Become a SMAANZ member today!

The Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand was founded in November 1995. The principal aim of SMAANZ is to encourage scholarly inquiry into sport management related research and to provide the opportunity to present results from this research. SMAANZ conducts an annual conference to facilitate the presentation of sport management related research. It has established a refereed journal, the Sport Management Review. There are several benefits from becoming a SMAANZ member outlined below.

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Online Access to SMR

Membership to the Sport Management Association of Australia & New Zealand includes access to current and past issues of Sport Management Review. Once you become a member with SMAANZ you will be provided with instructions on how to activate your account.

Webinars & Newsletters

As a thought leader in sport management SMAANZ hosts bi-annual online webinars and distributes quarterly newsletters for its member base. The aim is to provide members with a platform for discussion and collaboration and timely information on current issues in the field.

Grants and Awards

There are several grants and awards available to SMAANZ members including: the industry engagement grant, distinguished service award, student award and best paper award. To be eligible please see the criteria on the SMAANZ website

Networking Opportunities

SMAANZ offers a range of networking opportunities. Our annual conference provides members a chance to network with academic and industry representatives and is supported by mentoring and personal development programs throughout the year.