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iMedia Online Retail Summit: New Zealand May 23 - 24, 2019

2019 Theme - Retailing: Who moved our model?

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 2019 summit program will be 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 60 of the most influential online retailing executives from NZ's leading retailers are invited to spend two days at this unique Summit at the Hilton Lake Taupo, 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 to attend.

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Featured Speakers

  • Naina D'Souza

    Naina D'Souza

    Group Digital Manager

    Michael Hill

  • Simon Kemp

    Simon Kemp

    Founder and CEO


  • Justus Wilde

    Justus Wilde


    The Warehouse Group Investments

  • Nicholas Kontopoulos

    Nicholas Kontopoulos

    Regional Head of APAC Marketing


  • Chris Wong

    Chris Wong

    General Manager Business Marketing

    New Zealand Post

  • Monica Acree

    Monica Acree

    Director, Head of Asia


  • Ben Zyl

    Ben Zyl

    VP Sales


  • Tim McDonnell

    Tim McDonnell

    VP Sales


  • Charles Guillard

    Charles Guillard

    Strategic Accounts Manager


  • Katrina Comeskey

    Katrina Comeskey

    Global Ecommerce Marketing Manager


  • Darren Hopper

    Darren Hopper

    Head of Digital Experience, CX & Marketing GTM


  • Paul Fletcher

    Paul Fletcher

    Digital Director


  • Nel Johnson

    Nel Johnson

    Experience Design Director


  • Bruce Pilbrow

    Bruce Pilbrow

    Chief Transformation Officer


  • Yvonne Adele

    Yvonne Adele

    Conference MC & Fashion Retailer

    Yvonne Adele Studio

  • Ryf Quail

    Ryf Quail

    Managing Director, ANZ

    iMedia ANZ

  • Agenda

    9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Delegate Registration
    11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    As part of the retailer constituency, this initial lunch is designed to 'feed' a collaborative vibe from the onset of the summit.
    Director, Head of Asia
    1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
    Free Time
    2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
    Welcome & Opening Remarks
    Managing Director, ANZ
    3:00 PM - 5:15 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:
    NZ Post
    5:15 PM - 6:00 PM
    Free Time
    6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Join us for Dinner & Networking
    Director, Head of Asia
    7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
    Join us for a delicious breakfast
    Conference MC & Fashion Retailer
    Sponsored by:
    9:50 AM - 10:20 AM
    Grab a coffee and network with like-minded, innovative brands, sponsors and networkers.
    Sponsored by:
    10:50 AM - 11:15 AM
    Turning Data Into Insights With Icebreaker & Emarsys
    Global Ecommerce Marketing Manager
    Strategic Accounts Manager
    11:20 AM - 11:55 AM
    Creating moments that matter
    Experience Design Director
    12:00 PM - 12:35 PM
    12:35 PM - 1:30 PM
    Light Lunch
    1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
    Boating on Great Lake Taupo Cruise to the famous Mine Bay Maori Rock Carvings and around the picturesque bays of Lake Taupo. A full commentary is given on the volcanic history and Maori mythology surrounding Lake Taupo.
    Sponsored by:
    4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    End of conference
    Managing Director, ANZ

    Advisory Board

  • Gracie MacKinlay

    Gracie MacKinlay

    Chief Marketing Gorilla

    Mighty Ape

  • James Fleet

    James Fleet

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Jones Family Business

  • Lisa Powell

    Lisa Powell

    Head of Retail Practice


  • Josh Cragg

    Josh Cragg

    Digital Manager


  • Michelle Anderson

    Michelle Anderson

    Chief Digital Officer

    The Warehouse Group

  • Rick Goebel

    Rick Goebel

    Head of Digital and eCommerce

    Harvey Norman

  • Chris Wong

    Chris Wong

    General Manager Business Marketing

    New Zealand Post

  • Lara Squires

    Lara Squires

    Head of Digital Marketing


  • Keith Ching

    Keith Ching

    Global eCommerce & Digital Experience


  • Simon Billings

    Simon Billings

    Digital Marketing Manager


  • Craig Jordan

    Craig Jordan

    Chief Digital Officer

    My Food Bag

  • Gareth Lathey

    Gareth Lathey

    Digital Marketing Manager


  • Wayne Krowitz

    Wayne Krowitz

    Marketing & Content Director

    iMedia ANZ

  • Ryf Quail

    Ryf Quail

    Managing Director, ANZ

    iMedia ANZ

  • Event Sponsors

    • Ayden
    • NZ Post
    • Magento
    • Big Commerce
    • Paymark
    • Braintree
    • Fastway
    • Emarsys
    • Dotmailer
    • Upland Adestra
    • Feefo
    • AKQA
    • localz
    • Brightcove
    • NMPI
    • YourFilm

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

    Ready to get involved?

    Please email us.


    Hilton Lake Taupo
    Hilton Lake Taupo 80-100 Napier Rd, Hilltop, Taupo, New Zealand

    The conference starts on Thursday 23 May at 11:30AM for the Retailers-Only Brunch. All attendees are required to arrive and register on or before 11:00am. Business Connect begins at 3:00pm which is compulsory for all attendees. The conference finishes on Friday 24 May at 5:30PM

    Hilton Lake Taupo
    80-100 Napier Rd, Hilltop
    Taupo, New Zealand, 3330
    t: 64 7-378 7080

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