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    26 - 27 MAY 2021 | DOLTONE HOUSE, JONES BAY WHARF

    B2B Marketing Leaders Forum APAC 2021

    APAC's largest B2B marketing conference focused on revenue, growth, brand, leadership and personal career advancement!

    26 - 27 MAY 2021 | DOLTONE HOUSE, JONES BAY WHARF

Sponsors and Exhibitors!

The B2B Marketing Leaders Forum APAC 2021 is an Austrade Approved Business Event.

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APAC's largest B2B marketing conference focused on revenue, growth, brand, leadership and personal career advancement!

Now in its fifth year, APAC’s largest gathering of B2B CMOs and marketing leaders will again be held at the Doltone House Jones Bay Wharf in Sydney on the 26-27 May 2021.

350+ B2B CMOs and marketing leaders will gather to to discuss our roles as business leaders driving revenue and growth, with a firm seat at the leadership table while ensuring we personally stay relevant as modern marketers.

Tickets and sponsorship are sold out every year so please secure your spot early!

  • We’re seeing a large skills gap today in B2B marketing, and it’s conferences like these that help fill that gap as this is the only place they’re going to get this kind of education`` - Carlos Hidalgo – Customer Experience Strategy, B2B Demand Generation and Change Management Expert (USA)

Learn IN-PERSON! from 60+ B2B marketing leaders

  • Pamela Cass VMware B2B Marketing Conference Sydney Australia 2020

    Pamela Cass

    Global VP – Demand Generation & Field Marketing
    Building an Integrated Global Demand & Field Marketing Engine
  • Rachael Powell cmo B2B Marketing Conference Sydney Australia 2020

    Rachael Powell

    Global CMO & Chief Customer Officer
    The CMO as owner of Sales, Marketing, Customer and People
  • Suzana Ristevski CMO NAB B2B Marketing Conference Sydney Australia 2020

    Suzana Ristevski

    CMO
    Former GM Business Banking and CMO GE - a B2B CMO in the top job at NAB
  • Jodie Sangster CMO IBM at B2B Marketing Conference Sydney Australia 2021

    Jodie Sangster

    CMO
    From CEO ADMA to B2B CMO at IBM - Bringing a CEO Mindset into the CMO role
  • Kendra Banks, MD, SEEK B2B Marketing Conference Sydney Australia 2020

    Kendra Banks

    Managing Director ANZ
    From CMO to MD - delivering business outcomes through collaboration across divisions
  • Lisa Henderson- Managing Director- AON Affinity - B2B Marketing Leaders Conference 2021

    Lisa Henderson

    Managing Director
    From CMO to MD - what does commercial acumen as a CMO look like?
  • Karen negus md cisco former cmo at b2b marketing conference in sydney australia 2021

    Karen Negus

    MD, Service Provider, ANZ
    From CMO to MD - earning the trust of your CEO to deliver on business objectives
  • Liz Towler, GM Marketing, ASX, B2B Conference in Sydney Australia 2021

    Liz Towler

    GM Marketing
    CMO Panel Reviewing the last 18 months
  • Ben Allen Stockland b2b marketing conference sydney australia 2020

    Ben Allen

    GM, Customer & Group Marketing
    Property & Construction Industry Discussion
  • Andy McFarlane Telstra adviser services b2b marketing conference sydney australia 2020

    Andy McFarlane

    CMO, Telstra Enterprise
    Marketing success in the new experience economy
  • Darren Needham-Walker, Group Marketing technology one B2B Marketing Conference Sydney Australia 2020

    Darren Needham-Walker

    Group Director Marketing
    The Impact of AI in Marketing - Practical and Ethical Implications
  • Reachelle Inman Dexus b2b marketing conference Sydney Australia 2020

    Raechelle Inman

    CMO, Dexus Property Group
    Leading teams through change and building high performance cultures
  • Lisa Vitaris-CMO-Tyro Payments-B2B Marketing Conference Sydney 2020

    Lisa Vitaris

    CMO, Tyro Payments
    Focus on B2B marketing in Banking and Financial Services
  • Marmik Vyas CMO NBN b2b marketing conference sydney australia 2020

    Marmik Vyas

    GM Business Marketing
    Leading change in Enterprise organisations
  • Zach Kitschke Canva b2b marketing conference sydney australia 2020

    Zach Kitschke

    CMO
    Digital and personal leadership - demand strategy and programs
  • Mark Renshaw CMO Siteminder B2B Marketing Conference Sydney Australia 2020

    Mark Renshaw

    CMO
    International expansion and global growth at Australia's newest tech Unicorn
  • Enza Capurso Charter Hal b2b marketing conference sydney australia 2020

