The greatest digital network in the UK
— run by the industry for the industry
Meet the new BIMA

BIMA is Britain’s digital community. Founded in 1985 and now one of the most widely respected names in the digital industry.

We have our members to thank for that. Today our membership embraces hundreds of organisations and thousands of digital professionals, spanning startups to multi-national agencies and brands. Regional reps are delivering benefit to BIMA members in digital hubs across the country and our impressive executive board is guiding strategy and growth. Our new brand identity reflects the organisation that we have become: bold, open and impactful. Our new mark acts as a responsive framing device, bringing focus to the three pillars of activity that underpin everything we do: championing, connecting and developing the British digital industry.

Develop
Inspiring and supporting current and future talent

Connect
An open community of talent with a passion for digital.

Champion
Celebrating excellence and rewarding great digital work.

Benefits
of joining

Extend your network

Tap into our friendly & supportive community of BIMA Executives, Associates & Regional Reps. Enjoy preferential entry & discounts to events. Join us at key industry events at home and abroad. Attend regular ThirstDay networking events and network at high-level invitation-only Directors Dinners.

Raise your profile

Contribute to the community of expert opinion on the BIMA blog. Amplify your good news via our social channels. Access speaking & judging opportunities at BIMA events & via industry partnerships. Gain recognition of your work with up to 2 FREE entries to the BIMA Awards.

Grow your business

Use our peer-learning networks & tools, including industry-standard legal templates. Attract clients with your ‘BIMA member’ logo and our Best Practice guides. Showcase your organisation with your BIMA Member profile on bima.co.uk —the shop window for British digital.

Attract & develop talent

Support BIMA and you support our work behind the scenes, e.g. writing apprenticeship standards, collaborating on cross-industry skills initiatives and speaking to the media on the talent gap. Get involved in our Digital Day initiative to educate & inspire students to embrace digital career paths. Become a BIMA Award or Hot 100 award-winning agency and attract talent accordingly.

Gain a voice on issues affecting the industry

Benefit from BIMA’s lobbying on behalf of British digital. Hear about & participate in industry consultations. Feed your views into key legislative issues, including privacy & a skilled workforce. Receive voting rights & the ability to stand for election to the BIMA Executive.

To find out more about joining BIMA
Call us 020 3538 6607

BIMA Awards 2016

Celebrating the best in British Digital – since 1985. The BIMAs are the longest standing and most prestigious digital awards in the UK. For over 30 years the annual event has served to recognise excellence by celebrating the best in British digital.

Trophies will be awarded in 33 categories spanning industry sectors and disciplines, alongside premium awards for the best of the best. The BIMA Awards party will be held on 15 September 2016. Book tickets and find out more at bimaawards.com.

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