Types of membership | The Association for Cultural Enterprises

Types of membership

Full members

Full membership of the Association is open to any cultural or heritage organisation that has charitable status, or is otherwise run as a not-for-profit organisation. Once an organisation has joined, the benefits of ACE are available to all of its employees.

Current members' commercial activities include: retail, publishing, venue hire, licensing and picture libraries, catering, ticket sales, fundraising, ecommerce, wholesale and export, mail order and filming.

Membership fees

Your annual membership fee will become due 1 April. 

Turnover  Up to £250k:  £85

Turnover £250k - £1m:  £140

Turnover £1m - £5m:  £280

Turnover£5m+:  £420

Overseas Membership - £150

Associate members

Associate membership is open to suppliers of goods and services, including professional consultancy, as well as to individuals, visitor attractions and organisations from outside the EU.

Suppliers wishing to become an Associate Member should normally select the Corporate option at £275. Individual membership is only open to individuals offering consultancy and not the supply and manufacture of goods or other commercial services.

Membership fees

Your annual membership fee will become due 1 April.

Associate membership (corporate): £275

Associate membership (individual): £215




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