Benefits of Membership

Whether you are a 3d printing enthusiast or looking to reduce time and costs by utilising 3D Manufacturing in your business the A3DMA can help.  We have built and continue to expand a network of people across all elements and applications of 3D Manufacturing.

By joining Australia’s largest national association for the 3D manufacturing, 3D printing, additive manufacturing industry, you will access a huge range of; contacts, industry products and business services designed to help you manage, operate and grow.  We provide assistance to all Australians from individuals interested in utilising this technology through to large enterprises looking to operate in this rapidly growing sector.

As an A3DMA member you are able to access:

  • Advice for both you and/or your business
  • Assistance for start up business
  • Help promoting your idea or business
  • The opportunity to develop new skills, professional development and training
  • Up-to-date information about developments within the industry
  • Notification about events you may be interested in attending
  • Access and referrals to expert advisors including legal, I.P. finance, insurance, etc.
  • Considerable discounts on many products and services
  • Access to funding programs

Simple explanations of regulatory frameworks and legal requirements

Get straight forward, easy to follow advice and updates on changes to regulations and requirements. The A3DMA’s team of professional advisers can talk you through exactly what you need to know and network you with the relevant professionals.
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Regular industry information and updates

Stay up-to-date with the latest industry news, opportunities and developments with the A3DMA`s online and print publications. You can also use these established tools to advertise your own business and services.
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Business networking events and awards

Connect with like-minded people working in the industry and link in to informal networks to hear about fresh opportunities. Members regularly receive invitations to information nights, workshops, industry seminars, A3DMA awards nights, local and national exhibitions, technology shows and many other relevant functions.

Develop new skills and update your qualifications

A3DMA Training offers industry developed short courses and workshops and nationally recognised qualifications in various disciplines. Courses are affordable and designed specifically to meet your needs.

Occupational Health & Safety in the workplace

Access to cost-effective safety systems and audits through the A3DMA’s team of accredited partners.

Managing your team

Through our dedicated partner network we help thousands of people become skilled, re-trained and educated with the aim of entering or continuing a successful career in this cutting edge industry. We can assist potential employers in finding and managing the right people and we can help suitably qualified candidates to find a satisfying and exciting position matched to their respective skill set.
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Discounts on goods and services

The A3DMA has negotiated preferential pricing agreements on all of the essential services that you need to run your business effectively, the list includes,

  • Legal, accounting and financial products
  • Vehicle and fleet discounts
  • Web and graphic design, hosting etc.
  • Customs, freight forwarding and courier services
  • Insurance
  • Accreditation
  • Training and education
  • Human resources and employment.

Members are able to utilise these agreements through specialist practitioners assembled by the A3DMA and their team of strategic partners.
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Support for business partners

Behind many successful businesses is a busy business partner working from home or in the office. A3DMA’s Business Partner Network connects your support person to training events, networking opportunities and useful information that makes their job a lot easier.

Legal information when you need it

The A3DMA links a team of advisers ready to give you the latest information on issues relevant to your immediate needs.

Product accreditation

The 3D printer and consumables market is growing bigger by the month with the potential for massive market demand. The A3DMA`s accreditation program will help members gain the required credentials and recognition, for their products, that will be necessary for future acceptance within a global marketplace. The program will help members develop new skills, get products recognised, and tap into the latest opportunities.

Affordable insurance designed for the 3D industry

As a member you can protect your business, your staff and yourself with the A3DMA’s Insurance Services – a specialist broking service with many years’ experience. A3DMA Insurance will cover public and product liability, the business protection you require as well as general, car and other insurances.

Specialist advice for inventors, developers, entrepreneurs and all those involved in this fledgling industry

The A3DMA supports the interests and needs of a vast array of personnel working in this growing industry. As physibles manufacturing begins to change the way we conduct our daily lives so the A3DMA will adjust its products and services to suit the specialist requirements of its many members.

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Your voice heard at government level

The A3DMA is the voice of Australia’s 3D manufacturing industry. Your membership helps us represent our industry’s needs at the highest government levels through policy development and advocacy.

Committees, focus groups, economic and market research

Get an up to date, comprehensive overview of the 3D manufacturing industries conditions, emerging trends and future scenarios with The A3DMA’s frequent publications, one-off reports, tailored client consultancy work and regular presentations. Join one of our industry committees, focus or research groups, become a blogger or simply volunteer to help out at one of our many expo’s, information seminars or workshops.

Consumer product safety and compliance

Today’s technology moves at an ever increasing pace and, as a consequence, it is not reasonable to expect the layman to understand, let alone comply with these complex and changing responsibilities and laws. The A3DMA has enlisted the council of its strategic partner in the field to offer advice to members unsure of their responsibilities and potential liabilities.

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