In addition to our Advisory Councils and partners for each event, we seek mutually beneficial alliances and fusion marketing with all relevant and like-minded companies. Some of these are:



Ovum is a leading global technology research and advisory firm. Through its 180 analysts worldwide it offers expert analysis and strategic insight across the IT, telecoms, and media industries. Founded in 1985, Ovum has one of the most experienced analyst teams in the industry and is a respected source of guidance for technology business leaders, CIOs, vendors, service providers, and regulators looking for comprehensive, accurate, and insightful market data, research, and consulting. With 23 offices across six continents, Ovum offers a truly global perspective on technology and media markets and provides thousands of clients with insight including workflow tools, forecasts, surveys, market assessments, technology audits, and opinion

Ovum is a division of Informa plc, one of the leading business and academic publishing and event organisers globally, headquartered in London. Informa is quoted on the London Stock Exchange.


Forrester Research

Forrester Research is an independent research company that provides pragmatic and forward-thinking advice to global leaders in business and technology.

Forrester works with professionals in 19 key roles at major companies providing proprietary research, customer insight, consulting, events, and peer-to-peer executive programs.

For more than 28 years, Forrester has been making IT, marketing, and technology industry leaders successful every day.
The Forrester Difference – By focusing our entire organization on serving clients by professional role, Forrester delivers highly relevant research-based services aligned to your agenda — not ours.

This unique role-focused approach is central to our corporate mission: helping you succeed every day.


Tech Research Asia

Tech Research Asia is an independent research and analysis house that focuses on the Asia-Pacific IT & Telecommunications markets.
We provide a range of targeted, independent services to the Enterprise and IT&T Vendor markets that include, but are not limited to:

Events – presentations and roundtable facilitation Presentations – industry keynotes, webcasts, roadshows and tech market trend briefings

Research and Analysis – end user research programs and syndicated analysis, development of white-label research papers, custom research and analysis, client bullet proofing and message testing, workshops

Channel Strategy, Optimisation and Performance – drive greater business through your channel partners

We help IT&T Vendors to:

  • Shorten sales cycles
  • Strengthen customer relationships
  • Enhance go-to-market campaigns
  • Engage differently with the market and customers
  • Create and manage strong, effective channel operations

Technology Research Asia is different. We have no vested interests. Our only goal is to provide clear, objective industry analysis in two ways:

For IT&T Vendors: Independent advice and feedback from the Enterprise community to the IT&T vendors to help shape new solutions, provide voice-of-the-customer commentary and identification of future CXO trends.

For the Enterprise: Objective analysis and commentary of IT&T trends and developments to help Enterprises better understand the impact of vendor technology on the industry and markets. Tech Research Asia translates Technology into Business.

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BCG Digital Ventures

BCG Digital Ventures builds and transforms businesses.
We re-imagine how people experience products and services, to disrupt and make markets, and to create new sources of competitive advantage.

BCG Digital Ventures combines Innovation, Product Development and Commercialisation to build business, not just ideas, and we invest in the outcome together with our partners and clients.
Our Asia team is currently working from Mumbai to Beijing to Auckland, and is part of a rapidly growing global business. This team is composed of Strategic Designers, Agile Developers, Solution Architects, Data Analysts, Investment Managers and Go-to-Market Specialists, and we blend and flex this team around each phase of our work with our clients.

BCG Digital Ventures was established by The Boston Consulting Group in January 2014 in Manhattan Beach, California, and already numbers nearly 200 people in hub offices in Sydney, LA, Berlin and London.

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The Economist Intelligence Unit

The Economist Intelligence Unit is the world’s foremost provider of country, industry and management analysis. Its extensive international reach and unfettered independence make it the most trusted and valuable resource for international business throughout the world. To meet the changing needs of today’s organisation, the Economist Intelligence Unit is uniquely able to deliver its analysis online or in print, via webcast or face to face, through subscription services or custom research.

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Which-50 is a digital intelligence business providing information solutions for C-Suite executives and their teams, strategists, founders and directors.

The service was founded in 2013. It is based in Sydney, Australia and is owned by it the staff of Which-50 Media.

Our mission is to provide insights and analysis into the news and trends around new digital ecosystems and business models, equipping an audience of senior business decision makers to face and embrace a rapidly changing landscape of digital transformation.


The Australian Computer Society (ACS)

The Australian Computer Society (ACS) is the professional association for Australia’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector. Over 20,000 ACS members work in business, education, government and the community. The Society exists to create the environment and provide the opportunities for members and partners to succeed. The ACS strives for ICT to be recognised as a driver of innovation in our society, relevant across all sectors, and to promote the formulation of effective policies on ICT and related matters.

