than 140 countries.

Building Centre The Building Centre provides Product and Information Services to the professions and building component producers and suppliers.


Building Research Establishment BRE provides consultancy, testing and information services in construction and fire expertise.



Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists The Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) represents professionals working and studying in the field of Architectural Technology. CIAT is internationally recognised as the qualifying body for Chartered Architectural Technologists, MCIAT and professionally qualified Architectural Technicians, TCIAT.

Chartered Institute of Building The CIOB is a professional body for managers in construction.


Confederation of British Industry The CBI helps create and sustain the conditions in which businesses in the United Kingdom can compete and prosper for the benefit of all. We are the premier lobbying organisation for UK business on national and international issues. We work with the UK government, international legislators and policymakers to help UK businesses compete

Constructing Excellence Constructing Excellence aims to deliver the process, product and cultural changes that are needed to drive major productivity improvement in the

Construction Skills Construction Skills delivers training products and programmes through a national network of staff based at regional


Construction Skills Certification Scheme CSCS aims to extend certification across the whole of the construction industry.


Contract Flooring Association The Contract Flooring Association (CFA) consists of contractors engaged in the installation of all floor finishes including in-situ floorings and sub-floor screeds with manufacturers and distributors of flooring materials, adhesives and accessories.



Council of European Producers of Materials for Construction CEPMC is the Brussels-based organisation representing 15 national construction materials federations in Europe and 20 sectorial organisations.


Design Council Design Council places design at the heart of growth and renewal in Britain.



Disabled Living Foundation DLF is a national charity that provides impartial advice, information and training on daily living aids. It is a founder member of the Information Standard, a certification scheme for health and social care information.




The Health and Safety Executive The UK Health and Safety Commission (HSC) and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) are responsible for the regulation of almost all the risks to health and safety arising from work activity in Britain.



National Association of Shopfitters The National Association of Shopfitters is the only trade association that exclusively promotes the shopfitting industry and has been doing so since 1919.



Passive Fire Protection Federation The PFPF brings together the collective expertise of the passive fire protection industry and provides a central forum so that the industry speaks with one voice to articulate the benefits and value of passive fire protection in the achievement of fire safe building design and construction.



Royal Institute of British Architects RIBA has promoted architects and architecture since being awarded its Royal Charter in 1837.

RIBA Bookshops RIBA Bookshops is the market leading supplier of books and guidance to the architecture, design and construction industries.


Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors RICS is a professional body addressing all aspects of land, property, construction and the associated environmental issues.

Stone Federation Great Britain The Stone Federation Great Britain (SFGB) co-ordinates all aspects of the industry and provides specifiers and users with a first point of contact for information, advice and guidance in sourcing appropriate material and a reliable service.

WHOLEBUILD works with Trade Associations, Suppliers and Contractors to promote detaile.d information on, Sustainable and Innovative Building Products and Services, Renewable Energy Sources, Building Regulations, Codes and Standards, Branded Products for the Code for Sustainable Homes Market, Information on The Green Deal.

THE ITALIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Founded on the 26th October 1886, the Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the UK offers a full range of business services on advantageous terms, either directly or in partnership with its Members, specialists in their respective fields.

CISAC CISAC, the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers, works towards increased recognition and protection of creators’ rights. CISAC was founded in 1926 and is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation. Its headquarters are in Paris, with regional offices in Budapest, Santiago de Chile, Johannesburg and Singapore.



NLA – NEW LONDON ARCHITECTURE Located at The Building Centre in central London, NLA is a focus for the debate and discussion of issues facing architecture, planning, development and construction in the capital.