Antiques, Fine Art, Property & Auction Trade Organisations & Associations

Antiquarian Booksellers Association

Web Page Image - saleroom.coThe Antiquarian Booksellers Association, the ABA, is the senior trade body for dealers in rare and fine books, manuscripts and allied materials in the British Isles and elsewhere. The Association also holds a small number of book fairs each year. There is a major International Fair in June at Olympia which remains one of the most prestigious fairs in the world.

Antiques Are Green

Web Page Image - saleroom.coAntiques are Green was launched by Nigel Worboys in September 2009- “The first website to promote the green credentials of antiques”. Through the not-for-profit project antiques will be recognised for their genuine green hallmark-“ sustainable, re-usable and re-saleable”. As consumers become aware of this, the trade will have access to new markets, for example, people who may have not considered buying antiques before, it will also strengthen existing markets. There has never been a better time for his initiative.

BADA - The British Antiques Dealers Association

Web Page Image - saleroom.coThe British Antiques Dealers Association. Founded in 1918, BADA is the trade association for theleading antiques dealers in Britain. The expertly vetted membership adheres to a strict code of practice.


BAFRA - The British Antique Furniture Restorers' Association

Web Page Image - saleroom.coThe British Antique Furniture Restorers' Association is the foremost national organisation of craftsmen engaged in furniture conservation and restoration and was founded in 1979 to safeguard interests of owners and buyers of antique furniture and the antique trade.

BHI - British Horological Institute

Web Page Image - saleroom.coFormed in 1858 to promote horology, the BRITISH HOROLOGICAL INSTITUTE today continues to provide education, standards and support to its 3,000 members around the world involved in making, repairing and servicing clocks and watches.

BWCMG - British Watch & Clock Makers Guild

Web Page Image - saleroom.coMembership of The British Watch and Clock Makers' Guild is by election and is available to those who are professionally engaged in any branch of horology and allied crafts. A Membership Certificate is issued to all members immediately after being elected to membership.

CADA - The Cotswolds Antiques Dealers Association
Web Page Image - saleroom.coThe Cotswold Art & Antique Dealers' Association, formed in 1978, represents the largest concentration of serious art and antique dealers outside London. The association's aims are to promote its members and to offer a high standard of art and antiques and services to buyers from both at home and abroad. Located in an area of outstanding natural beauty, CADA members who have shops and galleries both large and small are all specialists in their chosen fields and this diversity has made the Cotswolds a hunting ground for the collector, interior designers & art and antique dealers worldwide.
CINOA - (Confédération Internationale des Négociants en Oeuvres d'Art) or International Confederation of art and antique dealers associations
Web Page Image - saleroom.coCINOA is a non-profit international federation of associations which was established more than 70 years ago. It is the only international federation for antique and art dealers that represents a wide array of specialities. CINOA’s members are 32 art and antique associations from 22 countries. Through these associations CINOA represents more than 5,000 dealers worldwide. Membership of CINOA is based on associations which bind their dealer members to adhere to reputable standards of quality and expertise.
IAVI - Irish Auctioneers & Valuers Institute
Web Page Image - saleroom.coFounded in 1922, the Irish Auctioneers & Valuers Institute (IAVI) represents c. 1,800 fully qualified property professionals in all 32 counties of Ireland The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland was formed as a result of a merger between the Society of Chartered Surveyors (SCS) and the Irish Auctioneers & Valuers Institute (IAVI) in April 2011.
ICON - Institute of Conservation
Web Page Image - saleroom.coIcon is the lead voice for the conservation of cultural heritage in the UK. As a charity, Icon is committed to public benefit through promoting public understanding of and access to all the diverse elements of cultural heritage. It brings together over three thousand individuals and organisations. Its membership embraces the wider conservation community