Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)

The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) represents developing marketers, teams, leaders, and the profession as a whole.

About CIM

Marketing is about bringing the customer or citizen to the heart of strategy and communications. CIM (The Chartered Institute of Marketing) is the leading international professional marketing body and the only one which can award Chartered Marketer status. With 35,000 members worldwide CIM’s networks have an unrivalled breadth, depth and diversity.


CIM membership gives access to unmatched ideas, insights and resources to help you develop your career, navigate from problem diagnosis to practical solutions, and deliver exceptional results for your organisation. This includes CIM’s CPD programme where you can map your development needs, identify actions to meet them and log progress and CIM’s knowledge and insight, including:

  • Catalyst – CIM’s quarterly magazine
  • Exchange – exclusive online articles, updated daily with insights and practical advice on topics affecting marketers and the marketing profession
  • Marketing Expert resources – From agency briefs to the ultimate marketing toolkit, exclusive online practical guides and templates to support you in your role
  • Cutting Edge – CIM’s weekly digest of news and insight from round the world
  • Two live CIM webinars each month – practical insights & tips and inspirational briefings from senior marketers;
  • CIM’s professional qualifications – developed to meet industry needs, and provide you with practical skills
  • An extensive events programme to help you share information and connect at every level in the marketing community whether it’s regional or sector specific – eg. the Creative Communications Group, run by and for communications people;
  • 10% discount on CIM courses and masterclasses under topic areas such as Strategy, Digital Capability, Communications, Monitoring Effectiveness, Championing the Customer, and much more;
  • CIM’s mentoring programme – as either a mentor or a mentee.

Visit the CIM website for more details on membership benefits.