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Applying for Individual Membership

Individual Membership is free, and curated by a process of invitation and application. If you'd like to be considered for future rounds of Membership please drop an email to the address below. A member of our own team will promptly reply to pick up the conversation.

studio@ycn.org

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    We begin by sitting down

    Membership kicks off with a confidential conversation to establish understandings around business capabilities, new business goals and objectives for the year ahead.

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    Business support

    We help our Members to sharpen their propositions, benchmark fees, tackle legal challenges and use us a sounding board for any aspect of their business.

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    Supporting growth

    Having understood our Members’ unique capabilities and objectives, we proactively help them to connect with relevant new clients and partners.

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    Presence in our channels

    We create profile for our Members’ work and thinking — from socialising new projects digitally and in print, to creating speaking opportunities at Member Events.

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    Stimulating teams

    Our Members’ teams can enjoy rich digital and print resources, and access our ever growing network of creative talent.

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    Member Events

    Our thriving events programme gives our Members’ teams the chance to learn new things among like-minds — both at YCN and further afield.

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    And our central team is here to help yours

    Relationships with our Members are personable and ongoing. Our own close-knit team is always here to support, make suggestions and connections — whether that’s helping to source talent or recommending a book from our Lending Library.

See what our Members say about Membership

In the short film below different kinds of agencies describe the different ways we work together, and the value we create for their businesses

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Finding out more and applying for Membership

To find out more about Membership benefits, and the application process for agencies — please email Nick Defty at YCN or call +44 (0)20 7033 2140.

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    We begin by sitting down

    We spend time in person at the outset of Membership to capture marketing goals and key creative areas of focus within Members’ businesses.

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    Our focus is tailored

    Members’ interests range from retail theatre to sampling effectiveness; best practice data visualisation to African audience insights. Our central team researches in relation to them daily.

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    Sharing learnings

    Having captured the unique interests and challenges of our Members, we play back relevant learnings throughout the year in three complementary ways — digitally, in print and in person.

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    Digital digests

    Members receive weekly ideas, insights and inspiration in their inboxes, personally curated around topics of focus which can evolve over time.

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    Great post

    We share relevant physical stimulation with Members; from new books and periodicals to innovative new formats and finishing. A tailored and tactile complement to digital dialogue.

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    In person sessions

    We spend time with our Members’ teams over the year — airing ideas, and capturing opportunities in interesting places. And we enlist interesting guests to share their expertise.

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    Memorable events

    Our thriving events programme gives our Members the opportunity to learn new things among like-minds — from a Breakfast Briefing on the future of retail to an evening tour of Quentin Blakes library.

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    Member Mentoring

    We connect interested Members, from Company Directors to their Junior colleagues, with relevant mentors for personable learning and informal knowledge shares.

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    Recommending partners

    We help Members to connect with the best possible people and agencies for all kinds of scope and requirement — refining briefs, saving time and ensuring fit and value.

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    Our central team is an extension to yours

    Our close-knit team of researchers and producers support our Members daily — responding to their research requests and facilitating connections to potential partners, talent and other Members.

See what our Members say about Membership

In the short film below different brands, from Arsenal Football Club to the NSPCC describe the different ways we work together and support their teams.

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Finding out more and applying for Membership

To find out more about Membership benefits, and the application process for brands — please email Nick Defty at YCN or call +44 (0)20 7033 2140.