Dean Krowitz
Dean Krowitz
January 17, 2024

The Top Australian Ecommerce Conferences in 2024

Scaling an eCommerce business is no easy feat. As with anything else, learning from leaders in the space can help you avoid costly mistakes & learn tricks to hit your goals quicker. In order to scale in a reliable and profitable manner, the Blend AI team are big believers in attending, learning & networking at conferences.

Below is a list of the top ecommerce marketing conferences that have been announced for Australia in 2024. As the list grows, we will continue to expand this list. 

eTail Australia 2024

Dates: 13-15 February 2024

Location: Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park, Australia

Booking link here

eTail Australia is the leading meeting place that brings together Australia and New Zealand's foremost retail leaders. This exclusive event provides a unique opportunity to learn, network, and collaborate with visionary founders, CEOs, CMOs, heads of e-commerce, and digital marketing leaders. Gain practical insights and strategies from industry leaders on:

  • Tried and tested retail strategies to survive and thrive amidst interest rate hikes, inflation and other economic forces shaping the Australian retail industry in 2024.
  • AI adoption in retail and e-commerce and the wins and regrets of early adopters.
  • Navigating the tricky privacy landscape by investing in the right data technology to ensure data clean rooms, consent orchestrations capabilities and proper usage of first party data.
  • Creating a standout brand and cultivating consumer thirst in a competitive omnichannel retail world.
  • Leveraging on retail media to generate additional revenue and attract more eyeballs to your e-commerce site.
  • Creating a business with a heart and giving back to the community.


Industry leaders and experts contributing to this event:

- Ellie Degraeve - Founder, #1 Top 50 People in eCommerce, Go For Zero

- Juan Mendoza - CEO, Martech Weekly

- Michaela Michaut - Group Head of Customer Acquisition, Cotton On Group

- Shannon Clegg - Head of Marketing, Lowes

- Lottie Dalziel - Founder, 2023 NSW Young Australian of the Year and Forbes 30 Under 30, Banish

CMO Summit 2024

Dates: 20-21 February 2024

Location: The Star Gold Coast

Booking link here

The CMO Summit is an invitation-only, premium forum bringing together leading marketing executives, innovative agencies and solution providers. The summit’s content is aligned with key marketing challenges and interests, relevant market developments, and practical, progressive ideas and strategies adopted by successful pioneers.

Some key names on the lineup of speakers set to speak this year include:

- Chantelle Lane - GM Marketing, Bapcor Specialists Group

- Angela Greenwood - CMO, Youi Insurance, APC Marketing Academy Fellow 2023

- Astrud Burgess - CMO, ANZ Group

- Joanna Robinson - CMO, THE ICONIC

- John Clay -Non-Executive Director, Australian Marketing Institute

- Wendy Mak - CMO & GM, Sustainability & Stakeholder Communications Link Group

Sydney SEO Conference 2024

Dates: 1 March 2024

Location: Crown Sydney

Booking link here

In April 2023, Sydney SEO Agency hosted one of the largest Search Engine Optimisation conferences in Australia. This year, Prosperity Media will host another SEO Conference packed with information on SEO applications in retail and e-commerce. Level up your businesss and gain connections and opportunities with 400 SEOs, Digital Marketing Managers, PPC Managers, Business Owners, Affiliate Marketers, and eCommerce Managers attending this conference.

Some key names on the lineup of speakers set to speak this year include:

- Jes Scholz – Marketing Consultant

- Nik Ranger – Senior SEO Consultant, Dejan Marketing

- Greg Gifford (USA) Chief Operating Officer, Search Lab USA

- Sally Mills – Senior SEO Lead, InfoChoice Group.

- Regan McGregor – SEO Lead, Airtasker

- Dejan Mladenovski – Programmatic SEO Expert

Retail Fest AUS

Dates: 16-18 April 2024

Location: Gold Coast Convention Centre, Gold Coast

Booking link here

Retail Fest AUS offers a valuable opportunity for business professionals seeking knowledge, networking, and valuable content to elevate their ventures. With a commitment to delivering high-quality and useful experiences, attendees can learn from dynamic speakers, engage in meaningful workshops, and connect with exhibitors and like-minded peers, fostering an environment of shared experiences and continuous improvement.

This isn’t your average retail conference … it’s where you go for killer growth strategies!

Some key names on the lineup of speakers set to speak this year include:

- Marcus Murphy - Digital Innovator. 5ive

- Julie Mathers - Game Changing Leader, flora&fauna

- Olivia Carr - Founder & Leader, Shhh Silk

- Kai Sakakibara - Ispirational Athlete

Digital Marketers Australia

Dates: 9-10 May 2024

Location: Amora Hotel Riverwalk, Melbourne

Booking link here

Take your digital marketing game to the next level with Digital Marketers Australia.

Digital Marketers Australia is the place  where Australia's top digital marketers gather to learn, network, and grow.  From absorbing mastermind-level content on stage to exploring an exhibition floor overflowing with career-advancing opportunities, this conference is your ticket to push your career forward on the Gold Coast!

The conference will be focusing specifically on digital marketing to help grow your business or client’s businesses. Watch speaker’s breakdown campaigns step by step, so you can roll out strategies that are working right now.

Online Retailer Conference & Expo

Dates: 24-25 July 2024

Location: ICC SYDNEY

Booking link here

The Online Retailer Conference & Expo is a must-attend event for professionals seeking a tech-led future in retail.

Online Retailer Conference & Expo is the #1 meeting destination for the ecommerce industry to access the relevant strategic insights, solution providers, technologies and connections that make a positive difference to your business - no matter what stage of online retail you are in. With opportunities for the entire team to attend and gain key insights, this event is a must for those aiming to drive high performance within their business and stay at the forefront of the evolving retail landscape.

eTail Connect

Dates: 24-25 September 2024

Location: Melbourne

Booking link here

Join senior-level decision makers from Australia’s leading retailers and level up your ecommerce and digital marketing strategies. eTail Australia positions itself as “Your only opportunity to learn from and network with Australia’s leading eCommerce and digital marketing retail leaders at one time”. eTail Australia is broken into interactive roundtables, workshops & networking with some of the brightest minds in eCommerce & retail digital marketing. ‍‍

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