eCommerce Conference and Expo Melbourne
eCommerce Conference & Expo Melbourne is the largest convening of enterprise and technology solution providers in Victoria, with a full multi-track conference, four digital summits, and three pre-conference workshops all under one roof.
• Two-day multi-track conference offering high-quality content with a focus on practical and actionable take-aways
• International and local speakers to provide both broad and focused insight into the eCommerce industry
• Retailer-to-Retailer Roundtable Discussions, an opportunity to delve deeply into a specific issue with a group of like-minded professionals
• Four dedicated networking events, plus endless opportunities to network on the Expo Floor
Dates: 25th – 27th March, 2014
Location: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne
For more information go to: http://www.ecomexpomelbourne.com.au/
Customer 360 Symposium
Customer experience and engagement is the new battleground as retailers strive to differentiate themselves from their competitors, create loyalty and ultimately increase profits. Learn how to Reach, Engage and Delight your customers at this unique symposium.
- Tim Wade, European Director of Marketing & Ecommerce, Best Western (UK)
- Billy Butler, Director, Global Customer Quality, Dell (IRE)
- Stan Phelps, Experience Architect, 9inch Marketing (US)
- Paul Smitton, Executive Manager Customer Strategy & Online, Qantas
- Harry Lowes, GM Digital Marketing, Telstra
- Simon Edwards, Executive Manager Analytical Marketing, Bankwest
- Helen Graney, SVP, Managing Director, Jack Morton Worldwide
Dates: 8th – 9th April, 2014
Location: Crowne Plaza Resort, Hunter Valley NSW
For more information go to: http://project-d.com.au/customer360/
China Retail Focus 2014 – Shanghai
The retail industry in the world’s second-largest economy will maintain sustainable growth in the medium and long term.
It is an era of transformation! China Retail Focus will discuss the right directions, strategic opportunities and potential challenges for both domestic and global retailers in this market.
Topics to be covered during the conference include:
- Understanding the Dynamics and Opportunities of the Chinese Retail Market
- Innovation in E-Commerce and E-Payment
- IT Solution and Inventory management
- Omnichannel Retailing
Dates: 24th – 25st April, 2014
Location: Shanghai, China
For more information go to: http://www.cdmc.org.cn/2014/crf/index.asp
To register: http://www.cdmc.org.cn/2014/crf/Register.asp
Shoptalk eCommerce Meetup – Brisbane
ShopTalk is a series of monthly eCommerce meetups for retailers to come together and share a drink, insights and a tip in a relaxed and informative environment. Each meetup features a panel of retailers who discuss their experiences and learnings from the coal face of eCommerce.
In April, ShopTalk launches in Brisbane for the first time and our guest panel discussion will focus on Loyalty and CRM – Attracting, Engaging and Retaining Members in the Omni-channel World;
As always, the event is free to attend, but you must RSVP using ShopTalk’s meetup using the link below
Date: 30th April, 2014
Location: Central Brisbane – venue details will be communicated after registration
For more information and to register to attend go to: http://www.meetup.com/ShopTalk-Brisbane/
*PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO RETAILERS ONLY
iMedia Online Retail Summit
The 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 lasting relationships and meet potential partners.
The 2014 summit program is comprised of international and local keynotes, as well as interactive roundtables and breakout sessions, that have been created by marketers for marketers through an advisory board comprised of senior leaders from across the industry. It is both a highly collaborative and truly collegial event environment designed to drive Australia’s online retail industry forward by assisting retailers in formulating and implementing their e-commerce strategies.
Qualifying delegates are invited to a complimentary two day/two night stay at Crowne Plaza Resort in the Hunter Valley where they will have the opportunity to learn, share and connect with industry peers and international thought leaders in the online retail sector.
Over 200 delegates are expected to attend the iMedia Online Retail Summit in 2014.
Dates: May 5th-7th, 2014
Location: Crowne Plaza Resort, Hunter Valley, NSW
For further information on attending or sponsorship opportunities, please contact: Jan Barthelemy on +61 2 8923 8305 or JanBarthelemy@dmgevents.com.au
2014 People & Operations Development Summit
National Retail Association’s (NRA) two-day POD Summit will feature speakers and panel discussions relevant to all people in management who play a key role in growing the business, from human resources, marketing managers, and operations managers, to area managers, store managers and business owners.
Australia’s brightest business minds will reveal the latest tools for boosting profits, inspiring employees and provide gusts with an exclusive insight into innovative business trends used by some of the country’s most successful companies.
The POD Summit features an impressive line-up of 22 speakers and 2 panels, over two days, including Todd Sampson, CEO of Leo Burnett, co-creator of Earth Hour & Australian television personality; John Anderson, entrepreneur & founder of Contiki and Peter Birtles, managing director & CEO of Super Retail Group.
When: 12th & 13th June, 2014
Where: Jupiters, Gold Coast
Early bird special price of $770 ends February 28. For more information visit www.nra.net.au.