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  Entrance FeeAnnual Subscription
Corporate Member 500.- 300.-
Associate Member 300.- 300.-
Discretionary Member 300.- 300.-
Additional Member - 200.-
Individual Member - 200.-


The "Entrance Fee" is a one-off payment, whereas the "Annual Subscription" is a regular, annual fee.

Therefore, when you join, both are due at the same time. For the following years, only the Annual Subscription is due at the start of each calendar year.

Extract from the Constitution of the Austrian Business Association - describing the Categories of Members


(a) Ordinary Member

There shall be 3sub-classes of Ordinary Member:

(i) Corporate Member, being any Austrian company, or subsidiary, firm, sole proprietorship, representative office of Austrian company or other body of persons, whether incorporated or not, and having an office in South East Asia;

(ii) Associate Member, being any company, firm, sole proprietorship or body of persons, whether incorporated or not, registered in Singapore with interest in the promotion of Austrian products or services in Singapore and South East Asia provided that such Associate Member shall satisfy the Committee that they are directly or indirectly concerned with the promotion of or contribute to Austrian investment, business or trade in South East Asia and the Far East; or

(iii) Discretionary Member, being any company, firm, sole proprietorship or body of persons, whether incorporated or not and whether resident in Singapore or not, which, in the opinion of a simple majority in number of the total Committee in office at the time, would contribute to the furtherance of the aims of the Association.

(b) Additional Member

(i) Ordinary Member shall be entitled to nominate an unlimited number of their employees as Additional Member of the Association provided that their election shall be by a simple majority of the Committee members in attendance at the time.

(ii) Additional Member may attend and speak at General Meetings.

(iii) Additional Member shall not have the right to vote at General Meetings.

(iv) Additional Member who are not Additional Member of Corporate Member shall not be eligible for membership of the Committee or any Sub-Committee save as provided under Rule 11(h) and 12(c)(iii) and (iv).

(v) Additional Member shall be entitled to attend all functions of the Association but not to receive its documents and literature unless separately applied for, when the Secretary will supply these at cost.

(c) Individual Member

(i) Any Austrian Passport holder resident in Singapore who is engaged in business or a profession in Singapore, provided he is 21 years of age or over and who would not be eligible for any other category.

(ii) Any person, whether an Austrian passport holder or not and whether resident in Singapore or not, provided he is 21 years of age or over and is not eligible for any other membership category, who, in the opinion of a simple majority of the Committee members in attendance at the time, would contribute to the furtherance of the aims of the Association.

(iii) Individual Member may attend and speak at General Meetings.

(iv) Individual Member shall not have the right to vote at General Meetings.

(v) Individual Members shall not be eligible for membership of the Committee or any Sub-Committee save as provided under Rule 11(h).