Networking Opportunities and AGM
With such an extensive and diverse membership, OPEA offers exceptional networking opportunities, helping industry professionals establish new relationships and consolidate existing ones.
Industry Updates and Website
OPEA provides industry information to assist members with current issues that can affect their business. With our newly upgraded website, members have 24/7 access to information—any time day or night.
Our website also features the OPEA Membership Directory, giving you access to a comprehensive list of like-minded industry professionals.
OPEA conducts an annual member survey to collect valuable information that guides the development of the Association and helps us provide better services to members.
The OPEA’s role as the peak body for the industry enables it to collect market statistics across a wide range of products and categories. With data processed by a specialist supplier, contributors can be assured of its integrity and security.
Cooperation and Support From Industry Associations
OPEA and its members work with leading international associations, such as the OPEESA (Outdoor Power Equipment and Engine Service Association). Through our association with the Australian Industry Group we have access to workplace relations updates, OH&S and business experts to support our members.
Manufacturers and importers are Primary Members. Service and retailers are Specialist Dealer Members. An Individual, partnership or a company registered with an ABN actively engaged in the marketing and promotion of the industry such as publishing groups, magazines, press members etc. (other than wholesale and retail distribution) are Associate Members. Students completing an accredited OPE apprenticeship or traineeship are Student Members. Outdoor Power Equipment includes: Blowers; dusters; misters- portable; brushcutters and trimmers; chainsaws; portable generators; lawn edgers; lawn mowers; portable pumps; shredders and mulchers; tillers and cultivators; tractors/ride-on mowers up to 25kW, stationary engines up to 20kW; associated products. Download application form below.