Nick Young

Digital Commercial Director
Nine Ad Manager
nine

Nick is the Digital Commercial Director for Nine Entertainment responsible for advertising commercialisation and data strategy for 9NOW, Nine Publishing and Nine Audio brands. In doing so he leads the commercial functions of Nine’s Digital business across Progammatic sales, RTLX, Nine Ad Manager, Product and Data.

With Nine’s premium content from the company’s unrivalled suite of assets spanning broadcast, publishing and audio increasingly being consumed across a range of digital platforms, Young is the commercial lead responsible for Nine’s digital teams as well as the leader of Nine’s digital academy responsible for the development of our people.

Young has held several senior commercial roles within digital, audio and television businesses, working for Ninemsn, NOVA Entertainment and eight years with the Multi Channel Network in a variety of roles

Meet me at

[Thu 30th May]

11:00

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11:45

Small Business and BIG Data: emerging trends and how to become data-driven

Industry Panel

This insightful panel discussion explores how businesses can leverage the power of data. We'll delve into the impact of recent shifts, such as the decline of third-party cookies and new regulations. The discussion will focus on practical solutions for businesses to capitalise on valuable first-party data. By implementing strategies to refine data collection, analysis, and utilisation, businesses can gain a competitive edge across all areas – from marketing and customer experience to operational efficiency and informed decision-making. This session equips businesses with the tools they need to thrive in a data-driven future.

RVP, Small Business, A/NZ

Salesforce

Digital Commercial Director

Nine Ad Manager

[Wed 29th May]

13:20

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14:00

Future-Proofing Your Digital Marketing: Trends and Solutions for 2024

Industry Panel

This dynamic panel discussion explores the cutting-edge of digital marketing in 2024. We'll delve into the transformative power of AI and its impact on streamlining tasks, generating content, and igniting fresh marketing ideas. But the conversation extends beyond AI. We'll also explore other emerging technologies that are redefining the landscape, offering insights on how to leverage them for maximum impact.

Regional Sales Director

Salesforce

Business Coach

Asuria

Digital Commercial Director

Nine Ad Manager

[Wed 29th May]

12:10

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12:30

Exploring the New Nine Ad Manager for Affordable SME Marketing

Keynote

This keynote will introduce Nine Ad Manager, a groundbreaking tool enabling SMBs to advertise on 9Now, unlocking the potential of on-demand streaming TV advertising, ultimately empowering SMBs to achieve significant growth and success. Through local demonstrations, the keynote showcases how Nine Ad Manager revolutionises advertising accessibility and effectiveness for businesses across all sectors.

Digital Commercial Director

Nine Ad Manager

Speakers

Commissioner
Victorian Small Business Commission
VSBC
AVP Small Business A/NZ
Salesforce
salesforce-1

Award Judge

Executive General Manager, Small Business Banking
CommBank
CommBank
Head of Nine Ad Manager
Nine Ad Manager
nine

Workshop Presenter

Director of Cybersecurity
Cisco
cisco
Professor, Department of Management
Deakin Business School
deakin
General Manager of Product and Insights
Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
vcci

Award Judge

Director Public Education
IP Australia
ip-aus1
Chief Economist and Head of Global Economic and Markets Research
CommBank
CommBank
Commercial Transaction Products and Growth
CommBank
CommBank
Founder & CEO
Brighte
brighte
CTO
Cisco
cisco
General Manager of Marketing (Business Bank and IB&M)
CommBank
CommBank

Award Judge

Digital Commercial Director
Nine Ad Manager
nine
Vice President APAC & MEA
Gen
gen
Executive Manager Small Business Banking
CommBank
CommBank
CEO
BioPak
biopak
CEO
Unchained Solutions
unchained-sol
General Manager, Asset Finance & Business Financial Assistance
CommBank
CommBank
RVP, Small Business, A/NZ
Salesforce
salesforce-1
General Manager Cyber Defence Operations and Security Integration (Fusion)
CommBank
CommBank
Founder, RIPE and Winner of the City of Melbourne Small Business of the Year Awa...
RIPE
Regional Sales Director
Salesforce
salesforce-1
Chief Engagement Officer
Beyond Blue
beyond blue
Personal Finance Expert
CommBank
CommBank
Acting General Manager - Workplace Relations and Wellbeing
Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
vcci
Director
Cesar Aldea
CA2
Solution Engineer
Salesforce
salesforce-1
Global Director of Sales, Zoho Bigin
Zoho
zoho1
Chief Technology Officer, A/NZ
Salesforce
salesforce-1
Executive Manager of Environment, Social and Governance
CommBank
CommBank
Business Mentor, Self Employment Assistance Program
Asuria
asuria
National Manager for Manufacturing & Wholesale Trade
CommBank
CommBank
Managing Principal
Janus Lasting
janus-lasting
Co-Founder & Director
Gravia Media
Gravia-Media
Customer Success & Operations
Nine Ad Manager
nine

Workshop Presenter

Business Coach
Asuria
asuria
Lead Strategist and Founder
TomorrowToday
Editor, Small Business Connections & Co-Host ABF Vision 
Small Business Connections
SBC

Award Judge