Event sponsorship available
The Invest and Trade Western Australia (Invest and Trade WA) Event Support program provides funding of up to $10,000 for events that support the promotion of trade and investment prospects for Western Australia (WA). Funding amounts over $10,000 may be awarded if the event is considered a valuable trade and investment opportunity for the state.
Providing support for events in Western Australia or around the globe
Invest and Trade WA is looking forward to partnering with local and overseas stakeholders to secure a diverse calendar of events that promotes Western Australia as a destination of choice for business. The program supports strengthening the connections between our local and international markets contributing to WA's strong economy.
We encourage you to apply if you're hosting an event supporting WA's diverse sectors, from international education; energy; mining and METS; defence; space; health and medical technology; primary industries; tourism and the creative industries. Apply using the online form below.
Find answers on questions such as how to apply, what support is available and what is considered ineligible.
Find key information on the Invest and Trade WA Event Support program.
To be eligible:
- your event must be considered a business event such as an expo, trade show or conference and can be a hybrid, virtual or in-person, and
- all documentation must be in English and submitted using the application form.
Submit your application at least 3 months in advance of your event. You will need to include:
- a list of dignitaries attending the event
- an event budget
- a marketing and communications plan (if your funding request is over $10,000), and
- any relevant letters of support (if your funding request is over $10,000).
Please ensure you have read the guidelines before commencing the application.
If you need help, email the team at sponsorshipITWA@jtsi.wa.gov.au
If successful, all applicants will be required to enter into a Sponsorship Agreement with the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation. The Sponsorship Agreement includes various obligations, protections, terms and conditions for both the applicant and the Department. If successful, funding will be tied to the achievement of various milestones including (but not limited to):
- Receipt of insurance Certificates of Currency
- Receipt of a Risk Management Plan
- Completion of an Event Budget and Marketing and Communications Plan
- Receipt of a Final Event Report and event photographs
It is strongly encouraged that all applicants thoroughly read through the Sponsorship Agreement template, for information purposes only, prior to submitting an application form.
Event Sponsorship Agreement template
The Sponsorship Agreement template is provided as an example only and may be subject to change at any time. The publication of the template does not create any obligations or any relationship between the parties. Parties to a Sponsorship Agreement will only be bound by the terms and conditions of the agreement once this has been signed by both parties.
Get in touch
If you are looking for opportunities in business, investment or trade, contact our experienced team at Invest and Trade WA.
Our in-house experts can support you directly and provide referrals or introductions across our network of overseas offices, industry bodies and government agencies.
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