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: $170.00
Early Bird ends Friday 31st August 2018
Price: $120.00 for Retailers
$300.00 for Suppliers

Academy Partners

Retail marketing: opportunities and future megatrends

Everything you need to know to create profitable brand growth

  • Key marketing trends and tech shaping the modern retail industry
  • Digital behavioural targeting – increase conversions with the right strategy
  • How to tap into user generated content
  • Social listening and ‘voice’ – understand how people really talk about your brand. Voice driven campaigns

Key Takeaways

  • New marketing trends and revenue models
  • Cutting edge marketing tech
  • Behavioural targeting
  • Marketing strategy
  • Authentic marketing campaigns
  • User generated content
  • Voice driven campaigns
  • New market opportunities

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

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