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.

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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
Online Marketing Sydney Conference @ Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney
Feb 10 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

An SEO Event like no other

SEO is a really small industry once you are in it.

Being immersed in it for the past 11 years, I’ve been fortunate to meet some fantastic people that I’m lucky enough to call good friends.

Most people in the industry will have crossed paths with James Norquey at one time or another. I met him many years ago and he is one of the first people that I reach out to about anything SEO or business and he’s always happy to lend a valuable ear.

When James told me he was thinking about putting on an SEO focused event in Australia, I was excited.

I’ve been to many events with James (some where he was a speaker) and I know he has two things going for him:

He knows SEO like nobody else

He knows everyone in the industry

With over 14 years experience in SEO & growth marketing; his own SEO Agency Prosperity Media (Previously awarded best agency in Australia by SEMrush); as well as being a regular speaker at events like SMX, DMA, DigiMarCon, and StartCon, there is nobody better to put this event on for the SEO community.

The good thing about the Online Marketing Sydney Conference is it’s not just going to be your usual speakers. James mentioned it was really important to “…have more underground speakers who you might not know yet as they have a wealth of knowledge to share”.

One of the most important things to know about any event is who’s speaking! I may be a little biased (The second speaker down is apparently amazing), but I am pretty excited about hearing from this lineup:

Jared Codling – Founder New Hack Every Week and top growth hacker

James Richardson – Co-Founder, Optimising

Bernard Huang Co-founder of Clearscope & Twitchmetrics(USA)

Matt Diggity – Diggity Marketing & Authority Builders (Thailand/USA)

Kate Toon – Founder Recipe for SEO Success

Craig Campbell – SEO & Affiliate Marketing Expert (Scotland)

Dennis Graham – PPC Specialist

Louisa Dahl – CEO Interactive Minds.

James Norquay – SEO Director

Jeff Deutsch – SEO & Growth Marketing (USA)

Amanda King – SEO Specialist Optus

Ray Corcoran – Marketing Consultant

Richard Brus – Founder SERPworx plugin & SEO Professional.

Dejan Mladenovski – Technical SEO

Peter Mead – Founder of SEO Melbourne Meetup & SEO Professional

Woj Kwaski – Founder Kwasi

STACK 2020 @ Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre
Mar 30 @ 8:00 am – Apr 1 @ 6:00 pm

Redefining the New Normal

30 March to 1 April 2020 | Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre


STACK is GovTech’s flagship conference and the largest government-led developers event in Singapore that connects government, industry and the tech community.

Returning on 30 March to 1 April 2020, STACK 2020 will welcome over 3,000 local and global members of the tech sector. Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister-in-charge of the Smart Nation Programme Office will be the Guest of Honour at STACK 2020.

STACK is for the community, and we would love for you to be a part of it as we Redefine the New Normal.

Register Now


DRS2020 @ Griffith University
Aug 11 @ 9:00 am – Aug 14 @ 5:00 pm

Welcome to DRS2020. The Design Research Society 2020 International Conference will be hosted by Griffith University at Brisbane, Australia.

As with the previous DRS biennial conferences, DRS2020 will be one of the major forums to discuss and present cutting-edge design research.

DRS2020 invites high-quality research papers, together with conversation and workshop proposals. The main conference theme of SYNERGY will explore design research as a driver for creating transformative change for good, through collaboration and co-creation. Synergy is a powerful force where voices in design research become stronger together.

Enquiries about submissions shall be directed to:

The DRS2020 Program Team, [email protected]

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