They include:

 

The Design Business Association (DBA)
www.dba.org.uk
The DBA is the trade association for design in the UK; building the bridge between designers and businesses, and championing effective design.

 

The Design Council
www.designcouncil.org.uk
The Design Council champions great design. This means design which improves lives and makes things better. They inspire new design thinking, encourage public debate and inform government policy to improve everyday life and help meet tomorrow’s challenges today.

 

The Fashion Council
www.britishfashioncouncil.com
The British Fashion Council aims to showcase British designers and develop Britain’s position as a major player in the international fashion arena. They nurture, support and promote British fashion talent to a global market.

 

The British Film Institute
www.bfi.org.uk
The BFI are a charity organisation that promotes British film talent and awards Lottery funding to film production, distribution, education, audience development and market intelligence and research.

 

PACT
www.pact.co.uk
Pact is the UK trade association representing and promoting the commercial interests of independent feature film, television, digital, children’s and animation media companies.

 

UKIE
www.ukie.info
UKIE exist to champion the interests, needs and positive image of the videogames and interactive entertainment industry whose companies make up their membership.

 

TIGA
www.tiga.org
TIGA is the non-profit trade association representing the UK’s games industry. Their members include independent games developers, in-house publisher-owned developers, outsourcing companies, technology businesses and universities.

 

The Professional Publishers Association (PPA)
www.ppa.co.uk
The PPA represents more than 200 companies, covering everything from consumer magazine publishers to business-to-business data and information providers and smaller independents. They promote the industry in all its forms, protect members through lobbying activities, and advise the industry through communications and training work.

 

UK Music
www.ukmusic.org
UK Music is an umbrella organisation representing the collective interests of the UK’s commercial music industry, from artists, musicians, songwriters and composers, to major and independent record labels, managers, music publishers, studio producers and collecting societies.

 

DEMOS
www.demos.co.uk
Demos is Britain’s leading cross-party think-tank. They produce original research, publish innovative thinkers and host thought-provoking events. They have spent 20 years at the centre of the policy debate, with an overarching mission to bring politics closer to people.