As a member of the Scottish Textile & Leather Association (STLA) you will not only be supporting the Scottish textile industry but will also have access to a number of exclusive benefits which will enable you to increase, improve and inform your business:

Marketing & Promotion

  • A dedicated page describing and promoting your company or business on the STLA website – fully accessible to enable you to promote and update your products and services
  • Inclusion in online search directory aimed at UK and international buyers with our partner organisation Textile Scotland
  • Listing on the STLA company member list – be part of the only comprehensive list of textile companies in Scotland advertised & used by buyers worldwide
  • Listing in the annual UKFT Sources guide for British manufacturers and designers
  • Marketing and PR of your products, services and news through the STLA website and social media channels
  • Use of STLA members logo providing credibility and showing your support for securing the future for Scottish textiles


  • 50% discount on your WTiN membership, a saving of £240 – £3k
  • 50% discount on your UKFT membership, a saving of £187 to £1,122
  • 20% discount on WTiN publications for new subscribers
  • Discounted dedicated advertising space on STLA website
  • Free listing of job opportunities in your company
  • Free listing on the Scottish Textile Tourism Trail

Knowledge & Networking

  • Discounted or free access to STLA events, workshops & networking opportunities
  • Discounted or free access to our partnership organisation events, workshops and seminars
  • 10% discount from University of Leeds textile courses for industry
  • 48% discount on business workshops provided by Government Knowledge (£270 +vat per course rather than £520 + vat)
  • Access to free WGSN trend information through our partner organisation, Scottish Enterprise
  • STLA monthly newsletter
  • Access to textile industry reports
  • Information on training and skills programmes
  • Knowledge and information sharing across all textile sectors


  • E-bulletin alerts – we help you stay up to date with opportunities and key sector news
  • Opportunities to network and collaborate with other key textile industry figures
  • Information on UK and international exhibitions and events
  • Signposting to available funding for exhibitions
  • Information on public sector assistance


  • Government lobbying at Holyrood and Westminster on issues affecting the industry
  • Working with public sector bodies to put across the views of the ‘industry’


We are working constantly to achieve more great benefits for you and your business, keep an eye on this page for news and additions.


For full nominal values of these invaluable savings and benefits please see here.

STLA membership benefits and fees listing 2014 – 2015