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By gifting this subscription you are purchasing a one year subscription to The AOI Illustrator + Folio Membership to share with another.
Illustrator + Folio Benefits include:
- Unlimited access to the Members Helpline via phone or email Monday-Friday 10am-4pm for tailored direct information on licensing, copyright, contracts and professional practice. Anything at all just drop us a line!
- Access to Members-Only web content including extensive information on professional practice, industry insights, legal documents, features, contracts, copyright, finance etc.
- Fortnightly newsletter with illustration news, events and offers.
- Free Subscription to Varoom Magazine for the length of your Membership. Varoom is the magazine published by the AOI and offers a unique mix of industry insights and critical comment. Inspiring, provoking and a great read, its delivered direct to your door.
- 1-1 Portfolio Consultation is exclusively available for members at £30. This one hour session can be face to face in Somerset House, or via Skype. Sessions can respond to your particular needs, but often explore how best to prepare your portfolio to suit your desired market, or how to successfully change direction from your current style.
- Free one hour consultation with registered Chartered Accountant Nick Weeden. In your hours consultation you can expect; a basic overview of how to keep records of your business income and expenses, guidance on how to register with HMRC, some basic rules on tax returns, self employed tax and National Insurance and tips on how to avoid the traps of self-employment.
- Exclusive member opportunities and discounts on events, products and publications.
- The opportunity to submit your news, commissions, exhibitions and projects, to be promoted through the AOI Social Media channels.
- 10% discount on Bikini Lists, giving AOI members access to the most accurate, up-to-date database of Creative Buyers in the World.
- Access to Pricing Calculator
- Discounted insurance deals inc Public Liability, Professional Indemnity, Sickness and Technology
- 1-1 Business Strategy Consultation is exclusively available for members at £35. This one hour session is via Skype only and look to get you set up with a full business plan to increase your financial stability and progress your career year on year.
- Business and Client Negotiation Insights Series; As part of our new Business Empowerment Campaign we ask high profile illustrators, agents and commissioners in-depth questions around taking control of their business, finance, mental health and how to negotiation successfully!
- Searchable 20 image Folio optimised for image and motion
- Free 10 image portfolio with Directory of Illustration (USA)
- Promoted to commissioners in the UK
- Highest resolution compatible with Retina display
- Easy drag and drop uploading functionality with no crop needed
- Easy shareabilty for social media integration
- Large size viewing enabled
Please note that the gift Illustrator + Folio membership will allow the recipient to redeem a one year Illustrator membership + Folio from the AOI shop. After activation and purchase the recipient will have 12 months to enjoy the benefits of AOI Membership + folio. Afterwhich, the member will need to renew their membership using the payment method of their choice.
If the gifted member does not wish to renew their membership for the following year, they will need to cancel their membership 30 days in advance of the next renewal date.