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iMedia Online Retail Summit: Australia May 1 - 3, 2017

This year's theme: Moving from Mobile First to Mobile Only

iMedia Online Retail Summit provides an intimate environment for senior online retail marketing executives to converge, debate and discuss the major strategic issues they face in online retail. This exclusive, invitation-only event is a closed forum for the sharpest minds in the industry to connect and discuss shared challenges, as well as network, build relationships and meet potential partners.

The 2017 summit program (published soon) is comprised of international and local keynotes, as well as interactive roundtables and breakout sessions, that have been created by senior e-commerce practitioners for senior e-commerce practitioners through an advisory board comprised of senior leaders from across the industry. Here's a taste of what to expect...

If  you are a technology solution/provider or agency, you can attend as a networker by purchasing your tickets directly using the below button, or enquire through the below form to find out more or about becoming a sponsor.

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Up to 120 of the most influential online retailing executives from Australia’s leading retailers are invited to spend three days and two nights at this unique Australian Summit at the Sheraton Mirage Resort, as guest of iMedia. Our delegates comprise of:

  • Heads of E-commerce
  • Heads of Digital Marketing
  • Supply Chain & Logistics Directors
  • Senior IT Executives
  • Brand/Product Managers
  • Senior Marketing Executives

Networking and the opportunity to talk to people is so clearly part of program and I think that’s great, so you actually have the time to talk to people and understand their challenges.” Ross McDonald Industry Leader, Local & Retail, Google

Featured Speakers

  • Eve Henrikson

    Eve Henrikson

    Online Trading Director


  • Anthony Long

    Anthony Long

    Global eCommerce Technology Lead

    Kimberly-Clark Corporation

  • Purna Virji

    Purna Virji

    Global Evangelist and Senior Trainer Manager


  • Ben Franzi

    Ben Franzi

    General Manager, eCommerce and International

    Australia Post

  • Martin Newman

    Martin Newman

    Executive Chairman


  • Dan Ferguson

    Dan Ferguson

    Marketing Director

    Trade Me

  • James Johnson

    James Johnson

    Regional Director

    Salesforce Commerce Cloud

  • Tink Taylor

    Tink Taylor

    Founder & President


  • Francine Ereira

    Francine Ereira

    Vice President, APAC


  • John Stuckey

    John Stuckey

    Managing Director


  • Heath Barlow

    Heath Barlow

    Market Lead, Australasia


  • Mark Stanton

    Mark Stanton

    Vice President ANZ


  • Andrew Buxton

    Andrew Buxton

    Chief Executive


  • Ido Ariel

    Ido Ariel



  • Stephanie Byrne

    Stephanie Byrne

    Chief Client Officer


  • Yvonne Adele

    Yvonne Adele

    Professional Conference MC

    Yvonne Adele

  • David Siegel

    David Siegel


    Step Change

  • Jeff Cooper

    Jeff Cooper

    Founding Partner

    Step Change

  • Glenn Bartlett

    Glenn Bartlett

    Head of Strategy

    Step Change

  • Mez Homayunfard

    Mez Homayunfard

    Co-Founder & Managing Director

    Online Marketing Gurus

  • Matthew Pezzimenti

    Matthew Pezzimenti

    Director & Founder

    Conversion Kings

  • Agenda

    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Check in time is 3pm

    12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Check in time is 3pm

    12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    As part of the retailer constituency, this initial lunch is designed to 'feed' a collaborative vibe from the onset of the summit.   

    2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
    Quickfire Sessions (Retailers Only)
    General Manager, eCommerce and International
    3:45 PM - 6:00 PM
    A compulsory event where delegates are required to request and confirm meetings prior to the Summit.The session involves 10 x 12 minute meetings designed to float top line objectives and set up subsequent meetings after exploring synergies.
    Sponsored by:
    Studio 60
    6:40 PM - 7:25 PM
    Welcome Drinks & Canapes
    Sponsored by:
    7:35 PM - 7:45 PM
    Welcome & Opening Remarks
    7:45 PM - 8:20 PM
    8:20 PM - 9:00 PM

