Membership of the CMC although voluntary, provides a unique opportunity for you to participate in and influence the development and growth of mediation as a form of alternative dispute resolution in England and Wales. However, as with any organisation, the more the members are prepared to put into the work of the Council, then the more the Council will be able to offer the membership and the industry as a whole.
By choosing to become a member of the CMC you will join a growing number of companies of all shapes and sizes, as well as individuals with an interest in this industry.
Benefits of membership
Becoming a member of the CMC is really about providing you with an opportunity to contribute to the development and growth of mediation in this country and the chance to have a voice in the key debates that are presently underway.
Publicity: CMC is committed to promoting the civil, commercial and workplace mediation industry, the services available, benefits to business and member profile information. Through a network of events, partnerships and public relations you will also have the opportunity to promote your organisation to other members and the public.
Representation: The views of CMC members are presented to major players in the industry including the UK government and other governmental bodies.
Participation: Members are able to discuss their experiences and needs with other members in similar situations which can further your development in professional knowledge. It also allows members to contribute and be a part of the growth of our Industry.
Visibility: By listing our members on the website, individuals with a need for the services of a mediator are able to search for a provider closest to them.
Information: Learn about the key industry trends and/or issues and the work that is being done to address them.
Eligibility for membership
With 350 individual members and 85 member organisations across the UK, membership of the CMC continues to grow and promises to remain an important voice at the heart of all that is new and growing in our profession.
Membership of the CMC is open to individual mediators and to mediation provider organisations practising in England and Wales. Please click on the page(s) relevant to you based on whether you are an individual mediator or a provider mediation organisation.