Join our members community, and gain access to a world of exciting benefits!

Why Join SEP’s Exclusive Community?

Surrey Event Professionals, SEP, stands as the pinnacle of collaborative excellence, bringing together the crème de la crème of the event industry in Surrey. As you join our exclusive community, you’ll gain access to a world of exciting benefits that will propel your business forward and offer a fantastic opportunity to network with like mind people in a creative and inspiring community.

What sets us apart? We’re not just another run-of-the-mill networking membership listing. SEP offers a vibrant platform that nurtures excellence and drives growth, ensuring your business shines among the finest in Surrey. To ensure the utmost quality, we have a membership process in place. But don’t worry, if you’re passionate, professional, and dedicated to your craft, you’re already halfway there!

Becoming a member gives you access to a whole host of benefits including:

Access to our SEP meetings

As a member of SEP, you’d sign up for one of three core groups, which meet six times a year:

  • Wedding & private events,
  • Public events owners and key suppliers
  • Venues and venue suppliers

On top of your core groups, you can come along to our SEP general membership meetings taking place on the alternate six month meeting of the core group. Meaning you can come along to up to 6 or 12 groups per year, it’s up to you.

At our meetings you’ll link up and grow relationship with other event professionals, learn from our meeting talks (focused talks and learnings within the core groups), showcase your business, here about new member offers and opportunities.

Proactive marketing of your business

Through our attendance to numerous wedding and business shows throughout the year 

Promotion on our website and social media platforms 

Showcasing your business at our members meetings 

Referrals to your business through our website and event / venue management services 

Fellow members referrals and collaborations opportunities

Opportunity to exhibit your business FREE at some of our Surrey Event & Venue Showcases across Surrey

Business Support

Discounted business and industry training programmes 

1 to 1’s with our business partners on marketing and business processes

Regular tips and advice on business from our meetings and online platforms

Discounts on some business services relevant to your event business

Discounted event services via of inter-membership referral scheme, saving potential £1,000’s a year

You’ll save money on exhibiting at fairs, training & business support and fellow members discounts on services, which saves between £970-4,400+ on average per annum. Not including the support and link up with fellow event & venue professionals

Community & giving back opportunities

Be part of Surrey’s finest event suppliers and venues, a who’s who of events!

Attend member socials to breweries, distilleries and other events with ‘SEP On Tour’

Give back and support through our Surrey Charity Networking partners CSR programme, enabling you to support the Surrey wide community

A support network of fellow event professionals that understand and relate to your business challenges

To join our collaborative community, you have to be experienced and professional in your chosen area of business, supply annually relevant PL insurance and industry qualification documentation, and provide two industry references.

We extend a warm invitation to you to join us! Register your interest today by completing our easy registration application. We can’t wait to welcome you aboard!


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How much does membership cost?

Business Size Price for 2023 Admin Fee
1-9 full time staff £350+vat per annum (or £35+vat per month) + £35+vat admin fee on first month 
10+ full time staff £550+vat per annum (or £55+vat per month) + £55+vat admin fee on first month
Business partners by invitation  

And if after all these detailed savings, offers, opportunities and link up you’re still not sure. Do come along as our guest to your first meeting to see if it is for you and to put just three of our members offers in context: 

  • Exhibit at all six of our annual Surrey Event & Venue Showcases (partnered with Guide for Brides) across Surrey, as members of SEP will costs you £600 for all six events, saving you £1,200 on the non-member attendance fees
  • As a venue or organiser, saving 10% on just 12 DJ’s, 3 marquee bookings and 5 caterers per annum, will save (or earn!) you an additional £4,400 (on average) per annum.
  • Finally, what value do you put on continued business support, a community that grows business and link ups that over time will generate you an income, all based around a quality membership platform that allows you to build these relationships.

Included in this membership fee is meeting fees and refreshments at our meetings. Also included is the membership process, induction meeting, initial business review, CSR programme and all proactive marketing previously mentioned. Optional and discounted extras include training programme and members socials.

NO annual contract, NO cancellation fee and you can stop your membership at any time. AKA No risk!

What our members have to say…

A great way to connect with other businesses in the local community! An opportunity to grow your network, share advice, refer clients and work with each other. Totally recommend going to an SEP event to see how it can help your business and get your name out there. I’ve made a lot of connections which has helped my small business grow.”

Sasha Mitchell

Chell Web & Design

Terms and conditions of membership

As part of the SEP membership, all businesses must adhere to our three core terms and conditions of membership, which are:

  • Professionalism: Members must show and adhere to professionalism and courtesy at all times with both it’s clients and fellow members. This not only protects you but also our other members through protection of our brand.
  • Commitment: Members must commit to the SEP brand, our ways of operation and culture of support. To regularly attend our meetings, promote our brand and its members.
  • Giving back: Our strong CSR ethos requires our membership to support local SCN charities where they can, to take part in our active programme of attending charity events occasionally, championing and supporting their good work.

SEP Group & Key Partnerships

Business In Surrey (BiS)

Surrey’s largest annual business expo and showcase event.
Owned and run in partnership with SEP and BiS Partners

Surrey’s largest networking events, supported by over 20 fellow networking groups and business organisations.
Founded, owned and run in partnership with SEP and BiS Partners

Surrey’s only independent one day conference for Surrey SME’s
Founded, owned and run in partnership with SEP and BiS Partners

Surrey Charity Network

FREE bimonthly networking events & annual conference for Surrey charities that serve the wider community.
Founded, owned and run in partnership with SEP and Paul Marcus Media

Business support group made up of Surrey businesses for the benefit of local charities and the community.
Founded, owned and run in partnership with SEP and Paul Marcus Media

To support the SCN charities, SCN provide a number of annual fundraising events to support their charities
Founded, owned and run in partnership with SEP and Paul Marcus Media



The Power of Events (supporter)
Guides for Brides (partner)
Association of Wedding Businesses (founder member)
Association of Association Executives (member)

University of Surrey, Sch of Hospitality, Events & Tourism (mentor, speakers & supporters)
Surrey County Council (consultant event partner)
Surrey Chambers of Commerce (proud council member)

Supporting our SEP, BiS and SCN brands are a number of fantastic business networking groups:
• Business Buzz
• Connect Surrey
• Corporate Escape Club
• Fabulous Networking
• Federation of Small Businesses, Surrey
• LinkedIn Local
• Net walking Surrey
• Network My Club
• Omni Local Business Development
• RH Networking
• Ribbons Network
• Surrey Chambers of Commerce
• Zoco Networking

NEWS, OFFERS & What’s on

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