Associate Membership for Suppliers & Consultants

Resourcing, planning and MI are complex, specialist skills that have become fundamental to the success of today's contact centres. The Professional Planning Forum is the independent European body, promoting best practice and providing specialist training and professional development programmes. Established in March 2000, we are supplier-independent and work across all industry sectors.

Our members use the Forum for best practice events, networking, access to benchmark research and other online resources, expert advice and professional training.  We exist to help members share best practice and establish recognised benchmarks that support professional standards of contribution. Members recognise the value of associates' contributions.  

As an associate member, you can be part of our growing, dynamic network.  Work to shape the future of the profession.  Help establish recognition of the skills and training that are required to leverage the benefits of today's complex systems. You gain:

Website & Newsletter Advertising: Create awareness of what you offer, by including your company in our vendor directory and sending us news updates for inclusion in the monthly email newsletter (at editors discretion).  There is also the opportunity for banner advertising on the website and advertising in the annual Best Practice guide at an extra cost.

Annual Conference: Associate members gain networking, display space and the opportunity to present a session at this annual event, 2 complimentary places for the conference and the awards dinner. There are also sponsorship and advertising opportunities to create additional brand presence.

Networking & Best Practice Programme: 5 places for your employees on our site visits/seminars and 6 networking dinners and the opportunity to suggest sites and projects for inclusion in the programme. There are also opportunities to sponsor, present or exhibit at a number of special events at an additional cost.

Industry and Business Development: Bring your company's expertise to bear in shaping our industry training and best practice programmes. Gain discounts when you send your employees or customers on our training.  Financial incentives are also available if you recommend your customers for membership.

Planning Forum Time: the Professional Planning Forum will supply a resource for one full day to assist with facilitation of any vendor event as required. Two months’ notice must be given as a minimum of the date of any such event where Planning Forum assistance is required.

Cost £4,500 plus VAT per annum .

The Forum is supplier independent and does not build exclusive relationships with any suppliers.  Some areas of the web site may not be accessible by associate members.  Material on the website includes proprietary materials and methods.

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