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iMedia Brand Summit: Australia September 10 - 12, 2018

2018 Theme: It's not broke, but not everything is 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.

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Attend the Summit



Up to 125 of the most influential marketing executives from Australia's leading brands are invited to spend three days and two nights at this unique Summit at the Sheraton Mirage Resort on the Gold Coast, as guest of iMedia. Our delegates comprise of:

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


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Featured Speakers

  • Jeffrey Cole

    Jeffrey Cole

    Director & CEO

    Center for the Digital Future

  • Paula Mitchell

    Paula Mitchell

    Chief Digital Officer

    General Pants Co.

  • Michael Weinstein

    Michael Weinstein

    Senior Manager - Brand Multimedia


  • Christy Dena

    Christy Dena


    Universe Creation 101

  • Simon Kemp

    Simon Kemp

    Founder and CEO


  • Jenny Williams

    Jenny Williams

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Compare the Market

  • John Stuckey

    John Stuckey

    Managing Director


  • Steve Sinha

    Steve Sinha

    Chief Operating Officer


  • Emma Bannister

    Emma Bannister

    Founder & CEO

    presentation studio

  • Rebecca Mangan

    Rebecca Mangan

    Digital Experience Manager


  • Tyler Jarratt

    Tyler Jarratt

    Commercial Director

    GMG Digital

  • Carolyn Breeze

    Carolyn Breeze

    Director - Braintree Country Manager, Australia


  • Liam Carnahan

    Liam Carnahan

    Head of Content


  • Yvonne Adele

    Yvonne Adele


    Yvonne Adele Productions

  • Hamish Brown

    Hamish Brown

    Video Marketing Specialist, ANZ


  • Mez Homayunfard

    Mez Homayunfard

    Co-Founder & Head of Partnerships

    Online Marketing Gurus

  • Matthew Pezzimenti

    Matthew Pezzimenti

    Founder & Conversion Optimisation Specialist

    Conversion Kings

  • Joseph France

    Joseph France

    APAC Regional Director


  • Kate Musgrove

    Kate Musgrove

    Managing Director, APAC


  • Andrew Cowling

    Andrew Cowling

    Growth Director

    90 Seconds

  • Jason Tonelli

    Jason Tonelli



  • Francine Ereira

    Francine Ereira

    GM - Sales & Solution Delivery


  • Ryf Quail

    Ryf Quail

    Managing Director, ANZ

    iMedia ANZ

  • Agenda

    11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Guests arrive at the Sheraton Grand Resort and register. The registration desk will be open to Brands from 11:00am - 1:00pm and for Networkers from 1:00pm - 3:00pm. Hotel check in available from 3:00pm
    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
    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.
    6:45 PM - 7:15 PM
    7:15 PM - 7:45 PM
    Managing Director, ANZ
    Chief Operating Officer
    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
    Day two begins with breakfast and barista coffee.
    9:05 AM - 9:40 AM
    Director - Braintree Country Manager, Australia
    9:40 AM - 9:50 AM
    Quickfire: Bazaarvoice
    Managing Director, APAC
    10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Morning Tea
    Sponsored by:
    11:00 AM - 11:25 AM
    Breakout 1
    Delight through digital
    Commercial Director
    Breakout 2
    Breakout with Sitecore
    Digital Experience Manager
    11:30 AM - 11:55 AM
    12:00 PM - 12:35 PM
    Managing Director
    1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Activity 1
    Golf The Palms is considered a championship course rivalling some of the best golf courses in Australia. It has a total length of 5904 metres off the champ ... ()

    Sponsored by:
    Activity 2
    Karting Get ready for some serious Go Kart Racing Fun! At 1.6 km long, the track is recognised as one of the world’s premier Karting facilities and will be th ... ()

    Sponsored by:
    Activity 3
    Mixology Masterclass Have you ever wanted to test a betting strategy on the roulette table but didn’t completely comprehend the game? Or perhaps you weren’t certain of the ... ()
    Activity 4
    Sailing In Paradise Join us as we set sail on a private fleet of Sailing Catamarans headed for a secret island rendezvous location. Sail the Gold Coast's magnificent wa ... ()

    Sponsored by:
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Free Time
    7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
    9:15 AM - 9:50 AM
    Fireside Chat
    Managing Director, ANZ
    Chief Digital Officer
    9:50 AM - 10:20 AM
    Day three continues with client led roundtable session. This is a great chance to discuss and benchmark what other brands are doing with similar challenges and opportunities on the horizon. Tables are clearly marked with the name of the roundtable session, and which brand is leading it.
    10:20 AM - 10:50 AM
    Morning Tea
    Sponsored by:
    10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
    11:25 AM - 11:55 AM
    Breakout 2
    Breakout with Productsup Speaker to be announced soon!
    12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Breakout 1
    Brand beyond the Meerkat
    Chief Marketing Officer
    Breakout 2
    Breakout session: Deloitte
    Senior Manager - Brand Multimedia
    12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
    1:15 PM - 1:50 PM
    2:25 PM - 2:35 PM

    Advisory Board

  • Benjamin Thompson

    Benjamin Thompson

    Head of Marketing Transformation

    Endeavour Drinks Group

  • Ben Shute

    Ben Shute

    Social Media Manager ANZ

    QBE Insurance

  • Stephen Hunt

    Stephen Hunt

    Managing Director of Emerging Technology and Media

    Universal Music Group

  • Emily Baxter

    Emily Baxter

    Enterprise Marketing


  • Steve Sinha

    Steve Sinha

    Chief Operating Officer


  • Junna Massey

    Junna Massey

    Head of Digital Marketing


  • Adriane McDermott

    Adriane McDermott

    Head of Marketing


  • Mark Stanton

    Mark Stanton

    Vice President ANZ


  • Jo Gaines

    Jo Gaines

    Managing Director

    Salesforce DMP

  • Francine Ereira

    Francine Ereira

    GM - Sales & Solution Delivery


  • Nicole McInnes

    Nicole McInnes

    Chief Marketing Officer

    OVO Mobile

  • Mark Kessler

    Mark Kessler

    Director of Customer Experience


  • Chris Noble

    Chris Noble

    General Manager

    World Nomads

  • Nick Pape

    Nick Pape

    Senior Digital Marketing Manager


  • Wayne Krowitz

    Wayne Krowitz

    Group Marketing Manager, ANZ

    iMedia ANZ

  • Ryf Quail

    Ryf Quail

    Managing Director, ANZ

    iMedia ANZ

  • Christine Gould

    Christine Gould

    Programme Manager

    iMedia ANZ

  • Event Sponsors

    • 90 seconds
    • OMG
    • Conversion Kings
    • zipMoney
    • Brightcove
    • MobileDigital
    • Products Up
    • GMG Digital
    • Taboola
    • Braintree
    • Presentation Studio
    • NMPI
    • Sitecore
    • Bazaarvoice
    • Salmat2
    • Salesforce
    • Croud
    • Cyberbia
    • Marketsoft
    • 90 seconds
    • Sparcmedia
    • Adestra
    • Brightcove
    • ADMA

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

    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 4217

    +61 7 5577 0000

    The conference starts at 1pm on Monday 10 September, and finishes at 3pm on Wednesday 12 September.

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


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