Membership

Full Membership

This applies to all furniture retailers

Associate Membership

This applies to bed retailers

The Benefits

Group Exclusives

We collaborate with top brands to bring our membership exclusive models. Our exclusives are open to all members regardless of whether you hold an existing account.

Hospitality at Exhibitions

Full membership can enjoy the very best hospitality at our exhibitons which includes our evening gala dinner.

Experienced Buying Commitee

We have an experienced and knowledgeable buying panel who personally source all new suppliers securing the very best terms. Our board are also Minerva members and always work on behalf of the membership.

Worldwide Portfolio of Suppliers

Impressive global supplier base including many leading brands across categories including bed, cabinet, upholstery and many more.

Networking Opportunities

We hold quarterly regional meetings at our members stores throughout the UK. This gives you a fantastic opportunity to meet other retailers.

Seminars

Our seminars are held during our bi-annual exhibitions. These give our members an opportunity to review Minerva and discuss common topics.

Newsletters

Our members monthly newsletter is distributed electronically. This contains members information, industry knowledge and bespoke advertising from our approved suppliers.

Members Web Portal & App

Your own page on our website, access to the members portal for suppliers discounts, terms and information.

No Compulsory Purchases

There are no compulsory purchases. Our members are free to buy direct from suppliers. Minerva work for the membership and are always here to help.

The Financial Benefits

(Full Members)

Our Minerva members enjoy great financial benefits, we have put together an example scenario below to show how you may save by joining the guild.

Mr Furniture owns The Furniture Shop, the shop is 40,000 square feet.

He works with the following Minerva approved suppliers

Duresta, Sherborne, Hypnos, Baker Furniture, Rauch, Tempur and Highgrove and spends a total of £163,000 in year one.

Mr Furniture enjoys a rebate of £3850

100% of this being paid back to Mr Furniture

Exclusive access to our members only 2 day Spring exhibition & The Autumn Furniture Show, including hospitality.

(Associated Members)

Mr Bedford owns The Bed Shop Ltd, the shop is 15,000 square feet.

He works with the following Minerva approved suppliers

Breasly, Tempur, Sweet Dreams and spends a total of £47,000 in year one.

Mr Bedford enjoys a rebate of £1140

 

100% of this being paid to Mr Bedford.

 

Exclusive access to our members only 2 day Spring exhibition & The Autumn Furniture Show, including lunch and subsidised accommodation.

Next steps...

Whether you are a independent retailer interested in becoming a member or a supplier wishing to be part of our network, we would love to hear from you.

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