Membership

The BBG provides a platform for the business community to promote
UK - India commercial ties; and for members to meet, discuss and network

The BBG-B will hold regular events such as round table discussions, seminars, cocktail evenings, business dinners and working breakfasts. Prominent British and Indian personalities will speak on current issues and share insights while membership will also provide an opportunity to network and establish business contacts. With regular trade delegations visiting from UK companies, the BBG is the ideal forum for your company to meet and discuss areas of possible collaboration.

This is a senior-level organisation for your top management team to be part of and benefit from.

Members will further benefit from special offers and discounts through the BBG’s ties with various hotels, restaurants, airlines and other service providers, with whom we are working out exciting offers and events. Please stay tuned to this page for further updates.

All members are entitled to one vote at meetings.

Membership

The criteria for membership is as follows:

Individual Member

  1. Any Indian national (resident in the State of Karnataka) who is carrying on business or proposes to carry on business in the United Kingdom;

  2. Any Indian national (resident in the State of Karnataka) who is having business relationship or proposes to have business relationship with any British business entity in United Kingdom or in the State of Karnataka;

  3. Any British national who is carrying business or proposes to carry on business in the State of Karnataka;

  4. Any British national who is having business relationship or proposes to have business relationship with any Indian business entity in United Kingdom or in the State of Karnataka;

  5. Any British nationals resident in the State of Karnataka.

IMB - For individuals already having connections in UK, or working for a British or an Indian Company having presence in the UK or a representation or a collaboration. Annual Membership Fee Rs.5,000. Entitled to Voting Right.

IMI - For Indian Individuals who want to establish business in UK or trying to establish a collaboration with a UK Company. Annual Membership Fee Rs.5,000.  No Voting Right.


Corporate Member

  1. Any Indian business entity (headquartered or located in the State of Karnataka) which is carrying on business or proposes to carry on business in the United Kingdom;

  2. Any Indian business entity (headquartered or located in the State of Karnataka) which is having business relationship or proposes to have business relationship with any British business entity
    in United Kingdom or in the State of Karnataka;

  3. Any British business entity which is carrying business or proposes to carry on business in the
    State of Karnataka;

  4. Any British business entity which is having business relationship or proposes to have business relationship with any Indian business entity in United Kingdom or in the State of Karnataka;


CMB - Corporate Members - British Small & Medium British Companies. Can nominate 3 people to attend meetings and programmes. Annual Membership Fee Rs.15,000. Voting Right: One Vote Only

CMI - Corporate Members  - Indian Small & Medium Indian Companies wanting to establish business in UK or looking for a collaboration with a British Company. Can nominate 3 people to attend meetings and programmes. Annual Membership Fee Rs10,000. No Voting Right.


Large Corporates - British & Indo - British


Large British or Indian Companies established in Britain or having a collaboration with a British Company. Can nominate 3 people to attend meetings and programmes. Annual Membership Fee Rs.25,000. Voting Right: One Vote Only.


Any person or business entity desirous of obtaining membership shall make an application to the Secretary in the prescribed form, along with the prescribed documents and the subscription fee. Every membership application form shall be placed before the Governing Council and shall be subject to the acceptance by the Governing Council, whose decision on admission related matters, shall be final.

The Governing Council may, by a resolution adopted by majority of the number of its members, accept or reject any membership application.

Given the nascent nature of BBG – Bangalore the above membership categories, criteria and applicable fees are subject to annual increases as determined by the Governing Council, to which all members and applications agree and are subjected to.

Membership fees may also be prescribed to be paid in foreign currency by such members who are not residents of India.

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