The British Institute of Innkeepers (BII) is a professional body for the licensed trade in the UK, providing training, advice, and support to its members.


The British Institute of Innkeepers (BII) is the professional body for the licensed trade industry in the UK. It represents and supports its members, who are owners and operators of licensed premises, through providing professional development, training, and qualifications.

The BII aims to promote excellence and professionalism in the sector and to ensure that licensees are equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to run safe and successful businesses. The organization offers a range of membership levels, from student to fellow, to cater for different career stages and levels of experience. Members benefit from access to training courses and qualifications, as well as a range of resources, including legal and regulatory advice, business support, and networking opportunities.

The BII also provides a voice for the industry, representing the interests of licensees to government and other key stakeholders. Overall, the BII plays an important role in supporting the licensed trade industry and ensuring that it continues to thrive and innovate in a constantly evolving marketplace.

Current Offers

Discounted membership rate

The British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) are delighted to partner with Game Changers, offering all operator members a discounted rate of £135+VAT to join the BII for the first year (usually £155+VAT).