Trade Associations

Marketing & communications for trade associations and professional bodies

If you’re a trade association looking to attract new members, a professional body wanting to communicate with government or a business organisation appealing for support, you need a communications agency that truly grasps the work of trade associations and professional groups.

Our award-winning communications team has an unrivalled knowledge of the trade association sector. Consisting of PR experts, former journalists, digital specialists, designers and marketing communications professionals, we have an impressive track record of delivering ‘stand-out’ marketing communications and PR campaigns for a range of trade associations both in the UK and Europe.

What we do

We help organisations succeed by delivering strategic marketing and PR campaigns that make a measurable commercial difference.


Our expert and passionate food marketing communications team will create a fully integrated communications programme blending insight, content creation, design, media relations, social and digital media, event management and team development, to create a campaign that delivers for your professional body or trade association.

“Pelican’s strategic approach, creative thinking and determination to get the job done, mean they are a great addition to any team.”

- Brian Young, director general BFFF

“Pelican’s strategic guidance and PR expertise has helped the industry revitalise its image.”

- David Workman, director general, British Glass.

“With your support, we have raised our profile significantly and are increasingly recognised as a major operator within the fresh produce sector.”

- Jack Ward chief executive, British Growers

“Pelican’s support has ensured the BMRA has consistently and effectively got our message across loud and clear.”

- Ian Hetherington, director general, British Metals Recycling Association

How we do it

Our ethos is “Driving Brilliant Results” so our programmes are based on an in-depth understanding of your business and market. Focused programmes, steeped in creativity and energy are mapped out and delivered. Success is monitored, reported and celebrated. We’re confident our strategic approach can help your organisation benefit from sharper communications.

The complete package for Apeal

The Bulletin

The Frozen Food Report

N-Ice Restaurant – A recipe for success

Contact Us

Contact us and start a conversation with Pelican Communications today about how we can help you with your next communications challenge.

1 Holly House
Mill Street
United Kingdom

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