The Australian Web Industry Association (AWIA)

Formed in 2002 to unite web industry professionals across Australia, AWIA's purpose is to keep members up to date with news, events, resources and best practice, and to build trust and understanding of the Australian web industry.

AWIA has become one of the largest dedicated web industry associations of its kind in Australia. Our monthly networking meetings regularly attract 40-60 individuals from varying cross-sections of the web industry, our occasional speaking events have attracted 150-200 attendees each, and our online communities (Facebook, Twitter, Slack, LinkedIn and Meetups) have over 7,000 active participants and a total of over 40,000 posts.

Already a member?

Check out the latest news, put the next event in your diary - and don't forget to submit your own. If you haven't received an AWIA Slack invitation email (and you are a member) let us know.

Interested in Sponsorship?

Do you have a product or service you'd like to expose to Australia's largest online community of web professionals? Be an AWIA sponsor. Simply email us to discuss your sponsorship ideas, and the opportunities we can provide.

Not a member yet?

Join now, or come along to one of our Port80 meetups where members can tell you about the benefits of joining AWIA. Port80 meetings are held in Perth, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide, with associated events in Brisbane and Hobart.

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Upcoming Web Industry Events
Friday Night Startup
Jul 20 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Silicon Beach Perth meets every two weeks with amazing people.


Evening schedule:

5pm – general chat

530pm – facilitated discussion kick-off

630pm – end of facilitated discussion, general chat resumes

730pm – close

Location wise, once you head inside 45 St Georges Terrace, on your right, beside the lifts, is a hallway: You’ll find us through this door!

Crafting Content for Social Media Success @ Botanic Gardens Cafe
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Crafting Content for Social Media Success

The latest techniques to get your edge and keep it


#nxbris #botaniccafe #zencatering

Panel of speakers

Panel Facilitator: James Gauci, Senior Digital Manager LinkedIn | Twitter: @jamesgauci  

[VENUE DRAW] $500 Event Voucher (includes $250 off venue hire and $250 off catering), courtesy of Botanic Gardens Cafe & Function Centre & Zen Catering.

[NETWORX PRIZE] 1 x DJI Osmo Mobile 2 Gimbal valued at $210, courtesy of Interpro Digital.

Melbourne Media + Marketing Summit Program @ The Arts Centre
Jul 25 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
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Melbourne Media + Marketing Summit Program

  The AdNews Media + Marketing Summit 2018 is the foremost high-profile event on the advertising, media and marketing calendar. The content is relevant. It’s a program that speaks to the agenda affecting your strategies – today, not yesterday. It brings together the industry’s top marketing executives, the most influential agency figures, and forward-thinking academics to tackle topical issues marketers, agencies and media owners are facing today.  

See the full program here

Women Who Code Brisbane Monthly Meetup @ Thoughtworks
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Women Who Code Brisbane

Monthly Meetup

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What we’re about

Join us by attending a WWCode event or signing up at .

Women Who Code is the largest and most active community of engineers dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. We envision a world where women are representative as technical executives, founders, VCs, board members, and software engineers. Our programs are designed to get you there.

Who should join?

Our community is for professional women in technology careers, including software engineers, developers, UX/UI designers, data scientists and more. Current and aspiring coders are welcome. Bring your laptop and a friend!

What to expect?

Our events offer free hands on technical events, study groups, panel discussions, lightning talks, and keynotes featuring influential tech industry experts, innovators, and investors. We help you build the skills you need to raise your professional profile and achieve greater career success.

Support us:

WWCode relies on donations to support this catalytic movement. Funding directly impacts our ability to deliver programs and expand to more cities, ensuring that even more women have the opportunity to excel in tech careers.

Share a Job with our Community:

Post your jobs on the Women Who Code Job Board and hire from our exclusive community of technical professionals. Get started at

Code of Conduct:

WWCode is an inclusive community, dedicated to providing an empowering experience for everyone who participates in or supports our community, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, age, religion, socioeconomic status, caste, creed, political affiliation, or preferred programming language(s). Our events are intended to inspire women to excel in technology careers, and anyone who is there for this purpose is welcome. We do not tolerate harassment of members in any form.

Our Code of Conduct applies to all WWCode events and online communities. Read the full version and access our incident report form at

Terms of Service:

Everyone who participates in our community agrees to abide by our Terms of Service. Read it at

Privacy Policy:

Everyone who participates in our community agrees to abide by our Privacy Policy. Read it at

Connect with #WWCode Brisbane:

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#WWCode Global Network



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Interactive Minds Digital Summit @ RNA
Jul 26 @ 9:00 am – Jul 27 @ 5:00 pm
Digital Summit  

Interactive Minds Digital Summit


The Digital Summit is the destination for motivated marketers to keep your digital knowledge fresh, learn best practice techniques, connect with your peers and stay ahead of the trends.

We’ve got two international keynote speakers and over 20 leading Australian marketers from industries as diverse as entertainment, education, B2B, retail, social, banking and finance and more. Plus, we’re incorporating sessions to designed to help marketers with soft skills such as prioritisation and focus, stakeholder engagement and effectiveness.

Ministry of Data
Jul 27 @ 5:00 pm – Jul 29 @ 5:00 pm
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Ministry of Data

After the success of last year’s Hackathon, Perth based, Ministry of Data is back, presenting AgHack. Running over one intense weekend between 27th and 29th July 2018, Aghack aims to solve pre-validated agricultural problems sourced from the WA Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD).

MoD is calling all innovators, developers, data gurus, designers, and start ups to tackle these problems using technology in new and exciting ways. The problems you can tackle this year are problems that DPIRD need solved now, and they are not isolated! These issues are faced by governments and enterprises all over the world.

To kick off the event, MoD is hosting a Launch Party on 21st June 2018 for AgHack, and you’re invited! They will share pre-validated problems, and discuss the available data and potential solutions. You’ll also meet our government sponsors, the MoD team and other like-minded entrepreneurs.

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