The Benefits of BCI Membership

The Business Continuity Institute

BCI Partnership

The BCI Corporate Partnership enables organisations to work more closely with the BCI to help raise the profile of BCM as a discipline and to promote the highest standards of professional competence in BCM in organisations working in any sector worldwide. More

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BCI Membership offers its members a wide range of value-add benefits. 

Professional Recognition

  • Get your professional and technical competency accredited through BCI certification; benefit from the direct association with the BCI and achieve instant global recognition that will enhance career success.

Networking & Exchange

  • Join a worldwide, professional network of over 8,000 business continuity professionals in over 100 countries.
  • Share best practice in business continuity and learn from some of the most highly respected and experienced practitioners in the industry.
  • Join and participate in local Chapters and Forums in your region.
  • Statutory members are able to register on the BCI Consultancy Register and generate new business leads.
  • Receive access to the member only LinkedIn group.

Learning & Development

  • Continuous Professional Development (CPD)keep aware of any advances in the business continuity profession and enhance your knowledge, skills, capabilities and possibilities to move through the BCI membership grades. (statutory/certified members only)
  • BCI Mentoring is open to all BCI members and offers great scope for improving knowledge, understanding and practical application of good practice in business continuity.
  • Be the first to know of any training courses taking place in your region.
  • Many other training courses and resources available online.

Thought Leadership & Resources

  • Have your say – Participate in BCI member surveys and get involved in BCI research projects that will help shape and set the future direction of the business continuity discipline.
  • Exclusive access to full reports, papers and presentations only available in the BCI members only area. (statutory members only)
  • Free access to download the Good Practice Guidelines.
  • Receive monthly members only eNewsletters detailing all things BCI including news, events, training and general BC news.
  • Receive 25% off of annual subscription to JSTOR – a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources.
  • Be the first to know about Continuity Magazine – the leading global publication on business continuity, produced by the BCI.

Discounts & Promotions

  • Benefit from significant discounts on products from the BCI shop.
  • Receive special rates for attending the annual BCI World Conference and exhibition.
  • Receive discounts for third party events and training courses where discounts have been negotiated on behalf of BCI members.
  • Plus many more available throughout the year.
  • Exclusive Access: Benefit from exclusive access to the Members’ Area of the BCI where you will find a wide range of high-quality business continuity resources

BCI Membership Entitlements Defined by Membership Grade

The different categories of BCI membership bring different entitlements: