COBIS Supporting Membership is open to manufacturers and suppliers of educational materials and equipment, publishers of textbooks and educational books, and companies and consultants providing services to international schools. COBIS Supporting Members benefit from a wide range of services provided by COBIS, many at reduced rates. A full summary of the benefits is available here.
COBIS Supporting Membership costs £550 + VAT per academic year (starting in September).
A survey with existing supporting members in April 2016 found that:
- 65% felt that supporting membership represented good value for money
- 73% would recommend COBIS supporting membership to colleagues and many said that they already have
- 70% of supporting members said they had generated new business or made new contacts in the international school sector as a result of joining COBIS.
- The most popular service that supporting members have used is the COBIS Annual Conference (70%), from which many members said they have generated new business and contacts
To apply for COBIS Supporting Membership, please select 'Start your application' from the menu on the left-hand side.