Agencies & Advertisers

We offer a range of membership and training options to help you understand and access the ABC data you need – quickly and easily.

If your organisation is already an ABC member, simply set up your own login and you’ll be able to access ABC data right away. Just head to our Data Hub or look for the certificate of any media title using the search bar.

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Become an ABC Agency/ Advertiser Member

If you’re an agency or advertiser, our membership packages offer the best and most cost-effective way for you to access our data whenever you want.

And if your agency is a member of the IPA (Institute of Practitioners in Advertising), it’s totally free to join!

What’s included in ABC agency/advertiser membership?

  • Access to past, as well as current, ABC certificates for any title
  • Access to our Data Hub, where you can view, sort and export all our current and past data
  • A direct link to our 6-monthly Consumer Magazines and Business Media reports, emailed to you at the time of release. (See here for our release schedule)
  • The option of 24 hour Advance Access to our Consumer Magazines reports
  • Bespoke training sessions with our experts
  • Access to our online learning course for media buyers

How much is it?

If your agency is an IPA member

There’s no charge at all! Simply select the ‘IPA member’ option when you fill in our online membership form.

If your agency is not an IPA member

Our agency membership fees are very reasonable, based on your annual billings and where in the world your organisation is based. View the relevant membership fee sheet below for more information:

UK and Worldwide agency & advertiser membership fees

European Union agency membership fees

If you’re an advertiser

Our annual advertiser membership fee is £277 (+VAT) if you’re based in the UK or Worldwide, and €421 (+VAT) if you’re based in the EU.

How do I apply?

Membership application is quick and easy via our online membership form. A member of the ABC team will receive notification when you’ve submitted this and will follow up soon afterwards.

How long does ABC membership last?

Membership is on a continuous basis once you’re signed up. If applicable, annual fees will be payable on 1st April each year.

What if I join partway through the year?

The ABC membership year runs from 1st April to 31st March annually. If you’re joining part-way through the year, your fee will be calculated pro-rata based on the number of complete months' membership (subject to a minimum of £100).

What’s your cancellation policy?

If your ABC membership is cancelled partway through a membership year, we’ll issue a credit note for the remaining months. If you wish to cancel your membership at any point, just let us know by writing to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Hone your skills with ABC training

Online Learning

In early 2021 we’ll be launching a new, refreshed online learning course for media buyers, where you and your colleagues can learn what ABC data is, why it’s important and how to access it. Watch this space.


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Suzy Saker

PR Manager

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Media Audits

ABC releases data for the UK media industry to use when trading advertising. Our audits can cover your whole brand.

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