    Enza Capurso

    Head of Group Marketing and Brand
    Brand, digital and strategic customer initiatives to drive business profitability and customer engagement
  • Bernice Muncaster Director Marketing DXC Technology b2b marketing conference sydney australia 2021

    Bernice Muncaster

    Director, Marketing & Communications
    Brand and Team Transformation
  • Jordan Reizes CMO Nutanix b2b marketing conference sydney australia 2020

    Jordan Reizes

    VP Marketing JAPAC
    Taking control of the data strategy and conversation – are you being led by data or are you leading data?
  • Ben Arthur CFO Marketing Conference Sydney Australia 2020

    Ben Arthur

    CFO
    How to establish credibility with the CFO by speaking their language
  • Michelle Stewart GM Marketing Device Technologies b2b marketing conference sydney australia 2020

    Michelle Stewart

    GM Marketing & Digital
    Elevating the CMO role with a seat at all cross-stakeholders’ leadership tables
  • James Rimmer Cooper Grace Ward Lawyers B2B Marketing Conference Sydney Australia 2020

    James Rimmer

    Director - Marketing & Business Development
    The “sales” and marketing alignment in professional services
  • Rachael Rankin - HSBC CMO - at B2B Marketing Conference in Sydney Australia in 2020

    Rachael Rankin

    Head of B2B Marketing
    Managing HQ - opening barriers between head and local office
  • Carolyn Agombar MD Juniper B2B Marketing Conference Sydney Australia 2020

    Carolyn Agombar

    Marketing Director ANZ
    Sales & Marketing Alignment - Large accounts with large buying teams and long sales cycles
  • Jim Burke Juniper Networks B2B Marketing Conference Sydney Australia 2020

    Jim Burke

    GM & Director of Sales
    Sales & Marketing Alignment when targeting Enterprise
  • Kathryn Illy PwC B2B Marketing Conference Sydney Australia 2020

    Kathryn Illy

    Brand and Marketing Strategy Director
    Reporting to a global HQ – Gaining local autonomy, flexibility and control
  • Ben Cutler CCO Scottish Pacific B2B Marketing Conference Sydney Australia 2020

    Ben Cutler

    Chief Customer & Marketing Officer
    Initiating and leading CX business transformation
  • Nick Flude CMO Secure Code Warrior B2B Marketing Conference Sydney Australia 2020

    Nick Flude

    Global CMO
    Attribution, reporting and the funnel for predictive insights and forecasting
  • Katie Finlayson proofpoint B2B Marketing Conference Sydney Australia 2020

    Katie Finlayson

    Head of Marketing, APAC
    Bringing insights to life and getting value out of your data
  • Nicole Mathias-Browne Head of Marketing, Colonial First State speaking at B2B Marketing Conference in Sydney Australia 2021

    Nicole Mathias-Browne

    Head of Marketing
    Brand positioning, strategy and measurement
  • Chris Saxby

    Marketing & Comms Business Partner - Infrastructure
    Building brand and managing transformation, change and growth in Professional Services
  • Emilie Chell GM Integrity B2B Marketing Conference Sydney Australia 2020

    Emilie Chell

    GM, Marketing and Customer Experience
    Startup growth hacking - How fast growing start-ups do marketing with minimal budget
  • David Hadlow Optus B2B Marketing Conference Sydney Australia 2020

    David Hadlow

    Associate Director – Marketing, Optus Enterprise
    Career advice for emerging B2B marketing leaders
  • Daniel McDermott Mimecast B2B Marketing Conference Sydney Australia 2020

    Daniel McDermott

    Marketing Director, ANZ
    Piloting a local, non-branded newsroom to drive demand and inbound leads
  • Ljubica Radoicic MD Hexagon B2B Marketing Conference Sydney Australia 2020

    Ljubica Radoicic

    Marketing Director, APAC
    Revenue Marketing Deep Dive - Implementing the Growth Marketing Framework
  • Sabine Wagner Mercedes Benz Network B2B Marketing Conference Sydney Australia 2020

    Sabine Wagner

    Head of Product Management and Marketing
    Manufacturing Industry Discussion
  • Tania Mushtaq Mercedes Dell Boomi B2B Marketing Conference Sydney Australia 2020

    Tania Mushtaq

    Head of Marketing JAPAC
    Executing on your B2B Persona Development and customer journey mapping
  • David Nicholls PGG b2b marketing conference sydney australia 2020

    David Nicholls

    Commercial Director
    B2B2C – Managing field sales and company owned retail network, Bunnings and diverse B2B businesses
  • Linda Delphin Gallagher b2b marketing conference sydney australia 2020

    Linda Delphin

    Marketing Director
    Role of marketers during a crisis - Humanising financial services
  • Toby Venables Hilti b2b marketing conference sydney australia 2020

