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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

  • 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


  • 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

    Regional Director

    Salesforce Commerce Cloud

  • 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


  • Sean Pieres

    Sean Pieres



  • Michel van Aalten

    Michel van Aalten

    Country Manager, ANZ


  • Merline McGregor

    Merline McGregor

    General Manager, Australia


  • Chris Vincent

    Chris Vincent



  • 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.   

    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.
    Sponsored by:
    Australia Post
    6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
    Free Time
    6:45 PM - 7:30 PM
    Welcome Drinks
    7:30 PM - 7:45 PM
    Welcome & Opening Remarks
    8:20 PM - 10:00 PM
    Dinner & Networking
    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
    7:00 AM - 8:35 AM
    Day two begins with breakfast and barista coffee.
    Sponsored by:
    8:35 AM - 9:10 AM
    Opening Keynote
    Chief Information Officer
    9:10 AM - 9:45 AM
    Keynote: Practicology
    General Manager, Australia
    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:
    11:20 AM - 11:45 AM
    Chief Executive
    Country Manager, ANZ
    11:50 AM - 12:15 PM
    Dynamic Yield
    General Manager APAC
    Sponsored by:
    Managing Director
    12:20 PM - 12:55 PM
    Keynote: Brightcove
    1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Extreme Karting
    Sponsored by:
    SLI systems
    Ultimate Paintball
    Sponsored by:
    Casino Games & Buffet
    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.
    9:30 AM - 10:05 AM
    Opening Keynote
    Group Digital Manager
    10:05 AM - 10:40 AM
    Keynote: Zip
    GM - Sales & Solution Delivery
    10:40 AM - 10:50 AM
    10:50 AM - 11:00 AM
    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Grab a barista coffee thanks to Sitecore
    Sponsored by:
    11:30 AM - 11:55 AM
    Mindarc & Shippit
    Co-Founder / Co-CEO
    OMG and Conversion Kings
    Co-Founder & Head of Partnerships
    Founder & Conversion Optimisation Specialist
    Sponsored by:
    Sponsored by:
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Close the Loop Lunch
    1:00 PM - 1:35 PM
    Keynote: Dotmailer
    Founder & President
    1:35 PM - 2:10 PM
    Closing International Keynote
    Director, Ignition Factory
    2:10 PM - 2:20 PM
    Closing Remarks Ultimate Networker Prize Draw
    Sponsored by:

    Summit Ambassadors

  • Paula Mitchell

    Paula Mitchell

    GM of eCommerce

    General Pants Co.

  • Tora Brophy

    Tora Brophy

    eCommerce Manager ANZ


  • Benjamin Thompson

    Benjamin Thompson

    Head of Marketing Transformation

    Endeavour Drinks Group

  • David Hugget

    David Hugget

    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

    Managing Director

    Salesforce DMP

  • 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

    GM - Sales & Solution Delivery


  • Ryf Quail

    Ryf Quail

    Managing Director, 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
    • Dynamic Yield
    • Tealium
    • Cybersource
    • Brightcove
    • MobileDigital
    • Optimizely
    • Sitecore
    • Braintree
    • Sparcmedia
    • Marketsoft
    • Cyberbia
    • 90 seconds
    • 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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