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Join the APG

Be in the industry you’re in.

APG membership is open to anyone with an interest in Planning and members include ad agency planners of all levels, qualitative researchers, freelance strategy planners, media strategists, and clients among others.

Ideas Exchange events with interesting and inspiring speakers.

  • Training
    Reduced fees for participation in any APG training programs and exclusive access to members only training
  • Website
    Planning resources and online networks
  • APG Awards
    Ability to enter the Creative Strategy Awards. The Awards recognise the contribution great strategic planning makes to producing great creative work.
  • APG Planning Idol
    Ability to enter the APG Planning Idol award program for anyone under 30 who is interested in strategic planning.
  • APG member offers
    APG members will qualify for certain special offers and discounts available throughout the year.


Individual Membership of the Communications Council is open to anyone with an active interest in the marketing communications industry. You could be working agency or client side; creative or media; just starting out or well on your way to the top. Whatever your field or position, we want you to be a part of the industry you’re in.

Membership gets you discounted tickets or freebies to social events, invites to other networking offers and access our developing partner benefits program.

APG Membership 2015

Corporate members of the Communications Council are eligible to register teams for APG membership at no additional cost. To find out if your agency is a corporate member, check the site.

To register for Corporate APG Membership, please sign up online

If you are not employed by a Communications Council member agency, you can join individually.
1 Year Individual Membership – $300 + gst
Membership is valid for a calendar year (fees are not pro-rated)
To join, complete and return the form



Why do we do what we do?

We believe in posing difficult questions and shaking our industry out of complacency, to provoke unexpected thinking for business and brands.

How do we do it?

  • Leading
  • Innovating
  • Provoking
  • Training and stimulus
  • Creating a talent pool
  • Broadening our audience
  • Community

What do we do?

  • Idea Exchanges
  • Awards
  • Battle of Big Thinking
  • Publicity and Web
  • Training and Mentoring