The first thing about partnering with CIH is that it’s personal. Our dedicated partnership manager gets to know your business, your needs, your objectives. Then we develop a tailored package to achieve what you want.

We look at your learning and development plans; after all, your people are your greatest asset. We have a wide range of training and qualifications, as well as events which offer more learning opportunities. Our partnership packages can also include discounted CIH memberships, giving your people access to the full range of CIH learning, policy and practice resources and keeping them up to date with all the latest news.

Whatever your vision, having CIH at your side will demonstrate your commitment to professionalism.

Why become a partner?

Being a partner adds significant value to your relationship with CIH through;

  • Achieving you value for money and maximum benefits out of the products that you use
  • Having a trusted partnership team and dedicated information point for your organisation
  • Upskilling your workforce, attracting new talent and developing your leaders for the future with our learning and development expertise
  • Raising the profile of your organisation and promoting your best practice in the industry
  • Influencing with us, aligning with our professionalism agenda, policy and practice work and strategic direction
  • Enhancing your reputation with existing customers and supporting you to improve service delivery
Benefits of partnering with CIH
Top 10 reasons to partner with us
  1. Added value– a dedicated partnership manager to liaise with who will coordinate all CIH activity and who looks out for added value opportunities that will further your business objectives
  2. Attractive discounts and a partner pricing model - on all products and services including membership, qualifications, training, events and sponsorship
  3. Financial control and transparency - over your organisational spending with CIH, including regular reports and analytics to show a return on your investment.
  4. Sector leading expertise – hear first about the latest innovation and be supported by our specialist team of policy advisors and subject matter expert
  5. Influencing – shape national policy through our specialist working groups and projects
  6. Collaboration – share your best practice through our channels including thought leadership, webinars, blogs and research
  7. Networking – gain access to a stakeholder community of over 17,000 CIH members including key decision makers across the industry
  8. Events and conferences - receive exclusive invites to CIH events, roundtables, forums and speaking opportunities
  9. CIH membership – corporate rates and an engagement strategy that will maximise the membership benefits and L&D resources available for your people
  10. Professionalise your workforce – use our professional development competency frameworks to build standards within your organisation

Who can become a partner?

Anyone operating in the housing sector can become a CIH partner. We have partnerships with a range of local authorities, registered providers, non-profit organisations, financial institutions and commercial businesses.

How do partnerships work?
The aim of the partnership is to bring your organisation closer together with the professional body for housing

It's also aims to ensure all CIH benefits are used effectively by all members of your staff.

You will have regular meetings with your partnership manager and will work through a custom-made engagement plan that focuses on collaboration such as through CIH membership and bespoke event opportunities that will showcase your best practice, new initiatives and latest innovation through our communication channels. Your partnership manager will be on hand to provide you with the latest news updates in the sector and CIH developments to ensure you are at the forefront of the work we do.

Throughout the lifetime of your partnership agreement, your whole organisation will receive reduced corporate rates on our products and services.

Mark Lake | Head of organisational development, Livewest

"Becoming a partner of CIH means that we can work more closely with the professional body to continue professionalising our services, recognising the skills we already have and building our internal capability for the future. We look forward to collaborating with CIH as we go forwards and using our partnership to develop more innovative approaches within our team"

Sam Massingham | Head of learning and development, Clarion

“Being a great place to work” is one of Clarion’s strategic objectives. We’re delighted to become a Platinum partner with CIH, as part of our commitment to providing access to a range of development tools and resources to help our people perform at their best and realise their potential."

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For further information about partnering with us please call our partnership manager on 07990 887894 or email us