Join IGEA

Join IGEA

As Australia’s peak industry association for video games, we pride ourselves on being the voice of the collective game industry. Our mission is to create a world-leading environment that allows for the sustainable growth of all businesses in the interactive games and entertainment industry.

By becoming a member of IGEA you will join a range of other Australian game businesses, ranging from large developers, small indies, publishers, distributors, and platform holders.

Why Join IGEA?

IGEA works for you by offering a range of services in several key areas of focus:

Advocacy & Lobbying

We advocate for the industry through lobbying the Commonwealth and State governments on a range of issues, including, but not limited to developer funding (Federal & State), classification/censorship, loot boxes and microtransactions, copyright, and migration.

Research

We conduct a series of research projects to support our lobbying efforts, including

  • Digital Australia – a long-running research project on who Australian gamers are and why they play
  • Developer Survey – which measures the size and contribution of the local game development industry
  • Size of the retail market – which measures consumer spending on games in Australia

Game Developer Support

IGEA offers a range of resources specifically for members working in game development.

This includes:

  • A contract starter kit
  • Discounted GCAP tickets
  • Discounts for legal and accounting consultations with IGEA’s partners
  • Webinars & workshops
  • Government collaborations on investment and overseas market entry
  • Access to shared working spaces
  • Participation in Industry working groups

Types of Membership

IGEA is a not-for-profit member organisation with all fees used to support IGEA and our lobbying and advocacy work.

IGEA offers three types of memberships:

  • Full membership includes platform holders, publishers, developers and/or distributors with at least $1M in annual turn-over.
  • General Membership is for platform holders, publishers, developers and/or distributors who do not meet the requirements to become a Full Member, with fees starting from as low as $500pa
  • Associate Membership is available for everyone else who wants to be a member and is a catch-all for partners and associated services

 

You can read more about the Benefits of Membership and Our Vision

Joining is easy, just contact Jens@igea.net if you are interested in becoming part of the IGEA family.

You can also sign up via our Mailing List Form for IGEA’s general industry newsletters

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