Become a Member

Our membership packages can be purchased for one, two or all three organisations; Caribbean Britain Business Council, Central American Business Council and Cuba Initiative, and are priced accordingly.

Membership of each organisation is offered at different levels; Major Investor Group; Premier, Corporate, SME and Virtual. Members select a level of membership in accordance with the size of their company and its level of current investment in the region.

For Companies based in the Caribbean and Central America who wish to be part of our network and take part in our online activities only, we now offer a Virtual Membership Package.

Membership Fees

Membership fees for The Caribbean Council are as follows:

  • Major Investor Group: Information available on request
  • Premier Membership: Up to £3,650 per annum
  • Corporate Membership: Up to £1,350 per annum
  • SME Membership: Up to £600 per annum. Follow instructions below to sign up.

To discuss your prospective membership in greater detail, or if you are a current member and would like to renew, please contact Maria Tereza Laino.

Our Virtual Membership package, available only to companies based in the Caribbean and Central America, is currently US$300 per annum payable monthly.

We encourage SME Members to sign up or renew online. To sign up, please click the corresponding link below and follow the on screen instructions.

  • Virtual Membership
  • SME Membership of One Organisation
  • SME Membership of Two Organisations
  • SME Membership of All Three Organisations

For more detail on the benefits of membership across the different levels available, please see the summary table below.

Membership Benefits

Benefit Premier membership Corporate membership SME Membership
Participation in the Advisory Committee meetings led by the Caribbean Council’s President, The Rt. Hon. the Lord Bruce of Bennachie. These meetings include policy level briefings from ministers, business leaders and experts on current issues of interest or concern

YesNo No
Annual private in-house briefing sessions for key staff on issues relevant to the company in the regionYesChargeableChargeable
Invitations to events and round table meetings with senior business people and politicians from the regionUp to 12 events per year Up to 12 events per year (nominal charges) Up to 12 events per year (nominal charges)
Participation in private high level round table meetings with visiting Prime Ministers and MinistersYes When spaces available (chargeable) Limited access (chargeable)
Invitations to the Caribbean Council’s Annual Reception at the House of Lords4 invitations 2 invitations 1 invitation
Invitations to relevant events in the UK and the region in partnership with Caribbean High Commissions, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Embassies in LondonYesLimited access Limited access
Consultancy services and strategic advice and support5 hours 3 hours Chargeable
Subscription to the Caribbean Council’s publications on the Caribbean, Cuba and Central America10 named subscribers3 named subscribers 1 named subscriber
Invitations to events in collaboration with our partner organisationsYes Limited access Limited access
Opportunity to attend round table events via video-conferencingYes Limited access Limited access
Opportunity to invite clients to our eventsYes ChargeableChargeable
Active business referralsYes YesYes
Right of first refusal on sponsorship opportunities for Caribbean Council eventsYesYes Yes
Discounts on trade missions run by the Caribbean CouncilYesYes Yes
Dedicated account manager, with set key objectives, regular review and consultationYesNo No
Regular networking opportunitiesYesYes Yes