Accreditations & Associations

BALI logo

BALI British Association of Landscape Industries

The UK’s representative trade association for the landscaping sector. Our membership comprises interior and exterior landscapers and designers, grounds maintenance contractors, and companies supplying industry-related products and services. And they all have one thing in common: a commitment to delivering professional excellence by continually raising standards across the industry.

BIGGA logo

BIGGA The British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association Ltd

BIGGA is dedicated to the continuing professional development of its members and in serving their needs will strive through education and training for standards of excellence in golf course management throughout the greenkeeping profession. BIGGA boasts over 6,000 members including Golf Greenkeepers but also Associate Members and Student Members.

BRTMA logo

BRTMA British Rootzone and Top Dressing Manufacturers Association

The trade body representing manufacturers of Rootzones and/or Top Dressings, all of which must conform to a standard approved by the Association’s appointed Testing House. The BRTMA is managed by an Executive Committee, constituted of elected members, who meet regularly to develop and promote the quality, work and services of the Association.


GMA Grounds Management Association

“To promote quality surfaces and quality services and establish the GMA as ‘the’ leading professional organisation for grounds management, recognised by the National Governing Bodies of Sport and the public, private and voluntary sectors for it’s industry knowledge and technical expertise”

Download Certification

STRI logo

STRI Sports Turf Research Institute

The world’s leading consultancy for design, research and management of natural and artificial sports surfaces. STRI offer effective solutions and independent advice to sports clubs and recreational facilities across the globe.


SGD Society of Garden Designers

The SGD is the only professional association for garden designers, and our many national and international Members represent the very best of the industry. They have been championing excellence in garden design since 1981.