Become a member

Membership benefits

AVCAL is the peak national body representing the interests of the private equity and venture capital industries in Australia.

By becoming an AVCAL member, you will join one of around 170 member organisations benefiting from representation by a single industry voice, access to broad networking opportunities and access to important industry data and research.

Specific membership benefits are as follows:

  • Invites to attend AVCAL networking and professional development programs and events including the annual alpha conference, at preferential member pricing
  • Access to member-only special reports and information via your online user profile
  • Access to key industry research and statistics
  • Opportunity to join the Partners' Program to expand your brand, networking and access to resources
  • Option to use the AVCAL logo on your website to promote the link between your organisation and ours (excludes individual members)
  • Representation by a body that is committed to developing best-practice policies and standards to meet members’ needs.

"We value our firm's AVCAL membership because it enables us to plug directly into the industry, network, keep up to date about ongoing and emerging issues and trends, access research and statistics and to promote ourselves among our peers." AVCAL Member, Member Satisfaction Survey.

View AVCAL’s 2015 Annual Review


Obligations of membership

By becoming a member of AVCAL, you agree to:

Membership fees

  • Fees are calculated on the financial year 1 July - 30 June
  • Membership fees must be paid up in full to receive access to member benefits including conference
  • All fees quoted include GST and are quoted in Australian dollars
  • Pro-rata membership is available

Membership Type

Allowable paying conference delegates

16/17 FY

All applications are subject to approval

Incl GST

Early Stage Enablers

2

3,300

Not-for-profit Superannuation Funds

Unlimited

1,100

Institutional Investor (including Fund of fund)
Provide capital to PE & VC managers

Unlimited (2 complimentary)

5,500

Government (including research and educational institution)
Government departments or teaching/research institutions

2

2,200

Small Corporate
Typically one office, usually a small team of up to two people dedicated to service provision to VC and PE
Can send up to two paying delegates to annual conference

2

5,500

Corporate – Level 2
Typically has more than one office nationally and/or global offices
Can send up to eight paying delegates to annual conference

8

14,471

Corporate – Level 1
Top Tier Financial Institutions and Service Providers

10

19,635

Corporate Partner
Membership as per Corporate with sponsorship benefits

Per agreement

Investor Members (FUM)
Manage more than $10 million, as principal, or agent, and invest primarily in unlisted Australian & New Zealand Companies

10-50 million

Unlimited

5,500

51-100 million

Unlimited

11,000

101-250 million

Unlimited

16,500

251-500 million

Unlimited

22,000

501-1000 million

Unlimited

33,000

>1000 million

Unlimited

55,000

*This allows the membership to send the allowable number of paying delegates to AVCAL Conference. Membership does not include conference registration.

Two easy steps to apply for membership

  1. Apply via our online application form below
  2. Once you’ve received your approval by email you will then be able to login to complete your detailed profile and access the payment gateway to finalise your membership.

Your benefits will commence once the payment has been finalised.

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