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iMedia Online Retail Summit: Australia August 24 - 26, 2020

EVENT POSTPONED: IMEDIA ONLINE RETAIL SUMMIT AUSTRALIA AND COVID-19 - NEW DATES 24TH AUG - 26TH AUG 2020

2020 Theme: Partnerships: great alone, better together.

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 2020 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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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 to attend.

Featured Speakers

  • Nicola Clement

    Nicola Clement

    Head of Digital Experience

    Myer

  • Drew Green

    Drew Green

    CEO, President, Director

    INDOCHINO

  • Bridget Taylor

    Bridget Taylor

    Executive Creative Director

    Contagion

  • Kate Musgrove

    Kate Musgrove

    Managing Director, APAC

    Bazaarvoice

  • Matthew Pezzimenti

    Matthew Pezzimenti

    Founder & Conversion Optimisation Specialist

    Conversion Kings

  • Tink Taylor

    Tink Taylor

    Founder & President

    Dotdigital

  • Tanguy Meriadec

    Tanguy Meriadec

    Sales Consultant

    Akeneo

  • Chris Skelton

    Chris Skelton

    Chief Revenue Officer

    Marketplacer

  • Mez Homayunfard

    Mez Homayunfard

    Co-Founder & Head of Partnerships

    Online Marketing Gurus

  • Safwan Chowdhury

    Safwan Chowdhury

    Growth Director

    Online Marketing Gurus

  • Patrick Rechsteiner

    Patrick Rechsteiner

    General Manager E-Commerce

    Brand Collective

  • Wayne Baskin

    Wayne Baskin

    Chief Technology Officer

    Booktopia

  • Caroline Swarbrick

    Caroline Swarbrick

    Chief Digital Officer

    Seafolly

  • Chris Lockwood

    Chris Lockwood

    Client Strategy Director

    Alpha Digital

  • Costantino Marotta

    Costantino Marotta

    Omni Channel Marketing

    Petbarn

  • Tim Dwyer

    Tim Dwyer

    Co-Founder and CEO

    LimePay

  • James Saretta

    James Saretta

    Group Strategy Director

    JB Hi-Fi

  • Katherine Joubert

    Katherine Joubert

    Database Engagement Specialist

    Lorna Jane

  • Kristyn Wallace

    Kristyn Wallace

    Client Success Lead ANZ

    Emarsys

  • Monal Patel

    Monal Patel

    SVP & CBO, Head of Product

    Unbxd Inc

  • Josh Newport

    Josh Newport

    Head of APAC Merchant Engagement

    Shopify Plus

  • Adam Skinner

    Adam Skinner

    Chief Data & Technology Officer

    Fitness and Lifestyle Group

  • David Coffey

    David Coffey

    Client Partnerships APAC

    Quantcast

  • Chris Baddock

    Chris Baddock

    CEO

    Australian Liquor Marketers

  • Scott Mirabello

    Scott Mirabello

    Regional Director of Asia Pacific

    Swrve

  • Arnab Chandranath

    Arnab Chandranath

    Regional Head, APC

    VWO

  • Ben Zyl

    Ben Zyl

    VP Sales

    Adyen

  • Michel van Aalten

    Michel van Aalten

    Country Manager, ANZ

    Adyen

  • James Johnson

    James Johnson

    Director Industry Strategy for Retail & CPG

    Salesforce

  • Yvonne Adele

    Yvonne Adele

    Conference MC & Fashion Retailer

    Yvonne Adele Studio

  • Ryf Quail

    Ryf Quail

    Managing Director, ANZ

    iMedia ANZ

  • Agenda

    5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
    Free Time
    9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    All retailers to register before 11:30am and networkers by 1:00pm. Hotel check in time is 3pm.
    Sponsored by:
    Shopify Plus
    12:30 PM - 2:15 PM

    As part of the retailer constituency, this initial lunch is designed to 'feed' a collaborative vibe from the onset of the summit.   

    Director Industry Strategy for Retail & CPG
    1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

    Check in time is 3pm.

