The IT Industry is very broad and covers many professions. As with many industries, there are associations that IT Professionals can become members with, whether you are an IT Consultant or IT Contractor, Software Developer or other IT Professional.

Each association offers something slightly different with varying levels of membership. In this article we outline some of the benefits and membership details of Australian Web Industry Association.

The Australian Web Industry Association (AWIA) is one of the professional associations for Australia’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector.

AWIA look to represent all ethical and professional people within the industry including designers, developers, managers, consultants, SEO’s, marketers, content providers and more. They are a non-profit organisation looking to enhance the interests of the industry.

AWAI don’t require their members to be working in the industry, merely just express an interest and they have three levels of membership:

  • Business – open to companies, businesses and freelancers who make their income from the web
  • Individual – for employees of web businesses or those with an interest in AWAI
  • Student – for full time students who are studying multimedia, web or IT

To become a member, view the categories and select the right one for you then apply here.

The AWIA website has many other links and resources for professionals, students and interested people. Click here to view their website.

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