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EXCHANGE KNOWLEDGE. BUILD CONNECTION.

Our world-class events are established as the singular, agenda-setting forums for a wide range of industries and professions.

Programmes are developed to enable influential speakers to share relevant ideas that empower delegates with the tools and ideas to shape their businesses.

Events are hosted in an executive environment where delegates are screened for seniority to protect the integrity of discussion and ensure clients are networking with the minds shaping business.

OUR EVENTS

1 & 2 MARCH 2023
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

The Sustainability Leaders Summit is an executive level event uniting sustainability decision makers from the region’s most influential companies.

The Summit features an ambitious, outcomes-focused agenda with over fifty frontline perspectives from the highest levels of sustainability practice in Australia.

Over two days of case-based exploration and international vision, more than 250 of the nation’s leading corporate sustainability executives will explore the macro and micro issues shaping the sustainability journey with a collective purpose: to transform business for the better.

13 OCTOBER 2022
SWISSOTEL SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

Uncertainty always threatens to obscure opportunity. Businesses that can effectively combine dynamic responses with considered foresight will unlock new, often unexpected, pathways to progress. While the challenge of charting this course through uncertainty falls on all business leaders, CFOs are uniquely positioned to lead the way.

The 7th Annual CFO Forum is dedicated to this pursuit. Over 150 leading financial executives will unite for a powerful day of case-based exploration and vision. Converging from all sectors of the national economy, we will combat precise challenges with tangible responses that help reinforce business resilience.

15 & 16 MARCH 2023
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

Returning in March, the Retail Leaders Forum arrives at a critical juncture for the nation’s Retail community.

The industry has responded emphatically to the unprecedented challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, as consumer confidence builds and our operating environment begins to correct, Retail executives are accountable for securing opportunities emerging from the upturn economy.

The Forum secures national and global speakers of immense authority to arm attendees to succeed in this undertaking.

16 FEBRUARY 2023
THE FULLERTON HOTEL SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

Global energy markets are in the midst of a momentous transformation.  While the time for action is upon us, the best path forward remains elusive. Transitioning to a sustainable energy system will require collaboration on an unseen scale.

The Energy Transition Summit unites leaders from across the sector to explore the next big challenges and opportunities in energy transition. From governance and policy through to business models and technological innovation, an unrivalled selection of national and global stakeholders will combine to map out Australia’s transformation to a reliable energy future.

20 OCTOBER 2022
THE FULLERTON HOTEL SYDNEY

Rapidly evolving technologies have forever altered the digital landscape. What began as an evolution of capabilities has become a revolution of technology – a digital age moving at a speed with no historic precedent.

This is a journey that can no longer be successfully travelled alone, instead requiring the input of trusted partners and the precise execution of modern technology.

The CIO Forum secures national and global speakers of unmatched quality and immense authority to advance this crucial dialogue. This September, over 150 of the nation’s leading CIOs, CTOs, CDOs and IT Directors will unite to respond to the opportunities emerging from the upturn economy. From data and personalisation through cyber-security and infrastructure, the Forum is an essential platform for responding to the digital change sweeping through all sectors of the national economy.

15 & 16 FEBRUARY 2023
ICC SYDNEY

Firmly established as the singular CHRO leadership event of the Asia-Pacific region, the HR Leaders Forum is returning in 2023 with a refreshed format to guide you through the year ahead.

This year, over 250 of your industry peers and an unrivalled selection of C-Suite speakers will make the ICC their home for two powerful days of learning & networking.

23 & 24 MAY 2023
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

Corporate Affairs executives are mapping uncharted waters. As the tides of consumer sentiment change, and with technology and politics locked in a pattern of upheaval, new opportunities for influence are erupting on the world stage.

Uniting the nation’s premier Corporate Affairs and Communication executives, the 13th annual Corporate Affairs Summit is the ideal forum to uncover the imperatives for exemplary practice in a changing world.

25 & 26 OCTOBER 2022
CROWN MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

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.

Celebrating its 6th 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.

3 AUGUST 2023
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

The Healthcare Leaders Forum is firmly established as the premier national event for Healthcare executives, congregating key stakeholders for top-line perspectives on management, policy and innovation.

