Events Successfully placed annually
through SMA’s program
Bed nights booked within our
partnering destinations through
SMA placed events
Economic Impact into our regional
Council economies from events
SMA partners with more than 700 event owners in sport, entertainment, music, the arts, culture, elite training camps, conferences and expos.
SMA has long term contracts with more than 60 destinations in Australia and New Zealand. We have created a dynamic events tourism industry in our partnering regions.
SMA provides consultancy services for facility audits, strategic planning, major and signature event plans and grant writing. Our professional team can access significant government funding and support through targeted grants.
Sports Marketing Australia is excited to announce that Corey Bell has joined SMA as General Manager Partnerships and Commercial – International, offering his vast experience in sports and events tourism.
As the CommBank Matildas embark on their epic journey to FIFA Women’s World Cup glory, the next generation of Matildas will show their skills in Wollongong as part of the 2023 Football Australia National Youth Championships (Under 14 and 16 Girls).
Pathways for emerging Australian netball talent will extend in 2023 with the addition of an 11th team to compete in next month’s Australian Netball Championships.
The University of Wollongong will host the prestigious 28th UniSport Australia Indigenous Nationals in 2024. The event was secured through SMA’s Events Placement Program and a partnership facilitated by SMA between UniSport Australia and Destination Wollongong.
Working with City of Gold Coast, SMA assisted the Oceania Hockey Federation (OHF) to facilitate a Hook in4 Performance Camp preparing for the 2023 Pacific Games in Honiara in December and a Hockey 5s World Cup Qualification Tournament for the inaugural FIH Hockey 5s World Cup in Oman in January, 2024.
Bunbury (WA) will host the Rumble Am Series Skateboarding event for the next three years as part of a new event tourism opportunity worth over $450,000 to the region and involving the Australian Skateboarding Community Initiative (ASCi) and the Australian Skateboarding Federation (ASF).
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