Partners


2019

Gold Partners

News Corp Australia


News Corp Australia is part of News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV), a global, diversified media and information services company focused on creating and distributing authoritative and engaging content. The company comprises businesses across a range of media, including: news and information services, subscription video services in Australia, book publishing and digital real estate services. Headquartered in New York, News Corp operates primarily in the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom, and its content is distributed and consumed worldwide. Each month, 16 million Australians choose to consume news and information across News Corp Australia’s suite of multi-platform products – more than any media group in Australia. News Corp Australia’s portfolio of national, metropolitan, regional, community and specialist multi-platform brands include The Australian, The Daily Telegraph, Herald Sun, The Courier-Mail, The Advertiser (Adelaide), Mercury (Hobart), NT News, Townsville Bulletin, The Cairns Post, Gold Coast Bulletin, Geelong Advertiser, The Weekly Times, news.com.au, Sky News Australia, Vogue Australia, GQ, Kidspot and taste.com.au. News Corp Australia has significant investments in allied Australian media enterprises Foxtel, FOX SPORTS, the REA Group and AAP; global digital companies Storyful and Unruly, property services business HiPages and digital racing publisher Punters.com.au As the #1 destination for news, lifestyle, sport and business, News Corp Australia plays a key role in the lives of consumers, and provides a valuable channel for partners to engage these consumers.
ThinkTV


Helping marketers and their agencies get the best from today's TV. ThinkTV is a dedicated research-driven, marketing and technology development company focused on helping the advertising and marketing community get the very best from commercial TV. From understanding how audiences engage with TV and celebrating advertising creativity, ThinkTV leads a collective effort to demonstrate how advertising in broadcast-quality content environments provides the greatest return on investment. ThinkTV was formed in May 2016 with founding members Nine, Seven Network, Network 10 and Multi-Channel Network/Foxtel.

Corporate Partners

Verizon Media


Verizon Media is a premium media and technology company in the ANZ market, which reaches nearly half of the Australian population every month. Verizon Media ANZ publishes websites including the Yahoo home page, Yahoo News, Yahoo Sports, Yahoo Finance, as well as Yahoo Lifestyle, and connects people through Yahoo Mail. Our digital advertising business, with a large footprint in both the display and AdTech markets, leads with a unique ability to be a part of cultural conversations and capability in code data, to deliver innovative solutions to some of the largest advertisers in the country.
Facebook


Founded in 2004, Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what’s going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them.
Snapchat


Adobe


Adobe gives everyone—from emerging artists to global brands—everything they need to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences. We empower people to create beautiful and powerful images, videos, and apps, and transform how companies interact with customers across every screen. Adobe Creative Cloud, Document Cloud, and Experience Cloud bring together our design expertise with customer intelligence to deliver experiences that get results, while Adobe Advertising Cloud is the only independent media buying platform that can bring together your digital advertising strategy (Search, Creative, Social & DSP) seamlessly with your martech investments in CRM & Analytics. With Adobe Advertising Cloud, you can finally unify and automate your media buying to truly create personalisation at scale and deliver great customer experiences for your brand. With a robust platform that’s powered by advanced science, a thriving community of partners and developers, and a culture that’s passionate about pushing the boundaries of what’s possible with our products, Adobe is changing the world through digital experiences.
Google


Google’s mission is to organize the world‘s information and make it universally accessible and useful.

Since our founding in 1998, Google has grown by leaps and bounds. From offering search in a single language we now offer dozens of products and services—including various forms of advertising and web applications for all kinds of tasks—in scores of languages. And starting from two computer science students in a university dorm room, we now have thousands of employees and offices around the world. A lot has changed since the first Google search engine appeared. But some things haven’t changed: our dedication to our users and our belief in the possibilities of the Internet itself.
JW Player


JW Player pioneered video on the web over a decade ago and continues to innovate as the world’s largest network-independent platform for video delivery and intelligence. Media companies including Fox, VICE, Insider Inc., and Univision, in addition to hundreds of thousands of creators of all types and sizes, rely on JW Player to deliver and monetize their content across all devices. JW Player’s massive global footprint of over 2 billion unique devices creates a powerful data graph of unique consumer insights and generates billions of incremental video views. The company is headquartered in New York, with offices in London, Eindhoven, and Singapore. For more information visit http://www.jwplayer.com.
McCann


McCann Worldgroup, part of the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG), is one of the world's largest marketing communications networks. McCann Worldgroup’s operations are united across 120 countries by a single mission: to help brands play a meaningful role in people’s lives. This commitment focuses on creating work that earns a role in people’s lives by being interesting, evocative and useful. It’s powerful and effective creativity that helps clients grow their brands and businesses.
MediaMath


