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iMedia Brand Summit: New Zealand June 19 - 21, 2017

This year's theme: Digital and innovation drives commerce.

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.

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 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 at the Rutherford Hotel in Nelson, as guest of iMedia. Our delegates comprise of:

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

Featured Speakers

  • Ruth Yomtoubian

    Ruth Yomtoubian



  • Richard Webb

    Richard Webb

    Global CEO


  • Nicole McInnes

    Nicole McInnes

    Managing Director


  • Tom Braybrook

    Tom Braybrook

    Senior Solution Consultant

    Adobe Experience Cloud

  • Brendon Skipper

    Brendon Skipper



  • Jo Gaines

    Jo Gaines

    Area Vice President Sales, APAC


  • Arnaud Calonne

    Arnaud Calonne

    Head of Sales

    Verizon Media

  • Richard Thompson

    Richard Thompson



  • Tom Peacock

    Tom Peacock

    Group Commercial Director


  • Yvonne Adele

    Yvonne Adele

    Conference MC & Fashion Retailer

    Yvonne Adele Studio

  • Duncan Shand

    Duncan Shand

    Managing Director

    Young & Shand

  • Lachlan Brahe

    Lachlan Brahe

    VP Australia & NZ


  • Nic Gibbens

    Nic Gibbens

    Founder & CEO

    Paper Kite Ltd

  • Simon Conroy

    Simon Conroy

    General Manager Data Powered Marketing

    Qrious Limited

  • Mark Henley

    Mark Henley

    Director of Transformation, Digital Strategy


  • Silvério Governo

    Silvério Governo

    Sales Manager & Digital Experience Consultant


  • Tim Pointer

    Tim Pointer

    CEO & Co-Founder

    Uprise Digital

  • Sarah Kavanagh

    Sarah Kavanagh

    Managing Director

    1st Screen

  • Roger Slater

    Roger Slater

    Head of Digital & Segments - APAC


  • Joseph France

    Joseph France

    APAC Regional Director


  • Hamish Brown

    Hamish Brown

    Video Marketing Specialist, ANZ


  • Damian Naughton

    Damian Naughton

    Video Marketing Specialist, ANZ


  • Nichola Quail

    Nichola Quail

    Founder and CEO

    Fresh Focus

  • Agenda

    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Check in time is 2pm
    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. iMedia Business Connect allows attendees to choose ten ... ()
    Sponsored by:
    6:45 PM - 7:15 PM
    8:20 PM - 10:00 PM
    Join us for Dinner & Networking
    Sponsored by:
    7:30 AM - 8:40 AM
    Conference MC & Fashion Retailer
    Sponsored by:
    10:10 AM - 10:40 AM
    Grab a coffee and network with like-minded, innovative brands, sponsors and networkers.
    Sponsored by:
    11:00 AM - 11:10 AM
    Just before we jump into the 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.
    1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Activity 1
    Pro Kart Racing
    Sponsored by:
    Activity 2
    Cruise the Abel Tasman
    Sponsored by:
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Free Time
    7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
    Join us for a delicious breakfast
    Sponsored by:
    10:25 AM - 10:30 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.
    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Grab a coffee and network with like-minded, innovative brands, sponsors and networkers.
    Sponsored by:
    12:35 PM - 12:45 PM
    Closing Remarks
    Managing Director, ANZ
    Conference MC & Fashion Retailer
    12:45 PM - 1:45 PM
    This lunch session is designed to take all the learnings from the previous 2 days and formulate actionable insights and 'Close The Loop'
    Sponsored by:

    Advisory Board

  • Dan Ferguson

    Dan Ferguson

    Marketing Director

    Trade Me

  • Brad Bateman

    Brad Bateman

    Head of Digital Marketing


  • Mike Giles

    Mike Giles

    Marketing Operations Manager


  • Sera Flint

    Sera Flint

    Market Brand Planning


  • Fiona Woolley

    Fiona Woolley

    Head of Marketing

    Tower Insurance

  • Fiona MacFadyen

    Fiona MacFadyen

    Marketing and Communications Manager

    University of Auckland Business School

  • Natasha Keene

    Natasha Keene

    Head of Marketing

    The Pure Food Co

  • Simon Kenny

    Simon Kenny

    Head of Communications


  • Rob Cooke

    Rob Cooke


    Online Republic

  • Stephanie Davis

    Stephanie Davis

    Country Director NZ


  • Richard Thompson

    Richard Thompson



  • Lachlan Brahe

    Lachlan Brahe

    VP Australia & NZ


  • Event Sponsors

    • Brightcove
    • Braintree
    • comScore
    • Yahoo
    • Sitecore
    • Oracle
    • Qrious
    • Adobe
    • KPEX
    • Adslot
    • NZ Post
    • Salesforce DMP
    • Taboola
    • Fulcrum
    • Cyberbia
    • Marketsoft
    • Brightcove
    • Shootsta
    • Sparcmedia
    • 90 seconds
    • mad daily
    • MTSNZ
    • Freshfocus
    • Upland Adestra
    • 123RF
    • Stockunlimted
    • World Branding Forum

    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.


    Rutherford Hotel Nelson
    Rutherford Hotel Nelson 27 Nile St W, Nelson, New Zealand, 7010
    Nelson, New Zealand 7010

    64 03 546 3000

    The conference starts at 1:00pm on Monday 19th June, and finishes at 2:30pm on Wednesday 21st June. Please ensure you arrive in time for the first session.

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