Are you a hair, beauty or barber education business? Or a supplier of salon products, equipment, services or advice?

Would you like to forge stronger links with salon and barbershop owners?

NHBF Trade Members

Trade membership* is open to non-salon businesses in the hairdressing, barbering and beauty industries.

So if you’re a supplier of salon products, hair, beauty or barber equipment, offer advice or services, or are a college or training provider, NHBF Trade membership is right for you.

Trade Membership is just £180 per year. You can join us here, call us on 01234 831965 or email us. We’d be delighted to chat to you and answer your Trade membership questions.

Unlock these benefits by becoming an NHBF Trade Member today:

Raise your profile in the hair, beauty & barber industry

  • Raise brand awareness with a free entry in the NHBF’s online directory of Trade Members.
  • Enhance your NHBF directory entry with a link to your website and exclusive offers for our Members.
  • Use the NHBF member logo on your website and on promotional materials, increasing your reputation by your membership of the UK’s largest, longest-established and authoritative hair, beauty and barber trade association.

Trade Members keep their finger on the pulse

  • Receive quarterly mailings, available exclusively to NHBF Members, keeping you up-to-date on legislation changes.
  • Salonfocus magazine delivered to your door bi-monthly, plus our monthly e-newsletter to ensure you’re ahead with industry news, and how it affects you and your clients.

NHBF Trade Member advertising discount

Benefit from a discount on adverts in salonfocus magazine - one of the most effective ways of reaching employers in the hairdressing, barbering or beauty sectors.

Sponsorship opportunities for NHBF Trade Members

Trade Members enjoy first option on all sponsorship opportunities for the NHBF’s prestigious national events: 

  • NHBF Business Awards
  • Britain’s Best
  • Photographic Stylist of the Year

Get your trade voice heard

Take part in our Member surveys and consultations. Influence the campaigning work we do with government and other agencies on issues affecting hairdressing, barbering and beauty businesses. These range from apprenticeship standards and funding, the National Minimum and Living Wage to business rates.

NHBF supporting your client base

  • Receive free content for your website or client newsletters. For example, articles on topical issues such as the National Minimum Living Wage, apprenticeships and funding, employment law changes, NHBF events, national and regional competitions.
  • Enjoy free entries (e.g. for students) or tickets to our competitions for you to give to selected clients or offer as a prize (limited number available).

NOTE: *Trade membership will not give you access to the NHBF membership database nor will it provide you with marketing tools to promote your offer. If you would like further opportunities to reach NHBF members advertising and sponsorship packages are available. Please get in touch.

The NHBF reserves the right not to promote products / services / offers which conflict with NHBF membership services. Applications are subject to approval and applications may be refused.

Colleges and training academies must be accredited by an awarding body.

If you have a commercial salon you will not be eligible for Trade Member status – instead you are invited to join as a full salon member.

 Become an NHBF Trade Member today

Give your business a boost. Become an NHBF Trade Member here, call us on 01234 831965 or email us.

Trade membership costs £180 from 1 January 2019 (£115 for current NHBF members adding a non-salon business). We look forward to welcoming you.