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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

  • Anita Fox

    Anita Fox

    General Manager - Brand & Communications


  • Juan De La Pava

    Juan De La Pava

    Martech Optimisation Manager

    Coles Liquor

  • Simon Kemp

    Simon Kemp

    Founder and CEO


  • Jenny Williams

    Jenny Williams

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Compare the Market

  • David O'Rorke

    David O'Rorke

    Head of Performance Marketing


  • Paco Albie

    Paco Albie

    Digital Performance and Experience Manager

    Chemist Warehouse Group

  • Emma Bannister

    Emma Bannister

    Founder & CEO

    presentation studio

  • Rebecca Mangan

    Rebecca Mangan

    Digital Experience Manager


  • Francine Ereira

    Francine Ereira

    General Manager - Sales & Solution Delivery


  • Carolyn Breeze

    Carolyn Breeze

    Director - Braintree Country Manager, Australia


  • Liam Carnahan

    Liam Carnahan

    Head of Content


  • John Stuckey

    John Stuckey

    Managing Director


  • Nick Randall

    Nick Randall

    Chief Revenue Officer


  • Tyler Jarratt

    Tyler Jarratt

    Commercial Director

    GMG Digital

  • Yvonne Adele

    Yvonne Adele

    Conference MC & Fashion Retailer

    Yvonne Adele Studio

  • 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


  • John Sardelic

    John Sardelic

    Director Australia & New Zealand


  • Thomas Grainger

    Thomas Grainger

    Success Manager

    90 Seconds

  • Jeff Cooper

    Jeff Cooper

    Founding Partner

    Step Change

  • Jason Tonelli

    Jason Tonelli



  • Ryf Quail

    Ryf Quail

    Managing Director, ANZ

    iMedia ANZ

  • Agenda

    10:00 AM - 2:00 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
    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.
    Conference MC & Fashion Retailer
    Sponsored by:
    9:05 AM - 9:40 AM
    Director - Braintree Country Manager, Australia
    10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Morning Tea
    Sponsored by:
    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 Mixology Masterclass will take you on a cocktail journey like no other where you will learn how to make top quality cocktails from your very own cockt ... ()

    Sponsored by:
    Yoghurt Digital
    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
    Theme: Black & white
    Sponsored by:
    90 seconds
    8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
    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
    12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
    1:15 PM - 1:50 PM
    General Manager - Sales & Solution Delivery
    2:25 PM - 2:35 PM
    Closing Remarks
    Conference MC & Fashion Retailer

    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

    Area Vice President Sales, APAC


  • Francine Ereira

    Francine Ereira

    General Manager - 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

    Marketing & Content Director

    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
    • Groupon
    • Tribe
    • Stepchange
    • Yoghurt Digital
    • Cyberbia
    • Marketsoft
    • 90 seconds
    • Sparcmedia
    • Upland 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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