SBID Contract Partners are knowledgeable construction and fit-out specialists. They provide assurance to designers that interior design schemes are installed safely, professionally and compliantly. SBID connects contractors with the design industry to facilitate greater collaboration in project procurement and ensure product usage, building regulations, and manufacturer recommendations are adhered to.
As recommended building and construction experts for delivering interior design concepts, SBID encourages its community of professional interior designers to source from our database for trusted trade services.
With a range of membership options, we support contract partners by providing a package of unique membership benefits to help increase your reach, engagement and visibility among our design audiences.
Annual fees are listed below. You can also pay via monthly subscription.
SBID Contract Partner
Listing in Supplier & Designer Directories
Event Listings & Promotion
Standard Promotional Package
– Editorial publishing
– Newsletter & social media features
SBID Enhanced Contract Partner
Listing in the Supplier & Designer Directories
Increased Promotional Package
SBID Platinum Industry Partner
CPD License with Directory Listings
Maximum Promotional Package
– Editorial publishing
– Newsletter & social media features
– Digital banner adverts
Are you a small to medium-sized enterprise?
Discounted contract partnership rates are offered for businesses that qualify as a SME! Get in touch to find out more.
To become an Accredited Member, all SBID Contract Partners must:
1. Supply at least 1 year of company accounts
2. Meet the SBID 5 Points of Compliance
3. Hold valid business insurance
1. Standards & Training
SBID promotes industry standards and supports the continued development of professional practice across the interior design profession. Contract partners must show commitment to industry training and uphold SBID’s professional standards for delivering the contracted service.
2. H&S Record
Contract partners must be able to demonstrate that they have the appropriate level of health & safety skills, knowledge and experience (SKE). They must have the organisational capacity and capability of carrying out the scale of works they are appointed for, whilst complying with the appropriate H&S regulations.
3. Green Practices
SBID promotes sustainability in all business activities and works closely with government to advance sustainable practices in the interior design profession. Contract partners will share this commitment by adopting green building practices and implementing strategies to minimise environmental impacts of its operations and improve sustainability in the construction industry.
SBID champions competence by rewarding design excellence and showcasing the best interior design projects and esteemed design studios around the world. Contract partners must showcase their ability to safely and effectively deliver an interior concept to a high professional calibre.
As a diverse global profession, SBID supports the development of an inclusive design industry to ensure all stakeholders co-operate to reach shared objectives and play by the same ethical rules. Contract partners must adhere to our Code of Ethics.
1. Intellectual property (IP)
SBID fights piracy and copyright theft in design. We actively negotiated with government to legislate against IP theft and bad practice. Industry partners will share this commitment in the design of their products and agree to abide by our Code of Ethics.
2. Corporate Social Responsibility
SBID supports ethical manufacturing processes to ensure people and environments are not harmed in the production process of interior design goods and services. Industry partners will demonstrate their commitment to delivering corporate social responsibility.
SBID require partners to provide quality client services throughout procurement. Industry partners will share this commitment to providing exceptional trade services for interior designers from the initial consultation and purchase order, to the delivery, installation and after sales care.
SBID promotes sustainability in all business activities and works closely with government to promote sustainable practices in the interior design profession. Industry partners will share this commitment to sustainability through developing strategies for minimising the environmental impact of processes, product use, and manufacturing.
5. Performance & Value
The functionality and performance of products and services provided by the industry partner must be of a high quality standard and be priced fairly to offer good value for money.
Alternatively you can contact us directly by emailing [email protected] or calling us on 020 7738 9383.
SBID Accreditation is a marque of achieving a high level of professional competence defined by education, ongoing training and experience to protect the greater public.
Accreditation helps you or your practice demonstrate a level of expertise to clients, separating qualified professionals from social influencers and hobbyists.
Becoming ‘SBID Accredited’ means that you have achieved the highest assessed industry benchmark by SBID in your specialist category of interior design.
Find out more about our flexible membership structure.
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