Melbourne Retail Industry Plugged In for Networking

Despite the sweltering heat, Melbourne’s online retail community turned out for last night’s Plugged In Networking event to hear industry insights and have a drink to cool off with peers – check out the photos!

Melbourne’s typically extreme weather combinations yesterday did little to keep the retail industry away from’s first Melbourne Plugged in Networking Event, held in the heart of the CBD at Tony Starr’s Kitten Club.

Attended by over 50, with a solid mix of retailers, industry experts and solution providers, the event was presented by digital agency White Labelled, with managing director Paul Wilson sharing insights into site optimisation, as well as presenting live site reviews on a range of pureplay and multichannel Australian retailers.

“We were pumped to see such a fantastic turnout for our first Melbourne event, particularly on a warm night close to Christmas,” said Grant Arnott, editor and publisher of “We’re delighted to have such interest and support, and will continue working with retailers and suppliers to capitalise on the huge opportunities ahead.”

With the recent success of’s Plugged In Networking in both Sydney and Melbourne, more events are slated for 2011, so watch this space for events dates and details.

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4 thoughts on “Melbourne Retail Industry Plugged In for Networking”

  1. ivanmelvin says:

    Thanks again Grant and the Power Retail team for putting the night together! It was warm but what is a Melbourne event without the weather playing a part? Cheers!

  2. Thanks heaps for such a well organised and well attended inaugural event! Great insights from Paul’s presentation…I’m definitely looking forward to the next such event in Melbourne. Thanks again to the Power Retail team for their efforts. Ciao

  3. Andrew says:

    Good event – hot for sure but interesting none the less.

    I was late and lurked at the back… but spotted this during one of the site reviews… do you really spell customer with two o’s’ ? 5th hero tile

  4. Christopher Hamblin says:

    Thanks for the insights, they were very useful and I’m looking forward to the next event.

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