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Meet our Members

The BII thrives on the diversity of its 8000+ strong membership, and through case studies and interviews we're able to find out more about some of the individuals that make up our network of members in the licensed trade.

Click on any of the links below to read about the personal experience and benefit individuals have found since becoming a member of the BII.

The Belgian Arms

The Belgian Arms is a picture perfect British country pub, set beside a village green with a duck pond nestled at its heart. We spoke to BII Member,...

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Backyard Comedy Club

Running a bar presents a number of challenges, but running a comedy club adds a different dimension altogether. We caught up with Daniel Dearlove from...

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The Miller of Mansfield

Long time BII Member, Mary Galer, runs the Miller of Mansfield, an 18th century coaching inn in Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. Her husband Nick is...

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James Lackovic, University of Surrey Students Union & Ryan Snook, University of Birmingham

The academic year usually starts in September and with it comes hordes of young people looking to socialise and have a drink - but the real epicentre...

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We caught up with Mike Connell from the North West & North Wales region about what has been going on in the area, the events our members have been...

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Retired Licensing Officer

Our members are mostly licensees, running their own businesses - but not all of them. Retired BII member, Jenny Callum, gave us an insight into how...

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BII Chair and MD of Red Mist Leisure

Mark Robson has recently been announced the Chair of the BII, earlier in the year we spoke to Mark about his experience in the licensed trade...

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Mike Clist, BII CEO

In 2016 we shared this article about the state of the local high street in Aldershot and how its troubles reflected those of towns across the entire...

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Get to know the panel of advisors who oversee BII strategy

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Have you used any of the member benefits? We'd love to know!

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See what some of our members have to say about the BII and why you should join...



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