Through our partnerships, we offer members additional value in the form of significant discounts, priority status and lead generation resulting in new business opportunities.

Alliance of Independent Agencies: Official Association Partner

Independent Agencies are a unique and special group of businesses and people; connected by their independent spirit, ideals and purpose, not simply their service offering. To be independent is something very unique, and very important in today’s evolving creative economy.

While the marketing landscape gets ever more complicated, one fact remains perfectly simple – the best ideas come from independent minds.

And in a world that asks more of businesses and brands than ever before, it’s the risk-takers and the game-changers that are best placed to do work that is impossible to ignore.

These attributes are the DNA of the independent agency community.

Scratched Social: Official Social Partner

Founded by Ella McAlpine, Scratched Social will expand your digital presence in the most cost-effective way achieving excellent and demonstrable results. With a network of highly skilled individuals managing all areas of social media management, we can cover all corners of strategy and activation. Services include, Full strategy in-line with your KPIs; Organic Social strategy or account management retainer; Paid Social campaigns built and managed; Influencers sourced and managed; Content filmed and edited; Content created to algorithm-friendly standard; Account communities managed.

Ipsos: Official Global Research Partner


Ipsos is a leading global research company specialising in researching Advertising (brand equity and communications); Loyalty (customer and employee relationship management); Marketing (consumer, retail & shopper and healthcare); MediaCT (media and technology), Social & Political Research and Reputation Research.

As our global research partner we work closely with Ipsos to prove and measure the effectiveness of branded content. The BCMA’s proprietary measurement tool is powered by Ipsos and is an essential tool for all organisations with a need to plan and evaluate branded content campaigns. We are working towards ensuring that we have a globally accepted methodology to measure the effectiveness of branded content activity.

University of the Arts London: Official Academic Partner

UAL is home to a diverse body of 21,092 students from 130 countries. We are proud of our international student and staff community and we are committed to ensuring that the University offers an inclusive and supportive environment for everyone. University of the Arts London offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. UAL is ranked second in the world for Art and Design in the 2022 QS World University Rankings®.

The University is made up of 6 renowned Colleges: Camberwell College of Arts, Central Saint Martins, Chelsea College of Arts, London College of Communication, London College of Fashion and Wimbledon College of Arts.

KM Chartered Accountants: Official Finance Partner

KM Chartered Accountants have helped business owners with every challenge and opportunity they have faced from simply keeping the lights on and the wolves from the door, through to supporting them in having cash flow surpluses, capital reinvestment availability, growth and then of course eventual successful exit.