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The Benefits of Becoming a Member of a Professional Membership Body

1. Networking

Professional Institutes give you access to countless potential contacts who could help you secure work in the future, raise your profile and provide support and advice. Spending time with like-minded people in your industry is one of the best ways to network.

2. Best practice and CPD

Staying up to date with changing standards and legislation is essential for those working in ADR. Staying on top of developments is an ethical and professional responsibility that allows you to provide the best possible service to your clients. By attending workshops, conferences and branch events you will remain at the forefront of your industry.

3. New perspectives

Trends that influence and change the industry such as technology, require practitioners to approach their roles from different perspectives. Sharing experiences, knowledge and ideas with other peers allows you to build your reputation as a thought leader as well as giving you key insights about the future.

4. Engagement with your industry

A professional membership demonstrates your commitment to and engagement with the industry you work in. It shows that you are keen and willing to be a leader in your industry in terms of professional development, best practice and quality service. Passion for and knowledge in your sector is impressive to both employers and clients.

5. Recognition of your hard work

Choosing to have a globally well respected membership provides professional recognition for your hard work in achieving your qualification. Being a member of a professional organisation also allows you to champion your industry, set standards and participate in the growth and credibility of the profession. 

Further information

How to join CIArb   CIArb Member Benefits