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
UX Australia 2019 @ Hilton Sydney
Aug 27 @ 9:00 am – Aug 30 @ 5:00 pm
UX Australian logo UX Australia is Australia’s premier User Experience Design conference, now in its 11th year, with workshops and presentations to suit everyone from graduate to experienced practitioners. Two days of hands-on workshops focus on practical skills and techniques that can help you get started, learn new methods and tools or explore new ideas in detail. Program schedule – here Two full days of local and international conference presentations covering a huge range of topics and ideas relevant to experienced practitioners, newbies and everyone in between. Be inspired for your next project, discover knowledge that stretches your thinking in a new direction or learn from someone who has tackled a problem just like yours. Full speaker list – here
DigiMarCon Australia 2019 @ ANZ Stadium
Aug 28 @ 9:00 am – Aug 29 @ 5:00 pm

The Premier Digital Marketing Conference & Exhibition in Australia


Do you want to be successful in digital marketing? Then you shouldn’t miss DigiMarCon Australia 2019

DigiMarCon Australia 2019 is your chance to …
  • Hear from some of the most audacious and thought provoking speakers in the digital marketing industry.
  • Gain insight into emerging strategies, the latest innovative technologies, and best practices to move your business to the next level.
  • Network with thought leaders, collaborate with your peers and build your network in a beautiful atmosphere.
DigiMarCon Australia 2019 Digital Marketing Conference & Exhibition will take place August 28th to 29th, 2019 at the ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.
It’s the one digital marketing event you can’t afford to miss! Whether your goal is to reinforce customer loyalty, improve lead generation, increase sales, or drive stronger consumer engagement, DigiMarCon Australia 2019’s agenda will help attendees enhance their marketing efforts. Sessions will focus on building traffic, expanding brand awareness, improving customer service and gaining insight into today’s latest digital tools.
This year’s edition will feature topics such as:
  • Digital Strategy
  • Web Experience Management
  • Usability / Design
  • Mobile Marketing & Retargeting
  • Customer Engagement
  • User Acquisition
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Targeting & Optimization
  • Video Marketing
  • Data Science & Big Data
  • Web Analytics & A/B Testing
  • Email Marketing
  • Content Marketing
  • Conversion Rate Optimization
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Paid Search Marketing
  • Geo-Targeting
  • Predictive Analysis & Attribution
  • Growth Hacking
  • Conversion Rate Optimization
  • Growth Marketing Tools
  • Marketing & Sales Automation
  • Sustainable Growth Strategies
iMedia Brand Summit @ Sheraton Mirage Resort
Sep 2 @ 9:00 am – Sep 4 @ 5:00 pm

iMedia Brand Summit


iMedia Brand Summit provides an intimate environment for senior brand marketers to converge, debate and discuss the major strategic issues they face. This exclusive, invitation-only event is a closed forum for the sharpest minds in the industry to connect and discuss shared challenges, as well as network, build relationships and meet potential partners.

If you are a media agency, creative agency, digital agency, publisher or a technology platform / solution provider, you NEED to be at iMedia Brand Summit.

iMedia is the most influential community of senior marketers in a rapidly evolving digital world.

Something Digital 2019 @ Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Oct 24 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Something Digital

Something Digital 2019.


Something Digital will run at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on October 24, 2019.


The day is designed to celebrate our digital ecosystem and help organisations in Brisbane and SE QLD to strengthen their digital capabilities across various business areas including marketing, business analytics, technology, leadership, customer design and operations.

Built as a collaborative initiative, the content is curated to challenge and support the entire digital ecosystem from startups and small businesses to government & enterprise.

Key features of Something Digital include:

>> Four international keynote speakers

>> Two stages of mind blowing sessions

>> A digital showcase and demo lounge

>> Plenty of opportunities to play and collaborate

>> A digital hangover to remember

Marketing Leaders Summit
Oct 29 @ 9:00 am – Oct 30 @ 5:00 pm

Formerly known as the Brand Forum, the Marketing Leaders Summit has adapted and grown in acknowledgment of the escalating responsibilities and increasing importance that marketing and brands play in an organisation’s strategic growth.

Seismic change is erupting across the customer landscape – B2C markets are saturated, while consumers increasingly expect corporations to reflect their own polarising socio-political allegiances. In this climate, and with dominion over consumer touchpoints, modern CMOs must exhibit an acute awareness of their customers and the world they envisage for themselves to resonate at scale. Only then can marketing professionals stake their claim on shaping organisation wide-strategy.

Celebrating its 5th Year, The Marketing Leaders Summit is the most senior gathering of CMOs and brand marketing professionals in Australia. Gathering executives from leading local and international brands, this event is the ideal platform from which to formulate strategies to successfully overcome the challenges of the future and enhance business performance today.

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