Frequently Asked Question
We offer 2 different types of memberships, Standard Membership for Free and VIP Membership. To View membership options and Benefits click here.
You can pay membership fees by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express) and PayPal. If you need to pay by Cheque or Direct Transfer then contact us here.
By becoming an SMEA Member you will have the opportunity to:
Connect – to like-minded business owners;
Share – ideas and opportunities; and to,
Prosper – with an improved business and new sales opportunities.
A strong Membership base provides the opportunity to enhance the collective power of Small & Medium business owners and operators. Whether this is negotiating preferential pricing with large corporates or making Governments aware of the challenges for business owners a focused group will have greater success.
All scheduled SME Association of Australia networking, business and workshop events are listed in the Events section on the website. SMEAA events are being held at locations throughout Australia and range from networking events to lunches and workshops. Details on SMEAA events and activities will also be communicated to members via our newsletters, the SMEA Community, and social media channels.
By becoming a VIP member you can post your business offers to the SMEA Community Marketplace. Marketplace offers are then posted on the SMEA social media sites. Each VIP Member may post 1 offer per week to the Marketplace.
VIP Members may also promote Events that they are holding or attending via the Community Events section of the SMEA Community. The SMEA promotes the Community Marketplace and Community Events via social media.
SMEA Partners are able to promote their business through banner adverts on the SMEA website and SMEA Community. Partners are also provided recognition in e-News email sends and also have the opportunity to advertise via SME radio.
Partners are also able to offer VIP Members special offers and subject to the package negotiated host member networking events. To discuss partnership opportunities please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Executive Chairman Craig West
- Director Ben Fewtrell
- Director Mark Flack
- Director John Petersen
For details please see the About Us page.
“Prosperity for Australia through successful SMEs”
The SME Association of Australia, an association of SMALL and MEDIUM ENTERPRISES is the peak body and leading voice for the most important economic driver for the prosperity of Australia, our Nation. It recognises that there are about 2 million small businesses in Australia and they comprise more than 95 % of all businesses in Australia.
“To equip SMEs for success and economic growth”
The SME Association of Australia will provide membership services and form strategic alliances and affiliations with businesses, organisations, associations, schools, higher education bodies and government to ensure that SMEs are equipped with what they need to connect, grow and prosper in their businesses via a business-friendly one stop platform through our association.