MediaMath helps leading global marketers deliver personalized digital advertising across all connected touchpoints. Over 9,500 marketers in 42 countries use our enterprise software every day to launch, analyze and optimize their digital advertising campaigns across display, native, mobile, video, audio, digital out of home and advanced TV formats. Founded in 2007 as a pioneer in “programmatic” advertising, MediaMath has been recognized as a leader in the space in four independent evaluations over the last two years. MediaMath has offices in 16 cities worldwide and is headquartered in New York City. To learn more about how MediaMath helps innovative marketers delight their customers and drive real business outcomes, follow us at @mediamathor visit www.mediamath.com.
Salesforce


Salesforce is the global leader in customer relationship management (CRM), bringing companies closer to their customers in the digital age. Founded in 1999, Salesforce enables companies of every size and industry to take advantage of powerful technologies—cloud, mobile, social, internet of things, and artificial intelligence—to connect to their customers in a whole new way. The Salesforce Customer Success Platform includes industry-leading services spanning sales, service, marketing, commerce, communities, collaboration and industries, all on a single trusted cloud platform. Salesforce will power more than 2 trillion B2B and B2C transactions this year for more than 150,000 companies and millions of Trailblazers--the individuals and their organizations who are using Salesforce to drive innovation, grow their careers and transform their businesses. Salesforce is committed to a set of core values--trust, customer success, innovation, and equality of every human being. The company is ranked #1 on Fortune’s World's Best Workplaces list, and Forbes has ranked the company one of the world's most innovative companies for eight years in a row. For information, please visit www.salesforce.com.
Sizmek


Sizmek is the largest independent buy-side advertising platform that creates impressions that inspire. In the digital world, creating impressions that inspire is vital to building meaningful, long-lasting relationships with your customers. Sizmek provides powerful, integrated solutions that enable data, creative, and media to work together for optimal campaign performance across the entire customer journey. Our AI-driven decisioning engine can identify robust insights within data across the five key dimensions of predictive marketing—campaigns, consumers, context, creative, and cost. We bring all the elements of our clients’ media plans together in one place gain better understanding for more meaningful relationships, make every moment of interaction matter, and drive more value across the entire plan. Sizmek operates its platform in more than 70 countries, with local offices in many countries providing award-winning service throughout the Americas, EMEA, and APAC, and connecting more than 20,000 advertisers and 3,600 agencies to audiences around the world.
The Trade Desk


The Trade Desk powers the most sophisticated buyers in advertising technology. Founded by the pioneers of real-time bidding, The Trade Desk has become the fastest growing demand-side platform in the industry by offering agencies, aggregators, and their advertisers best-in-class technology to manage display, social, mobile, and video advertising campaigns.
Outbrain


Boomtown


CNN


CNN’s portfolio of news and information services is available in seven different languages across all major TV, digital and mobile platforms reaching more than 450 million households around the globe. CNN International is the number one international TV news channel according to all major media surveys across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the Asia Pacific region and Latin America and has a US presence which includes CNNgo. CNN Digital is a leading network for online news, mobile news and social media. CNN is at the forefront of digital innovation and continues to invest heavily in expanding its digital global footprint, with a suite of award-winning digital properties and a range of strategic content partnerships, commercialised through a strong data-driven understanding of audience behaviours. Over the years CNN has won multiple prestigious awards around the world for its journalism. In addition, around 1,000 hours of long-form series, documentaries and specials are produced every year by CNNI’s non-news programming division, CNN Vision.CNN has 36 editorial offices and more than 1,100 affiliates worldwide through CNN Newsource. CNN International is part of Turner, a WarnerMedia company.
Financial Times


About the Financial Times The Financial Times is one of the world’s leading business news organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. The FT has a record paying readership of one million, three-quarters of which are digital subscriptions. It is part of Nikkei Inc., which provides a broad range of information, news and services for the global business community.
Impact


Impact is the global leader in Partnership Automation and catalyst for the new Partnership Economy. Impact accelerates enterprise growth by scaling discovery, recruitment, onboarding, engagement, and optimization of all types of partnerships. Impact’s Partnership Cloud™ provides automation for the full partnership lifecycle; confident decision making and optimization through measurement and attribution; and protection from fraud. Impact drives revenue growth for global enterprises such as Cabela’s, Fanatics, Getty Images, Lenovo, Levi’s, Techstyle and Ticketmaster. Founded in Santa Barbara, CA in 2008, Impact has grown to over 400 employees and ten offices across the United States, Europe and Asia. To learn more visit www.impact.com.
LinkedIn Marketing Solutions


LinkedIn Marketing Solutions is the most effective platform for marketers to authentically connect with professionals, grow their business, and build lasting connections with business decision-makers. Our mission is to be the most effective platform for marketers to engage with the professional audiences that matter most to their business. More than 630M people worldwide gather on LinkedIn to stay connected and informed, advance their careers, and work smarter. Together they comprise the largest global community of business professionals. These are the decision-makers, influencers, and the leaders of today and tomorrow — precisely the people you want to reach and engage.
Microsoft


Microsoft Advertising provides advertisers and publishers with digital media and support to help drive deep and profitable engagement with consumers across Microsoft’s devices and services. This includes a media network that reaches hundreds of millions of consumers around the world, and services and sales support to help advertisers and agencies untangle the complexities of digital media to get more value from marketing and content investments. Microsoft Advertising makes buying and selling simple on leading media and innovative devices that include Windows 8, Windows Phone, Xbox 360, Skype, Bing, MSN and more.
OpenX


OpenX is a global leader in web and mobile advertising technology. OpenX’s vision is to unleash the full economic potential of digital media companies through superior advertising technology. OpenX provides a comprehensive platform for publishers that includes one of the first and largest programmatic ad exchanges, Demand Fusion supply side platform technology and fully featured ad serving. All these products are multiscreen and OpenX also offers one of the industry’s most robust SDKs for app developers.

