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Accreditation demonstrates a level of expertise and professionalism

SBID Designers purchase and specify products they can trust, not just for their design appearance but for the performance, service provided and trade partnerships. From huge projects of value to the smallest maintenance repair, our members seek three important commodities; performance, trust and value. The SBID marque of accreditation provides consumers and clients with an endorsement of product performance, reassurance of quality and additional confidence in their professional conduct. SBID accreditation can influence a designer’s procurement choices by enabling mutual business relationships with industry partners through our trusted and diverse professional network.

To attain SBID Accreditation you must acquire the following criteria:

Accredited Partner Criteria Diagram

SBID 5 points of compliance for Accredited Industry Partners:

1. Intellectual property (IP)

SBID fights piracy and copyright theft in design. We actively negotiate with government to legislate against IP theft and bad practice. The professional industry partner will also share this commitment.

2. Corporate Social Responsibility

SBID supports ethical manufacturing of the delivery and processes of products and services that ensure people and environments are not abused or harmed in the production process. The professional industry partner should demonstrate their commitment delivering corporate social responsibility.

3. Service

SBID believe a responsible supplier needs to provide long-term quality service as well as after sales care for designers. The prospective partner will share and demonstrate this commitment to exceptional trade service.

4. Sustainability

SBID promotes sustainability in all business activities. The professional industry partner should demonstrate their commitment to sustainability through product manufacture and use.

5. Value for Money

Products and services must demonstrate good value.

To enquire about becoming SBID Accredited, simply complete the form below: 

Alternatively you can contact us directly by emailing [email protected] or calling us on 020 7738 9383.

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