Gathering senior leaders from across the public and private healthcare spectrum, the annual Healthcare Leaders Forum equips executives with the insights they need to adapt and succeed in a dynamic climate.

4 MAY 2023
RACV CLUB MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

The true value of Diversity and Inclusion can be hard to envision, and harder still to unleash. The Diversity and Inclusion Forum is dedicated to better understanding and unlocking this value by drawing on the shared experiences of Diversity and Inclusion Leaders from some the nation’s most respected businesses.

The Forum secures national and global speakers of unmatched quality and immense authority to advance this crucial dialogue, providing delegates with practical, case-based insight into advancing and refining their diversity and inclusion programmes.

30 NOVEMBER 2022
RACV MELBOURNE

Continuous learning is essential to thrive in times of innovation, technology, globalization, and a rapid pace of change.

A Strong Learning and Development strategy can help organizations unlock exponential value, retain top talent, improve productivity and is imperative to staying competitive.

The L&D Forum offers exclusive chance to gain the insights of the nation’s leading L&D leaders from a diverse array of organisations. Discover their visions and strategies for effectively enriching employee experience, gain insights into latest L&D trends, technologies, and best practices to stay ahead of the curve.

Pioneers, Leaders & Trailblazers

Past Speakers

David L. Bunch

Global Vice-President

Shell Brands International (UK)

Sir Craig Oliver

Principal

Teneo

Jean-Marc Pailhol

Head of Global Market Management & Distribution

Allianz SE (GER)

Redmond Yeung

President

Gap Inc. (China)

Patrick Noone

Managing Director

Costco Wholesale

Michael Fraccaro

Chief Human Resources Officer

MasterCard (USA)

Lord Mark Price

Fmr Managing Director

Waitrose (UK)

Andrea Thomas

Senior Vice President

Walmart (USA)

Michael O’Keeffe

Chief Executive Officer

Aesop

Judith Williams

Global Head of Diversity

Dropbox (USA)

Gwen Morrison

Chief Executive Officer

The Store (USA)

Geoff McDonald

Global Vice President, Human Resources

Unilever (UK)

Sharon Price John

Chief Executive Officer

Build-A-Bear (USA)

Liz Gottung

Chief Human Resources Officer

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (USA)

Ricardo Fort

Vice President, Global Sports Partnerships

The Coca-Cola Company (USA)

Peter Ruis

Chief Executive Officer

Jigsaw (UK)

Ken Murphy

President of Global Brands

Walgreens Boots Alliance (USA)

Tatjana Haenni

Head of Women’s Football

FIFA (SUI)

Judith H. Edge

Corporate Vice President, Global Human Resources

FedEx Corporation (USA)

Kate Morris

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Adore Beauty

Pierre Goad

Global Co-Head of Communications

HSBC (UK)

Dave Richardson

Chief Executive Officer

ICC (UAE)

Shane Meeker

Corporate Storyteller & Company Historian

The Procter & Gamble Company (USA)

Alexandra Willis

Head of Communications, Content & Digital

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (Championships) (UK)

Brett Gosper

Chief Executive Officer World Rugby & Managing Director

Rugby World Cup

Jeffrey Sampson

Group Senior Vice President

Fast Retailing (JPN)

Michael Burgess

President

HBC Digital (USA)

Kathryn van der Merwe

Group Executive Talent & Culture

ANZ

Ian Ayre

Managing Director

Liverpool FC (UK)

Babak Parviz

Vice President

Amazon (USA)

Stuart Crabb

Global HR Head

Facebook (USA)

Ian Moir

Chief Executive Officer

Woolworths (ZAF)

Alexandra Badenoch

Group Executive, Human Resources

Telstra

Roger Fisk

National Director

Obama for America (USA)

John Gillam

Managing Director

Bunnings

John Koryl

President

Neiman Marcus Direct (USA)

Jessica Powell

Vice President of Communications

Google (USA)

Zenia Mucha

Chief Communications Officer

The Walt Disney Company (USA)

