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Corporate Memberships

The OEC is an incorporated not-for-profit organisation. As a community-managed, volunteer-run facility your membership payment provides crucial funds to support our purpose:

“To deliver an ongoing program that fosters and showcases Wood Design, Visual Arts and Performing Arts to Orbost, surrounding communities and visitors to the Far East Gippsland area.”

Corporate Benefits:

Your support will be acknowledged on our website, across our social media platforms annually, at members-only events and on all email exhibition invitations, which are distributed early to all members and newsletter subscribers.

There are three annual corporate membership options:

Maestro Members

Suits larger businesses and frequent venue hirers.

  • Up to 10 Individual or Patron Family Memberships^ (unlimited dependents**) which you can use for yourself and give to a staff member which entitles the named Members to:

    • Invitations and discounts to Orbost Exhibition Centre events and workshops

    • Standing invitation and free entry to all exhibition openings (requirement to RSVP during the early release period where tickets are limited)

    • Regular Members’ newsletter

    • The opportunity to connect with like-minded people, play a role in the future of the OEC and support the provision of arts and culture experiences in the region

    • 10% discount on all shop retail purchases

    • Invitation and free entry to annual members gala.

    • Discounts and perks with affiliates.

  • Business/Organisation receives 20% discount on all venue hire fees for own use.​

 

2023 Maestro Member Application Fees:

  • $2,500

  • Add more individual memberships for $80/individual

  • Add more family** memberships (unlimited dependents) for $130/family

Visionary Members

Suits small-medium sized businesses, community organisations and regular venue hirers​.

  • Up to five Individual or Patron Family Memberships^ (unlimited dependents**) which you can use for yourself and give to staff members which entitles the named Members to:

    • Invitations and discounts to Orbost Exhibition Centre events and workshops

    • Standing invitation and free entry to all exhibition openings (requirement to RSVP during the early release period where tickets are limited)

    • Regular Members’ newsletter

    • The opportunity to connect with like-minded people, play a role in the future of the OEC and support the provision of arts and culture experiences in the region

    • 10% discount on all shop retail purchases

    • Invitation and free entry to annual members gala.

    • Discounts and perks with affiliates.

  • Business/Organisation receives 10% discount on all venue hire fees for own use.​

  • Local community (not-for-profit) groups receive 2x free venue hires per year.

 

2023 Visionary Member Application Fees:

  • $1,000

  • Add more individual memberships for $90/individual

  • Add more family** memberships (unlimited dependents) for $140/family

Muse Members

Suits small businesses and infrequent venue hirers.

  • Up to two Individual or Patron Family Membership^ (unlimited dependents**) which you can use for yourself and give to a staff member which entitles the named Members to:

    • Invitations and discounts to Orbost Exhibition Centre events and workshops

    • Standing invitation and free entry to all exhibition openings (requirement to RSVP during the early release period where tickets are limited)

    • Regular Members’ newsletter

    • The opportunity to connect with like-minded people, play a role in the future of the OEC and support the provision of arts and culture experiences in the region

    • 10% discount on all shop retail purchases

    • Invitation and free entry to annual members gala.

    • Discounts and perks with affiliates.

  • Business/Organisation receives 5% discount on all venue hire fees for own use.​

 

2023 Muse Member Application Fees:

  • $350

  • Add more individual memberships for $90/individual

  • Add more family** memberships (unlimited dependents) for $140/family

Corporate membership payments must be made upfront and paid via invoice. Contact us today to organise your corporate membership!

*All members are approved at minuted monthly Committee meetings, and will be notified of the outcome of their application thereafter. In the rare event a member is not approved, they will be notified and the application fee refunded. A reason for rejection of an application need not be given.

**1 vote per family, 2 adults and up to 3 dependents included in the base fee. Family members must reside at the same address. A dependent includes anyone under the age of 18, or with additional needs that prevent independent living.

^ Relevant family or individual membership voting rights and consitutional member rights apply to the named members. Named members can be updated annually.

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