About the EIA
The Events Industry Association of Western Australia (EIA) formed in 1995, is a not for profit association representing the state events industry and is dedicated to fostering high professional standards in the delivery and management of events.
The EIA acts as a member lobby group to government and delivers professional development programmes along with networking forums to enable the dissemination of information and the opportunity for members to raise, discuss and debate current industry issues.
The EIA membership is represented by those actively engaged in the delivery of events and includes (but not limited to) venues, event managers, local government, along with product and service suppliers to the event industry.
EIA Members enjoy the following benefits:
Member rate for professional development workshops and seminars
Exclusive Member only events
Invitations to industry functions
Promotion of member businesses
Access to member contacts to develop and improve business
Discounted tickets and special offers
Regular newsletter keeping members up to date with industry news and current EIA activities
Throughout the year, the EIA provides its members, affiliates and students with opportunities to connect with peers and network with other professionals working in the Western Australian events industry.
Our mission is to create a financially viable association that services the needs of our members.
Following a strategic planning workshop held in April 2014, the Board made a conscious decision to focus on the following priority areas:
• Membership – to increase the membership of the Association
• Communication – Improve communication between like-minded businesses within the Association
• Networking – to help foster environmental and financial sustainability within the industry
• Presence – to raise the profile of the EIA in the community
• Opportunities – to discover what opportunities are available and promote those within the EIA community
• A desire to see it be a requirement that businesses are a member of the EIA before they can submit a tender
• Relevance – to increase the relevance of the EIA
• Affiliation – to strengthen affiliation with other key stakeholders
• Advocacy – to tackle issues with local and state government on behalf of members and to provide advice on outcomes to all members
• Professional development- to conduct training and professional development in various areas for members
To be the peak body representing and supporting people who build Western Australian events.