    Join us for Dinner & Networking

    Sponsored by:
    7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
    Day two begins with breakfast, barista coffee and 'Stump The Strategist' in the main ballroom.
    Founding Partner
    Head of Strategy
    8:30 AM - 8:40 AM
    MC Opening Remarks
    Professional Conference MC
    9:15 AM - 9:55 AM
    Global Evangelist and Senior Trainer Manager
    9:55 AM - 10:05 AM
    10:05 AM - 10:15 AM
    Quickfire session
    10:25 AM - 10:55 AM
    Morning Tea
    Sponsored by:
    10:55 AM - 11:35 AM
    Chief Client Officer
    11:35 AM - 12:15 PM
    Executive Chairman
    12:50 PM - 5:00 PM
    Ultimate Paintball Experience
    Sponsored by:
    Golf at The Palms
    Sponsored by:
    BBQ Like A Pro
    Sponsored by:
    7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    We are excited to announce our continued partnership with StarTrack – Australia’s leading provider of delivery services for online retailers – to host this year’s iMedia Online Retail Summit gala dinner. StarTrack have been a long term supporter of this occasion and each and every year we challen ... ()

    Sponsored by:
    8:30 AM - 9:20 AM
    Day three begins with breakfast, barista coffee and informal roundtable sessions in the main ballroom. This is great chance to compare notes from day 1 and 2 and discuss how to implement key takeaways with industry peers.
    9:20 AM - 9:30 AM
    MC Opening Remarks
    Professional Conference MC
    9:30 AM - 10:05 AM
    Opening Keynote
    10:05 AM - 10:45 AM
    Founder & President
    10:45 AM - 10:55 AM

    Just before we pause for tea in the lead up to they breakout sessions, we get a chance to hear in a very short 'elevator pitch' what the vendors breakouts are going to be about. This is a great way to choose the most pertinent session to partake in.

    10:55 AM - 11:30 AM
    Morning Tea
    Sponsored by:
    12:00 PM - 12:25 PM
    Have a burning question around a certain area of interest? Breakout sessions take a deep dive into a specific topic through the use of case studies, system demonstrations and Q&A. This is a great chance to further build actionable insights to take back to your team and uncover opportunities in a mor ... ()
    12:30 PM - 1:20 PM
    Recovery Lunch
    Sponsored by:
    SLI systems
    1:20 PM - 1:55 PM
    Managing Director
    1:55 PM - 2:30 PM
    Closing Keynote
    Marketing Director
    2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
    Closing Remarks - Prize Draw
    Sponsored by:

    Summit Ambassadors

    Event Sponsors

    • Acidgreen
    • Australia Post
    • Bronto
    • Demandware
    • Dotmailer
    • Microsoft Bing
    • Mindarc
    • MobileDigital
    • Online Marketing Gurus
    • Practicology
    • Startrack
    • Studio 60
    • eStar
    • Emarsys
    • Braintree
    • Brightcove
    • Temando
    • Ayden
    • clickfrenzy
    • Barilliance
    • Shoptalk
    • Tealium
    • NMPI
    • Episerver
    • SLI systems
    • Sparcmedia
    • Shootsta
    • Marketsoft
    • Cyberbia
    • 90 seconds

    You should attend the iMedia Online Retail Summit if your organisation provides any of the following services:

    E-commerce Payment Platforms, Email Marketing Solutions, Shopping Cart Solutions, Supply Chain & Freight Management Solutions, Shipping & Fulfillment Services, CRM & CMS Software Providers, Data Mining / Warehousing Solutions, Web Analytics, Web Design & Development, SEO / SEM Services, Online Security Solutions, M-Commerce Solutions, Loyalty Scheme Solutions, Shopping Cart Software, Price Comparison Software, E-commerce Systems & Software, Customer acquisition & Loyalty, Location Based Marketing.

    Ready to get involved?

      Please email us.


    Sheraton Mirage Resort
    Sheraton Mirage Resort 71 Seaworld Dr, Main Beach QLD 4217
    Gold Coast, Australia

    +61 7 5577 0000

    The conference starts on Monday 1st May at 12:00pm for the Retailers-Only Lunch and this is followed by the always action-packed and exciting Business Connect (speed meeting) session at 3.45pm for all attendees. The conference will end at 3:30pm on Wednesday 3rd May with a coach service for all delegates back to the airport.

    Sheraton Mirage Resort
    71 Seaworld Dr, Main Beach QLD 4217
    T: (07) 5577 0000

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