Membership with World Heritage

World Heritage UK is a membership organisation, formally known as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO). It has voting members who set the strategy for the organisation, and associate and individual members who don’t have a vote, but still have a lot to gain from being a part of the World Heritage UK network.

Membership with World Heritage

World Heritage UK is a membership organisation, formally known as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO). Its voting members set the strategy for the organisation. We invite any individual or organisation with an interest in World Heritage to join us.

Whether you are responsible for the management of a World Heritage Site, volunteer for an organisation in a World Heritage Site or have a professional or academic interest, we welcome you to join us and show your support for World Heritage in the UK. We have three levels of membership currently. See below to find out more.

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Benefits of Membership

What are the benefits of being a member of World Heritage UK? We think that there are lots and we would love to have you on board. Show your support for World Heritage in the UK.

Governance

  • Election of representative to Board of Trustees (voting members only)
  • Voting rights at AGM (voting members only)
  • Use of WH:UK logo
  • Link to Members Website

Professional Development

  • Training and CPD opportunities
  • Discount on event fees including Conference
  • Support for Tentative List Sites
  • Opportunity to host conferences and seminars
  • Opportunity to contribute to e-newsletter
  • Involvement in research and promotional projects

Collaborative Working

  • Be part of lobbying / campaign groups
  • Involvement in collaborative projects
  • Information exchange between Sites
  • Opportunity to contribute to, and benefit from, national consultation responses

Website

  • Free WH publication downloads
  • Regular e-newsletter
  • Social Media opportunities
  • Access to WH documentation online
  • Access to presentations etc from events
  • Listing in online Membership Listing

Which membership is right for you?

Individual Membership

Many thanks for your interest in being an individual member of World Heritage UK.

We rely on, and work for our membership, and we are finding an increasing number of people keen to be part of this body and show their support for World Heritage in the UK.

Who can join:

  • We welcome anyone with a personal or professional interest in World Heritage Sites in the UK as an individual member.
Individual Membership | £30/yr

Associate Membership

Associate Membership costs £260 per year and is subject to approval.

Benefits include:

  • Receive regular e-newsletter with an opportunity to contribute,
  • Use of World Heritage UK logo,
  • Free attendance to World Heritage UK online events,
  • Opportunity to participate in a range of networking and CPD opportunities,
  • Discount on in-person events including annual conference,
  • Access to the World Heritage UK website members’ area including Special Interest Groups and resources,
  • Participate in and contribute to advocacy and consultation responses,
  • Opportunity to host conferences and events.

Am I eligible?

Voting Membership

Voting membership costs £630 per year and is subject to approval.

Benefits include:

  • Voting rights at the AGM including election of Trustees,
  • Receive regular e-newsletter with an opportunity to contribute,
  • Use of World Heritage UK logo,
  • Free attendance to World Heritage UK online events,
  • Opportunity to participate in a range of networking and CPD opportunities,
  • Discount on in-person events including annual conference,
  • Full access to the World Heritage UK website members’ area including Special Interest Groups and resources,
  • Participate in and contribute to advocacy and consultation responses,
  • Opportunity to host conferences and events.

Am I eligible?