Have you been thinking that you really should update your diary and get along to some marketing industry conferences and events? They are a great opportunity for you to learn and network with others.
Conferences, workshops, training and seminars can help stimulate the creative juices and give you an insight into exactly what all your peers are up to. Here is a list of upcoming marketing, media and advertising conferences and events that just might take your fancy.
Upcoming Conferences and Events
Melbourne SEO Meetup
4 December 2013, Melbourne
The Melbourne SEO meetup was founded in 2011 and is a great way to meet up with other like minded individuals in the industry, in a relaxed and informal session on digital and web marketing. The group share tips and advice on becoming a better web marketer or developer (whether you’re a sole trader or part of large agency).
It’s also about asking those tough questions and getting group consensus on what is the possible implications or complications on a particular method or technique. The group meet on the second Wednesday of the month, it’s free to join.
For more information visit: http://www.meetup.com/Melbourne-SEO
Cross Media Live Sydney 2013
3-4 December 2013, Sydney
Cross Media Live Sydney is at the forefront of multi-channel marketing.
The new marketing landscape has evolved at a rapid pace. From the era of push marketing typified by mass messaging, broadcast across media platforms like TV, radio and print, we’ve now entered a whole new world. With new approaches to addressing multi-channel marketing emerging almost daily it is easy to feel overwhelmed. Presentations and discussions at Cross Media Live 2013 will help you cut through the noise and make the right choices when it comes to creating your own cross media campaigns.
Conference participants will:
- Network with thought-leaders in cross media marketing
- Gain a better understanding of ROI in the digital media space
- Learn how powerful storytelling can be for different brands
- Take a closer look at building lasting relationships online
For more information visit: http://www.crossmedialive.com.au/
The Australian Government: Community and Marketing
4-5 December 2013, Sydney
Creating integrated digital Marketing campaigns to engage stakeholders in new and innovative ways. One-day connected forum and two post-forum workshops with practical case study presentations from: Australian Communications and Media Authority, Australian Securities and Investments Commission, Australian Human Rights Commission, State Library of Queensland, City of Boroondara, Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education, Australian Government Solicitor, Australian Museum and NSW Police Force.
Gain insights and learnings to:
- Develop innovative and low-cost marketing strategies
- Understand how to overcome the challenges in government marketing
- Utilise digital and social media effectively to achieve cut-through to customers
- Engage and communicate with stakeholders successfully
- Improve customer service and increase brand recognition
- Incorporate mobile marketing strategies and mobile apps
For more information visit: www.arkgroupaustralia.com.au/Events-E080marketgov.htm
The Future of Digital
4 December 2013, Sydney & 10 December 2013, Melbourne
How brands, agencies, publishers and broadcasters adapt and develop their digital strategy will be fundamental to their successes in 2014. It’s time to discover what the future of digital will hold for 2014. At this event the speaker panel will provide perspectives on every key aspect of digital, offering their experience and expertise to help shape a landscape of what 2014 may hold.
For more information visit: www.aimia.com.au/home/events/aimia-events/the-future-of-digital—sydney
WA Underground Sundowner
5 December 2013, Perth
Traditionally called a ‘sundowner’, this year the ADMA’s end-of-year event will be underground. Join the cool theatrical surroundings of the Studio Underground, downstairs at the State Theatre Centre with friends and colleagues and enjoy a little Christmas cheer at this fun, relaxed event which has been organised in conjunction with ADMA’s 30BELOW young marketers and creative network.
For more information visit: www.adma.com.au/attend/upcoming-events/wa-underground-sundowner/
ADMA Cup 2013
12 December 2013, Sydney
Get yourself off to a great day at the races, the ADMA Christmas lunch is back at Royal Randwick Racecourse.
For more information visit: www.adma.com.au/attend/upcoming-events/adma-cup-2013/
Mumbrella Digital School
10 Feburary – 17 March 2014, Sydney
A 6 week course (note you can register for individual weeks) that is a concentrated, convenient path to quickly catch up on the latest in digital marketing education. The customised digital training program will help you learn to adapt quickly and use new skills immediately. The course is a blended eLearning and public face-to-face training initiative including Digital Chameleon’s online modules along with guest speakers who are practitioners in each of the key areas covered.
For more information visit: http://mumbrella.com.au/events/mumbrella-digital-school
Essentials of Product Management
11 February 2014, Sydney
This is a 3-day course with interactive exercises and case studies from Brainmates’ consulting practice, which serves a diverse cross-section of industries. Participants will learn how to apply smarter market-centric approaches to both their new product development projects and day-to-day activities.
For more information visit: http://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/essentials-of-product-management-sydney-tickets-7976821889
Social Business 2014
18-19 February 2014, Melbourne
#SocialBiz14 brings together executives, leaders and professionals from Australia’s most successful brands and organisations to focus on how to use social to drive transformation.
- develop and leverage your social media strategy to elevate you above your competitors, ensure transparency, enhance customer relationships and loyalty;
- optimise social to streamline processes, engage, empower and communicate effectively with your people;
- use best practice insight and approaches from leading social media professionals working in some of the biggest brands in the world;
- ensure your business is part of the new social enterprise; and
- navigate the challenges businesses will face in an increasingly social world.
For more information visit: http://www.socialbizevents.com.au/
12th Annual Australian Broadcasting Digital Media Summit 2014
24 – 25 February 2014, Sydney
This is the annual gathering of Australia’s broadcasters from TV, radio and online platforms where they discuss key issues affecting the industry in light of the evoking nature of content consumption and changing consumer behaviours. Attendees will learn how to respond to those changes, improve their business and compete in full fight mode for the battle of the eyeballs.
For more information visit: www.acevents.com.au/broadcasting/
MBA in a Day
25 February 2013, Sydney and 27 February 2013, Melbourne
Matt Costello will present the highly successful intensive one day on business and financial management skills. This digital MBA, focuses on the needs of fast changing, highly competitive, nimble businesses. This workshop will give you practical advice to understand and drive the revenue levers of your business.
For more information visit: http://www.aimia.com.au/home/events/aimia-events/mba-in-a-day-sydney
Australia-China BusinessWeek 2014
27 March 2014, Melbourne & 28 August 2014, Sydney
Australia-China BusinessWeek provides an effective communication channel for businesses from both Australia and China. It focuses on the SME- Mid-Size business sector which depends more on external resources, partners and platforms when seeking opportunities in international markets. The aim is to create a credible business platform for businesses and investors from Australia and China to connect with the right contacts and have access to timely information on the opportunities in these two countries. ACBW 2014 will be expanded even further to include Guangzhou, one of the most important port cities in South China (and the sister city of NSW).
For more information visit: www.australianbusinessforum.com.au/events/acbw2014