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How often have you spent valuable time trying to find the answer to a query or problem you encountered while running your business? With over 50,000 direct queries from members in the past 12 months, this is undoubtedly our most popular service.

With small business across the country facing a a great deal of hardships this year, we are delighted to offer new SFA Members 15 months of membership for the price of 12, saving you 20%, with subscriptions starting at €620 + VAT.

The core area's of support we offer to members are on:

  • Business Advice
  • Management Training
  • Voicing Your Needs
  • Networking Opportunities to build valuable business relationships
  • Free Company Profiling through the SFA Website and "Better Business" SFA publication.
  • Membership Directory with contacts in our member companies.

The SFA is recognised by those that matter as the "The Voice of Small Business" in Ireland. We leverage this influence, along with that of our parent organisation, Ibec, to ensure the best deal for small business.

To join the SFA today, please enter your details on the form beneath. You can pay online by signing up to Direct Debit monthly, quarterly or once off payment or by credit card through the Bank of Ireland and Realex secure internet payment service by clicking on the 'Credit Card' button. If you would like to discuss membership further please contact Sven Spollen-Behrens on 01 605 1602 or email sven@sfa.ie.

We will communicate with members on membership relevant issues via corporate contacts authorised by you. These communications will be B2B (business to business) however we may have direct contact from other employees within your organisation mainly for events and training purposes. We ask members to refresh their contact details when they renew their membership each year. See here for SFA Membership Contract.
Where any personal data is processed by Ibec as part of the Ibec service, it will be processed in accordance with the SFA Privacy Statement.

*Note: From 1 August 2020, all new Members packages run from 1 August 2020 to 31 December 2021.
The fee's are outlined below in the form dependent on company size, breaking down the fee for the remainder of 2020 and the 2021 full year fee. Payment can be made by Credit Card, Monthly or Quarterly Direct Debit.


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  1. Membership option(s) will become available when "Number of employees in the company" is updated

    Select: Description: Employees: Total membership fee:
    SFA: 1-20 employees
    - Fee for October 2020 - Dec 2021: €620+ VAT
    15 Months for the price of 12 Introductory Offer
    1 - 20€620.00 + VAT @ 21%
    SFA: 21-30 employees
    - Fee for October 2020 - Dec 2021: €670+ VAT
    15 Months for the price of 12 Introductory Offer
    21 - 30€670.00 + VAT @ 21%
    SFA: 31-40 employees
    - Fee for October 2020 - Dec 2021: €790+ VAT
    15 Months for the price of 12 Introductory Offer
    31 - 40€790.00 + VAT @ 21%
    SFA: 41-50 employees
    - Fee for October 2020 - Dec 2021: €890+ VAT
    15 Months for the price of 12 Introductory Offer
    41 - 50€890.00 + VAT @ 21%
    SFA + Technology
    - Fee for October 2020 - Dec 2021: €895+ VAT
    15 Months for the price of 12 Introductory Offer
    ** View details of this subscription deal **
    1 - 20€895.00 + VAT @ 21%
    SFA + Property
    - Fee for October 2020 - Dec 2021: €895+ VAT
    15 Months for the price of 12 Introductory Offer
    ** View details of this subscription deal **
    1 - 5€895.00 + VAT @ 21%
    SFA + Food and Drink
    - Fee for October 2020 - Dec 2021: €895+ VAT
    15 Months for the price of 12 Introductory Offer
    ** View details of this subscription deal **
    1 - 50€895.00 + VAT @ 21%
    SFA + Medtech
    - Fee for October 2020 - Dec 2021: €1,000+ VAT
    15 Months for the price of 12 Introductory Offer
    ** View details of this subscription deal **
    1 - 5€1,000.00 + VAT @ 21%
    SFA + Retail
    - Fee for October 2020 - Dec 2021: €+ VAT
    15 Months for the price of 12 Introductory Offer
    ** View details of this subscription deal **
    1 - 20€870.00 + VAT @ 21%


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