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If you share the FMB’s aims of promoting quality and standards in the building industry, and are interested in what’s going on in our sector, then being an associate member of the FMB makes sense for you.

Our associates are building professionals such as architects, surveyors, engineers and specialist suppliers of technology or legal and professional services. Request a callback from us today and find out how FMB associateship could help you to promote and grow your business.

Please note: If you are a builder please go to Become a Master Builder to find out more about becoming a full FMB member. 

Associate membership gives you...


To our members through your listing in our online supplier directory, and to the wider public by displaying the FMB Associate logo.

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On the latest issues affecting builders and the SME construction industry through our newsletters, bi-monthly Master Builder magazine and our free webinar series.

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Opportunities to network with our members at our national and regional conferences, events, and webinars, as well as advertise in our publications and sponsor events at preferential rates.

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From a range of valuable business resources, including our jargon-free building contracts, unlimited expert advice via our helplines and free online training for you and your workforce on a wide variety of topics.

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Being part of the FMB can help you grow your business

  • Be part of the UK’s biggest network of quality local builders.
  • Demonstrate your commitment to supporting high standards in our industry.
  • Opportunities to advertise your products or services to quality local builders.
  • Opportunities to build your network of local builders to carry out work for you.
  • Opportunities for training providers to make contact with SME employers.
  • Learn more about the SME sector of the building industry.
  • Access a wide range of valuable business resources, including free building contracts, business helplines and our online learning platform. 


And all for a fee of £577.50 (+VAT) a year. That's just £48.13 (+VAT) a month! 

Who can join?

  • Our associates are local SME businesses who provide the products or services to support their local builders, including architects, building surveyors, quantity surveyors, planning consultants, structural engineers, health and safety consultants and training providers, including further education colleges.
  • They are also local builders merchants, specialist manufacturers and suppliers.
  • Because of FMB’s commitment to high standards in our industry, not just anyone is able to be associated with us, or to carry our logo.
  • We will therefore carry out background checks on your business including financial checks, Directors background checks and searches of your online presence, and may ask for client references. We also require verification of at least one year’s trading history
  • We refuse applications that do not meet our criteria, and carry out regular monitoring of our Associate Members, and you will need to abide by our Associate Membership terms and conditions.

Get in touch

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Call us

Speak directly to one of our advisors on how FMB associateship could help benefit your business. Lines open 9am-5pm Mon-Fri.

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Request a callback

Fill in the online contact form and an advisor will be in touch to learn a bit more about your business and if associateship is right for you. 

* We use the Companies House definition of a small business which is based on a turnover of less than £10million, and an average number of employees of less than 50. Larger companies may wish to talk to us about becoming an industry partner