Why join SMMT?

SMMT membership provides access to a wealth of products and services designed to develop and support your business. As part of one of the UK’s most influential trade associations, membership will place your business at the heart of the automotive sector, giving you a stronger voice in shaping policy and legislation across the UK and Europe.

Some information, advice and opportunities are only available to SMMT members, categorised as follows:

As a member

For those directly, primarily and continuously engaged in all or any of the activities of the design, concept, manufacture, sale, aftersale, disposal and recycling of motor vehicles, components and accessories, in the United Kingdom, for a period of at least 12 months leading up to the time of the application.

As an associate

For those individuals, firms and corporate bodies wishing to benefit from an association with SMMT upon terms granted by the SMMT Executive, and otherwise being ineligible to be a member of SMMT.

As an affiliate

For those organisations where there is a mutual benefit of association formally recognised, upon terms agreed by the SMMT Executive.

To learn more about becoming an SMMT member, see our member benefits page, download our membership prospectus or contact us directly.