OpenX is headquartered in Los Angeles and is backed by leading investors including Accel Partners, Index Ventures, SAP Ventures, and Samsung Venture Investment Corporation.
PubMatic


PubMatic is a publisher-focused sell-side platform for an open digital media future. We exist to help our clients succeed. We work tirelessly to optimize your performance while our SSP enables you to make smart, strategic decisions. Featuring leading omni-channel revenue automation technology for publishers and programmatic tools for media buyers, our publisher-first approach allows advertisers to access premium inventory at scale. Processing over ten trillion advertiser bids per month, PubMatic has created a global infrastructure to activate meaningful connections between consumers, content and brands. Since 2006, PubMatic’s focus on data and technology innovation has fueled the growth of the programmatic industry and we are proud pioneers in the space. Headquartered in Redwood City, California, PubMatic operates 13 offices and six data centers worldwide.
Twitter


Acast


Acast is the world’s largest podcast company. Since 2014, Acast has been the engine powering audio for makers all over the world. At its core, Acast connects audio makers with the financial support they need to create amazing content while also delivering the audience they want. Acast works with podcasts globally including My Dad Wrote a Porno, Off Menu, David Tennant Does A Podcast With, The Adam Buxton Podcast, Sanspants Radio, Alice & Bianca, Watch What Crappens and Varvet as well as those of publishers such as the Times, the Economist, Guardian, VICE and Vogue. As a global business, Acast has offices around the world from Stockholm to Sydney and a team of 155 talented audio lovers working diligently to create a sustainable audio and voice ecosystem to ensure that the audio industry continues to grow and flourish.
Daily Mail


Dataxu


Foresight Factory


Foresight Factory is a global consumer trends platform & data experts. The team of professionals identify consumer trends and provide 24/7 access to trends and data that gives companies the answers to their strategic challenges. The company works with over 250 global clients to select and prioritize the right trends that will deliver maximum growth. Foresight Factory’s proprietary algorithms crunch millions of data points across sectors, audiences and markets and provide recommendations on how to act. Foresight Factory also works with clients on a consultancy basis, undertaking custom projects to help answer complex questions and stay ahead. Its training and proprietary events programs are recognized as industry leading and can be booked by both individuals and companies.
GroupM


GroupM is the world’s leading media investment company responsible for more than $45B in annual media investment through agencies including Mindshare, MediaCom, Wavemaker, Essence and m/SIX, as well as the outcomes-driven programmatic audience company, Xaxis and addressable TV company Finecast.  GroupM creates competitive advantage for advertisers via its worldwide organisation of media experts who deliver powerful insights on consumers and media platforms, trading expertise, market-leading brand-safe media, technology solutions, addressable TV, content, sports and more. GroupM is part of WPP AUNZ, Australasia’s leading creative transformation company.
Initiative


Initiative is a full service global media agency within IPG Mediabrands, the global media arm of Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). At Initiative, we understand that advertising avoidance behavior will continue to spread, fueled by new technologies and platforms. This means brands must find new ways to connect with audiences through culture. We pride ourselves in being the premiere culturally-focused media agency with a radical creative streak. Operating in over 80 countries, Initiative employs 3,200 of the smartest and most diverse talent in the industry. With almost $16 billion in global billings annually, Initiative services numerous best-in-class clients such as LEGO, Merck, Unilever and Carlsberg.
Yango


People focused. Results driven. Yango is an independent team of digital marketing specialists. We’re ambitious, know digital marketing and are here to help. We live and work in a technology and data-driven world, however we firmly believe that people come first. Yango; Media. Services. Technology.

Media Partners

Finimize


M+AD


Marketing Magazine


Media-i


Mi3


Motoring Media Network


Smart Company


Wall Street Journal


Association Partners

AANA


Communications Council


IAB


The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) is comprised of more than 600 leading media and technology companies that are responsible for selling 86% of online advertising in the United States. The IAB empowers the media and marketing industries to thrive in the digital economy. The organization educates marketers, agencies, media companies and the wider business community about the value of interactive advertising. Working with its member companies, the IAB evaluates and recommends standards and practices and fields critical research on interactive advertising. Founded in 1996, the IAB is headquartered in New York City with a Public Policy office in Washington, D.C. - See more at: http://www.iab.net/about_the_iab#sthash.lTmuMX0Y.dpuf
The Marketing Academy of Australia


MFA


UnLtd


WPP


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