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Individual Membership with one of the special interest streams of the Communications Council is open to anyone with an active interest in the marketing communications industry. You could be working agency or client side; creative or media; just starting out, or well on your way to the top. Whatever your field or position, we want you to be a part of the industry you’re in.
Membership of a professional organisation extends your career networking, it's an important part of being connected, learning and developing your skills. You can attend member only events and be part of the conversation. From time to time we'll host events with a small charge to cover costs – there will always be a better rate for members.
Membership is available in three streams: Creative, Account planning and Account Management.
Membership is open to anyone with an interest in the creative side of our business, be it from an agency, production, film, recruitment or media angle. Membership includes:
AWARD is managed by a committee of leading Creatives from our industry. They meet regularly to guide the development of the AWARD program; the Awards, AWARD School and other member initiatives. more information awardonline.com
AWARD membership is valued at $120 (inc. GST)For those who live outside Australia the price is AUS $109.09 (no GST is payable for international membership)
Join AWARD *individual members are not eligible for AdSchool and IPA course member rates.
Membership of the APG is open to anyone with an interest in planning. The current membership base includes ad agency planners of all levels, qualitative researchers, freelance strategy planners, media strategists and clients among others. APG is managed by a committee of industry leaders with expertise in Planning. They meet regularly to set the agenda for programs and activities throughout the year. APG holds one seat on the national board of the Communications Council. accountplanninggroup.com.au
Join The Account Planning Group
Employees of agency members are eligible to become individual members of APG at no cost (check if you are working with a paid-up Communications Council member agency by checking here).
Register APG/Agency membership (no cost) HERE
Individual membership will remain open to those outside agency membership, valued at $330 (inc. GST) or for those who live outside Australia the price is AUS $300 (no GST is payable for international membership) APG membership is valid until 31 December 2017.
*individual members are not eligible for AdSchool and IPA course member rates.
The Account Management Group (AMG) champions the value of advertising account management within Australia and aims to provide a professional development path to account managers within the industry.
Apart from providing a community and enabling conversations, AMG's objectives include developing and promoting education of account management skillsets within agencies; creating a knowledge bank with research relevant to account managers and other initiatives to help inspire the real and perceived value account managers offer their agencies.
Access to the following key events throughout the year aimed at junior-mid level account management teams:
Join The Account Management Group
Employees of agency members are eligible to become individual members of AMG at no cost (check if you are working with a paid-up Communications Council member agency by checking here).
Individual membership will remain open to those outside agency membership, valued at $330 (inc. GST)
AMG membership is valid until 31 December 2017.