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
Jun
26
Tue
Create compelling content @ Elements Of Byron
Jun 26 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Create compelling content to build the right audience.

workshop  
  • Are you a small business owner?
  • Using a website and/or social media as part of your go-to-market plan?
  • Want to understand how to make the most of your marketing?

Want to create truly compelling, share worthy content?

Learn how to make the most of your blog through effective planning, an engaging voice and stunning design.

Highly engaging content allows you to stand out from the crowded online marketplace. So, how do you create compelling, shareworthy content?

In this workshop, Vim + Zest’s experts will give you the tools to create great content for your audience, develop your distinctive voice, make the most of blogs and link all of it together with effective social media storytelling.

 

For More Information

Jul
6
Fri
Friday Night Startup
Jul 6 @ 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: http://goo.gl/cBvNrc You’ll find us through this door!

Jul
11
Wed
Fenders – Casual Catchup @ The Dominion League
Jul 11 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
A fun casual event! At the casual catchup we come to hang out, talk Front End, the web or anything else! Everyone in web is welcome, lets hang out and get to know the people in our industry!
Jul
12
Thu
Your Digital Marketing Nailed: Nail Your Instagram @ Work inc
Jul 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
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Your Digital Marketing Nailed

 

Are you ON Instagram, or are you USING Instagram?

Does the time it takes to post on Instagram STRESS you out?

Instagram has 800+ million users and growing EVERY DAY. Instagram boasts the highest engagement of all the social platforms. Especially after Facebooks Armageddon drop on January 11 2018.

Here’s our agenda for the afternoon.

What’s Instagrams latest tools & elements which you can use to engage with your audience

How to plan your monthly plan

Learn simple ways of how to never run out of ideas on Instagram

If you’re not ON Instagram yet, we’ll also help you setup your account before the event!

As always we’ll include some Question time.

THIS WORKSHOP IS RIGHT FOR YOU IF:

You only post when you remember

You only post when you remember you have a promotion on

There is no flow or design

Not focused on one-on-one connections

Posting with haste and no intention

Have no plan – What even is a plan!

Are you tired of using Instagram as a little box you tick for marketing.

Are you sick of blaming the algorithm?

Understand, WHY you should use Instagram

Understand What you can do with Instagram

And! Understand How you can convert conversations into conversions.

Book Now

Jul
20
Fri
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: http://goo.gl/cBvNrc You’ll find us through this door!

Jul
25
Wed
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

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