Upcoming Business & Marketing Events in Australia

There are many different business and marketing events happening in Australia all the time and we wanted to highlight a few upcoming events for you that you might want to add to your calendar if they are happening in your area. These different business and marketing events are great places to learn best practices and meet new colleagues, connections, as well as potential clients or customers.

Melbourne SEO Meetup

10 July 2013, Melbourne

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization.The group share tips and advice on becoming a better web marketer or developer (whether you are a sole trader or part of large agency).

This group meets on the second Wednesday of the month, it’s free to join.


2013 IAB Australia Awards Ceremony

11 July, Sydney

The 2013 IAB Awards seek to recognise digital creativity that works and look for work that raises standards across the online industry. The IAB are looking for agencies and clients that have shown bravery and had success with their online campaigns.


Sydney Business Owners and Entrepreneurs Meet Up

12 July, Sydney

Network with other enthusiastic and experienced traditional business owners and entrepreneurs to keep your motivation high. Networking is not only about acquiring new business, it’s about building a support network that helps BUILD your business.


ad:tech Melbourne

17 – 18 July 2013, Melbourne

ad:tech is an international convention with events all over the world all year long. ad:tech Melbourne will provide the platform for the leaders of the digital community to highlight the latest trends, emerging technologies and digital successes from the last year.


Silicon Beach Brisbane Meet Up

19 July 2013, Brisbane

Silicon Beach Gold Coast is an informal networking group that is interested in the start-up technology arena so whether your technologist, entrepreneur, investor or you play a different role within the start-up arena. Their goal is to help develop the start-up eco system of the Gold Coast


Canberra Marketing and Communication Forum

30 July 2013, Canberra

The Canberra Marketing Forum is the flagship conference event for the marketing communication sector in the national capital bringing together professionals from across the marketing spectrum.

This year they will unveil a new format with the day made up of three themed sessions. Highlights include high-profile speakers from brands including Telstra and Australia Post sharing new thinking, opinions on the future and lessons learnt.



ADMA Global Forum 2013

7 – 9 August 2013, Sydney

This is Asia-Pacific’s largest data driven event that is designed for marketing and advertising professionals. It will bring to Sydney the best speakers, technology, and inspirational case studies from all over the world with more channels, disciplines and innovative technologies to represent the full 360⁰ view of data-driven marketing and advertising. It’s a great place to get inspired, renew networks and connect with the best in the industry.



12 – 16 August 2013, Adelaide

This event will be held in Adelaide and is geared to the needs of brand managers, communicators, agencies, designers, media buyers and those involved with advertising tactics and innovation. Find the tools, the ideas and the strategies to compete in a fast and ever-changing world.



The Australian Business Events Expo

14 – 15 August 2013

This is a two-day tradeshow that brings together buyers and sellers who provide products, people, destinations and services that are integral to delivering business events and conferences held around Australia.  10am – 5pm Hall 4 Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre.



Online Retailer Conference & eCommerce Expo

19-22 August 2013, Sydney

This is one of the world’s largest eCommerce and digital marketing events for retailers. Providing hard-to-get content on all matters e-retailing, from understanding the competitive landscape and tapping eCommerce solutions to improving e-marketing programs and redesigning websites to improve sales. A must-attend event for anyone interested or involved with online and multichannel retailing.


Government Marketing and Communications Conference

29-30 August 2013, Melbourne

Hosted each year by the Australian Marketing Institute, this event includes over 300 marketing and communications specialists from a range of state, federal and local government agencies. Sessions are specifically targeted for an audience of senior public sector marketing and communications staff.


If this list still leaves you looking for more business events in Australia, check out this list of events from Business.gov.au.

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