How much does it cost to join?

The cost of annual membership for full members is $450 per financial year. (please note we are not registered for GST). For the 2021 financial year – our first year – our rate is $225 until June 30, 2021. 

How do I pay for membership?

If you qualify as a full member of the association, you’ll receive a welcome email and an invoice. You can pay either via credit card or direct deposit. 

Am I a Proptech?

If you design and deliver technology to the property or real estate industry – commercial, residential or both – then the answer is: “Yes”. It does not matter if your company operates in other sectors of the economy – for example, if you are also part of the fintech or insurance space. If you create technology for use in property, construction, rentals or real estate, you’re a proptech and you qualify to be a full member of the Proptech Association Australia. 

If you provide a service to the property or real estate industry that is personally delivered, such as consulting, photography, inspection or digital marketing services for example – even though they may encourage the industry to use a technology, we’re afraid you’re not technically a proptech that qualifies for full membership. Please don’t be disheartened. We would love to have you as a welcome you as a Follower of the Proptech Association and you’ll still be kept up to date with the latest proptech news. 

If you are a real estate agent, property manager, builder, investor or just someone who is interested or curious about the space, we recommend you sign up as a Follower. 

If you are a corporate or institution aligned with the proptech space, we’d love to have you on board as a Sponsor. To sign up as a member, follower or sponsor, click here.

What does the Proptech Association plan to achieve in calendar year 2021?

We’re very excited about our plans for 2021 and have on our agenda:

  1. The 2021 Proptech Awards – the first of their kind in Australia. Entry is free to Proptech Association members. 
  2. Proptech Panels – we have 10 residential proptech panels scheduled for the year starting in February
  3. Commercial Proptech Panels – we have at least six commercial proptech panels planned for 2021 starting in March.
  4. Startup Sessions – four sessions specially designed for startups based around the most common questions startups ask where you’ll learn from people who have been there and done that! Starting March.
  5. The Australian Proptech Report. 
  6. A unique, invite-only Proptech Conference. 
  7. Our first AGM. Scheduled for November 2021. 
What promotional activities will be available to my proptech business if I join?

When you join the Proptech Association Australia you will be given preferential invitations to  promotional activities including:

  • A speaker on a Proptech Panel or Startup Session that discusses an issue relevant to your business. 
  • The ability to use the Member Proptech Association logo on your website and business promotional materials. 
  • Updates on the latest conferences – both in Australia and globally. We are regularly asked to put forward speaker names and suggest panel guests for these events which can be both live or virtual. 
  • The option to take a trade stand at live industry conferences that may suit your marketing goals, usually at a significantly discounted rate. 
  • A guest on the Proptech Podcast with Kylie Davis
  • The chance to promote yourself as a finalist or, with luck, a winner in the Proptech Awards.
  • Speaking opportunities at our live events. 
  • Updates on accelerator or startup programs that may be relevant to your proptech. 
  • Attendance at events where you’ll meet likeminded people who may help further your business success. 
What are the goals of the Proptech Association?

The Proptech Association of Australia has five key goals:

  1. Community – to create a connection national community across the spectrum of proptech and realtech that seeks to grow the industry through shared experiences.
  2. Education – to create an educated marketplace for the products of our members
  3. Standards – to improve the confidence in decision making and execution of tech adoption by the property industry.
  4. Marketplace – to identify key issues affecting the industry and rally the best minds to find and promote solutions to future customers.
  5. Industry insights – Be an independent source of commentary that has a full industry view to promote and drive the industry.
What can I do to help?

First of all – join up! We’d love to have you on board and becoming a financial member is vitally important to the association’s success. 

Second of all, tell your friends. If you know of another proptech, encourage them to join up too. Or if you work with a big industry partner that you think would be interested in sponsoring, please set up an introduction and send them our way!

Thirdly, if you have an idea of something you think the Proptech Association should be doing, let us know. We’re a not-for-profit and run by volunteers. We’re always open to ideas, and if you’re prepared to volunteer your time to run with it, the advisory board is always open to expanding what we do and collaborating. 

Can I be on the advisory board? 

Our AGM will be scheduled in November 2021. If you wish to be on the board, you’ll need to be a financial member and nominate. We will send out notices of the meeting and deadlines for nominations closer to the date.