What does my registration include?
- 2 nights’ accommodation including breakfast at the Sheraton from 8-10 August 2022
- All meals during the event days
- 1 fun networking activity of your choice
- Access to all conference sessions and speakers
- Business Connect Meetings: up to 10 pre-accepted face to face meetings with online
What networking activities can I choose?
On Tuesday 10 August we are running 7 different fun networking activities from which you can shose one. This will be a great opportunity for you to connect with your industry peers and build your network and have fun along the way too.
To find out more on our full agenda. Please visit the Agenda page on our website.
How and when can I register for the networking activity?
The networking activity takes place on Tuesday 9 August from 13:00 - 17:00. Four weeks prior to the event, you will receive an email inviting you to log in and confirm your activity of your choice. Please make sure you choose early to avoid any disappointment. Please visit our website to see what exciting activities we have available for you.
The networking activity of my choice shows as full, what can I do?
Unfortunately, this means the activity has reached its maximum capacity and you will need to select another option. Please email our iMedia team at email@example.com should you have any further questions
What is the Client Lead Roundtable session and how I can register?
At registration you will have the opportunituy to select which round table discussion you would like to join at the Roundtable session, which takes place on Day 3. This is a crowd favourite: selected Retailer delegates will moderate open discussions on their table's assigned topic. This session is a great opportunity to compare notes on mutual pain points or share success stories.
What is Business Connect and how does it work?
Business Connect is a key icebreaker of the summit - it enables quick-fire introductions and targeted networking!
All retailers and networkers must select 10 meetings for a duration of 10 minutes each. All delegates have the ability to accept or decline individual meeting requests in the 3 weeks leading up to the event. You will receive a link inviting you to log in, update your profile and finalise your meetings.
You can send out meeting requests to retailers that are of interest to you, and/or accept meeting requests from retailers that are sent to you.
We require all attendees to have their 10 meetings confirmed prior to registering onsite. To find out more about Business Connect please visit our website.
When can I start booking my meetings?
Business Connect will go live 3 weeks prior to the event. Each registered attendee will receive a unique log in and details on how to access the platform. Once the app is launched you will be able to login to your profile and finalise your meetings via the app.
When will the app go live?
The app will be live 2 weeks prior to the event. You will receive detailed instructions on how to download and unique login details to access the app.
How can I download the event app?
We will send you details on how to download the app together with your login details 2 weeks prior to the event. You will be able to familiarise yourself with the agenda, see who is attending and start building your network. You can also finalise your business connect meetings via the app too!
How can I make the most of the iMedia app?
The iMedia app is an essential tool for navigating this event.
Where to be and when, keynote session details, your business connect schedule and more - you name it, it’s in the app! For more details on the app please click here
Can I export the list of contacts from the app
Yes you will be able to receive a CSV file. To receive all your connections at the close of the event:
1. Go into Network > Contacts
2. Press the red button that says ‘Email me my contacts’
3. An email will be sent directly to your inbox
My app does not work, what can I do?
Please check if you are in the correct event app. If you have attended an iMedia event before, please ensure to logout from the previous event app, location and select the current event from the home screen. Login in the new event app using your login details as emailed to you. Please ensure to login with your registered email and reference number provided in the iMedia email. If you are still having issues please contact the iMedia team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Are flights included?
Flights are NOT included and all attendees are required to make their own flight bookings to and from Gold Coast Airport. We strongly recommend to arrive the night before. If arriving on the first day of the event, please select a flight that arrives at Gold Coast airport no later than 10.30 am
Is my transfer to the event included?
Transfers are not provided. Please make your own way to the venue. For more information on how to get to the hotel please visit the our website.
Where can I find the list of retailers and networkers?
You can view the list of retailers and networkers attending by clicking here. You can also find a searchable directory in the Networking section of the Event App.
When should I arrive at the Sheraton Mirage Resort?
Start your working week in paradise…
Don’t rush your Monday morning by having to get on flights! Why not come up a night early and wake up fresh on Day 1 in the Gold Coast? Put your feet in the pool, enjoy a buffet breakfast and arrive fresh and ready to go for the first day of iMedia. Book your additional night accommodation directly with the hotel. Please visit our website for further details
Can I stay an extra night?
If your accommodation for the event is confirmed at The Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, the hotel is offering you a special rate of AUD$289 per room per night (excluding breakfast) valid for 3 days pre and post the conference (subject to availability)
If your accommodation for the event is confirmed at the Palazzo Versace, the hotel is offering you a special rate of $279 for a Superior Room and $306 for a Lagoon Room (rates excluding breakfast) valid for 3 days pre and post the conference (subject to availability). To find out more on how to make your booking please visit the Venue and Travel section of our website.
What elements of the Summit do I need to pre register for?
Business Connect (Day 1) - confirm all your meetings. Do this prior to the event
Networking Activity (Day 2) - select your choice of activity as soon as it opens
Roundtables (Day 3) - select the roundtable you would like to participate in. Do this at Registration when you arrive
It is not necessary to pre book any other element of the Summit. Just show up at the appointed hour!
What's my pre event checklist?
Book your flights to arrive in good time for the start of the Summit
Complete your profile on the registration page, or in the App
Select your Networking Activity
Confirm all your Business Connect meetings
Pack suitable clothes for your activity if necessary
Who do I contact if I have any special dietaries?
In your registration profile you will have the opportunity to indicate your special dietary requirement. If you are unable to access your profile please email email@example.com
Is the conference venue wheelchair accessible?
Yes please email the iMedia team to inform us firstname.lastname@example.org
Can I collect Marriott Bonvoy points?
Please note you will receive all your Bonvoy benefits depending on your level of membership during you stay. However you will not be collecting any points for the nights of the conference. Of course if you have booked pre and post accommodation the standard Bonvoy Points will apply,
Is there parking at the hotel?
Secure paid parking is available beneath the resort for $20 AUD per day per car. Valet parking is available for $40 AUD per day per car. Parking height limit is 1.97 metres, street parking is available for vehicles over this height.
Can I bring my partner/family with me?
Your partner/family member are more welcome to share your room during the 2 nights of the summit at no additional cost (except the additional services i.e. breakfast, in-room dining which will be charged to your room). Please note they will not be able to attend any of the Summit's activities. Please email your request to email@example.com with their first and last name so we can make sure to add their details to our conference rooming list.
I can no longer attend, what should I do?
Please email our iMedia team firstname.lastname@example.org immediately to notify us and provide us with the replacement name.