AIT works alongside one of the largest beauty and wellbeing insurance providers

IRELAND’S LARGEST BEAUTY MEMBERSHIP PROVIDER

Associated Irish Therapists (AIT) offer one of the most comprehensive membership packages available today, for those looking for insurance too we can offer fantastic insurance provided through Balens Europe BV who we work alongside. Associated Irish Therapists (AIT) support over 18,000 beauty therapists, hairdressers and barbers, nail technicians, make-up artists, tanning technicians, complementary, holistic, sports therapists, and students. AIT members benefit from free access to Ireland’s largest trade beauty show, with exclusive access to AIT Members’. There is also opportunity to access Careers’ Centre, Business Centre and exclusive member offers from the leading trade brands, plus much more.

WHAT BENEFITS DO I GET AS A MEMBER?
Exclusive Access to Irish Beauty Reinvented 2021
Free access to Ireland’s leading trade show, worth €50. Register for tickets at www.irishbeauty.ie
Starter Pack
Printed documents, Enamel badge and window sticker.
Exclusive Member Discounts
Save €100’s with AIT’s twice-monthly newsletters offering broad market trends, strategy and exclusive member discounts from industry-leading brands.
Free Web Listing
A fantastic opportunity to advertise your business for free with our AIT and Irish Beauty website listings. Our searchable directory should help you drive personal consumer leads to your salon with our new and innovative system. (Excludes Students)
Personalised Membership Portal
Your very own personalised membership portal where you can climb from blue to beyond and earn points and rewards. Where you can check your own insurance policy and documentation plus receive relevant announcements and discounts.
Covid-19 Support Plans
Within our COVID support plans you can receive free up to date information on the guidelines, financial support, courses and sources surrounding close contact services and your business.
Interactive Demos
Interactive Demos Free Interactive Demos in line with regional trends available at various trade shows. Keep up to date via irishbeauty.ie for news, features, training & videos, exclusively to AIT members
Digital Irish Beauty Magazine
Digital subscription to Ireland’s leading beauty trade magazine. AIT’s membership benefit that delivers up to date Beauty, Hairdressing, Industry and Lifestyle news
Bi Monthly Newsletter
A bi-monthly newsletter which includes, important industry updates, product launches and industry discounts.
Industry News Website
Irishbeauty.ie is at the heart of the industry sharing the latest beauty and hair products and treatments to keep professionals in the know. By signing up to the site you too can get further help within the Careers’ Centre, Business Centre and access to exclusive member offers from the leading trade brands.
Marketing & Network Solutions
Additional marketing and networking solutions available on request.
Membership Goody Box
This does come as an additional cost but inside you will receive all of your printed documentation, framed certificate, pin badge, window sticker, pen, teddy, industry product and more. €25
Helpline
As industry specialists, you can get in touch with your questions and queries via livechat on our website, UK based call centre, social media or meet us in person at a trade show.
Accredited Course Finder
Allowing you to find in person or online courses accredited and accepted by your membership and insurance provider.
Genuine industry
Knowledge
Lean on us if you need assistance! Our industry specific experts attend our shows and are on hand to dish out valuable advice where available and required.

AIT WORKS ALONGSIDE ONE OF THE LARGEST BEAUTY, AND WELLBEING INSURANCE PROVIDERS

Associated Irish Therapists (AIT) offer one of the most comprehensive membership packages available today, along with fantastic insurance provided through Balens Europe BV who we work alongside. Balens Europe BV collect the insurance and membership fee and pay the membership element to AIT to ensure a simple customer journey, there is only one point of contact and one transaction. Balens Europe BV are leading brokers in the complex and demanding Health & Well-being, Fitness and Beauty sectors, offering some of the widest covers available in the marketplace. Balens were founded in 1950 and are an ethical 4th Generation Family Brokerage with over 75 staff and 90,000 clients.

