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
Mar
27
Wed
Women Who Code – Brisbane @ ThoughtWorks
Mar 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Monthly Meetup

 

Details

6pm: Networking, food and drinks

6.30pm: Announcements

6.40pm: Main event

Mar
29
Fri
Friday Night Startup
Mar 29 @ 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!

Apr
12
Fri
Friday Night Startup
Apr 12 @ 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!

Apr
26
Fri
Friday Night Startup
Apr 26 @ 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
7
Tue
Search Marketing Summit @ SMC Conference & Function Centre
May 7 @ 8:00 am – May 9 @ 5:00 pm
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Search Marketing Summit is Australia’s only dedicated search engine marketing conference designed with search marketing practitioners who have mid to high levels of experience in mind, we don’t do the basics.

Our conference is jam packed with sessions to help you learn from leading International and Local experts on how to improve your natural search ranking and paid search advertising and remember – we don’t do basics!

Why Attend?

Firstly, you’ll be satisfied with Search Marketing Summit and we Guarantee it.

Search Marketing Summit content is so compelling, you’ll want to implement what you’ve learned before leaving the conference, if you find that hard to believe then read this blog post by one of our satisfied delegates.

Dramatically increase the number of people who come to your site with ROI enhancing paid search advertising, search engine optimisation and social media marketing techniques and best practices.

Personalise your Search Marketing Summit experience. Attend any of the more than 40 sessions and keynotes that suit your needs and maximise your investment. There are sessions just for you – whether you’re an experienced online marketer, employed at a top end of town company or run your own business or agency.

May
9
Thu
Perth UX Camp @ Telstra CIC
May 9 @ 5:30 pm – May 11 @ 1:30 am
Following the Bar Camp format, it is a low-cost ($45), collaborative event where participants of all levels are welcome and encouraged to bring and share talks, case studies, workshops and group discussions. The program is made after a big vote, on the day! Example themes: A workshop on a UX tool or technique A talk on accessibility, UX writing, or a book you read A discussion group on driverless cars A case study of how your company handles UX within the agile cycle… The sky’s the limit.
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Latest Web Industry News
Charles Schaefer joins AWIA Board 18March - Charles is a Creative and Copywriter with two decades’ experience. He was part of the team that developed the award-winning... Read more »
How to Choose the Right Web Agency 6March - By Nick Sinclair Digital Projects Manager / Lead Developer – AWIA Member – Cybera Digital After working in this industry... Read more »
New Board Member Announcement 6March - Dr Marion Piper is the Creative Director of Avion Communications. Her background in fine arts and advertising powers the rich... Read more »
AWA Workshop Announcement – George Pappas 21February - The Healthy Baker case study We are proud to announce our second speaker at our Australian Web Awards workshop George Pappas,... Read more »
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