A little bit about us

We believe that great membership organisations have great relationships with their members – they are just closer. So, whilst we might be a CRM solution provider we have a clear purpose: to get you closer to your members.


We do this in a number of ways.

Firstly, our solution is built on Microsoft Dynamics 365. This allows our clients to enjoy an open, secure, familiar and scaelable IT platform that can integrate into pretty much all areas of a business operation; now and in the future.

Secondly, our solution facilitates greater membership interaction, which leads to greater membership insight. Whilst this might not sound amazing, the results are. Our solution ensures our clients build better relationships with their members and communities to secure higher levels of renewal and recruitment all in an environment that is operationally efficient. Better for your organisation and better for your members.

100% focused around membership sector needs

Our efforts are 100% focused around the needs of a single industry and we invest heavily in our product development to ensure we provide a CRM solution that can be used as a benchmark for the membership sector. We’re really proud of our efforts and our clients are too.

Silverbear first opened its doors in 2000 as a CRM system integration and development house. During our formative years we quickly gained a reputation for working with large not-for-profit organisations and helping them to solve their specific membership relationship challenges.

Silverbear is now a thriving, award-winning solution provider which is 100% focused on meeting the challenges of the membership and trade association industries.

All of our client project management, development and support teams are based from our Guildford offices. This unique environment ensures we can sustain an agile, innovative and collaborative culture that remains the envy of our competitors.

Our partners

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Microsoft Dynamics™ 365 is a business solution to help develop leads, nurture contacts, track your sales, and keep your members happy. Microsoft Dynamics 365 encompasses all of the best practices of a CRM solution, with the flexibility, familiarity, and functionality you expect from Microsoft.

Higher Logic

Higher Logic

Higher Logic is an industry leader in cloud-based community platforms, with over 25 million engaged members in more than 200,000 communities. Organisations worldwide use Higher Logic to bring like-minded people all together, by giving their community a home where they can meet, share ideas, answer questions and stay connected.



The MemberWise Network the leading independent and free to join professional network of 4,000+ membership and association professionals dedicated to promoting good practice and information sharing within the sector. They offer cutting edge conferences throughout the year for all membership sectors.



Cantarus is Europe's longest-serving DNN Gold Partner and the UK;s leading DNN Solutions provider. Two-time winner of DNN Partner of the Year and five-time Partner of the Quarter within the past two years; Cantarus' certified Partner status and close relationship with the DNN Software team.




Impact is a Glasgow based multi-channel contact centre and Business Process Outsourcer specialising in customer service and customer experience planning. They deliver customer service solutions across a number of languages on a range of customer service channels. Their main aim is to extend the membership lifecycle.




MemNet is the UK’s leading networking organisation for membership bodies, associations, charities and NFP’s. They pride themselves at being the best at providing support, insights and professional services to anyone involved in or working alongside our sector. Their membership count is rising from the original 34 members to 250 in 2015.


Clear Direct Debit

Clear Direct Debit

Clear Direct Debit is a Direct Debit training, consultancy and Direct Debit processing company. They are committed to delivering consultancy and training which is simple to understand and put into practice. The company can provide everything from Advice and Training to Direct Debit Collections and Processing.


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DNN provides a suite of solutions for creating rich, rewarding online experiences for customers, partners and employees. DNN products and technology are the foundation for 750,000+ websites worldwide.


We help membership bodies grow by putting a member-focused CPD digital strategy and platform in place, enabling your members to develop and your association to evolve. Increase membership engagement and retention by providing members with a compelling way of conducting CPD via a self-development next-generation learning platform linked to your standards.


Parnassus supports the core business functions of an awarding organisation: qualification management, register of approved centres, learner registration, entry of achievement through to certification. A portal-style solution which can be used by internal staff and with its different level of user security groups, any function can be made available to centres, EQA's, assessors and other external users - even learners. Parnassus is the only fully web-based awarding organisation management system - make the web work for you.



Scribe is a global provider of solutions that easily bring customer data anywhere it is needed. Scribe’s award-winning products help 12,000 customers and 1,200 partners use customer data – cloud-based, on-premise or a mix – to increase revenue, provide superior service, and create business value faster.




PARN is a non-profit membership organisation for professional bodies, offering expertise, experience and perspective on key issues in the sector.


ClickDimensions is a powerful marketing automation solution natively built inside Microsoft Dynamics 365.

"Our future is equally as bright. We continue to invest in the development of our core product, ensuring we continue to provide an industry-leading CRM solution to meet the changing needs of membership organisations and trade associations."

Mark Travis Mark Travis,
Silverbear Executive Chairman & Founder

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