With Fellowship come additional benefits. The status earned through being a Fellow is recognized as one of the most prestigious in the entrepreneurship, community development and management sector. Being a Fellow provides access to unparalleled networking opportunities.


Being elected as a Fellow is a mark of achievement and success. It is also an expectation of service. The role of a Fellow is to contribute, in whatever way they are able, to promoting and achieving the aims and objectives of the institute. This contribution should include the encouragement of colleagues to become professionally qualified and engaged as members of the Institute.

We ask that our Fellows:

  • actively promote the Institute whenever and wherever the opportunity arises;
  • encourage others to professionally qualify with the Institute, and help to develop and nurture them during           their careers;
  • mentor, encourage and support both fellow members of the Institute and the wider entrepreneurship,                   small business, community development and management profession;
  • support our work locally through active attendance, involvement and willing advice.
  • Fellowship is about promoting the high ethical, professional and technical standards needed to rebuild public confidence and trust in the entrepreneurship profession and growing the Institute so our influence and expertise make a positive difference in our society.

    If you would like to be considered for Fellowship, or to nominate one of our members, please download a nomination pack.