1 day forum in Sydney and Melbourne
13th and 20th September
Hosted at CommBank

Tools for Retailers to Work Smarter

Inside Retail Academy brings together retailers and suppliers to connect and be educated by key industry leaders, brands and thought leaders on a focused subject relevant to the challenges being faced in the industry.

The aim of the Academy is to educate, inspire and empower Australian retailers to build organisations of the future.

Inside Retail Academy is part of a series of events alongside Inside Retail Live.

Event Details

13 September – Melbourne
Location: Commbank HQ – Level 19, 727 Collins St, Melbourne

20 September – Sydney
Location: CommBank HQ – Level 20, 201 Sussex St, Sydney

8am – 1:30pm plus networking lunch

Regular Price: $249.00
Early Bird Price: $198.00

Future Retail Marketing Trends and Technology

Enabling retailers to create profitable brand growth

It’s time for retailers to start exploring a world beyond retail to identify brands, organisations and benchmarks of best practice in marketing, emerging trends in marketing and the technology to enable the strategy.

Organisations continue to be challenged in building effective business and marketing strategies that engage customers and create profitable brand growth.

Through this Academy series we explore key brand case studies, supported by Academic findings and research and underpinned by the tech that enables the execution.


8:00 AM – Registration and Arrival
8:15 AM – Keynote presentation
9:10 AM – 5 round table discussions – each attendee will have the opportunity to select their top 3 to join.
11:10 AM – Networking Morning Tea
11:40 AM – Retail Case Study – Deep dive into 1 retailer across 3 diverse business roles
12:40 PM – Closing keynote presentation
1:20 PM – Wrap of event and lunch served

*Note: Agenda subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control.

Brands that have attended previous Academy events:

Cotton On
Country Road
David Jones
Sunglass Hut
P.E Nation
Cooper St Clothing
The Academy Brand
True Alliance
Muffin Break
Jamaica Blue
General Pants

Roles that the Academy is suitable for:

– Marketing managers
– Social media managers
– Retail Managers
– Brand Managers
– Digital commerce managers
– Sales Managers
– Business development managers