Gain professional recognition as a CIM member through designatory letters on your business cards and email sign-off. These are awarded based on a combination of experience and/or qualifications. Not only does it show your dedication towards the profession, but also helps you expand your knowledge as well as reflect on your progression in marketing.
Professional marketing qualifications
Whatever stage you are at in your career, our qualifications can help you to develop your marketing skills and knowledge. And because our qualifications are developed to meet industry needs, they will provide you with practical skills that can help you to progress. Find out more about our qualifications.
Latest industry news
Want to keep up with all the latest marketing news but don't have the time? As a member, you have access to Cutting Edge, our weekly digest of marketing-related news from across the sectors.
An extensive events programme to help you share information and connect at every level in the marketing community whether it’s sector specific or regional.
From agency briefs to the ultimate marketing toolkit, our exclusive online marketing resources will equip you practical marketing guides and templates to support you in your marketing role.
CIM marketing resources
Whether you want to understand marketing trends within your industry or gain more insights about your customers, as a member, you will get free online access to an extensive range of reports, journals, business publications and marketing books. We can also offer tailored research support.
Practical Insights webinars
Practical Insights are one hour, interactive webinars delivered by experts within their specific area of marketing. The aim is to provide you with practical marketing knowledge you can immediately apply.
As a CIM member, you'll receive our quarterly magazine, Catalyst, which will bring you the latest thinking, stimulating articles and interviews from leading global experts and guest writers.
Mentoring is a powerful personal development and empowerment tool. It is an effective way of helping people to progress in their careers and is becoming increasing popular as its potential is realised. Find out more as a mentor or mentee.
CPD Programme leading to Chartered Marketer status
The programme enables you to remain professional, effective and compliant by ensuring you stay up to date in the fast-moving world of marketing. It allows you to track your progress and receive recognition for your achievements, helping to increase confidence and giving you additional credibility as a professional marketer.
As a member of CIM, you can get up to 20% off from our marketing bookshop; up to 10% on training courses; and discounted rates on meetings, conferences and events at Moor Hall Conference Centre.
Free legal advice
Expert legal advice on business, employment and personal issues provided by the UK’s leading legal advice specialists. Advice covers topics such as insolvency, data protection, taxation, debt, family law and consumer rights.
Professional liability insurance
Exclusive rates are available to help protect your company in the event of claims relating to alleged negligence, errors or omissions. As standard, policies cover members for professional indemnity, public and products liability, libel and slander and legal expenses all in one policy.
The Chartered Institute of Marketing Members’ Benevolent Fund (CIMMBF) offers support and advice to CIM members (past and present) and their dependants when misfortune befalls them.
Marketing hotline for help and information
Researchers are on hand to assist you with your information needs whether this is a short enquiry, an in-depth enquiry or assistance in using the online services. We can offer tailored research to support your business enquiries or your studying requirements. Also if you are preparing for an interview or a pitch we can improve your understanding of a company or a market place.