    Toby Venables

    Head of Marketing
    Manufacturing Industry Discussion
  • Richard Anderson EML b2b marketing conference sydney australia 2020

    Richard Anderson

    Group Chief Marketing Officer, EML Payments
    CX transformation - building CX capability and a customer centric culture
  • Marnie Davey WesTrac b2b marketing conference sydney australia 2020

    Marnie Davey

    Marketing & Customer Experience Manager
    B2B E-commerce and focus on aftermarket in Manufacturing
  • David Storey Colliers International b2b marketing conference sydney australia 2020

    David Storey

    Head of Corporate Marketing and Comms
    Property and Construction Industry Session
  • alex pasminka cmo get capital speaking at b2b marketing conference in sydney australia 2021

    Alex Pasminka

    CMO
    Stretching smaller teams and budgets - The lean approach: adaptable & accountable
  • Andrew Rogan ausiex b2b marketing conference sydney australia 2021

    Andrew Rogan

    Senior Manager - Marketing & Content
    Content Marketing as a Revenue Function
  • Kelly Ryan TCS b2b marketing conference sydney australia 2020

    Kelly Ryan

    Director, Head of Marketing and Comms
    Focus on MarTech and Data
  • Kirsty McKay Coteshire b2b marketing conference sydney australia 2020

    Kirsty McKay

    Group Manager – Program Delivery & PMO
    CX & Digital Transformation - creating a culture of change
  • Andy Lark Former CMO b2b marketing conference sydney australia 2020

    Andy Lark

    Former CMO, CBA, XERO, FOXTEL
    Why funnels are F%@D - Getting marketing investment right
  • Bobbi Mahlab b2b marketing conference sydney australia 2020

    Bobbi Mahlab

    Managing Director
    20 years of B2B content marketing across financial services, healthcare, tech, engineering and associations
  • Li Loo

    Head of Marketing & Demand Gen ANZ, NICE
    Content & Campaign Case study - cutting through the noisy COVID-19 market
  • Andrew Everingham CEO at Capital-e marketing and events to MC B2B conference in Sydney Australia in May 2021

    Andrew Everingham

    CEO CAPITAL-e Marketing & Events
    Day One MC
  • James O'Flaherty MD APAC Just Global, Account Based marketing - b2b conference sydney australia 2021

    James O’Flaherty

    MD APAC
    MC Day Two - Focus on B2B marketing in IT/Tech/SW/Cloud
  • Iris Chan

    CMO, Asia Pacific and Japan
    Finding the blind spots in content marketing analytics
  • Prue Cox Director marketing solutions linkedin speaking b2b conference sydney australia 2021

    Prue Cox

    Director, Marketing Solutions
    MC - Brand Track
  • Mari Kauppinen from the Marketing Practice will speak at B2B conference in Sydney Australia 2021 on ABM

    Mari Kauppinen

    Managing Director, Australia
    ABM - The practicalities of running strategic ABM
  • Vanessa Lyons Think News Brands B2B Marketing Leaders Forum APAC 2021

    Vanessa Lyons

    General Manager
    Effectively reaching your target audience in the "new normal"
  • Andrew Haussegger

    Co-Founder and CEO
    MC- Martech/Operations Track
  • Janine Pares, Managing Director Thinksmart Marketing - Content revenue - b2b conference sydney australia 2021

    Janine Pares

    Founder & MD
    MC - Content Marketing Track
  • Veronica Mikhail

    Head of Marketing, APAC and Japan
    MC - CX Track
  • Emma Roborgh

    Founder & CEO
    Turning marketing departments into revenue generating machines

What you’ll learn from 60+ B2B CMOs in 2021

Rated one of the best marketing conferences in the world by Forbes Magazine, there is no other marketing conference where you’ll have the opportunity to learn from over 60 B2B CMOs on:

REVENUE, GROWTH,

  • Marketing Leadership – How to align to business objectives and speak the language of the CEO and Board by focusing on Revenue, Profit and Growth. From CMO to CEO.
  • Cross-stakeholder engagement and collaboration – Marketing as the bridge across all functions with “a big seat” at the Executive, Sales, Finance and IT/Operations leadership teams.
  • How to establish credibility with the CFO by speaking their language
  • Account Based Marketing (ABM) – The practicalities of Strategic ABM and ABM at Scale/Programmatic ABM – Leveraging technology and 1st, 2nd, 3rd party intent data to tailor marketing campaigns for specific named accounts at scale
  • Customer and Employee Experience: B2B Customer Obsession – Marketing’s role in building customer-centric cultures that consistently predict enhanced, sustainable business results
  • Attribution, Reporting and the funnel for predictive insights and forecasting – Discover the strategies, ROI measurements and metrics that will provide clear attribution of marketing activities to revenue generation and business outcomes (note, you must have the martech stack supporting this but! you do not need a big budget – become the agent of change).
  • Brand Positioning, Strategy & Measurement – The balance between brand and revenue investments – Building your “board friendly” brand strategy
  • Investing for Growth – from start-up growth hacking strategies with minimal budget to growth acceleration with focus on the Enterprise market
  • Leading Change in Enterprise – Leading change and building high performance cultures
  • Sales & Marketing Alignment when targeting Enterprise
  • Focus on SMB – Stretching smaller teams and budgets. Where do you start when you need awareness, sales and customer insight all with a minimal budget – teams of 1+ and budgets of $150K to $600K

