Become a member

If you’re a small magazine publisher or you work in and around magazine publishing, we’re here to support you.

Why you should join the International Magazine Centre

International Magazine Centre members get free or discounted access to online and in-person events, discounts on our training courses and on products and services you will need to create your publications.

You’ll receive an invitation to join our a mentoring scheme for people at all stages of their career, and access to our member-only forum.

We offer connections with suppliers, freelancers and other publishers, and often just a listening ear or ideas on which direction to take.

About our members

Members are welcome from all areas of magazine publishing:

  • small magazine publishers
    • of all kinds of titles – consumer, B2B, online-only, print-only, membership, local titles, niche titles, and more
    • of all business models – on the newsstand, subscription-only, advertising-led, events-driven, subsidised with freelance work, data-led, passion projects, membership models, or a mixture of all of these
    • at whatever stage you are in your publishing journey – long-established, just starting-out, been going for a few years, looking to sell, just inherited or bought a title – you name it
  • freelance content creators, photographers, illustrators and graphic designers
  • lovers of magazines
  • suppliers to the industry, like printers, distributors, stockists, image agencies, fintech companies – if you’d like to work with magazine publishers then you’re welcome

If you’re not sure whether you fit as a member, take a look at just some of the amazing people who you’ll be joining.

Membership tiers

We have categories of membership designed to support you at whatever stage you are in your publishing journey.

Discover which benefits are right for you below, and become a member now through Patreon to join our global community of publishing professionals.

We look forward to supporting you.


Explorer
£5 / US$7.50 / €6 per month

As a member on this tier you will receive:

  • Events: Free or discounted attendance at online and in-person events, including Magazine Street
  • Newsletter: Our monthly newsletter with updates, inspiration and magazine wisdom
  • Access to our member-only problem solving forum on LinkedIn
  • The Mag Meet: An invitation to The Mag Meet, our member-only online event with guest speakers each month
  • Away Day: An invitation to our member-only annual Away Day
  • Recruitment advertising: Free recruitment advertising in the International Magazine Centre newsletter and LinkedIn page
  • Stack offer: Our Stack Magazines offer of an introductory magazine from their subscription service for £1/$1/€1 (normal price £7)
  • Huge thanks: A huge thank you for supporting us on our journey!

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Voyager
£10 / US$14.50 / €12 per month

Members on this tier receive all the benefits of our Explorer tier plus:

  • Mentoring: Mentoring from one of our international publishers, for people at all stages of their career
  • Training Discounts: Discounts on our training courses with industry specialists. Examples include Using video to build your business, Get more readers and keep them all, Media sales strategy and techniques, Starting out in podcasting and social audio
  • Ikon Images: 25% discount on all illustrations from Ikon Images 
  • Newspaper Club: 10% discount on print up to £100 from Newspaper Club
  • The Manson Group: 10% discount on print from The Manson Group

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Visionary
£25 / US$36 / €29.50 per month

Members on this tier receive all the benefits of our Voyager tier plus:

  • Events for your team: Free or discounted entry to in-person events run by the International Magazine Centre for you and your team
  • Training: Free exams for every lesson on our training course – gain certification on our 21st Century Magazine Publishing training course for free
  • Bonus material: Bonus material from our training course – transcripts of complete interviews, bloopers, and full videos from past events

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Partner
£50 / US$71.50 / €59 per month

This tier is for suppliers to the magazine publishing industry.

Email nikki@internationalmagazinecentre.com for more information.

Members on this tier receive:

  • Supplier Directory: One year’s listing in our International Magazine Centre Supplier Directory
  • Newsletter: One feature on your company in our newsletter, with your logo featured on subsequent newsletters. Our newsletter goes to more than 1,200 international magazine publishing contacts across 27 countries
  • Events: Free or discounted attendance to International Magazine Centre events for two of your team
  • The Mag Meet: An invitation to join other members at our member-only online event, with guest speakers each month
  • Forum: Access to our member-only problem solving forum on LinkedIn
  • Conference: Discounted exhibition space at our conference – Magazine Street – on 26th September 2024

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Investor
£100 / US$140.00 / €118 per month

Contact us to discuss investment in the International Magazine Centre.

See how your organisation can help us in our goal to open a physical building dedicated to magazine publishing.

Email nikki@internationalmagazinecentre.com for information.

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If all that sounds amazing but you’re not sure how it fits with you, then sign-up for the International Magazine Centre newsletter to hear more ideas of how to be involved in future, as well as inspiration from the world’s publishers, amazing articles, magazine launches, event news and more:

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