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Why should you Sponsor?

A wide range of Sponsorship opportunities are available for the Australian and New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference ranging from ¼ page advertisements right through to Gold Sponsor status and its associated benefits – opportunities for organisations large and small. Conference Sponsorship will provide positive results and raise your profile to the Search and Rescue sector.

Enable your organisations representatives to mix with industry professionals, leaders, local governance personnel, planners and speakers.

The Conference will allow your organisation to benefit significantly from constant exposure to an interested, relevant and influential audience in a relaxed environment, away from the competition of everyday distractions.

As an added benefit daily catering will be served in the Exhibition area, thus maximising Exhibitor exposure to delegates.

Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities at a Glance

  • Gold Major Sponsor
  • Silver Sponsor
  • Welcome Reception
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Conference Handbook
  • Conference Satchel
  • Poster Presentation Area
  • Name Badges
  • Concurrent Session
  • Delegate Wifi
  • Single and Double Exhibition Stands
  • Handbook Advertisements
  • Satchel Inserts

Some of the benefits include the following opportunities:

  • Maintain a high profile in valuable target markets before, during and following the event.
  • Demonstrate your organisation’s commitment to solving the issues of regional development.
  • Consolidate relationships and expose your staff to your key markets.

Sponsorship Prospectus

Complete the form below to receive your sponsorship prospectus.  If you would like to create a package that best suits your organisation, please contact the Conference Secretariat on the below details.

Ph: (61 7) 5502 2068.

Download your copy of the Sponsorship Prospectus

Sponsors, Exhibitors, Supporters and Advertisers

Gold Sponsor

Marine Rescue NSW (MRNSW) is the state’s official volunteer marine rescue service, committed to our mission of saving lives on the water. MRNSW is one of the largest volunteer marine rescue groups in Australasia with 45 units, over 3100 active volunteers and 82 rescue vessels providing a 24/7 marine radio and rescue safety net across the coastline and on key inland waterways. In 2015-16 our professional volunteers contributed over 600,000 frontline volunteer hours to public safety, managed over 296,000 radio calls and responded to 3,072 incidents bringing over 6,700 people home safely.


The Australian Institute of Emergency Services offers members of emergency service and affiliate organisations the opportunity to be a member of a professional body dedicated to the progression and recognition of the Emergency Service role in the community.

The Institute acts as an independent forum where members can be heard and their opinions shared with other emergency service members.

Aviation and Maritime Systems (AMS) are noted and respected specialists in the sales and service of aviation and maritime survival equipment, including complete ranges of life jackets and life rafts to suit the specific requirements of all operational and recreational environments. AMS is a fully certified (ISO 9001; ISO 14001 & AS/NZS 4801) and registered CASA & EASA Maintenance Organisation.

Benchmark Monitoring provide incidence response, environmental and process monitoring services across Australia. Supply and support of complete turnkey and customised monitoring systems. Customised reporting and web-based data access to facilitate compliance and operational needs. Real-time monitoring solutions for:

  • Detection of Particulates – Gases – Black Carbon
  • Air Quality
  • Water Quality
  • Meteorological
  • Noise
  • Vibration


Operating for 25 years, Covertex is a world leader in the design and manufacture of rapidly deployable structures and fluid containment products. Tried and tested, our products are used by emergency response, disaster relief, military and humanitarian organisations in over 20 countries. Products include:

  • Emergency AirShelters
  • Flexible tanks and drums
  • Inflatable rescue platforms
  • Field casualty mats


Emergency Services Health is a new, not-for-profit private health insurer that is designed exclusively to enhance the physical and mental health and wellbeing of Australia’s emergency services community. It’s backed by Police Health, extending the quality cover previously police officers and their families could access to our colleagues in the emergency services.

Life Cell Marine Safety

The Life Cell Marine Safety company has designed and developed Life Cell, an innovative float-free buoyancy device that can store all essential marine safety equipment. Life Cells are endorsed by Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter Rescue, are SOLAS certified and approved by AMSA. Life Cell is the missing link in marine safety.

Pitney Bowes is a global technology company specialising in location intelligence, customer information management, customer engagement, and global eCommerce solutions. For more than 20 years, Pitney Bowes has provided location based solutions to emergency service providers in Australia to help them better plan for and respond to natural disasters and emergencies. For more information, visit


Police Health is Australia’s only private health insurer run exclusively for the police by the police.

Operating nationally, Police Health covers police jurisdictions across all states and territories in Australia and with a proud history going back 80 years, the children and grandchildren of police officers are now choosing Police Health for their private health insurance.

RHOTHETA specializes in the development and manufacture of professional radiolocation systems for Air Traffic Control, Search-and-Rescue, surveillance,

and tracking of emergency and non-emergency transmitters such as V-UHF radios, MOBs, ELTs, PLBs, EPIRBs, Lojack, ETS, and Medical beacons.

RHOTHETA products are installed worldwide in UAVs, fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters, boats, vehicles and towers.

Thinking Space Systems design and build technical furniture for control rooms worldwide. Our control room consoles and technical furniture is designed to your exact requirements. All control room furniture offers a 10 year guarantee and wherever possible, conforms to BS11064 for control room design.

At Volvo Group Governmental Sales, our core business is the manufacture, delivery and support of an unparalleled range of military, emergency services and security vehicle platforms; a range of platforms that are back by an experienced, reliable and global network with over one hundred years of experience.

Zodiac Milpro Australia

Zodiac Milpro Australia (ZMA) provide watercraft to professionals in Australia and the Pacific. Renowned for Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats (RHIB) which is a specialist area of our business. Providing a range of vessels to government and commercial organisations for 34 years, our team has over 103 combined years of experience in the marine industry.

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