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Women in Media National Conference | Sydney | 2024

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Women in Media National Conference 2024

The Women in Media National Conference has established itself as the must-attend event featuring high calibre speakers, honest discussion, and fresh ideas that push the boundaries of the industry. 

Join women from across the media landscape to excel, learn, contribute, and connect. Be inspired by talks and ideas, hone skills in practical workshops, and network with a national community of women committed to gender equality. Whether you work in journalism, advertising, communications, technology, digital, screen, publishing or streaming, this event is for you. 

Previous speakers have included former Prime Minister Julia Gillard, media icon Ita Buttrose, Australian of the Year Taryn Brumfitt, journalists such as Sarah Abo, Leigh Sales, Natalie Barr, and Sandra Sully, CEO of the government’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency Mary Wooldridge, founder Mia Freedman, and many other influential media makers and cultural leaders.

Be a part of the largest gathering of women media professionals from across the country and secure your tickets before they sell out. 

2024 Workshops

Be the first to select one of three value-packed workshops to participate in at the 2024 Women in Media National Conference by securing your ticket today! These interactive sessions are led by industry leaders and provide real takeaways and new skills for people of all career stages. 

Hello world: How to create a podcast that lands an audience

You have a cracking idea or your company knows that podcasting is a sticky way to engage an audience. Now what? Learn how to harness the power of podcasting from conception to production and, the oft-forgotten piece of the puzzle, distribution. How do you develop a format, pitch your idea, and get your audio baby in the market and into the ears of listeners? Plus, we reveal some exclusive data from Australia’s podcast insights survey PodPoll on who’s listening and to what.

Presented by Kellie Riordan, Deadset Studios

AI for Small Business and Freelancers

This no jargon workshop will equip you with AI tools you can start using right away to automate tasks and increase productivity – from deploying bots for efficient lead generation to harnessing powerful ways to do in-depth client and market research, you’ll learn how to leverage AI to enhance efficiency and drive growth. You will walk away with the practical know-how to wield artificial intelligence to your benefit. Because AI won't take your job, but someone who knows how to use it just might.

Presented by Dr Nici Sweaney, AI Her Way

Communicate like a leader: How to inspire and influence

This workshop will equip you with the skills to communicate with the confidence and clarity of an inspiring and persuasive leader. You will learn to identify who you are and what you stand for – your personal brand – and how you communicate – are you clearly nailing your message. From here you will be given tools on how to approach conversations and inspire and influence your audience toward your goal.

Presented by Suzie Rogers, Forté Communications

Afterpay available. 

*NEW in 2024* Women in Media Oration Honouring Caroline Jones

The inaugural Women in Media Oration Honouring Caroline Jones, celebrates a trailblazer of the industry, mentor to many, and much-loved leader. As Women in Media’s patron for many years, Caroline Jones’ support for all women working across the media industry was beyond compare.

Women in Media Oration & Gala Dinner

This gala dinner event honours her legacy and will be delivered by a well known woman in media who is also a pioneer of the industry. It is a must-attend evening for senior executives in the media and government landscapes. The Oration will foster intellectual discourse, inspire positive change for gender equity, and contribute to the betterment of society.

The Women in Media Oration Honouring Caroline Jones will be presented in Sydney on Thursday, 8 August 2024. It precedes the 2024 Women in Media National Conference which takes place the following day.

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