WHAT INSURANCE BENEFITS DO I GET?
Industry-Specific Insurance
Our insurance package has been developed with industry specialist broker, Balens Europe BV, to meet the needs of the beauty, nails and complementary markets and is provided through Axa XL (XL Insurance Company SE). Our insurance includes €6.5 Million Professional, Product & Public Liability cover.
€6.5 million Professional Treatment Risks Insurance
Should anything happen while you are performing a treatment or acting otherwise in your professional capacity.
€6.5 million Product Liability
Should there be any injury or loss arising from the products you supplied whether to your clients or up to certain limits on a retail basis also.
€6.5 MILLION Public Liability Insurance
Accidental damage or injury be caused to persons or property
€6.5 MILLION Professional Liability Insurance
Covering you for advice that could have financial implications.
Legal & Tax Protection Package
Insured by ARAG Legal Protection Limited and includes legal cost up to €150,000 including solicitors’ and barristers’ fees, court costs, expenses for witnesses, attendance expenses and accountants fees. We will also pay the costs of appealing or defending an appeal. (Excludes Students)
ARAG Helpline
ARAG helpline provides services 24 hours a day, seven days a week during the period of your insurance. Free representation in the case of enquiry by revenue commissioners worth €120. This great benefit and even includes accountant’s fees!
Legal Advice
ARAG helpline provides services 24 hours a day, seven days a week during the period of your insurance.
Extremely Wide Cover
Access to extremely wide cover and reduced insurance premiums provided by Balens Europe BV.
Worldwide Cover
This policy is mobile and will cover you to practice around the world. Main domicile must be ROI, temporary trips and excludes USA and Canada.
Helpline
As industry specialists, you can get in touch with your questions and queries via livechat on our website, UK based call centre, social media or meet us in person at a trade show.
Personalised Membership Portal
Your very own personalised membership portal where you can climb from blue to beyond and earn points and rewards. Where you can check your own insurance policy and documentation plus receive relevant announcements and discounts.

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Packaging and Pricing

MEMBERSHIP ONLY PACKAGE - €97.50

Our membership only package allows you to gain exclusive AIT membership benefits which you can enjoy all year round. From initial updates, bimonthly newsletters and access to irishbeuaty. ie where the latest launches and treatments for your clients can be found to member only areas and the best seats at the show to watch educational demonstrations the AIT membership is the one to be a part of.

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MEMBERSHIP ONLY PACKAGE - €95.50

Our membership only package allows you to gain exclusive AIT membership benefits which you can enjoy all year round. From initial updates, bimonthly newsletters and access to irishbeuaty. ie where the latest launches and treatments for your clients can be found to member only areas and the best seats at the show to watch educational demonstrations the AIT membership is the one to be a part of.
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Beauty Therapist - €361.10

Cover to work from home, mobile or salon. Includes all membership benefits, annual Irish Beauty magazine subscription and our comprehensive insurance for Nails, Tanning, Makeup and Eyelash extensions.

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Individual Nails, Tanning & Makeup - €199.50

Cover to work from home, mobile or salon. Includes all membership benefits, annual Irish Beauty magazine subscription and our comprehensive insurance for Nails, Tanning, Makeup and Eyelash extensions

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Individual Complementary - €220.50

Cover to work from home, mobile or salon locations. This package includes our comprehensive insurance for Complementary treatments and comes with all membership benefits.

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Individual Hair - €156.50

Cover to work from home, mobile or salon locations. This package includes our comprehensive insurance for Hair treatments and comes with all membership benefits.

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Individual Student - €37

Cover to work from home, mobile or salon locations. The package includes our comprehensive insurance for Beauty, Hair, Complementary, Nails & Makeup and includes all membership benefits.

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Salon - From €299.71

This package includes our comprehensive insurance for Beauty, Hair, Complementary, Nails & Makeup for Salons with more than two staff and includes all membership benefits.

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Ireland's leading membership & insurance provider

Over €1.5 Million

Worth of Claims Made

Over 1,000

Accredited Companies

Over 98%*

Member Satisfaction

Over 18,000

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