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Grow your business and help build a stronger Scottish fashion and textile industry

In addition to actively contributing to the growth of our industry, your UKFT membership offers access to many unique benefits, alongside some specific features that relate to your area of activity. Core benefits include:

* A meeting place to grow your contact base through belonging to the most inclusive network of companies in fashion and textile industry in    Scotland and the UK

* Appear on the only comprehensive directory of Scottish textiles, our Textiles Showcase

* One-to-one business advice and support

* Access to industry-specific business information

* Guidance surrounding Brexit and the opportunity to inform UKFT’s advice to government

* Networking opportunities to raise your profile and make contacts with potential collaborators and business contacts

* Opportunity to showcase your brand via the UKFT and Textiles Scotland's newsletter, website and social media

* Free access to UKFT’s & Textiles Scotland's annual programme of events and seminars on business-related topics including IP protection,       working with agents and distributors, licencing, marketing and specific market roundtables such as Japan, China, USA and Scandinavia

* Exclusive discounts on masterclasses on topics such as production and sourcing, fabric and fabric sourcing, product lifecycle management

* Benefit from exclusive deals through UKFT Associate members, covering foreign currency exchange, international logistics, payment   terms, export documentation and legal advice

* Apprenticeship, skills and training advice and help

* Assistance on employment and HR

* Discounted rates on central London space for use as a showroom, board room and/or meeting space to conduct client visit/fittings

* Drive consumer and buyer traffic to your website through your member profile on our website

* Access to all the benefits encompassed in UKFT membership 

* Tell your story in our Member of the Moment feature

* Representation at Government level on issues affecting your industry, via our Industry Leadership Group

* 10% discount on WTiN membership

* Take part in an Instagram takeover on our channel

* Use our logo on your website to validate your Scottish textiles credibility

* List job opportunities within your company and attract the best talent in Scotland

* 10% discount on University of Leeds textiles courses

* Financial grants for parents and carers with children aged 0-18. More details here

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