BUYER Membership – Companies whose principal business is purchasing craft, creative and hobby merchandise for resell to a consumer through bricks and mortar store-front retailers, online/catalogue retailers, institutional buyers, and TV/media sales retailers.

What you can get from a Buyer Membership: (Click the + sign to open)


We will help you learn how to improve your business and knowledge with…

  • Access to educational videos and webinars
  • Access to trends & industry research information to help guide you and your business
  • Business mentoring: Having access to people at the heart of the industry, you want to work in, offering you their insight and knowledge.
  • Business Planning: Helping you plan and structure your business, making it robust
  • Free 30 minute Accountancy and booking keeping helpline
  • Free 30 minute legal helpline and I.P law
  • Member Newsletters to keep you up to date with the latest industry news


We will help you CONNECT with peers, industry leaders, companies and events that can grow your business with…

  • Access to new suppliers with whom no previous contact
  • Dedicated Buyer Events
  • Introduction global industry connections: We can open communications with the right people you need to be speaking to.
  • Networking opportunities to meet likeminded professionals
  • Opportunities to have your say on what is happening in the industry.
  • Free entry to Creativation (Phoenix, USA), Creativeworld (Frankfurt, Germany) and H+H (Cologne, Germany*)


We will help you DISCOVER new products, new opportunities and news ways of thinking with…

  • Access to special offers and promotions by suppliers to members
  • Advice about terms & conditions, pricing and next steps.
  • Advice on the latest legislation, IP law (protecting your copyright) and packaging regulations
  • News and stories on
  • Global Events and information


As a member, we believe, your most valuable benefit is your direct contact with AFCI.UK. A Private and confidential helpline for you to talk about your business needs, 7 day weeks.

Free tickets to One Big Show (maximum 4*)

Apply for a Buyer Membership click the level that fits your company:


Aunnal Company

Turnover Under £100k

£120 + VAT or

£12 A MONTH* 


Aunnal Company

Turnover £100k - £1million

£200+ VAT


Aunnal Company

Turnover Over £1million

£350+ VAT

*Monthly payments are subject to terms and conditions, call our team today for more information

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