A thriving member community of skilled directors and leaders
Why join us?
Join thousands of directors and leaders in the UK and beyond. Whether you’re the founder of a start-up, the director of a multi-million pound business or a senior civil servant, the IoD is the place to connect, share knowledge and develop professionally.
Advance your knowledge and skills with professional development training created by directors for directors. Courses range from one-day sessions to full qualifications. Reduced rates for members.
Learn, share experience and connect with fellow directors and leaders virtually and in-person at events hosted at IoD hubs across the UK and beyond. Usually free to members.
Get unbiased, confidential advice on strategic and operational challenges from our business, tax and legal experts as part of our Information and Advisory Service. Free to full IoD members.
Be heard. The IoD is its members’ voice to UK government, influencing the debate, shaping the agenda and advocating change through surveys and commissions. Free to members.
Get information to help you manage and grow your business, with resources, guides and factsheets written by the IoD’s research team, based on real business queries. Free to members.
Make one of our hubs your office. Book flexible workspaces and private rooms or take advantage of our free meeting areas. We also offer members a virtual office service. Reduced rates for members.
The IoD continues to be a voice for all directors, representing us both locally and nationally. It really is a membership organisation for individuals, getting the opinions that matter to the table of government and making a difference for you and your business.
The Information and Advisory Service is first class – to have available MBA level researchers provide content, insights and expertise at any time, during pitches, during presentations, is phenomenal – it is worth your membership alone.
The IoD has a wealth of information within its members and peer groups that you can tap into very easily. You can ask questions and you know that the answers you will get are of high value and trustworthy.
Joining the IoD
IoD membership is open to everyone – from aspiring directors to those with senior-level responsibilities. There are different packages depending on your experience and the services you need.
Better directors for a better world
For over 120 years, directors have joined the IoD looking for support to start, run and grow successful businesses in every sector and corner of the UK and beyond. Join the IoD today and gain endless opportunities for professional development, networking and business support.
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