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Raising the standards for sports facility projects

We are the recognised trade association for the sports and play construction industry in the UK. All of our members go through a strict checking process:

  • Strict Admission Criteria
  • Standards of Construction
  • Code of Professional Conduct
  • Technical Mediation
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Benefits of SAPCA Membership

Companies join SAPCA for a variety of reasons. Some of the main benefits of membership are:

  • Enhanced status and recognition as a member of the UK trade association for the sports and play facility construction industry.
  • Use of the SAPCA Member logo to demonstrate to potential customers that the requisite expertise and experience of working to a high standard of construction has been achieved.
  • Inclusion on SAPCA’s web site, with a company profile in the searchable database of members, with a direct link to the member’s own web site, and the listing of products within the Trade Name Directory.
  • Opportunities to exhibit at SAPCA’s exhibitions and seminars.
  • SAPCA Conference and Annual Dinner provides a valuable opportunity for members to get up-to-date on a wide range of business-related subjects, and to meet new and existing colleagues from across the industry.
  • Opportunity to submit news stories for inclusion on the SAPCA website, showcasing members’ latest products, projects and achievements.
  • Liaison through SAPCA with key organisations, including: national and international sports governing bodies; sports facility funding agencies; the Sports Councils; and other sports bodies and trade associations.
  • Opportunities to attend industry training events and seminars.
  • Regular members’ newsletter containing information from SAPCA on a wide range of relevant topics.
  • Preferential rates for advertising in sports and play magazines through SAPCA’s approved Media Partners.
  • SAPCA Technical Meeting provides a valuable opportunity for members to get up-to-date on a wide range of current technical subjects.
  • Direct contact with other members of the Association through a variety of networking events and meetings.
  • Opportunities to contribute to the development of relevant British, European and other Standards for the design, construction and performance of sports and play facilities.