Buyer


A buyer member is defined as any individual, firm, partnership, association or corporation incorporated or registered in Australia (or a discrete division or branch of such an association or corporation) who or which carries on business as a buyer of tourism products and experiences. Your business might be an inbound tour operator, wholesaler, online travel agent, aggregator or travel management company.

There are three levels of membership: 

  • Major Buyer: an operator who or which handles 20,000+ pax per annum
  • Significant Buyer: an operator who or which handles 501-19,999 pax per annum
  • Associate Buyer: an operator who or which handles less than 500 pax per annum

Seller


A Seller is defined as any individual, firm, partnership, association or corporation incorporated or registered in Australia (or a discrete division or branch of such an association or corporation) who or which is actively involved in providing products and/or services to the tourism export industry in Australia and/or overseas visitors to Australia. This includes Professional Service providers and marketing representation companies.

There are four levels of membership:

 

  • Major Seller: a seller who has 50+ full-time staff or equivalent, more than 100,000 pax per annum
  • Significant Seller: a seller with between 21 and 49 full time staff or equivalent and more than 5,000 pax per annum
  • Associate Seller: a seller with 20 or less full time staff or equivalent AND less than 5,000 or up to 100,000 pax per annum
  • Extra Location Seller: property or location annexed to an existing Major or Significant Seller but in a different location/state/territory
If you are an Accommodation provider, your membership category depends on the number of rooms you have.

  • Major: accommodation seller with 1000+ rooms (property or group)
  • Significant: accommodation seller with 101-999 rooms (property or group)
  • Associate: accommodation seller with less than 100 rooms (property or group)
  • Extra Location: property annexed to an existing Major or Significant Seller but in a different location/state/territory

Educational Institution

An Educational Institution is defined as any registered training authority in Australia who or which offers a tourism curriculum to students currently enrolled at the institution.

Discovery


Discovery is a tailored package of membership and export know-how ("KITE") modules, offered as a pathway for operators with limited or no experience in the tourism export industry. Discovery takes you on a journey of training, networking and business development, culminating in your business' international readiness. Discovery is available to industry from 1 July 2016. Click here to learn more!

Professional Service Providers


Professional Service Providers are operators who offer services to the industry, but are not operators with commissionable product. Examples might include insurance brokers, technology platform providers, accounting firms, training providers etc. Greatly valued by the members, professional service providers enjoy access to the member network at the same time as offering members tailored solutions to their business needs.  Make sure you take advantage of the tailored marketing benefits offered exclusively to Professional Service providers via the ATEC communication platforms.

If you are a business offering solutions that fit the tourism industry, membership of ATEC will go a long way to expanding your commercial network.

Note that Professional Service provider members are not eligible to participate in ATEC's B2B workshop program unless there are pre-scheduled appointments offered.