Max Van Den Doel

Global Head Sports Marketing

Adidas (NL)

Gordon Bitko

Chief Information Officer

Federal Bureau of Investigation (USA)

Valerie Hughes-D’Aeth

Human Resources Director

BBC (UK)

Richard Goyder AO

Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Wesfarmers

Melissa Fleming

Chief Spokesperson

UNHCR (SUI)

Lana Hopkins

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

MON PURSE

Chaz Giles

Global Head of External Innovation

Estée Lauder (USA)

Paraag Marathe

President

San Francisco 49ers (USA)

Kylie Watson-Wheeler

Managing Director

The Walt Disney Company

Jenny Bryant

Chief Human Resources Officer

Wesfarmers Limited

David Boynton

Chief Executive

The Body Shop (UK)

Tom LaForge

Global Director of Human & Cultural Insights

The Coca-Cola Company (USA)

Will Dean

Chief Executive Officer

Tough Mudder (USA)

Deborah Yates

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Reckitt Benckiser (UK)

Simon Thompson

Chief Product Officer & Non-Executive Director

Ocado (UK)

Ron Johnson

Founder

Apple Store

Mike Fernandez

Corporate Vice-President, Corporate Affairs

Cargill (USA)

Antonia Jermendy

Head of Retail Innovation & Test

Swarovski (CHE)

Susie McCabe

Senior Vice President of Global Retail

Under Armor (USA)

Gerrit Meier

Executive Vice President of International

WWE (USA)

Ian McLeod

Chief Executive Officer

BI-LO (USA)

Kate Johnson

Global Head of Sponsorship Marketing

Visa (USA)

Gordon Cairns

Chairman

Woolworths

Dave Samson

General Manager, Public Affairs

Chevron Corporation (USA)

Jack Harari

Vice President - International Partnerships

Activision Blizzard Esports Leagues (USA)

Seema Kumar

Vice President, Global Health, & Policy Communication

Johnson & Johnson (USA)

Jack Leslie

Chairman

Weber Shandwick (USA)

Alex Aiken

Executive Director Communications

HM Government (UK)

Ravi Saligram

Chief Executive Officer

Officemax (USA)

Justin King CBE

Former Chief Executive Officer

Sainsbury’s (UK)

Richard Murray

Chief Executive Officer

JB Hi Fi

Lord Peter Chadlington

Chief Executive Officer

Huntsworth (UK)

Rocco Braeuniger

Country Manager

Amazon

Jennifer Storms

Senior Vice President, Global Sports Marketing

PepsiCo (USA)

Murray Barnett

Head of Global Sponsorship & Commercial Partnerships

Formula One (UK)

John Durkan

Managing Director

Coles

Mark Levy

Global Head of Employee Experience

Airbnb (USA)

Todd Greenberg

Chief Executive Officer

National Rugby League

Simone Niven

Global Head of Media & Communications

Rio Tinto (UK)

Diarmuid Russell

Senior Vice-President & General Manager International

Glassdoor (USA)

Jeri Buchholz

Chief Human Resources Officer

NASA (USA)

Deborah Nicodemus

Chief Executive Officer

Moda Operandi (USA)

Eric Petersen

Senior Vice President Global Brand

Lululemon (CA)

Bob Neville

Global Retail Creative Director & Head of Retail

New Balance (HK)

Mark Waller

Executive Vice President of International

National Football League (USA)

Gabrielle Valdez Dow

Vice President Marketing & Fan Engagement

Green Bay Packers (USA)

Lord Stuart Rose

Chairman

Marks and Spencer (UK)

Kirsten Walkom

Global Communications Director

Save the Children International (UK)

Dr Gordon Campbell

Chief Executive Officer

SPAR International (NED)

Henrik Amsinck

Senior Vice President, Business Technology

Lego (DNK)

Gary Sheffer

Vice President Communications & Public Affairs

GE (USA)

Jordan Pettman

Global Head of People Data, Analytics & Planning

Nestlé (UK)

Terry J Lundgren

Fmr Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Macy’s (USA)

Marc Firestone

President, External Affairs & General Counsel

Philip Morris International (SUI)