It's far more than just another media conference...
Once again the iMedia Brand Summit gathered the most influential and senior marketing executives in Australasia. The by-invitation-only Summit brought together marketers from Australasia’s leading brands to address the most pertinent issues and opportunities in digital media today. The 2009 iMedia Brand Summit was entusiastically received by all attendees and the on site feedback surpassed results from all previous years.
Comments and testimonials from iMedia speakers, delegates and networkers:
Michael Weeding, Head of Website & Online Acquisition, Citi (Chairman, Advisory Board)
“What a fantastic event. This year’s Summit has set the tone for being one of the premier events on the calendar for any digital marketing professional.”
Gary Bristow, Head of Marketing, Australian Red Cross (Marketer)
“iMedia is an excellent forum for engaging with our industry's leading thinkers and debating the joint challenges we face.”
James Borg, Digital Retail Marketing Manager, AGL Energy Limited (Marketer)
“The iMedia Brand Summit is the premier event for digital marketers and those in brand related roles with a digital slant. The hand-picked attendee list ensures engaging interaction with the event speakers, suppliers and delegates. Combined with ad:tech, this event gives me all I need to get through the year from a digital marketing standpoint.”
Erin Campbell, PR Manager, Citibank Australia (Marketer)
“The iMedia Brand Summit was full of useful, interesting and experienced people with the common goal of moving companies and consumers into the brave new world of online communications. I left feeling inspired, motivated and confident to lead my company in a new strategic direction.”
Malcolm Alder,Partner, Digital Business, KPMG (Marketer)
“In a cluttered world of conferences and in straightened economic times, iMedia Summit is innovative, distinctive and a great investment of time. digital industry.”
Michael Hill (Networker)
“Highly worthwhile! An excellent mix of marketers, agencies and expert speakers, I can definitely recommend this event for people serious about the digital industry.”
Sarah Whyte, Marketing Manager – Digital, Tourism Queensland (Marketer)
“The iMedia Brand Summit was incredibly valuable. Great content, brilliant speakers and terrific conversation.”
Sophie Broomfield (Networker)
“The iMedia summit 2009 was a spectacular event, incorporating excellent speakers, high calibre delegates and was small enough to maintain a high standard and allow for great networking opportunities for all that attended.”
Tasman Page, Senior Associate, Marketing, Westpac (Marketer)
“A quality delegate list, keen to tackle current issues and thought provoking speakers that really are at the cutting edge of digital strategy. If I was to go to one conference next year, it would be this one.”
Through a combination of powerful keynote presentations, thought-provoking conference sessions, engaging discussion tables and relaxed networking opportunities marketers found the answers to their most critical digital marketing challenges. The Summit provided a collaborative and creative environment guaranteeing all participants returned to the office with a clear vision of the strategies and solutions that they could implement.
The Summit hosted an agenda of exceptional local and international speakers addressing the most front of mind challenges and biggest future opportunities in the market. The program addressed complex issues and questions, and delegates were encouraged to explore potential solutions, engage in dialogue with the presenters & attendees and take back the most essential information for their businesses.
Once again iMedia worked closely with a hand picked advisory board to shape and craft this year's event. The 2009 advisory board represents a wide cross section of the industry verticals that attended the Summit. For their ongoing commitment and support we’d like to thank:
Chairman: Mike Weeding, Head of Website & Online Acquisition, Citi
Nick Baker, Executive General Manager, Tourism Australia
Jennifer Hardman, National Marketing Manager, Contiki Holidays
Simon Hovell, Director of Consumer Marketing Australia & New Zealand, Dell
Sascha Hunt, Head of Digital & Direct, BT Financial
David Redhill, Partner, Chief Marketing Officer, Deloitte Touche
Esther Stafford, International Email Marketing and JAPA Strategic Consultant, American Express
Hamish Stone, Head of Marketing, eBay Australia & New Zealand
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