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.
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. www.tgcltd.net
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. www.projectbook.co.uk
ESI.info has been helping busy professionals create better environments for over twenty years. Searching with ESI.info 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.
Property Price Advice
The home of valued property information, offering free online property valuations and advice on the housing market, house prices and home life. www.propertypriceadvice.co.uk
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 www.tophotelprojects.com
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… www.ArchiExpo.com
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. www.ascinfo.co.uk
Association of Independent Construction Adjudicators
AICA is a leading Adjudicator Nominating Body (ANB)offering a panel of over 50 of the industry’s top adjudicators to resolve disputes arising in the construction industry. AICA acts for the National Specialists Contractors’ Council (NSCC), a named ANB in the JCT suite of contracts, for the purpose of nominating adjudicators. www.aica-adjudication.co.uk
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. www.barbourproductsearch.info
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. www.bathroom-association.org
British Association of Landscape Industries
The British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI), is the national body representing UK Landscape Contractors. www.bali.co.uk
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. www.bsigroup.com
British Blind and Shutter Association
BBSA is the principal organisation representing the UK blind and shutter manufacturers and the companies that supply and serve them. www.bbsa.org.uk
The Building Centre provides Product and Information Services to the professions and building component producers and suppliers. www.buildingcentre.co.uk
Building Research Establishment
BRE provides consultancy, testing and information services in construction and fire expertise. www.bre.co.uk
Building Products Index
Index of Building Product Manufacturers and Suppliers available to the UK construction industry www.bpindex.co.uk
Construction and building service regulation information. Compliance and advice for business including grants. www.businesslink.gov.uk
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. www.ciat.org.uk
Chartered Institute of Building
The CIOB is a professional body for managers in construction. www.ciob.org.uk
Commission for Racial Equality
The Commission for Racial Equality is a publicly funded, non-governmental body set up under the Race Relations Act 1976 to tackle racial discrimination and promote racial equality. www.equalityhumanrights.com
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 effectively.www.cbi.org.uk
Constructing Excellence aims to deliver the process, product and cultural changes that are needed to drive major productivity improvement in the industry.www.constructingexcellence.org.uk
Construction Skills delivers training products and programmes through a national network of staff based at regional offices.www.cskills.org
Creative Bath is the new group for creative people and industries in and around Bath. Our primary aim is to raise the profile and help the growth of Bath’s creative sector by creating a forum for networking and knowledge exchange. www.creativebath.org
Construction Skills Certification Scheme
CSCS aims to extend certification across the whole of the construction industry. www.cscs.uk.com
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. www.cfa.org.uk
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. www.cepmc.org
Design Council places design at the heart of growth and renewal in Britain. www.designcouncil.org.uk
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. www.dlf.org.uk
Electrical Contractors Association
The ECA represents companies’ involved in all sectors of the electrical industry. It assists and encourages its members to provide high quality, good value and safe electrical installations. http://eca.co.uk
Glass and Glazing Federation
The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is the recognised leading authority and voice for employers and companies within the flat glass, glazing, window, home improvement, plastics and applied window film industries in the UK. www.ggf.org.uk
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. www.hse.gov.uk
InteriorDesignPro.org is a rich resource developed to enhance relationships within the interior design industry, including professionals, organizations, vendors and the community at large. We offer tools for design professionals that help promote their businesses on the Internet. www.InteriorDesignPro.org
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.
Painting and Decorating Association
The Painting and Decorating Association (PDA) has some 2,500 members nationwide ranging from the largest household name contractors to very small businesses and sole traders. The association offers a wide range of specialist services to members and seeks to uphold high standards in the trade through its Code of Practice and strict admission criteria.
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.
Resin Flooring Association
The Resin Flooring Association (FeRFA) is the only organisation dedicated solely to Resin Flooring and represents the major product manufacturers, specialist contractors, raw material suppliers and specialist service providers within the UK Industry www.ferfa.org.uk
Royal Institute of British Architects
RIBA has promoted architects and architecture since being awarded its Royal Charter in 1837. www.architecture.com
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. www.stonefed.org.uk
The Tile Association
TTA represents Manufacturers, Tile Fixers, Distributors, Retailers, and Agents, Shippers and Support Companies such as adhesive and accessories manufacturers.
The World Interior Design Network
The leading global resource for the interior design industry brought to you by World Market Intelligence, one of the world’s foremost publishers of interior design information. www.worldinteriordesignnetwork.com
The British Wool Marketing Board
This organisation grades, sells and promotes British Wool to the international carpet and textile industry on behalf of over 50,000 wool producers in the UK. The British Wool brand enjoys a quality reputation across the world and is highly regarded for its durability and appearance retention. British Wool has been independently evaluated to establish its environmental impact and is an ISO 14040 tested and accredited fibre which is natural, biodegradable and sustainable.
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. www.wholebuild.co.uk
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. http://www.italchamind.eu/EN
Grohe AG is Europe’s largest and the world’s leading single-brand manufacturer and supplier of sanitary fittings, holding roughly eight percent of the world market. As a global brand for sanitary products and systems, GROHE is setting standards in quality, technology and design and its products deliver the perfect flow of water. www.grohe.com/uk
Works in Print has the vision to provide a rented changing collection of art to occupiers while giving artists an almost unprecedented ‘paid-for’ exhibition. We share rental income equally with our original artists, ensuring we attract some of the best new and established talent. Add to that some of world’s finest art archives and Works in Print can offer an unrivalled art catalogue. www.worksinprint.com
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. www.cisac.org
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. http://www.newlondonarchitecture.org