Membership benefits

ISBE Membership

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As a membership organisation, our members are very important to us. As an ISBE member, you have the chance to get involved, have a say and shape the future direction of ISBE, of entrepreneurial research, policy and practice. Not only that, but we offer a great benefits package too. Here are just some of the benefits of joining us as a member:

  • Joining ISBE’s network of over 600 members and 4,000 contacts in the small business and entrepreneurship field.
  • The opportunity to apply for the Research and Knowledge Exchange (RAKE) Fund – Exclusive to ISBE Members.
  • Being the first to hear ISBE news of events and upcoming opportunities.
  • Joining special member-only webinars with leading experts in the worlds of small business and entrepreneurship. Members also get complimentary access to all webinars organised by ECSB, the European Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
  • The opportunity to present your work at the ISBE annual conference, currently scheduled for November 2023.
  • Accessing papers from past ISBE conferences back to 2011.
  • The opportunity to promote events or share news with 4,000 others via our monthly bulletin, the ISBE website and Twitter.
  • Free to use Vacancy Notice Board – all listed vacancies will also be Tweeted.
  • Having a say in the strategic direction and priorities of the Institute.
  • Discounted rates and priority booking for the ISBE annual conference, workshops and seminars.
  • Sharing your contribution towards the Institute’s official responses to entrepreneurial policy consultations.
  • The chance to join ISBE’s Special Interest Groups 


There are 4 types of membership:

Individual Membership (£65 for 12 months)
Student Membership (£45 for 12 months) Full time students only
Retired Membership (£55 for 12 months)
Organisational Membership (£750 for 12 months or £1,250 for 24 months – two opportunities to register, 1 January and 1 July)

Memberships run on a rolling 12-month basis, apart from Organisational membership.