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Why join the OIA?

Kayaking outdoor industries association why join

The OIA is the trade association that supports and represents the UK outdoor industries.  We are a high profile, campaigning organisation that provides leadership and promotes the outdoors, persuasively representing the industries' interests in all activities at every level.

We invest our funds into not only securing direct membership benefits for your business but also undertaking key activities to support the outdoor sector as a whole, such as:

  • Being part of a collective voice for the industry
  • Contribution to and benefiting from lobbying on issues pertinent to the industry
  • Promoting best practice
  • Supporting outreach programes to encourage more people to enjoy the outdoors
  • Promoting careers and qualification in the outdoors accross the board
  • Networking opportunities and support
  • Involvement in initiatives promoting the outdoors and outdoor industries
  • Regular industry updates and general information via quarterly printed newsletter and e-updates
  • Inclusion in the circulation of potential business opportunities
  • Promotion of members’ businesses on and offline
  • Access to up to date and valuable research data, statistics and materials
  • Wide range of free practical business services through the Croner business support helpline
  • Membership discounts for services and events
  • Access to and support in attending key industry events.

Cost of membership

 We GUARANTEE saving your membership in the first year or we'll refund it!

Membership subsricption charges are based on your annual UK turnover and does not include VAT.

Turnover** Fees (excl' VAT)
<£500k £200
>£500k - £2m £400
>£2m - £5m £650
>£5m - £10m £1,000
>£10m - £20m £1,500
>£20m - £50m £2,000
>£50m - £75m £3,000
>£75m - £100m £4,000
>£100m £5,000
Associate Members £650