    Sponsored by:
    GoCardless
    2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
    Free Time
    2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
    Welcome & Opening Remarks
    Managing Director, ANZ
    3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Keynote: Marketplacer and Australian Liquor Marketers: A Marketplace Partnership
    3:30 PM - 5:45 PM
    10 x 10 minute meetings designed to float top line objectives and catalyse subsequent meetings after exploring synergies. As a compulsory session, Business Connect allows for quick-fire introductions and targeted networking. Make sure to request and confirm your meetings prior to the Summit!
    Sponsored by:
    UNBXD
    6:45 PM - 7:15 PM
    Network and mingle ahead of our official opening remarks.
    Sponsored by:
    iMedia
    7:15 PM - 7:50 PM
    Opening Keynote
    Head of Digital Experience
    7:50 PM - 10:00 PM
    After a delicious dinner, there will be a relaxed vibe, allowing time to meet the entire delegation.
    Sponsored by:
    Marketplacer
    6:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    Day two begins with breakfast and barista coffee.
    Sponsored by:
    Rakuten Advertising
    8:30 AM - 9:05 AM
    International Keynote: Building a Global Brand through a Commitment to People, Partnership and Product
    CEO, President, Director
    9:05 AM - 9:40 AM
    Keynote with JB Hi-Fi brought to you by Shopify Plus
    Group Strategy Director
    Head of APAC Merchant Engagement
    9:40 AM - 9:50 AM
    Quickfire: The Future of Retail in Action
    Country Manager, ANZ
    9:50 AM - 10:20 AM
    Grab a barista coffee
    Sponsored by:
    Rakuten Advertising
    10:20 AM - 10:45 AM
    Breakout
    Breakout with Adyen Speaker to be announced soon!
    VP Sales
    Breakout
    Breakout with Big Commerce
    Chief Data & Technology Officer

    Sponsored by:
    Big Commerce
    Breakout
    Breakout with VWO brought to you by Conversion Kings
    Founder & Conversion Optimisation Specialist
    Regional Head, APC

    Sponsored by:
    Conversion Kings
    10:50 AM - 11:15 AM
    Breakout
    Breakout with Bazaarvoice
    Managing Director, APAC
    Breakout
    Breakout with Magento Speaker to be announced soon!
    Sponsored by:
    Magento
    11:50 AM - 12:15 PM
    12:20 PM - 12:55 PM
    Keynote: Streaming meets Shopping - The new frontier for online retailers
    Sponsored by:
    Brightcove
    1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Karting
    Xtreme Go Karting
    Sponsored by:
    Overdose
    Skydiving
    Ultimate Sky Experience
    Sponsored by:
    clickfrenzy
    Mixology
    Cocktails with Klarna
    Sponsored by:
    Klarna
    Golf
    Ambrose Competition
    Sponsored by:
    NMPI
    BBQ
    BBQ Like A Pro!
    Sponsored by:
    Episerver
    Sailing
    Sailing in Paradise
    Sponsored by:
    Zip
    5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Free Time
    6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Join us for Dinner & Networking.
    Sponsored by:
    Checkout
    10:00 PM - 12:00 AM
    After Party
    11:10 AM - 11:35 AM
    6:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    Day three begins with breakfast and barista coffee.
    Sponsored by:
    Rakuten Advertising
    9:00 AM - 9:35 AM
    Independent Panel: Do marketplaces make great partnerships?
    Chief Digital Officer
    General Manager E-Commerce
    Chief Technology Officer
    Chief Marketing Officer

