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iMedia Brand Summit: New Zealand June 20 - 22, 2018

2018 Theme: Nothing's broke, but not everything's working.

iMedia Brand Summit provides an intimate environment for senior brand marketers to converge, debate and discuss the major strategic issues they face. 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 2018 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 brand marketers through an advisory board comprised of 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 50 of the most influential marketing executives from New Zealand’s leading brands are invited to spend three days and two nights at this unique New Zealand Summit, as guest of iMedia. Our delegates comprise of:

  • CMOs, CIOs and CEOs
  • Heads of Digital
  • Directors of Digital

 

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Featured Speakers

  • Brad Berens

    Brad Berens

    Chief Strategy Officer

    Center for the Digital Future

  • Julia Jack

    Julia Jack

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Mercury

  • Ben Rose

    Ben Rose

    General Manager - Direct & Partnerships

    nib New Zealand

  • Robert Hutchinson

    Robert Hutchinson

    Chief Revenue Officer

    Stuff.nz

  • Bernard Powell

    Bernard Powell

    Founder

    Premier Group

  • Ezechiel Ritchie

    Ezechiel Ritchie

    Head of Media Sales - Australia & New Zealand

    Taboola

  • Errol Flanagan

    Errol Flanagan

    Brand & Customer Experience Specialist

    Marketing Cube

  • Tim Pointer

    Tim Pointer

    CEO & Co-Founder

    Uprise Digital

  • Nic Gibbens

    Nic Gibbens

    Founder & CEO

    Paper Kite Ltd

  • Andrew Cowling

    Andrew Cowling

    Growth Director

    90 Seconds

  • Hamish Brown

    Hamish Brown

    Video Marketing Specialist, ANZ

    Brightcove

  • Damian Naughton

    Damian Naughton

    Video Marketing Specialist, ANZ

    Brightcove

  • Krittika Marwaha

    Krittika Marwaha

    Director

    Videos Ninja

  • Agenda

    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Check in time is 3pm
    1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
    As part of the brand constituency, this initial lunch is designed to 'feed' a collaborative vibe from the onset of the summit.
    Video Marketing Specialist, ANZ
    Video Marketing Specialist, ANZ
    2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
    Free Time
    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 10 minute meetings designed to float top line objectives and set up subsequent meetings after exploring synergies.
    6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
    Free Time
    6:45 PM - 7:15 PM
    7:30 PM - 7:45 PM
    Welcome & Opening Remarks
    8:20 PM - 10:00 PM
    Join us for Dinner & Networking
    6:00 AM - 7:00 AM
    Join 90 Seconds for a refreshing morning of Yoga. There is no better way to start your iMedia day.
    Sponsored by:
    90 seconds
    7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
    MC Opening Remarks & Breakfast
    9:05 AM - 9:40 AM
    Keynote
    9:40 AM - 9:50 AM
    Quickfire Session
    Head of Media Sales - Australia & New Zealand
    9:50 AM - 10:00 AM
    Quickfire Session
    10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Grab a coffee and network with like-minded, innovative brands, sponsors and networkers.
    10:30 AM - 11:55 AM
    Join us for a series of Breakout Sessions. More speakers to be announced soon.
    11:00 AM - 11:25 AM
    Breakout
    Breakout Session with Marketing Cube
    Brand & Customer Experience Specialist
    11:30 AM - 11:55 AM
    12:00 PM - 12:35 PM
    Keynote
    12:35 PM - 5:00 PM
    Activity 1
    Boating on Great Lake Taupo Cruise to the famous Mine Bay Maori Rock Carvings and around the picturesque bays of Lake Taupo. A full commentary is given on the volcanic history and Maori mythology surrounding Lake Taupo.
    Sponsored by:
    Mediaworks
    Activity 2
    Tongariro River Rafting The magical waters of the Tongariro River provide one of nature's finest, fun-filled roller coaster rides. Navigate over 60 rapids with an expert guide at the helm. Safety and 'oarsome' fun are our priority. Plus, keep an eye out for the native whio.
    Sponsored by:
    Brightcove
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Free Time
    7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    8:00 AM - 8:45 AM
    Join us for a delicious breakfast
    8:45 AM - 9:20 AM
    9:20 AM - 9:55 AM
    Keynote
    9:55 AM - 10:05 AM
    Quickfire Session
    10:05 AM - 10:15 AM
    Quickfire Session
    10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
    Grab a coffee and network with like-minded, innovative brands, sponsors and networkers.
    11:15 AM - 11:40 AM
    11:40 AM - 12:15 PM
    Closing Keynote
    12:15 PM - 12:25 PM
    Closing Remarks
    12:25 PM - 1:30 PM
    This lunch session is designed to take all the learnings from the previous 2 days and formulate actionable insights and 'Close The Loop'

    Advisory Board

  • Jo Bye

    Jo Bye

    Head of Digital

    Trilogy International

  • Gareth Robertson

    Gareth Robertson

    Head of Marketing

    Reckitt Benckiser, Australia

  • Christina Mossaidis

    Christina Mossaidis

    Head of Marketing

    Loyalty NZ

  • Kelly Harvey

    Kelly Harvey

    Marketing Specialist

    Tesla

  • James Fleet

    James Fleet

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Jones Family Business

  • Sophie Rabe

    Sophie Rabe

    Marketing Lead

    Deloitte

  • Simon Kenny

    Simon Kenny

    Head of Communications

    McDonalds

  • Nadia Scott

    Nadia Scott

    Head of Marketing

    Macpac

  • Nick Boulstridge

    Nick Boulstridge

    Digital Media Director

    BNZ

  • Adrian Pickstock

    Adrian Pickstock

    CEO

    Interactive Advertising Bureau NZ (IABNZ)

  • Emmanuelle Elmore

    Emmanuelle Elmore

    National - Adobe experience cloud in New Zealand

    Adobe

  • Victoria Walker

    Victoria Walker

    Head of Marketing, Publicity & Brand

    Auckland Council

  • Robert Hutchinson

    Robert Hutchinson

    Chief Revenue Officer

    Stuff.nz

  • Spencer Bailey

    Spencer Bailey

    Head of New Zealand

    facebook

  • Ryf Quail

    Ryf Quail

    Managing Director, ANZ

    iMedia ANZ

  • Event Sponsors

    • Brightcove
    • 90 seconds
    • Paperkite
    • Mediaworks
    • Marketing Cube
    • Uprise Digital
    • Taboola
    • Stuff
    • Video Ninja
    • Cyberbia
    • Marketsoft
    • Brightcove
    • Sparcmedia
    • 90 seconds
    • Adestra

    If you are a media agency, creative agency, digital agency, publisher or a technology platform / solution provider, you NEED to be at the iMedia Brand Summit NZ:

    Ready to get involved?

    Please email us.

    Location

    Hilton Lake Taupo
    Hilton Lake Taupo 80-100 Napier Rd, Hilltop, Taupo, New Zealand
    3330

    The conference starts on Wednesday 20 June at 1:00pm for the Brands-Only Lunch. Business Connect begins at 3:45pm which is compulsory for all attendees. Sponsors and networkers are required to arrive and register on or before 3:00pm in time for Business Connect. The conference finishes at 1:30pm on Friday 22 June.

    Hilton Lake Taupo
    80-100 Napier Rd, Hilltop
    Taupo, New Zealand, 3330
    t: 64 7-378 7080

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