The Furniture Industry Research Association

The centre of knowledge for the furniture industry

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Access to unrivaled knowledge to support your business in a competitive market

About membership

Membership is open to all companies within, or with an interest, in the furniture market, giving access to unrivalled knowledge from standards to research, from regulation updates to the financial performance of the sector.

Additional membership benefits include discounts on testing and training with our service provider, FIRA International. Full members receive 'voucher credits' which can be redeemed against testing, consultancy, training and furniture aftercare from FIRA International.

Types of membership

Full membership is open to UK companies at the core of the furniture industry, such as manufacturers, retailers and major suppliers. Subscriptions for UK furniture manufacturers are based on turnover of furniture sales in the previous year. Furniture suppliers, traders and retailers pay a flat rate for subscriptions. See the application form for full details.

International membership is open to overseas manufacturers, distributors and suppliers. The annual subscription of £1,200.

Associate membership is only open to non-manufacturing organisations with an interest in the furniture industry, such as research institutes, universities and other trade associations. The annual subscription is £650+VAT.

How to join

Simply complete and return a membership application form. If you have any questions contact us via or +44 (0)1438 777 700.