Individual membership of the PCO Association is available to conference and event managers, coordinators, producers and encompassing corporate and government in-house event managers.

Who can join?

Eligibility for Membership shall be determined by the Management Committee as follows:

  • Directors/Owners of Independent Conference & Event Management Companies
  • Employees of Independent Conference & Event Management Companies
  • Corporate In-house Conference & Event Managers & Coordinators
  • Association In-house Conference & Event Managers & Coordinators
  • In-house Government Conference & Event Managers & Coordinators
  • Conference & Event Management Educators
  • Any person whose core responsibility is the coordinator and/or management of conferences, meetings and events

Member Benefits

Online learning – 30-minute knowledge sharing webinars (14 per year). Non-members are
charged $25.00 per webinar. Minimum value to members of $350.00 per year
Discounted registration fees at our annual industry conference. A saving of over 20% on standard fees.
Accreditation program for individuals and companies – PCOA Accreditation provides individuals and businesses
with a set of standards that are recognised as the minimum standard level of service and business practices.
Accreditation provides status within industry and with clients.
Access to a request for proposal (RFP) document developed by PCOA accommodation subcommittee with the support
of our accommodation business partners.
Conference & exhibition insurance rebate of 5% with H2 Insurance Solutions. Rebate refunded to your bank account by PCOA twice yearly.
24/7 access to our members section – a trusted resource which includes an on demand archive of over 60 webinars.
Use of PCOA member logo. Demonstrates you are part of our community.
Opportunity to advertise employment vacancies on the PCOA website. Jobs must be within the business events sector. Value $247.50 per month, per advertisement.
Regular e-newsletters and member offers from our Business Partners.
Providing a voice for Members on the (BECA) Business Events Council of Australia board.
Opportunity to have a voice on issues that affect your business, position or career.
Collaborate with event planners in Special Industry Groups at PCOA conferences.
Networking opportunity with other industry professionals at the PCOA conference.
Connect with what’s happening in the PCOA world on our social media platforms.
Sign up for our blogs sharing the latest on industry trends.

    • Membership Fees

      The annual membership fee is AUD $120.00 (inc GST), and is valid from 1st January to 31st December.  For new members joining between 1st October and 31st December in any one year, membership will be credited until 31st December in the following year.

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      Apply online to join the PCO Association here

      Once you have completed the online membership form, you will receive an automated email response notifying you that your application has been received. Once your eligibility for membership has been confirmed, you will receive notification of the payment required.

      Your application may be rejected without any reason being given.

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