Advertise with the CDI to reach your audience in the career development profession 

With an extensive membership that covers all areas of the career development profession, the CDI has developed a range of regular and ad-hoc communications that can enable you to effectively reach your target audience through our advertising options. 

Learn more below, download our media pack and contact Joanne Thorniley on joanne.thorniley@thecdi.net or 01384 445 627 to discuss your requirements and our tailored packages. 


Email marketing 

Get your brand in the Inbox of careers professionals through the CDI. We can send your email to CDI members including chief executives, managers, careers advisers, teachers and student members. 

Advertise on the CDI website 

The CDI website is the leading portal for the sector and features in the top 3 results for ‘career guidance’ on Google in the UK. We have a number of options for advertising on the website, to suit all budgets and ensure visibility with our audience. 

Advertise in Career Matters magazine 

Career Matters is the CDI’s member magazine, printed quarterly and posted to all members as well as key stakeholders (circa 4,700). Career Matters is one of our most well-regarded benefits for members, packed with sector news, latest debates, best practice, labour market information, and reviews of the latest books, resources and websites. We offer in-magazine advertising as well as inserts and other options. 

Promote job vacancies on Careers in Careers 

Careers in Careers is the dedicated jobs board for the career development sector, enabling you to reach potential candidates across the profession – from part-time assistants through Careers Advisers to Careers Leaders and other management positions. You can advertise a single vacancy through to annual unlimited postings with our range of packages.  

To discuss any of the above options, or opportunities to design a bespoke solution to perfectly meet your needs, contact Joanne Thorniley on joanne.thorniley@thecdi.net or 01384 445 627. 



Each year the CDI organises a number of prestigious conferences and events, as well as a comprehensive CPD training programme that present excellent sponsorship and exhibitions opportunities.  

Opportunities can include headline sponsorship, sponsorship of key aspects, sponsored talks and exhibition stands – in virtual or physical environments. Packages can be designed to meet your needs, for example, headline sponsorship can include: logo on all pre- and post-event emails, promotions and the website, specific email and social media posts introducing the headline sponsor, sponsored talk opportunity at the event, branding at the event and naming in media coverage (where possible).  

Key opportunities are: 

  • For 2022, a celebration of #100YearsOfCareers: To mark the centenary of a professional body for career development, the CDI is hosting a family day for everyone working in and supporting the sector. 
  • UK Career Development Awards: sponsor individual awards or the whole ceremony. 
  • CDI National Conference: Our most prestigious event, held every other year, with national and international speakers covering themes linking strategy and practice. 
  • National Career Leaders Conference: Held in conjunction with iCeGS, this conference brings together Careers Leaders in England to share best practice and network with colleagues. 
  • TechFest: The CDI’s festival of technology supporting the career development sector. 
  • CPD training: The CDI offers members an extensive free webinar programme, with discounted expert sessions for members and open to all who work in the profession. There are opportunities to sponsor themes or the overall programme of CPD training. 

To discuss any of the above opportunities, please contact Joanne Thorniley on joanne.thorniley@thecdi.net or 01384 445 627.