Meet the Marketers returns in 2014 and expands to Brisbane





The top marketers for brands including the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Collingwood Football Club and the NRL are among the heavyweight panelists lined up for an expanded Meet the Marketers in 2014.

After two successful events last year Mumbrella is expanding the event with three panel discussions in January and February 2014, featuring marketing gurus from brands including Westfield, News Corp, Fairfax, Nova and The Brisbane Broncos in Melbourne, Sydney and for the first time Brisbane.

On Wednesday, January 29  the event comes to Melbourne with PANPA marketer of the year, Fairfax Media national trade marketing director Chelsea Wymer and Margie Amarfio, general manager  marketing at Collingwood Football Club confirmed as speakers.

On Thursday, January 30 the event comes to Brisbane for the first time, with a  panel including Andrew Woodward, a former VP of  global public relations for Visa, who is director of marketing for Gold Cost 2018 and Terry Reader, general manager of marketing for the Brisbane Broncos. They are joined by Nova 106.9 marketing manager Dee Curtis and Colin Bowman, executive general manager marketing at Flight Centre.

Sydney is the final leg of the tour, with former Westpac and current News Corp marketing boss Damian Eales, Westfield marketing director John Batistich and former Qantas and newly-installed head of marketing for the NRL Lewis Pullen confirmed for the panel on Wednesday, February 5.

More panelists for the events, hosted by Mumbrella editor Alex Hayes, will be announced in the coming weeks for Melbourne and Sydney.

Each event will be held in a CBD location and run between 6pm-9pm, with a 90-minute panel session and drinks and canapes afterwards.

Tickets are $149 each plus GST and are available from this link.

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