BRAND, LEADERSHIP

  • Demand Generation – With the goal of creating business tangible pipeline – How do we pivot experiential digital engagement in a saturated environment
  • Segmentation strategies at scale – Integrating Go-to-market digital, field, channel per segment for stronger reporting to make data driven decisions
  • Martech and Operations – Aligning “People, Technology and Processes – Martech stacks that drive business impact, efficiency and ROI. Emerging martech you must keep up with.
  • Marketing into Government – the specific challenges for marketing into this sector such as governance, compliance, complex procurement, approval and funding
  • Managing Teams and Marketing into Asia – The magic formula of localisation – balance local customer and sales demand vs the efficiencies and scale provided by a more regional focus. Finding talent and the best team structures and locations for coving the many countries and cultures
  • Reporting to a Global HQ – Gaining local autonomy, flexibility and control by breaking down internal silos and opening barriers between head office and local office
  • Content Marketing – Aligning your content strategy with business strategy, mapping content to the funnel/sales process, using content to progress conversations during long sales cycles, measurement models for proving Content Marketing as a Revenue Function
  • Persona & Journey Mapping – The importance of understanding your customer journey across all touchpoints and how to develop and execute on your journey maps
  • Partner/Channel Marketing – communicating value to, through, with and for channel partners
  • The Revenue Marketing Engine – Clearly showing the business how marketing is going to deliver revenue
  • Career Advancement – Learn from the world’s best B2B marketers to ensure you stay relevant and remain a modern marketer in our constant and fast-changing landscape while building personal relationships with B2B marketing leaders.

Pre and Post Conference Workshops held 25 & 28 May

CX for C-Suite - CX for C-Suite - Fueling Faster Growth

CX for Success - Getting Started

Tickets are capped at max 30 attendees for a personal learning experience.

BOOK BEFORE 26 FEB 2021 AND SAVE UP TO $929!

What's NEW in 2021?

Following on from last year's success based on the strong focus on practical learning, we'll further develop the workshop style group sessions in 2021.

You will again be able to choose the topics most relevant to your current challenges and areas of interest.

INDUSTRY & TOPIC FOCUSED GROUP SESSIONS

During these highly interactive industry specific sessions  we’ll dive deeper into specific topics shared by your industry peers

Industry Focus sessions include Banking, Insurance & Financial Services, IT & Software, Professional Services (engineering, legal, accounting, service, consulting), Manufacturing, Property & Construction, Health, Marketing into Government and SMB specific (with limited budget and resources).

FOCUS ON SMBs

The hugely successful focus on SMBs at the last forum with tracks and sessions focusing specifically on challenges faced by B2B marketers with smaller teams and budgets will return in 2021.

There will be one track dedicated to SMBs again as well as an hour “Industry” session dedicated to marketers with minuscule budgets and teams.

NEW TOPICS

Based on what you’ve told us, we’re adding many new topics in 2021 including ABM Strategy and ABM at Scale (Programmatic ABM), Partner/Channel Marketing, B2B2C, Segmentation case studies, Demand Gen, Digital Engagement, Change Management & Leadership, Marketing into Government and much much more.

We’ll of course also have a continued strong focus on Customer Experience, Sales & Marketing Alignment, Content Marketing and more. See program for for more detail.

Our 2021 Partners/Sponsors

Headline Partner

Platinum Partner

Capital-e b2b marketing conference Sydney Australia 2020

APAC B2B Agency Partner

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Content Marketing Partner

Mahlab B2B Marketing Conference Content Strategy Agency

Tech B2B Agency

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Gold Partner

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Gold Partner

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MarTech Partner

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Webinar Partner

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Silver Partner

Green Hat b2b marketing conference Sydney Australia 2020

Content Track Partner

TSM think smart content marketing b2b conference sydney australia 2021

Digital Experience Partner

Sitecore b2b marketing conference Sydney Australia 2020

Strategic ABM Partner

The Marketing Practice ABM at b2b marketing leaders conference sydney australia 2021

Silver Partner

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The B2B Marketing Leaders Forum APAC 2021 is an Austrade Approved Business Event.

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