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iMedia Online Retail Summit: Australia April 30 - May 2, 2018

2018 Theme: Moving from e-commerce to total enterprise commerce

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 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 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 Grand Mirage Resort, as a 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

If the above describes your role, request an invitation here

Featured Speakers

  • Naina D'Souza

    Naina D'Souza

    Group Digital Manager

    Michael Hill

  • Julie Mathers

    Julie Mathers

    CEO & Founder

    Flora & Fauna

  • Scott Maxworthy

    Scott Maxworthy

    Head of Digital

    Cronulla Sharks Rugby League Football Club

  • Chris Denson

    Chris Denson

    Director, Ignition Factory

    OmnicomMediaGroup USA

  • Shane Lenton

    Shane Lenton

    Chief Information Officer


  • Matthew Pezzimenti

    Matthew Pezzimenti

    Founder & Conversion Optimisation Specialist

    Conversion Kings

  • Rob Hango-Zada

    Rob Hango-Zada

    Co-Founder / Co-CEO


  • Todd Atkins

    Todd Atkins

    Head of Market Development


  • Jeff Cooper

    Jeff Cooper

    Founding Partner

    Step Change

  • Robert Steers

    Robert Steers

    Head of Digital

    Step Change

  • Ashton Bishop

    Ashton Bishop


    Step Change

  • Jamie Cairns

    Jamie Cairns

    Commercial Director

    Fluent Commerce

  • Andrew Buxton

    Andrew Buxton

    Chief Executive


  • James Johnson

    James Johnson

    Director Industry Strategy for Retail & CPG


  • Ander Orcasitas

    Ander Orcasitas

    General Manager APAC

    Dynamic Yield

  • Dan Ross

    Dan Ross

    Managing Director


  • John Stuckey

    John Stuckey

    Managing Director


  • Mez Homayunfard

    Mez Homayunfard

    Co-Founder & Head of Partnerships

    Online Marketing Gurus

  • Tink Taylor

    Tink Taylor

    Founder & President


  • Michel van Aalten

    Michel van Aalten

    Country Manager, ANZ


  • Merline McGregor

    Merline McGregor

    General Manager, Australia


  • Chris Vincent

    Chris Vincent



  • Cameron Gomes

    Cameron Gomes

    General Manager


  • Michael Oates

    Michael Oates

    General Manager, Parcel & eCommerce Sales

    Australia Post

  • Ben Franzi

    Ben Franzi

    General Manager, eCommerce and International

    Australia Post

  • Dan Stevens

    Dan Stevens

    Enterprise Specialised Sales


  • Hamish Brown

    Hamish Brown

    Video Marketing Specialist, ANZ


  • Damian Naughton

    Damian Naughton

    Video Marketing Specialist, ANZ


  • Agenda

    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    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.   

    Director Industry Strategy for Retail & CPG
    12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Check in time is 3pm

    2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
    2:30 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.
    General Manager, Parcel & eCommerce Sales
    6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
    Free Time
    6:45 PM - 7:30 PM
    Welcome Drinks
    Sponsored by:
    7:30 PM - 7:45 PM
    Welcome & Opening Remarks
    Managing Director, ANZ
    8:20 PM - 10:00 PM
    Dinner & Networking
    Sponsored by:
    6:00 AM - 7:00 AM
    Join 90 Seconds for a refreshing morning of Yoga on the pristine grounds of the Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort. There is no better way to start your iMedia day.
    Sponsored by:
    90 seconds
    7:30 AM - 8:35 AM
    Day two begins with breakfast and barista coffee.
    Conference MC & Fashion Retailer
    Sponsored by:
    9:45 AM - 10:50 AM
    Challenge our award-winning speakers live in a keynote session. They’ll tackle all your business, marketing, and strategy questions live on stage.
    10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
    Grab a barista coffee thanks to Sitecore
    Sponsored by:
    1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Extreme Karting
    Sponsored by:
    SLI systems
    Ultimate Paintball
    Sponsored by:
    Casino Games & Buffet
    Sponsored by:
    Golf at The Palms
    Sponsored by:
    BBQ Like A Pro!
    Sponsored by:
    Sailing in paradise
    Sponsored by:
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Free Time
    7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Join us for Dinner & Networking
    Sponsored by:
    8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    Day three begins with breakfast and barista coffee 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.
    Conference MC & Fashion Retailer
    Sponsored by:
    9:30 AM - 10:05 AM
    10:05 AM - 10:40 AM
    General Manager - Sales & Solution Delivery
    10:40 AM - 11:10 AM
    Grab a barista coffee thanks to Sitecore
    Sponsored by:
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Close the Loop Lunch
    Sponsored by:
    2:10 PM - 2:20 PM

    Advisory Board

  • Paula Mitchell

    Paula Mitchell

    Chief Digital Officer

    General Pants Co.

  • Tora Brophy

    Tora Brophy

    eCommerce Manager ANZ


  • Benjamin Thompson

    Benjamin Thompson

    Head of Marketing Transformation

    Endeavour Drinks Group

  • David Huggett

    David Huggett

    Head of Digital [Customer] & eCommerce

    Carlton & United Breweries

  • Sarah Sorrenson

    Sarah Sorrenson

    Head of Media & Digital


  • Michael Weeding

    Michael Weeding

    Director, Digital & Design Innovation


  • Lisa Powell

    Lisa Powell

    Head of Retail Practice


  • Jo Gaines

    Jo Gaines

    Area Vice President Sales, APAC


  • Merline McGregor

    Merline McGregor

    General Manager, Australia


  • James Webber

    James Webber


    Dimeo Cleaning Services

  • Daniel Littlepage

    Daniel Littlepage

    VP Global Revenue

    90 Seconds

  • Rob Marston

    Rob Marston


    Zeus Unwired

  • Francine Ereira

    Francine Ereira

    General Manager - Sales & Solution Delivery


  • Ryf Quail

    Ryf Quail

    Managing Director, ANZ

    iMedia ANZ

  • Event Sponsors

    • Bronto
    • Demandware
    • Dotmailer
    • Mindarc
    • clickfrenzy
    • Episerver
    • SLI systems
    • zipMoney
    • Fluent Commerce
    • Emote Digital
    • Shippit
    • eStar
    • Australia Post
    • Practicology
    • Ayden
    • Online Marketing Gurus
    • Conversion Kings
    • Tealium
    • Cybersource
    • Brightcove
    • MobileDigital
    • Sitecore
    • Braintree
    • NMPI
    • 90 seconds
    • Criteo
    • E-Commerce One to One NZ
    • Salmat
    • Sparcmedia
    • Marketsoft
    • Cyberbia
    • 90 seconds
    • Upland Adestra
    • Brightcove
    • 123RF

    You should sponsor 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 Grand Mirage Resort
    Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort 71 Seaworld Dr, Main Beach QLD 4217
    Gold Coast, Australia

    +61 7 5577 0000

    The conference starts on Monday 30th April at midday for the Retailers-Only Lunch and 3:45pm for Business Connect both compulsory for all attendees. Sponsors and networkers are required to arrive and register on or before 3:00pm to arrive in time for Business Connect. Please ensure you arrive on time.

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



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