The Society of the Irish Motor Industry is the official voice for the Motor Industry in Ireland, which encourages and promotes the interests of the motor industry. SIMI is a professional ethical and representative body that has reached the highest standards in the Motor Industry. This recognition comes from consumers, the government and other businesses and is a mark of distinction that sets members apart from others within the industry. Membership of the Society provides members with a range of expertise, industry contacts and benefits.
Membership of the SIMI is open to any business involved in the motor industry in Ireland.
Firstly, complete the online application form and you will then receive a membership application pack in the post.
Included in the pack are the application forms, a direct debit form, an insurance form, a logo consent form and a checklist of other paperwork which is needed to be included in your application for membership
When you have compiled all of the relevant paperwork, return the pack to: Séamus McCormack, SIMI, 5 Upper Pembroke Street, Dublin 2
A visit will then be arranged with you to inspect your premises in order to finalise your application for consideration of membership.
After a successful visit your application is then presented for consideration of membership to the next SIMI National Executive Council Meeting. All applications have to be ratified by the SIMI National Executive Council.
For any queries on your membership eligibility, the criteria, paperwork required, the length of the process etc please contact SIMI head office on 01-6761690.
There are many benefits in membership of the SIMI for your business.
You will become part of the national representative body for the motor industry in Ireland
Membership will give your business:
Full details in service to members below
Membership of SIMI currently consists of:
Membership of the SIMI gives your company a distinctive national corporate identity which reflects the highest level of professionalism within the Irish motor industry. It gives consumers both private and commercial an additional confidence when dealing with your business.
Upon receipt of your Application pack you will need to complete the various forms (supplied) and return the requested additional documentations outlined.
All of the above documentation must accompany your completed Membership Application Form in order for us to proceed in processing your application for membership of the Society
Once the application forms and all relevant documentation have been received, an acknowledgement will be sent to the applicant and arrangements will be made for the Society to visit and inspect the applicant’s premises with a view to finalising the application in order to have it presented to the National Executive Council for consideration.
The initial period of membership will be probationary. This will extend to the date of the first National Executive Council (NEC) following the first 12 months of membership. The member’s suitability for full membership shall be considered by the National Executive Council at its first meeting following the probationary period. Members are subject to the Rules of the Society and enjoy the full benefits of membership of the Society during their probationary period.
Recognising the responsibility of every organisation/company to maintain high standards of business ethics and integrity, as members in good standing of The Society of the Irish Motor Industry.
We subscribe to the following principles and pledge to:
We accept these principles and pledge this organisation to abide by them.