Benefits of Membership

When you join the British Cartographic Society you are entitled to a range of excellent benefits, including subscriptions to leading cartographic publications and special discounts.

Membership benefits include:

      • A subscription to The Cartographic Journal - the Society's peer-reviewed periodical, containing cutting-edge technical articles, news and reviews of all aspects of the cartographic profession (4 Issues per year)
      • A subscription to Maplines - the Society's magazine, containing information on activities, lecture programmes and professional opportunities (3 Editions per year)
      • Membership of a Special Interest Group - catering for specialised interests and activities and provide directories, catalogues, forums and workshops
      • An invitation to the Society's Annual Symposium - our established training and networking event that includes the Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony
      • Fellowship - Fellowship of the British Cartographic Society (FBCartS) is bestowed by the BCS Council upon Members who have sufficiently contributed to the cartographic profession and/or who have been long-standing Members of the Society. View notes on becoming a Fellow or Contact Us for a Fellowship Application Form
      • Freelance Cartographers Directory - an opportunity for self-employed Members to advertise on this website
      • Ordnance Survey Discount - 25% off Paper Maps, Custom Made, Historical and OS Maps in the OS online shop
      • Stanfords Discount - 10% off in the Stanfords online shop
      • Charles Close Society Discount - buy CCS publications at the same preferential prices given to CCS Members

Additional benefits for Corporate Members:

      • Two copies of The Cartographic Journal and Maplines per Issue/Edition
      • Free insertion of product news in Maplines
      • Corporate Members Directory - an opportunity for all Corporate Members to advertise their work and list contact details and a biography. Award winners may, in agreement with the Society, use the Society's logo in their publicity material
      • An invitation to join the Exhibition at the Society's Annual Symposium

Membership is available in a number of categories, so click on the link below to find out more and to join.

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