Your ticket to connect, progress and grow

The Venue Management Association is your No. 1 venue industry network in the Asia-Pacific Region

With over 900 members representing more than 300 venues across stadiums, arenas, conference and exhibition centres, performing arts, race tracks, showgrounds and associated industry suppliers.

Join the VMA to expand your horizons, upgrade your knowledge, stay on top of industry trends and take advantage of a global network of industry professionals.

From students to young professionals to senior executives, the VMA is your ticket to connect, progress and grow.


Join The Community

Join the community of industry professionals who love what they do and value the collective sharing of experience and knowledge.

Education & Training

Enjoy premium venue industry educational and training opportunities, including priority placement in the Venue Management School and Leadership Institute held in November each year.

Industry News

Access E-News publications and industry job advertisements, including the ability to broadcast information to the members (fees may apply). Also receive a complimentary subscription to Australasian Leisure Management magazine delivered 6 times annually.

Industry Networking

Take advantage of valuable personal networking opportunities through regional meetings and After 5! Networking Events.

Sponsorship & Advertising

Take advantage of sponsorship and advertising opportunities at our key events throughout the year, including our digital platforms and publications.

Asia-Pacific Venue Industry Congress

Receive discounted registration to the annual Asia-Pacific Venue Industry Congress, the single largest meeting of venue professionals in the Asia-Pacific region. Approximately 350 high-profile venue managers and industry professionals make it a priority to attend in May each year.

Advertise Your Jobs

Advertise your job opportunities directly to the venue industry through our membership network and target high-calibre candidates.

International Access

International Links Enjoy our international affiliation with the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) including access to all IAVM publications

Who's Who Directory

Gain recognition in the VMA’s annual ‘Who’s Who’ Directory. The Directory can be used to find the right person with the right answers, the right supplier with the product you need and network with your fellow members.

Current VMA Members



This individual membership category, recognises those members involved in the management of venue development and investment, venue operations, venue administration or teaching/ researching. Only $379.50 per year.


This individual membership category, recognises those members who are suppliers to the venue industry for professional reasons. Only $379.50 per year.


This individual membership category specifically targets students currently undertaking undergraduate, postgraduate and study within the field of the venue industry. Click here to find out pricing. Only $25.00 per year.


This individual membership category specifically targets industry employees under the age of 30 and aligns with our Young Achiever of the Year Award. The Young Professional category does not have voting rights at the AGM or the ability to nominate for the VMA Board, but can be selected for Committee positions (except Chair). Only $99.00 per year.


This individual membership category recognises those members that have had a long and continuous membership of the VMA. A Member must have maintained 15 years or more of continuous membership at Active or Allied level of the VMA to be eligible for Fellowship. The VMA Board, at its discretion, may also offer Fellowship where a current member has rendered special services to the VMA or the industry.


This initiative enables membership of the VMA to be even more cost effective for venues and allied organisations. The VMA Group Membership Package will allow venues and allied organisations to purchase a package of memberships for their direct employees at a reduced price point to standard individual memberships.

Give your staff a front row seat to industry trends, educational opportunities and a vital professional network!

GROUP 5 – $1,625 per year for 5 employees – Save 24%!

GROUP 10 – $3,000 per year for 10 employees – Save 30%!

GROUP 15 – $4,000 per year for 15 employees – Save 38%!

Group membership provides:

Huge value for venues, allied organisations and employees

Significant cost savings and administrative efficiencies

Flexibility to manage and change which employees are included

Free job ads (allocation based on package)

Access VMA members rates for all other employees

Positioning of your company as an employer of choice and demonstration of your commitment to your staff and their success

Package Benefits

Need to renew your membership?

Please contact the office on finance@vma.org.au

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