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These brochrues detail the activities of The TI. Each in in PDF format for easy viewing, printing and sharing:

Membership Benefits


  • Textile Institute Chartered qualifications are recognised under the EU's Qualifications Directive 92/51, and by Public Service Commissions throughout the Commonwealth.
  • gain immediate access to a worldwide network of contacts and source of referees through the Membership Directory. Issued free to all members.
Leadership Experience
  • through active involvement in TI committees.
Improved Career Prospects
  • why not advertise your employment details in the Appointments Register of The Textile Institute? Benefit from opportunities to act as a consultant, expert witness or an arbitrator. As a member you can also use the recruitment service, a new benefit of membership designed to help members seeking employment.

TI Information Services provide information to members worldwide on:

  • countries & markets
  • standards, terms & definitions
  • economics
  • management & statistics
  • manufacturers, suppliers & products
  • fibres & their conversion

Services include: Enquiry, Online, Diary, Arbitration, Terms & Definitions, Direct Mail, Document Delivery and Consultancy Register.

At least 20% discount on Information Services including direct mail service.



  • as a member of a professional body with a code of ethics recognised worldwide.

Influence the industry

  • help raise the profession's profile by defining terminology and technical standards.
  • Participate in events and Special Interest Group and local Section activities, designed specifically for TI members.
  • Gain new insights into different cultures, markets and technologies.
  • Meet counterparts, customers, suppliers and potential employees and employers.
  • Discounts on a wide range of specialist directories.

Up to 40% discount on TI periodicals including:

  • International Textile Calendar
  • Journal of The Textile Institute
  • Textile Progress
  • Textiles Magazine

Up to 20% discount on other TI publications including:

  • Reference books
  • Conference Proceedings

Held throughout the year with at least 20% discount for TI members

  • World Conference
  • Study tours
  • Conferences
  • Seminars
  • Courses

For more information please email:

The Textile Institute
8th Floor, St James' Buildings, 79 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 6FQ UK
T: +44(0)161 237 1188   F: +44(0)161 236 1991  E:

Upcoming Events

6-8 March 2017
Manchester UK



The TI is pleased to announce the latest issue of its members magazine, textiles. This edition is offered in both digital and print versions. Institute members can read the digital edition in the "Members Only" section of this website.