Membership

Australian Sports Technologies Network (ASTN) is a not-for-profit member-based organisation created by industry leaders, including Government, Leagues, Teams, Federations, Vendors and Grassroots participants from across Australia.

Over the past 10 years, ASTN has also introduced startups to secure tens of millions of dollars in early-stage and venture capital funding. We work collaboratively with Governments, Universities and Industry to continue growing the sector and assisting local companies in Australian sports technology to connect with international markets.

Its a great time to be part of Australia's burgeoning and exciting sports technology sector!

Who must join?

Organisations that will benefit from ASTN's activities are:

  • Leagues, federations, national and state sporting organisations clubs and sports teams
  • Sports agencies and consultancies
  • Sports technologies businesses and startups
  • Sports-related business and practitioners
  • Sports retailers, manufacturers, distributors and wholesalers
  • Tertiary education institutions, research institutions and centres
  • Industry representative bodies (involved in sports technologies-related activities)
  • Organisations may be involved in researching, developing, trialing, commercialising and /or marketing of products and services in:
    • Apparel, footwear and protective wear
    • Sports equipment
    • Sports surfaces
    • Data, video and performance analysis
    • Wearable devices
    • Nutrition and health products
    • Officiating technologies
    • Esports, gaming and entertainment
    • Media and broadcasting

Why join?

Mix with the best to be the best! ASTN provides members with networking, education and promotional opportunities helping them achieve their organisation's goals.

  • Knowledge Network: Collaborate with ASTN members, including leaders across the Australian sporting eco-system.
  • Gather & Build Intelligence: Keep an eye on national and international developments in sports technologies with ASTN boot-camps, networking events, workshops, annual conferences and ASTN online channels.
  • Participate: Take part in research and commercial projects including those supporting high-performance goals.
  • Promote: Market your expertise, capabilities and needs through the ASTN website and social media, at ASTN events and conference, and ASTN's exhibition opportunities.
  • Learn & Earn: Develop relationships with experts that can help commercialise and fund development of sports technologies.
  • Link To Markets: Develop relationships with national sporting organisations, sporting clubs, sports retailers, distributors and wholesalers that can link a product to end-user or test markets.
  • Access Government: Develop relationships with key government stakeholders in the sports and innovation industries across all levels of government.

Annual Membership Categories and Benefits

ASTN offers different categories of membership which come with various benefits. Organisations have the flexibility to choose the category which best suits their circumstances (please note: all fees include GST).

Membership Students

STUDENTS

FREE

Ideal membership for students to connect with the industry.

  • Members only Newsletter
  • Access to other ASTN members and companies
Membership Bronze

BRONZE

Entry $330

Ideal membership for start-ups and entrepreneurs.

  • Members only Newsletter
  • Access to Member only Events
  • 1 x Free Ticket to Events
  • Listing in ASTN Directory
  • Access to:
    • Masterclasses
    • Pre-Accelerator Programs (no additional fees for paid members, eligibility criteria still applies)
  • Members Badge to be used on website/social media etc.
  • Voting Member
Membership Silver

SILVER

Grow $550

Ideal membership for established sports technology companies, sport organisations and business professionals.

  • Members only Newsletter
  • Access to Member only Events
  • 2 x Free Tickets to Events
  • Listing in ASTN Directory
  • Access to:
    • Masterclasses
    • Pre-Accelerator and Accelerator Programs (no additional fees for paid members) if applicable
  • Members Badge to be used on website/social media etc.
  • Voting Member
Membership Gold

GOLD

Thrive $1,100

Ideal membership for nationally recognised sports technology companies, sports federations/governing bodies, universities/tertiary institutions.

  • Members only Newsletter
  • Access to Member only Events
  • 3 x Free Tickets to Events
  • Listing in ASTN Directory
  • Feature Article on ASTN Newsletter/Socials
  • Access to:
    • Masterclasses
    • Business Matching
    • Venture Capital Introduction
    • Accelerator Programs (no additional fees for paid members) if applicable
  • Members Badge to be used on website/social media etc.
  • Voting Member
Membership Platinum

PLATINUM

Global $1,650

Ideal membership for sports technology companies and organisations with international offices, international events, international governing bodies, sports federations and more.

  • Members only Newsletter
  • Access to Member only Events
  • 5 x Free Tickets to Events
  • Listing in ASTN Directory
  • Feature Article on ASTN Newsletter/Socials
  • Access to:
    • Masterclasses
    • Business Matching
    • Trade Missions (special rate)
    • Venture Capital Introduction
    • Exclusive, invite-only participation in Panels & Fireside Chats as part of Pre-Accelerator and Accelerator programs
  • Members Badge to be used on website/social media etc.
  • Voting Member