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MEMBER APPLICATION

Membership consists of 174 organisations, made up of:

  • 57 retail members, representing over 320 outlets
  • 105 full members (mostly suppliers and some specialist media organisations)
  • 12 travel organisations

Open to organisations which:

  • Operate a commercially viable business in the manufacture, distribution or retailing of snowsports products in Great Britain. Membership has also been extended to include a snowsport travel section.
  • Have been involved in the snowsport trade for a minimum of a year.
  • Full criteria for membership and the respective prices are listed on the application forms for each membership type.

SIGB Aims To:

  • Promote and stimulate the growth of skiing and snowboarding at all levels.
  • Act as a forum for initiatives which benefit members and liaise with other organisations.
  • Encourage and foster good trading standards within the snowsport trade.
  • Organise Slide for the benefit of exhibitors and their customers.

MEMBERSHIP TYPES

There are 4 categories of SIGB Membership – Full, Provisional, Retail and Travel.

See also Membership Terms and Conditions

  • Full MembershipWe understand that in order to qualify for membership:
    1. We must operate a commercially viable business in the manufacture and/or distribution of snowsports product in Great Britain and supply more than 10 retail outlets.
    2. We must have been involved in the Snowsport Trade for a minimum of one year.
    3. We must give two referees who are full members of the SIGB or, if unable to supply refer-ees, we will supply a letter detailing the background and extent of our business.
    4. We enclose a Direct Debit Mandate for payment of £150 annual subscription. NB Any changes to membership rates will take place at the AGM prior to the subsequent membership year.
    5. We agree that, if we are admitted to SIGB, we will abide by the rules of the constitution.

    Provisional Membership

    For companies who do not qualify for Full Membership, there is the option of a one year Provisional Membership, subject to the following terms.

    1. We must operate a commercially viable business in the manufacture and/or distribution of snowsports product in Great Britain.
    2. We are planning to enter the snowsport trade (new companies or products).3. We will supply a letter detailing the company background and business intentions.
    3. We enclose a Direct Debit Mandate for payment of £150 annual subscription. NB Any changes to membership rates will take place at the AGM prior to the subse-quent membership year.
    4. We agree that, if we are admitted to SIGB, we will abide by the rules of the constitution. Background and extent of our business.
    5. Provisional members will have no voting rights at AGM or EGMs and will not be listed as members.
    6. Provisional membership lasts for one year, after which time Full Membership should be sought.

    Retail membership

    1. We, the undersigned, wish to apply for Retail Membership of Snowsport Industries of Great Britain: We understand that in order to qualify for membership
    2. We must operate a commercially viable business in the retailing of snowsports product in Great Britain.
    3. We must have been involved in the Snowsport Trade for a minimum of one year.
    4. The company must be registered in the UK and the UK authorities must be recipients of any taxes due by the Company.
    5. Our Director(s) must not have a history of bankruptcy.
    6. The Company must participate in training programmes from suppliers in order to supply high levels of service and safe and appropriate equipment to customers.
    7. We agree to pay our annual subscription by direct debit (completed mandate enclosed).
    8. We agree that, if we are admitted to SIGB, we will abide by the rules of the constitution.
    9. The supply chain must be from UK suppliers or agents.
    10. The Company must supply reasonable methods for customers to contact them direct during working hours.

    Travel membership

    We, the undersigned, wish to apply for Travel Membership of Snowsport Industries of Great Britain (SIGB): We understand that in order to qualify for membership

    1. We must operate a commercially viable business in the retailing of snowsport travel product in Great Britain.
    2. We must have been involved in the Snowsport Trade for a minimum of one year.
    3. We must enclose a direct debit mandate for the annual subscription payment.
    4. We agree that, if we are admitted to SIGB, we will abide by the rules of the constitution.

All relevant sections of the application form must be completed and returned to SIGB with your completed direct debit mandate.

All applications will be considered by the SIGB Committee and, immediately following ratification, membership details will be forwarded. The membership year runs from 1 May to 30 April.

NB Any changes to membership rates will take place at the AGM prior to the subsequent membership year.

Fill out the form below to send us a membership request…

FULL MEMBERSHIP
£150.00
This form should be completed by those applying for Full SIGB Membership.

Please fill out and complete all relevant sections of this application form and submit with your completed direct debit mandate attached.

All applications will be considered by the SIGB Committee and, immediately following ratification, membership details will be forwarded. The membership year runs from 1 May to 30 April.

CONTACT DETAILS

COMPANY DETAILS


BUSINESS INFORMATION
ImporterManufacturerDistributorAgencyMedia

REFEREES
Please provide the names of two SIGB Full Members who are willing to support your application. This information is essential to your application.

ADDITIONAL CONTACTS
For specific function areas if different to main contact.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - DISTRIBUTOR MEMBERS
Brand names or services that you currently supply to the trade.

PROVISIONAL MEMBERSHIP
£150.00
This form should be completed by those applying for Provisional SIGB Membership.

Please fill out and complete all relevant sections of this application form and submit with your completed direct debit mandate attached.

All applications will be considered by the SIGB Committee and, immediately following ratification, membership details will be forwarded. The membership year runs from 1 May to 30 April.

CONTACT DETAILS

COMPANY DETAILS


BUSINESS INFORMATION
ImporterManufacturerDistributorAgency


ADDITIONAL CONTACTS
For specific function areas if different to main contact.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - DISTRIBUTOR MEMBERS
Brand names or services that you currently supply to the trade.

1 OUTLET
£75.00
2-4 OUTLETS
£112.00
5 OUTLETS
£150.00
EACH OUTLET OVER 5 (£150.00 +)
£37.50
MAXIMUM TOTAL TO PAY WILL BE CAPPED AT
£375.00
This form should be completed by those applying for SIGB Retail Membership.

Please fill out and complete all relevant sections of this application form and submit with your completed direct debit mandate attached.

All applications will be considered by the SIGB Committee and, immediately following ratification, membership details will be forwarded. The membership year runs from 1 May to 30 April.

CONTACT DETAILS


COMPANY DETAILS


BUSINESS INFORMATION
Ski HardwareSnowboard HardwareClothing & AccessoriesServicing

REFEREES
Please provide the names of two SIGB Full Members who are willing to support your application. This information is essential to your application.

ADDITIONAL OUTLETS
Fill out details below and click the + button to add more outlets.

TRAVEL PROVIDER MEMBERSHIP
£50.00
This form should be completed by those applying for SIGB Travel Provider Membership.

Please fill out and complete all relevant sections of this application form and submit with your completed direct debit mandate attached.

All applications will be considered by the SIGB Committee and, immediately following ratification, membership details will be forwarded. The membership year runs from 1 May to 30 April.

CONTACT DETAILS


COMPANY DETAILS


BUSINESS INFORMATION
Specialist Travel AgentAirlineFerry CompanyTourist OfficeSki/Board School/CoursesTourist OfficeOther Travel
REFEREES
Please provide the names of two SIGB Full Members who are willing to support your application. This information is essential to your application.
TO COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION
In addition to filling out the form above we require a completed Direct Debit Mandate which can be downloaded here.

After filling out and signing the Direct Debit mandate, please send the original by post to: SIGB, 3 Coalhill, The Shore, Edinburgh, EH6 6RH.



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