2024 Annual SMAANZ Conference

8:00am Wednesday, 4 December 2024
10:30pm Friday, 6 December 2024
Deakin University
1 Gheringhap St
Geelong, Victoria 3220

Deakin University is excited to welcome you to the 30th annual SMAANZ conference, to be held at Deakin University’s Geelong Waterfront Campus from December 4-6, 2024. It will feature academic presentations, keynotes, pre-conference workshops and an HDR/PhD day.

The conference aims to celebrate the growth and development of the SMAANZ community over the past three decades and use this as a base to look forward to the next 30 years. We would look to invite you to Deakin University’s Geelong Waterfront campus in December 2024 to present your research and join our community in celebrating the past and shaping the future sport management.

Registrations are now OPEN. Early bird rates are available for registrations received and paid by 30 September 2024. 

Please note, the registration cost is inclusive of the annual SMAANZ membership fee. You do not need to add a membership product to your cart separately. The membership period will be 1 October 2024 - 31 September 2025.

If you are an existing, or previous, SMAANZ member and cannot remember your log in details, click on the "Member Login" icon at the top-right of our website, click on "request new password" and you will be emailed your log in details. If you've recently changed your email, or your membership record can't be found, please email us at info@smaanz.org.

Conference Registration Rates

All prices are listed in AUD and are inclusive of 10% GST. Student delegate prices are inclusive of the HDR Day.

Registration Inclusions for all Rates

  • SMAANZ membership
  • Access to conference sessions 
  • Day catering (tea breaks and lunch as per program)
  • Conference functions (welcome function and closing event)

Early Bird rates (until Sep 30)

  • Full delegate all inclusive package - $850.00
  • Student delegate package - $500.00

Standard rates (from Oct 1st)

  • Full Rate - $950.00
  • Student Rate - $550.00

Additional ticket pricing, subject to availability, for social events:

  • Dinner ticket - $150
  • Welcome function ticket - $115


Conference Cancellations and Refunds

Registration cancellations must be in writing to the conference organiser (info@smaanz.org) in accordance with the conditions set out in the SMAANZ Conference and Travel Attendance Policy.

Contact Information

Jonathan Robertson and Joshua McLeod

For any conference related queries, please contact our conference chairs. 

Additional Information

Please select your preferred registration from the options below.


Additional social function tickets (subject to availability)

Additional pre-confernece social function tickets (subject to availability)