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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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.

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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.

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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
May
24
Fri
Friday Night Startup
May 24 @ 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!

May
29
Wed
Retail Global 2019 @ Gold Coast Conference & Exhibition Centre
May 29 @ 9:00 am – May 31 @ 5:00 pm

Why Attend Retail Global Conference?

If you’re thinking about attending a conference for the first time, or maybe you have been to many before – these are the reasons why both you and your business should attend conferences and why you need to be attending Retail Global.

Knowledge is Power

 Here at Retail Global we think it’s so important to share new information that’s relevant to you and your business. Whether that is through our speakers presenting onstage, the workshop options available or talking to other ‘like’ minded attendees, learning from each other’s experiences is how we can improve ourselves, our companies and in turn your bottom line.

 98% of Retail Global attendees rate the content that they learned in workshops as High Quality and Very Useful

(Net)Work it Baby

It’s the one constant that any business professional will talk about, but is it really the be all and end all? The answer is absolutelyyes! Every moment at Retail Global is a chance to grow your network – whether it’s at our welcome drinks or dinner functions to just standing in line, there are so many opportunities to talk to others in your field.

 93% of Retail Global attendees identify networking as a key factor in re-attending

Be an Exhibitionist

Taking the opportunity to talk to the solution providers in our exhibition hall gives you an insight into everything that is going on in the industry right now. Whether you are a small company just starting out or have been in action for a while, chatting to the exhibitors is the best way to find solutions to the problems that you have and to the other ones that weren’t even on your radar. 84% of Retail Global attendees said they would be doing business with an exhibitor they met.

Meet the Rock Stars Taking on the World

As our name suggests, Retail Global is just that – Global. We have the best international influencers and experts who are taking the industry to the next level. Not only can you learn from their guidance but by you attending you also have the opportunity to network with people that you would perhaps never have even dreamt of meeting. 83% of Retail Global attendees rated our speakers as Very Good to Excellent

Content Content Content

You can watch as many online tutorials as you want but having the opportunity to sit in on content sessions and hear about the challenges, failures and successes of speakers is second to none. With the chance to ask questions of the speakers, their advice and guidance can help you navigate the tricky situations that your own business may face. 96% Of Retail Global attendees rate the content quality as Excellent

All About Maximising your Profit Margin

 There is no doubt about it, price is a major factor when it comes to determining whether to attend an event or not. You need to weigh up a number of factors; a ticket, travel costs and time out of the office but the potential learnings and benefits can be astronomical; it’s an investment not only for your business but for your personal growth as well. Retail Global tickets are 50% cheaper than our competitors
Jun
4
Tue
Mumbrella360 @ Hilton Hotel Sydney
Jun 4 @ 9:00 am – Jun 6 @ 5:00 pm
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The cutting edge of media & marketing ideas in Australia

Australia’s biggest media and marketing event, Mumbrella360, returns for 2019 with some of the most prominent names in the industry from Australia and around the world. It will feature breakthrough ideas that will change the way you think about media and marketing, sessions that will keep you on the edge of your seat, detailed masterclasses that go deep on the important issues and challenges, networking opportunities with the best and brightest and a variety of content like no other media and marketing conference in APAC. From London to Los Angeles, New Delhi to New York, Mumbrella360 will turn Sydney into the media and marketing hub of the world for three days in June, 2019. For detailed information about the event, and if you really should attend, check out the information section. Make sure you don’t miss out.

Jun
7
Fri
Friday Night Startup
Jun 7 @ 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!

Jun
21
Fri
Friday Night Startup
Jun 21 @ 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
5
Fri
Friday Night Startup
Jul 5 @ 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!

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