AKYPA is a member-based organisation for young professionals aged between 25 and 40 who have a commercial or general interest in the Australia-Korea bilateral relationship. AKYPA serves to connect future leaders and create opportunities to promote two-way trade and investment.
2021 Membership Expressions of Interest
What Benefits Do Members Receive?
AKYPA holds several events annually providing members with opportunities to network with each other and distinguished guests, including keynote speakers. These events cater to a broad range of topics across business and cultural affairs. You will have opportunities to engage and network in a friendly and professional environment and make business connections that may assist your commercial goals.
As a member, you will also be part of the AKYPA member-only KakaoTalk group chat. This chat is for our members to share news and information relating to the Australia-Korea relationship and to network with many other like-minded young professionals.
Introductions to Experts
AKYPA upholds itself to the highest standards when organising events and networking opportunities. We are selective when inviting keynote speakers to ensure the most value is created for our members and guests. Speakers include industry leaders and government officials who have demonstrated success within their respective fields. Refer to News and Events for past events.
Invitation to Exclusive Events
In addition to general events, members will receive exclusive invitations to AKYPA’s top-tier events that enables private networking with key guests and speakers.
Information about the Australia-Korea Relationship
AKYPA provides members with access to publications and links to support your trade and investment goals between Australia and South Korea.
Membership is open to all working young professionals aged between 25 and 40 from any background or industry who are actively involved or interested in the Australia-Korea bilateral relationship.
How Much Does Membership Cost?
AKYPA membership is currently complimentary for the period 1 January to 30 June 2021. Complete the Membership EOI form* (at the top of this page) and an AKYPA Committee member will be in touch with you. Kindly ensure you meet the eligibility criteria when applying.
Members will be offered membership renewal for FY2021-22 in the lead up to 1 July 2021. Membership fee is $50* for the period between 1 July 2021 and 30 June 2022. Members receive a discounted price and priority notification to all events throughout the year. Entry prices are set per event.
*Membership fee is subject to change, Membership application forms submitted online are subject to approval by the AKYPA committee. Any application form that does not meet the AKYPA membership criteria will be advised via email and membership fee (if paid), excluding any transaction surcharges (2.6%) paid, will be refunded.