Basketball NSW is pleased to announce that Belinda Moore, Australasia’s leading membership specialist, will be one of our keynote speakers at the 2019 State Conference, set for 1-3 November 2019 at the Rydges Mount Panorama in Bathurst.

Belinda has assisted thousands of not-for-profit organisations with their strategic and membership challenges. She specialises in training, motivating and up-skilling boards, staff, and volunteers to improve performance and outcomes. She works with a broad range of professional associations, industry bodies, and charities throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Known for her enthusiastic and engaging style, Belinda is a frequent presenter for not-for-profit organisations around the world and can speak knowledgeably on an array of topics relating to association strategy, business models, and membership. Revealing insights from her personal and professional experiences over more than 25 years working with associations, she ensures that participants walk away with practical ideas and information they can immediately apply.

Belinda has written three books: The Membership Machine, Membership Fundamentals, The Membership Managers’ Handbook. She authored the white papers Association Apocalypse and Membership is Dead? and writes the popular Association Annie comic strips. Her first Association Annie comic book, Herding Cats, will be available in late 2019.

Together with her partner, Julian Moore, she runs Strategic Membership Solutions. SMS is a consultancy dedicated to assisting associations to transition to the new operating landscape in a variety of ways including Board and Staff Briefings, Strategic Planning Facilitation, Membership Strategy Development, Sponsorship and Partnership Strategy Development, Sponsorship Coaching Programs, Membership Coaching Programs, Leadership Coaching, and more.

About the State Conference

The theme for this year’s conference is SHAPING THE FUTURE TOGETHER…

The conference is aimed at Association Boards & Committee Members and members who are future leaders within their associations.

  • 1 – 3 November 2019
  • Rydges Mount Panorama, Bathurst
  • Hall of Fame Dinner – Saturday night

To learn more about the 2019 State Conference and to see the agenda please visit