As a member, you save money on our training courses and conferences, and when you buy from our bookshop, along with a range of other items and services.


Our book shop carries the course books required to study for our national and international qualifications as well as a range of further reading text books. It holds more than 400 publications and, as a member, you will have the opportunity to take advantage of special offers and the Book Advisory Service. Selective discounts are available.

Training courses

Sharpen your skills in specific areas and supplement your study of CIPS programmes. Members benefit from a 10% discount on all training courses as well as all workshops, seminars and conferences.

National Union of Students (NUS) Extra card

A fantastic new membership benefit is now available for all CIPS studying member grades. CIPS students from around the world are all eligible to register for the National Union of Students (NUS) Extra card to receive hundreds of amazing discounts.  Join NUS Extra for £12.00 per year for UK based students. International students will be charged an additional £2.99.

Accor Hotels

Accor Hotels is delighted to be a partner of CIPS. As one of the world’s leading hotel groups with over 3,500 hotels worldwide, Accor offers an unparalleled range of hotels and destinations to suit every travel requirement – whether you are staying for business or leisure and whatever budget is available. There are several benefits available to CIPS members from Accor Hotels.

Access to Online (Non-Procurement) Management Resources

CIPS has collaborated with CMI (Chartered Management Institute) to provide reduced-cost access to their online management resources portal, ManagementDirect.

CIPS members can receive 10% off the 2014/15 price of CMI affiliate membership which will give them full access to ManagementDirect.

Access to a Comprehensive Range of Travel and Meetings Knowledge


Would you like access to a wealth of information to help improve knowledge of the travel and meetings industry and increase your networking connections?

The Institute of Travel & Meetings is the recognised association for buyers and suppliers in the business travel industry, representing nearly 2,000 members from across the UK and Ireland. A not for profit organisation, ITM’s main activities extend to promoting best practice, benchmarking and the development of individual and collective expertise through a structured programme of networking, discussion forums, education and research resources.

CIPS existing or new members
As an existing CIPS member or if you have just joined you can join ITM as a Business Member for just £199 (normally £249)* simply email and request an application giving them your CIPS membership number.

*VAT may apply