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The British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers and Attractions

Join as a Trade Member

Are you a trade supplier to the theme park, pier, zoo or visitor attraction sector?  BALPPA has over 300 operating members and BALPPA is a great way to raise your profile. Find out the benefits below:

Identify Decision Makers

Want to contact a particular Operating Member?  As a Trade Member, your unique password gives you direct access to the contact details of our operating members, listing relevant contacts at each attraction by job title.

Network At BALPPA Events

BALPPA Members like to do business with people they know.  As a Trade Member you’ll be able to attend BALPPA’s numerous networking events held throughout the year.    Our Members find these events extremely effective at getting to know each other. Fixed annual events include a Black Tie Dinner in January, a Parliamentary Lunch in March at the House of Commons, as well as a three day tour/conference in June and October. Throughout the year, subgroups also host meetings on specific topics and events are held around the key trade exhibitions.

Sponsorship Of Events

Only Trade Members can sponsor events or advertise in the Email Newsletter.   These two routes are an excellent way to raise your profile even further and help us keep the costs of events low for Operating Members.   As a sponsor, you obtain a presence on all promotional literature ahead of the event, as well as at the event itself.

Free Website Listing And Articles

As a Trade BALPPA member, your details will be added to the trade section of the BALPPA website (viewable by Members and Non Members) and you’ll also be able to submit articles/adverts for our BALPPA Newsletter that comes out three times a year.

Use Of The BALPPA Logo

The BALPPA logo is a sign of quality, which you can use on your website, within your offices and on your business stationery.  If you are a trade specialist, being able to show you are part of BALPPA is a massive endorsement for your business.

Looking After Trade Associates

Two of our Management Committee are Trade Associate Members and they are always looking for suggestions from Trade Members to take the Committee. To stimulate suggestions and discussion, Trade Associates have two meetings each year led by Chairman Phil Pickersgill of Innovative Leisure.


Membership Fees

BALPPA provides trade members with numerous benefits. During the first year, 50% of your fee is payable as a joining fee.

Trade Membership Fees for Year 1 of BALPPA Membership

Membership Category Subscription Fee Amount (year 1 only)
Trade Associate 1: 1 – 5 Employees £902 + VAT
Trade Associate 2: 6 – 50 Employees £1601 + VAT
Trade Associate 3: Over 50 Employees £2140 + VAT

Trade Membership Fees after Year 1 of BALPPA Membership

Membership Category Subscription Fee Amount (year 1 only)
Trade Associate 1: 1 – 5 Employees £601 + VAT
Trade Associate 2: 6 – 50 Employees £1068 + VAT
Trade Associate 3: Over 50 Employees £1426 + VAT

Apply Today And Start To Benefit

To apply for Membership, please download the below Trade Membership PDF.  You can complete the PDF by hand or on your PC/Tablet.

Trade Membership Application Form 2016-2017

You will need two Members to endorse your application, however, if you are unsure who to ask, please call: 0207 403 4455 or email: information@nullbalppa.org

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