Sponsorship opportunities

We invite you to join us at the 2020 ACEN National Conference in Melbourne, Australia. Since the first conference over 10 years ago, the biennial ACEN National Conference has quickly grown to become a must attend events for tertiary institutions, industry partners, government, and community organisations nationwide — connecting our partners with some of the best, brightest, and most innovative ideas around work integrated learning in the country. In 2020 RMIT and Deakin University are collaborating to ensure that this conference is the biggest and best yet. We anticipate attendance by more than 350 stakeholders across 75 organisations from Australia and beyond.

Why partner with ACEN?

  • Develop new partnerships and connect with over 350 university, TAFE and RTO WIL and employability practitioners.
  • Build your brand through our marketing and promotional activities, and associate your company with the next generation of work ready graduates.
  • Gain access to ACEN members, and use the event as a way to attract new investment in your company or organisation.

Did you know?

  • Australian Collaborative Education Network Limited (ACEN) is the national peak body providing strategic leadership for work-integrated learning (WIL) in Australia for its members and other stakeholders.
  • Over 2,000 people receive the ACEN newsletter with over 1300 on the ACEN linked-in group
  • 45 higher education institutions / organisations are members of ACEN in 2019
  • In 2017, a total of 451,263 students—both domestic and international—participated in WIL, making the WIL participation rate 37.4 per cent of all enrolled students at Australian universities.
  • Of the total number of students who undertook a WIL experience in 2017, 104,140 had more than one WIL experience totalling of 555,403 WIL activities in 2017
  • In 2016, there were 1.48 million domestic and international student enrolments in Australian Higher Education.


Sponsorship packages


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Social Events


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Branded Opportunities

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University of Melbourne

Welcome Event Sponsor

University of Queensland

Why Partner?

Connect with leading innovative universities, students, graduates, and alumni

Supporting Associations


National Association of Field Experience Administrators