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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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Attend the Summit



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

The three days at iMedia were a great way to kick start some thoughts into actions. As everyone is very experienced and focused on online retail you are able to get into details which are overlooked at large conferences.” Nathan Bush, Group Digital Manager, Super Retail Group

Featured Speakers

  • Eve Henrikson

    Eve Henrikson

    Online Trading Director


  • Anthony Long

    Anthony Long

    Global eCommerce Technology Lead

    Kimberly-Clark Corporation

  • Martin Newman

    Martin Newman

    Executive Chairman


  • Ben Franzi

    Ben Franzi

    General Manager eCommerce Platforms & Digital


  • 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


  • Agenda

    10:00 AM - 12:00 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.   

    Sponsored by:
    2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
    Quickfire Sessions (Retailers Only)
    General Manager eCommerce Platforms & Digital
    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
    Opening Keynote
    Global eCommerce Technology Lead
    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 informal roundtable sessions in the main ballroom. This is great chance to compare notes from day 1 and discuss how to implement key takeaways with industry peers.

    8:30 AM - 8:40 AM
    MC Opening Remarks
    8:40 AM - 9:15 AM
    How Tesco serves Britain’s shoppers a little better every day
    Online Trading Director
    9:15 AM - 9:40 AM
    Executive Chairman
    9:50 AM - 10:20 AM
    Quickfire Sessons
    10:20 AM - 10:50 AM
    Morning Tea
    11:25 AM - 12:00 PM
    12:05 PM - 12:40 PM
    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:
    10:00 PM - 1:00 AM
    After Party
    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
    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
    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 - 2:00 PM
    Hosted Brands Lunch
    2:10 PM - 2:45 PM
    Managing Director
    2:45 PM - 3:20 PM
    Closing Keynote
    3:20 PM - 3:30 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
    • Sparcmedia
    • Shootsta
    • Marketsoft
    • Cyberbia
    • Shoptalk
    • 90 seconds
    • 123RF

    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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