Mumbrella Question Time returns to Melbourne

sean cummins


Darren Woolley


Mark McCraith maxus


Mumbrella’s next Melbourne Question Time is to take place in three weeks time featuring adman Sean Cummins, media agency boss Mark McCraith and agency relationship consultant Darren Woolley. A fourth speaker will be announced shortly.

It takes place at Melbourne’s Marriott Hotel on Wednesday August 8, with the evening beginning with drinks at 6pm before formalities begin at 6.30.

The format of the evening sees questions to the panel from the audience moderated by Mumbrella.

  • McCraith is chief operating officer of media agency Maxus and a veteran of the Melbourne media scene. He joined the media department of J Walter Thompson in Melbourne in 1988 before moving to the associate media director role at DDB  in 1993 where he also spent five years. Since then he has also worked at Carat and Mindshare.
  • Cummins is co-founder of ad agency Cummins Ross. He previously built up Cummins & Partners which he went on to sell to what eventually became Sapient Nitro. Among the agency’s most celebrated campaigns was Tourism Queensland’s Best Job In The World. Cummins Ross’ major clients include Chrysler, Jeep and Jacob’s Creek.
  • Woolley is founding partner and managing director of marketing management consultancy Trinity P3. A former scientist, Grey copywriter and JWT creative director, he mainly divides his time between Melbourne, Sydney, Hong Kong, Singapore and London. He is a former president of the MADC.

Ticket sales will be limited to 120. Tickets are priced at $99 and are now on sale via this link.

The previous Melbourne Mumbrella Question time featured Clemenger BBDO boss Peter Biggs, Crikey’s Eric Beecher, Transport Accident Commission marketer John Thompson and the then MD of naked Communication in Melbourne Frankie Ralston Good.



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