    Moderated By: Nicola Clement, Head of Digital Experience, Myer
    9:35 AM - 10:05 AM
    Keynote: Make your search intelligent and not headless - Role of AI in online retail!
    SVP & CBO, Head of Product
    10:05 AM - 10:40 AM
    Each table will have a topic. A leading Australian retailer will moderate a session of discovery and collaboration while comparing notes on mutual pain points and success stories. A crowd favourite.
    Sponsored by:
    iMedia
    10:40 AM - 11:10 AM
    Grab a barista coffee
    Sponsored by:
    Rakuten Advertising
    11:40 AM - 12:15 PM
    Keynote brought to you by dotdigital
    Founder & President
    12:15 PM - 12:50 PM
    What does a computer company have to do with selling sneakers? A skate brand with flogging biscuits? Or a taxi company housing homeless cats?
    Executive Creative Director
    12:50 PM - 12:55 PM
    Closing Remarks and Ultimate Networker Prize Draw
    Sponsored by:
    Fluent Commerce
    12:55 PM - 2:00 PM
    This final lunch is designed to discuss final questions and close the loop on the summit.

    Advisory Board

  • Brad Foenander

    Brad Foenander

    Head of E-Commerce

    Coles

  • Caroline Swarbrick

    Caroline Swarbrick

    Chief Digital Officer

    Seafolly

  • Wayne Baskin

    Wayne Baskin

    Chief Technology Officer

    Booktopia

  • Ben Anderson

    Ben Anderson

    Head of E-Commerce

    Accent Group

  • Dean Salakas

    Dean Salakas

    Chief Party Dude

    The Party People

  • Jemima Miller

    Jemima Miller

    Global E-Commerce Manager

    Heritage Brands

  • Sam Shennan

    Sam Shennan

    Managing Director

    NMPI

  • Adam McWhinney

    Adam McWhinney

    Chief Experience Officer & Co-Founder

    Temple & Webster

  • Sarah Cunningham

    Sarah Cunningham

    Director, Sales - ANZ

    Brightcove

  • Shane Lenton

    Shane Lenton

    Chief Information Officer

    Cue

  • Lance Eerhard

    Lance Eerhard

    Head of eCommerce APAC South

    South ZX Ventures

  • Michel van Aalten

    Michel van Aalten

    Country Manager, ANZ

    Adyen

  • Shannon Ingrey

    Shannon Ingrey

    Vice President & General Manager, APAC

    BigCommerce

  • Paula Mitchell

    Paula Mitchell

    Chief Digital Officer

    General Pants Co.

  • Lisa Powell

    Lisa Powell

    Head of Retail Practice

    Amblique

  • Patrick Rechsteiner

    Patrick Rechsteiner

    General Manager E-Commerce

    Brand Collective

  • Julia Bucalina

    Julia Bucalina

    Head of E-Commerce Australia and New Zealand

    Under Armour

  • Francine Ereira

    Francine Ereira

    General Manager & Domain Lead

    Klarna

  • Helena Stylman

    Helena Stylman

    Group Sales Manager

    iMedia ANZ

  • Trish Patel

    Trish Patel

    Group Marketing Manager

    iMedia ANZ

  • Ryf Quail

    Ryf Quail

    Managing Director, ANZ

    iMedia ANZ

  • Event Sponsors

    • Dotdigital
    • Salesforce
    • Episerver
    • Big Commerce
    • Acidgreen
    • UNBXD
    • Akeneo
    • Bazaarvoice
    • Marketplacer
    • Emarsys
    • Shopify Plus
    • Conversion Kings
    • Adyen
    • Swrve
    • Fluent Commerce
    • Limepay
    • Magento
    • Mindarc
    • Alpha Digital
    • Quantcast
    • Impact
    • Online Marketing Gurus
    • Zip
    • NMPI
    • Checkout
    • clickfrenzy
    • Overdose
    • GoCardless
    • Rakuten Advertising
    • Monoova
    • Klarna
    • VWO
    • Brightcove
    • NMPI
    • YourFilm
    • Dotdigital
    • Marketsoft

    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.

    Location

    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 24th August at 12:00pm for the Retailers-Only Lunch and 3:45pm for Business Connect. Sponsors and networkers are required to arrive and register on or before 2:00pm in time for Business Connect. The conference finishes on 26th August at 2PM.

    Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort
    71 Seaworld Dr, Main Beach QLD 4217
    T: (07) 5577 0000
    http://www.sheratonmiragegoldcoast.com/

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