The BCA is a diverse organisation with a particular focus on Commonwealth related Trade and Business, Education and Communities. In becoming a member, you will be invited below to indicate which of these three areas you are interested in and therefore will receive information about from us. All members will receive information about our corporate events to which all will be invited.



  • Invitation to corporate, social and networking events (some of them at a discounted rate) including our annual March networking dinner on Commonwealth Day.
  • Access to our network, including the Commonwealth wide Royal Commonwealth Society.
  • Eligibility to stand for election as Chairman and Deputy Chairman of each Focus Group.
  • Access to all three Focus Groups, attending any of their meetings and contributing to their initiatives.
  • Access to Birmingham City Council’s International team and its overseas network.
  • The opportunity to promote your services/products/brand through sponsorship.
  • Entitles you to promote your Commonwealth related events through the organisation.

Membership is for a 12 month period commencing on the date cleared funds are paid into our bank account supported by the information referred to below.


Membership entitles the one individual named in the application or, in the case of an organisation or business, two representative of that to any discounts offered.


You can become a member by one of two ways:


1. By downloading and printing off a fully completed membership form (click here [BCA membership form download])and sending it in the post, with a cheque for £50 in the case of an individual or £75 in the case of an organisation or business payable to Birmingham Commonwealth Association, to the following address:

Birmingham Commonwealth Association, c/o the International Office, Birmingham City Council, Council House, Victoria Square, Birmingham, B1 1BB




2. By completing and submitting the below form, making payment using a credit or debit card:

You are about to commit to the following subscription:

50.00 GBP for the first 1 Year
50.00 GBP per 1 Year thereafter