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Becoming an IGD member gives you instant access to a range of benefits that help you make the most of our research, training and unique network of over 900 companies. Our members span the globe and the entire supply chain.

About our membership

Images from recent IGD events

Specifically, membership entitles you to:

  • Attend our membership mornings − network with your fellow members and IGD experts, and understand how to make the most of your membership
  • Exclusive earlybird rates for retailer trade briefings – allowing you to hear the latest from UK food and grocery's biggest names for less
  • Discounts on all our products and services – including our premium online subscriptions, our events and our learning and development programmes
  • A healthy dose of the feel-good factor – the income generated from your membership subscriptions helps fund our charitable activities. Find out about IGD's charitable impact here
  • Regular updates to keep you up-to-speed with our latest industry research, training and events 
  • Support via 'Ask IGD', the free-to-members service through which we respond directly to your information queries
  • Access to our online directory of members – discover IGD’s other members and create a company profile to tell them about your business
  • A listing on our website and in our Annual Report and Accounts

Membership is the general subscription to IGD, held on a corporate basis. Benefits of membership extend to all employees and subsidiaries covered by the turnover for which the membership fee is calculated. This provides you with a listing on our website and in our annual report and accounts.

Our membership network includes:

  • Primary producers
  • Food, drink and grocery manufacturers
  • Distribution services
  • Wholesalers
  • Foodservice operators
  • Domestic retailers
  • Advertising and marketing agencies
  • Multichannel manufacturers
  • Financial professional services
  • IT and Software suppliers
  • Trade associations / Government bodies
  • International retailers

Become a member

Membership fees are based on the size and nature of your organisation. Please contact Chloe Peristiane, Membership Services Executive on +44 (0)1923 851977 or email to find out more about joining IGD. 

New members – March 2017

IGD would like to welcome the new members who joined us in March - it's great to have you on board! 

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Monde Nissin Once Upon A Time
Pet's Kitchen RH Amar

Why not join us at our next free members’ morning, we would love to meet you in person! Simply email to let us know you're interested.

View the below video from one of our members' mornings for a taste of what to expect:

Why join IGD?

"To ensure that we are at a critical point of interface between grocery retailers and suppliers."
CEO - Grocery, Food Manufacturer

"The sharing of knowledge and best business practice."
Vice President Supply Chain, International Retailer

"To obtain access to data regarding trends, future developments, forecasts for the retail and wholesale industry − not only in the UK but worldwide."
Communications Manager, International Convenience Retailer

Become a member

For any queries or further information about joining IGD, please contact Chloe Peristiane, Membership Services Administrator on +44 (0)1923 851977 or email


Do you have any specific queries about the food and grocery industry? If you're an IGD member or a subscriber to our online services you can ask our experts.