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Memberships

HOST offers various options to become part of our community, with our memberships tailored to the specific needs of individual founders and innovators.

All HOST members will benefit from a dedicated HOST team member, who will help you understand what you need and how you can maximise the benefits of your membership.

This will be supported through regular weekly catch-ups between you and your support team member.

Business Membership

Business Membership is a starter package for SMEs looking to benefit from a prestigious MediaCity registered business address, along with access to our community, exclusive discounts, member-only events, and our membership app, MyHOST.

This membership is £150 + VAT per month, per business (minimum term of 3 months) and covers:

  • Registered business and mailing address at Media City

  • Access to Skills City’s diverse technology and digital talent 

  • 6 days’ access to HOST Space (access permitted for up to two members of staff at any one time)

  • 20% discount on additional Day Passes, HOST Labs services and facilities,HOST Social premium meeting room, event space bookings, and IN4 Talent recruitment services

  • Access to HOST Social and HOST Labs member-only events (for up to 10 members of staff per event)

  • Use of the MyHOST member app to access member and partner community

Start Up Membership

The Start Up Membership dedicated to companies who have completed a HOST programme or are looking to complete one in the near future.

This membership costs £100 + VAT per month, for a solopreneur (Start Up Solo) or £150 + VAT per month for a funding duo (Start Up Duo), and covers:

  • Registered business and mailing address at Media City

  • Access to Skills City’s diverse technology and digital talent

  • Unlimited 24/7 access to HOST Space (access permitted for up to one member (Start Up Solo) or two members of staff at any one time (Start Up Duo)

  • Access to HOST Labs as an additional workspace during business hours

  • 20% discount on additional Day Passes, HOST Labs services and facilities, HOST Social premium meeting room and event space bookings, and IN4 Talent recruitment services

  • Access to HOST Social and HOST Labs member-only events (for up to 10 members of staff per event)

  • Use of MyHOST member app to access member and partner community

Start Up + (Plus) Membership

With the Start Up + (Plus) Membership, you will receive the same features and benefits offered as part of the Start Up Membership but with dedicated office space, as opposed to co-working access. Only available to programme participants.

The membership is available from £360 + VAT per month, for a 2-person office, and includes:

  • Registered business and mailing address at Media City
  • Dedicated private office
  • Access to Skills City’s diverse technology and digital talent
  • 20% discount on additional Day Passes, HOST Labs services and facilities HOST Social premium meeting room and event space bookings, and IN4 Talent recruitment services
  • Access to HOST Social and HOST Labs member-only events (for up to 10 members of staff per event)
  • Use of MyHOST member app to access member and partner community

SME Partner-in-Residence

The SME Partner-in-Residence Membership is a bespoke package for 4 to 20 people from SMEs in Cyber, Data Science, AI, EdTech, Immersive and VR, along with other related industries with a tech and digital focus.

Membership costs range from £950 to £3,600 per month, per business and covers:

  • A dedicated Charter of Benefits to coincide with their office space.
  • Access to Skills City’s diverse technology and digital talent

  • 20% discount on HOST Labs services and facilities; HOST Social premium meeting room and event space bookings

Innovation Programme Membership

The Innovation Programme Membership is a bespoke package for HOST Data Science Innovation Programme and Immersive Innovation Programme participants.

With the Innovation programmes, you will receive unrivalled support to develop an AR, VR, XR or Data Science project or service, introductions to HOST partner support, providing you with the technical and business growth expertise you need, when you need it. 

The membership is free of charge, with the programme costing £500 + VAT per calendar month, and it covers:

  • 6 days per month access to HOST Space, our dedicated co-creation space
  • 6 days per month access to HOST Labs, for a maximum of 2 employe
  • Use of HOST Social's lounge area for meetings during business hours
  • Access to Skills City’s diverse technology and digital talent
  • 20% discount on HOST Labs services and facilities; HOST Social premium meeting room and event space bookings
  • Innovation entrepreneur membership from TiE UK North

Having all your costs under one simple monthly payment is something that many people overlook. HOST gives you a great business environment and leaves you to concentrate on what you should be doing, delivering cutting edge technology

Andrew Connell, CTO of v360group

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