Future of Marketing Panel & Xmas Party

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27th Nov 2014

6:00pm - 10:00pm

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641 Ann Street
Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

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Join us for a networking drinks and a panel discussion about ARE WE BECOMING SMARTER OR DUMBER AS MARKETERS? Innovations in technology, new product developments, different types of business structures and consumer-shaped content, have all forced marketers to rethink old rules. The expert panel will share their insights on the future of marketing and ask you, the audience to decide - are we becoming smarter or dumber as marketers? Following the panel discussion, there will be more networking and festivities.

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    Who would benefit from attending:

    • Marketing & communication professionals
    • PR professionals
    • Digital marketing professionals
    • Business owners & directors

    Panel of Speakers:

    Panel Chair: Cat Matson, Chief Digital Officer, Brisbane LinkedIn | Twitter

    MC: Lisa Ma, Event Manager, Networx Brisbane LinkedIn | Twitter

    Event Schedule:

    • 6.00pm Registration (Collect name badge + pop business card in prize draws)
    • 6.00pm - 6.40pm Networking with a selection of complimentary house drinks and canapés
    • 6.40pm Guests to take their seats + Prize Draw
    • 7.00pm - 7.50pm Panel Discussion with Q & A
    • 8.00pm Formalities conclude
    • 8.00pm - 10.00pm Xmas Party with more canapés and drinks! Sponsored by UQ Business School
    • 9.30pm For your chance to win a Fuji Instax Printer valued at $300 download the Yelp app and check-in to the "Networx Xmas Party".  The lucky winner will be announced approx. 9.30pm and must be present to win.

    Event hashtag is #nxbris

    Please use #nxbris in your Twitter / Google+ / Instagram posts so people at home can follow what's going on!  Networx Brisbane's handle is @networxevents on Twitter & Instagram. Search for Networx Brisbane on Google+.

  • Giveaways

    Event Giveaways:

    • 1 x VIP booth package including a bottle of French bubbles, courtesy of our venue partner Cloudland
    • [SEPARATE DRAW] Frends "Layla" leather and iridescent metal headphones valued at $175, couresy of Interpro Digital
    • [SEPARATE DRAW] Frends "Taylor Gold" gold and white headphones valued at $240, couresy of Interpro Digital
    • $250 Dining Experience Voucher, courtesy of Pony Dining - Eagle Street. Each attendee receives a special offer too.
    • 2 x 6-pack of craft beer selection from Next Door Cellars (NDC)
    • 1 x Ticket to the AIMIA iXmas Party, 6-9pm Tues 9th December at Loft West End. Buy tickets at bit.ly/AIMIAiXmas
    • Each attendee receives a 2-4-1 voucher to the film My Old Lady, in cinemas now, courtesy of eOne Films. Starring Maggie Smith, Kevin Kline and Kristin Scott Thomas, My Old Lady is a warm and witty tale set in the City of Light. 
    • [BEST PHOTO ON THE NIGHT PRIZE] Best photo taken tonight on Insta, Facey or Twitter with tags #nxbris #cloudlandbrisbane will win a complimentary VIP booth package including a bottle of French bubbles, courtesy of Cloudland. Winner will be announced online the next day.
    • Print your Summer Selfies with a Fujifilm Instax printer!  Yelp Brisbane is giving one lucky Networx Party-goer the chance to win their own Fujifilm Instax Printer, valued at $300.  For your chance to win, download the Yelp app, check in to the "Networx Xmas Party" and stay tuned on the night to find out if you were the lucky winner! Lucky winner will be announced approx. 9.30pm and must be present to win.
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Here’s a sneaky peek at the speakers for this event.

Llew Jury

Llew Jury

Managing Director, Reload Media

Llew Jury is the founder and Managing Director of Reload Media, one of Australia's leading digital marketing agencies. Based in Brisbane, Reload Media has 75 staff in 4 countries and partners with clients offering search engine marketing, content marketing, Google Adwords, digital strategy and social media marketing.

In 2014, Reload Media was awarded "Australia's Best Company for Customer Service" at the CSIA Awards. And in 2012 Llew was named Brisbane's Young Business Person of the Year at the Lord Mayor's Business Awards.

Llew writes a weekly technology column for Fairfax Media's Brisbane Times and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management. Llew sits of the AMDA QLD Executive and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Llew will discuss his entrepreneurial tips, tools and tactics that have gained the best returns and made Reload a Brisbane success story.

Reload Media on Facebook | LinkedIn | Twitter: @reload_media @reloada


Cos Luccitti

Cos Luccitti

Co-Founder + CEO, Comm One

Cos Luccitti is the Co-Founder and CEO of Comm One, a strategic Branding and Marketing Agency.

Comm One’s clients range from sporting teams and national retailers to mining companies and manufacturers. As a Branding Specialist, Cos also recently founded ACE Personal Branding (a proprietary process that is aimed at business executives to discover who they genuinely are at their core, and improve their performance in the workplace).

Cos is also involved in several other entrepreneurial ventures. He is the co-founder of My Little Black Book, an online female adult-toy store. And is also the co-founder of Idea Investors, an incubator that invests in start-ups.



Sophie Paulin

Sophie Paulin

Digital Director, Media Circus Network

Sophie Paulin is the Digital Director at Media Circus Network. She has worked with clients across many industries to research, develop, execute and optimise integrated online marketing campaigns. She now manages a team of Digital Marketers and focusses on online web strategies for Australian businesses.

LinkedIn | Twitter: @SophPaulin


Panel Chair: Cat Matson

Panel Chair: Cat Matson

Chief Digital Officer, City of Brisbane

Cat Matson is Brisbane's Chief Digital Officer, overseeing the citywide Digital Brisbane strategy. Under the strategy, Cat is responsible for driving economic growth through digital adoption in the SME sector, strengthening the city's digital start-up ecosystem and facilitating Cyber City initiatives. Recently named as a rising female in the technology sector by the Sydney Morning Herald, Cat is considered an industry leader when it comes to the digital space, with a savvy business mind and a robust understanding of the wider business context.

LinkedIn | Follow on Twitter: @catmatson @DigitalBNE

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