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Membership Benefits
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Expand your knowledge and network by becoming a member of the Institute of Export & International Trade. You can attend our national and regional networking and knowledge sharing events and top up your skills with discounted rates on our wide range of training courses. As a member of the Institute you will gain recognition as a current and actively engaged international trade professional.

Our range of unique membership benefits include:



IOE&IT Business Shield

An expert advice service to help business members run their business cost-effectively and with confidence. Members will now have access to four key services;

  • HR Service - advice line, and a website with over 400 free downloadable template employment documents
  • Legal Service- advice line, website featuring almost 200 downloadable legal documents
  • H&S Service– advice line, website with over 100 downloadable health & safety documents
  • Tax Service– advice lines for taxation and VAT
Find out more

Technical Help for Exporters Helpline

To help you deal with any export issues you come across. Our team of experts can help with questions on documentation, export controls, Bribery Act, Customs & VAT procedures, regulatory and compliance issues, insurance issues, payment terms, transport and logistics. As a member you'll get free access to our experts. Find out more.


Professional recognition

Gain professional recognition as an IOE&IT member through designatory letters on your business cards and email sign-off. These are awarded based on a combination of experience and/or qualifications, showing your dedication towards international trade.


CPD Programme

The CPD programme enables you to remain professional, effective and compliant by ensuring you stay up to date in the fast-moving world of international trade. It allows you to track your progress and receive recognition for your achievements, helping to increase confidence and giving you additional credibility as an international trade professional.



As a member of IOE&IT you can get discounts on our training courses and events. In addition to this you will gain access to discounts on insurance, legal advice, translation services and advertising in partner publications.

Members can also get FREE International Credit Reports.



To keep you fully informed we offer access to a wide range of publications. As a member you will receive a daily bulletin, monthly e-newsletter and free subscriptions to our own and other selected international trade journals


Networking Events

An extensive events programme to help you share information and connect at every level in the community whether it’s sector specific or regional.



Online Resources


The Institute provides an online library of useful international trade information resources for its members and students for research, study, Continuing Professional Development or general interest.


Job Board

View great opportunities with thousands of jobs available across the UK and further afield on our Job Board. You can also upload your company's vacancies or your own CV for employers to find you.


International Terms & Conditions Templates

We provide international T&C templates exclusively for our Small & Medium Business Members, to allow you to export confidently, safe in the knowledge that you have a legal framework specific to your international needs.

Each of the templates also include Anti-Slavery and Bribery Act clauses, allowing your businesses to trade with peace of mind.


Member only webinars

We run monthly webinarsexclusively for our Members, covering the hot topics in international trade and allowing you to discuss the issues directly affecting you and your business.


Please note that some benefits are only available to Associate and Full Members of the IOE&IT. See more here.


To speak to a membership advisor:

Call +44 (0)1733 404400