For Merchants

The Institute of Builders Merchants is the only professional body for individuals in the merchant industry.  Unlike the Builders Merchants Federation, Guild of Architectural Ironmongers or Timber Trade Federation, which represent companies, the Institute represents the individuals whose skills and professionalism makes those companies tick.

Membership of the Institute of Builders Merchants marks you out as a professional with clear ideas about your own self-worth and your career prospects. Your Institute exists for individuals at every stage of their merchanting career, and has a level of membership to suit you.

Membership of the Institute also opens up a world of exclusive discounts and commercial benefits, click here to find out more.

Complete our on-line application form.