IPMS Membership

Membership is open to modellers of all ages, abilities and interests worldwide. The benefits of membership are:

Free entry to Scale ModelWorld – The best fine scale model show in the world – read more . .  .

  • Free priority entry (admission allowed before the general public) on both days of the show
  • Priority entry to the Kit Swap, the perfect place to pick up a bargain and sell your surplus kits
  • Enter your models in the IPMS Championship competition
  • Discounted hotel accommodation

 IPMS Magazine – Written by modellers for modellers – read more . . .

  • Complimentary copy of our full colour magazine when you join
  • 6 further issues during the year
  • Opportunity to submit articles and reviews for publication
  • Advertise your sales, wants and events

Branch and Special Interest Groups – Meet your fellow modellers – read more . . .

Advisory Services – resources and help for your modelling projects

IPMS Executive Member Alfie Bass at Peterborough Show
IPMS Executive Member Alfie Bass at Peterborough Show
  • Technical Advisory Service
  • Armour Technical Advisory Service
  • Instruction leaflet library
  • Decal bank

To contact any of these services go to the Contact Us page and select the relevant service from the pull-down menu

Social Media – keep in touch wherever you are

  • Share and comment on builds
  • Help and information from fellow modellers
  • Pick up tips and tricks
  • Swap and sell your surplus models

“The Workbench” Facebook Group

IPMS (UK) Forum

Members’ Kit Swap Facebook Group

Society Business Facebook Group

Trading News Facebook Group

  Your Executive Committee – Working for you – read more . . .

  • UK and Overseas Liaison officers
  • Support and assistance to form new Branches or Special Interest Groups
  • Insurance cover for meetings, model shows and events
  • Support and assistance in setting up and running model shows

Discounts* – available to IPMS Members on presentation of a current membership card

*Correct as of August 2017, but may be subject to change without notice