APPEA 2021 confirmed as approved business event for Austrade grant scheme 

Visit the Australian Government website for an updated version of the program guidelines and eligibility criteria for the Schedule of Approved Business Events.

The APPEA 2021 Conference and Exhibition has been confirmed as an Approved Business Event for the Federal Government’s $50 million Business Events Grant program.

Companies exhibiting, sponsoring or sending delegates to the APPEA 2021 Conference and Exhibition are now able to apply for funding to cover up to 50% of eligible costs at the industry’s flagship event in Perth, Australia, on 14-17 June 2021.

The Business Events program provides delegates, including buyers and sellers, with financial support to attend and participate at exhibitions, conferences and conventions.

APPEA submitted to Austrade an Expression of Interest in late November 2020, to ensure APPEA’s exhibitors and members were eligible for the grant program.


Want to apply for the grant? Next Steps…

Companies who are exhibiting, sponsoring or sending delegates need to apply for the grant by following the online application process being run by the Federal Government. (This is an Austrade grant and Austrade is the decision-maker.)


For More Information…

Click below for more information on:

The Business Events Grant Program

Full details on how to take advantage of the Business Events Grant Opportunity including Eligibility Criteria, Application Process, and Key Documents.



For questions relating to the grant application process, eligibility, rules and regulations, please refer to the Austrade website links above / or directly contact Austrade/Business Events.

For specific questions in relation to exhibiting or attending APPEA 2021 – either as an existing exhibitor / sponsor/ delegate, or as a potential new exhibitor / sponsor / delegate, please email [email protected] or call Julie Hood on 0412 998 474.