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Become a Member

Hunter iF offers a range of membership options that provide different levels of support and value to individuals and organisations within the Hunter innovation ecosystem. Please see below for the different membership packages offered.

Member

$150 + GST per year

Members can be an individual or a start-up. A “start-up” is a business that is pre-revenue or less than 12 months at the revenue stage, at the time of membership application/renewal.

  • Business Advisory Services
  • Membership Welcome Pack including official certificate and window decals
  • Online resources including research papers, economic data & regional economic profile
  • Post on Hunter iF Facebook page
  • 1 x Boosted promotional post through Hunter iF Facebook page
  • Business Brochure Display (DL or smaller) at selected Hunter iF events
  • Free listing in Hunter iF Hunter Region Innovation Prospectus
  • and more

Foundation Member

$300 + GST for the first year & $150 + GST per year thereafter.

Be recognised as a Foundation Member for as long as you remain a member. Available for a limited time only.

Available for a limited time only.

  • All Member Benefits
  • An official certificate and window decal recognising you as a Foundation Member
  • Featured on our website as a Foundation Member
  • and more

Corporate / Gov. Member

$450 + GST per year

Corporate / Government Memberships are available to non-startup post revenue businesses, non-profit and government organisations and education or research institutes.

  • All Member Benefits
  • National / International investors & government event speaker invitation
  • Event Naming Rights for a Hunter iF Corporate Event
  • Eligible to apply for Hunter iF preferred supplier discounts
  • Where applicable, use of Hunter iF as a spokesperson for media events
  • Chair / CEO Round Table meetings
  • and more

Foundation Corporate / Gov. Member

$900 + GST for the first year & $450 + GST per year thereafter.

Be recognised as a Foundation Corporate / Gov. Member for as long as you remain a member.

Available for a limited time only.

  • All Corporate / Gov. Member Benefits
  • An official certificate and window decal recognising you as a Foundation Member
  • Featured on our website as a Foundation Member
  • and more

View our Member Benefits Program

Strategic Partnerships

Strategic Partnerships are available to organisations or entities looking to collaborate with Hunter iF on special projects that may include a range of other partners.

Becoming a Strategic Partner of Hunter iF provides you with a range of high-level benefits that will help you develop, grow and promote your business. Benefits of Strategic Partnerships are negotiated on a case by case basis.

In addition to all of the benefits of Full Members and Business Members, being a Strategic Partner also provides the following benefits:

  • Voting rights at General Meetings.
  • Opportunity to build and leverage relationships with Hunter iF members and partners.
  • Opportunity to explore/develop new collaborative activities relevant to each Strategic Partner.
  • Opportunity to work with Hunter iF to develop mutually beneficial relationships with industry and government to achieve strategic outcomes.

Examples of strategic partnerships may include the following:

  • Discounted membership rates for members of Strategic Partner organisations.
  • Facilitation of partnerships with institutions and other actors in the innovation ecosystem to foster innovation.
  • Developing and running of programs and events that support the activities and align with the objectives of Strategic Partners.
  • Development and running of programs and events that support innovation and build capacity among actors in the innovation ecosystem.
  • Co-applicant or lead applicant on government, research and other grant applications.
  • Development of talent pipelines, models and frameworks.
  • Development and support of collaborative innovation clusters.
  • Detailed mapping of innovation ecosystem and or verticals.
  • Sponsor and naming rights opportunities to a number of keynote innovation events and the Hunter Innovation Festival.