We Offer Membership

Founded in 1899, the NMTF is a trade association for market and street traders, mobile caterers and events retailers in the UK. If you trade on markets, festivals, fairs or shows – you’ve come to the right place. Find out if you can join here. Membership includes all of this…

Expert Advice

Guidance on any small business matter

Market Times

Bi-monthly magazine

Public, Product and Employer’s Liability Protection

Trade anywhere in the EU
Claims up to £10 million
Unlimited stalls
Zero excess

Password Protected
Members Area

Connect with members
Access supplier deals
Business support guides
Keep your details up to date
Membership includes liability protection, underwritten by Aviva. There’s one policy for all our members. As long as your membership is active, you’re protected by the policy. Terms, conditions and exclusions apply relating to certain products and trading activities. We are not regulated by the FCA. Read the key facts here. Questions? Contact us.

Training Centre

Discounts on online courses
L2 Food Hygiene is
FREE for new members

Work Opportunities

** Launching soon **
Letting you know who needs traders
Appropriate to your business type

HMRC Investigations Protection

Appeal proceedings in respect of full, aspect and intervention enquiries

Supplier Discounts

Special deals from companies you can trust

Monthly E-Bulletins

Keeping you in the know
NMTF membership is personal, but covers the business you’re involved in and the annual fee is based on the legal structure of your business. Most people register as a sole trader, a partnership or a limited company. Find guidance on legal structures here.
Single membership: £128
Dual membership: £192
Triple membership: £256
Quadruple membership: £320
You need the correct membership for your business. Not sure? Contact us.
The NMTF is run by our members for our members. We are a healthy, vibrant trade association that is charged with safeguarding the industry.
We lobby national government through the influential All Party Parliamentary Markets Group and support local groups through the NMTF Groups Network.


 Fighting at the national level

NMTF Groups

Local representation


Get involved
Finally, we run business start-up schemes, work experience programmes, youth market events and promotional roadshows – none of which would be possible without the support of our members!

 To join us or renew your membership with the NMTF