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In an age where the right information at the right time can make or break a deal, Australia’s technology leaders rely on iTnews for their daily fix of accurate, up-to-the-minute news and analysis.

ICT is the engine room of the modern business. Business leaders rely on iTnews to inform their technology strategy. Australia’s largest companies use iTnews to make business cases for technology investments, governments reflect on iTnews for policy decisions and those at the coalface use it to chart their careers.

Daily contributors include journalists with decades of experience writing for the likes of The Australian Financial Review and The Age – journalists who see iTnews as the means by which their stories are immediate and accessible.The iTnews website is also an important hub for technology enthusiasts to discuss the issues that interest them. Few publications can boast such intimacy with its audience, connected via feedback comments and forums.



IBRS is an Australian Advisory and Consulting company. We work with technology and business leaders to ensure they make the most informed and qualified decisions to assist in their success. IBRS works with our clients to ensure they understand, and are ready for, the rapidly changing technology and business landscape, and are in a position to understand the opportunities, impacts and barriers to adoption of new ways of improving business delivery.

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The Colin James Method

Over the past 25 years Colin James has worked with senior executives around the world and has deep experience working with groups both large and small, taking cultural diversity and the variety of delivery platforms in his stride. From a young age, Colin’s dream was to be a teacher and he realised that to be an effective and engaging teacher he needed one key skill and that was to master the art of communication. To understand what constitutes excellent communication he studied the best communicators he could find. He studied the way that they held the attention of their audience and how, regardless of the content, they had the ability to deliver their message in such a way as to profoundly influence the way people think, act and behave.


Finance News Network

Finance News Network (FNN) is one of the largest providers of online finance video news in Australia. Specialising in finance news and interviews our content can be seen on broking sites, trading platforms and major media. Established in 2002 and located in the heart of Sydney CBD our video reports and interviews are viewed via video streamed on the internet and through mobile phone networks.


Current Analysis is a leading global provider of market and competitive intelligence for telecom and IT businesses. We work with an enviable portfolio of over 1,500 major organizations, helping them evaluate opportunities, benchmark performance, make more informed decisions and win business.

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The CEO Magazine is more than a business title: it’s a source of information, inspiration and motivation for the country’s most successful leaders, executives, investors and entrepreneurs. A global media brand, we inspire and promote excellence within the business world.

We provide critical business insight and in-depth features on companies, people, strategies, ideas and economic trends, while delivering unrivalled access to the world’s most powerful people.

Through our four editorial cornerstones – Inspire, Innovate, Invest and Indulge – we delve deeper into both the professional and personal lives of business leaders, exploring the lifestyle interests and pursuits of this affluent audience. Our content creates conversations on all platforms, while our voice is the one that matters to decision makers and game changers.


Established in 1988, Harvey Nash has supported over half of the world’s leading organisations to recruit, source and manage the highly skilled talent they need to succeed in an increasingly competitive and technology driven world.

Listed on the London Stock Exchange and with over 7,000 professionals in over 40 offices across the USA, Europe, Asia and Australasia, the Group has significant reach and resources, whilst proudly fostering a culture that empowers our people to respond to our clients’ unique, demanding needs.

In 2012 we established Harvey Nash in Sydney, Australia and have since grown to become one of the leading recruitment companies in the region with an enviable reputation built from our strong market knowledge and open, flexible and honest approach to business.

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Piece of Mind Technology

Peace of Mind Technology (POMT) is a workplace technology specialist in the corporate/enterprise space focusing on audio visual, collaborative and interactive workspace management, media distribution and digital building technologies. POMT is focused on making the critical connections for organisations between physical environments and facilities and information communications technology (ICT). By making this critical connection for human spaces, organisations can accelerate the return on their physical and virtual investments and increase user satisfaction, performance and productivity.

Positioned in an optimised workspace in Sydney’s CBD and operating nationally, POMT works in partnership with client facilities management and ICT teams, architects, developers and builders. Their full circle service offering covers consulting and design through to implementation, training and ongoing support and management.

POMT is also the exclusive Australian distributor of Condeco, the recognised global market leader in workspace management solutions.


Venturetec Accelerator is the first startup accelerator in the Asia Pacific region exclusively focused on disruptive enterprise technology solutions. We provide seed funding, mentorship and connections for startups into Global Fortune 500 companies. During our six-month accelerator program we assist startups to find a repeatable and scalable business model, build their product roadmaps, secure first revenues, and attract follow-on investment.

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The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) is a peak industry association in Australia which along with its affiliates represents the interests of more than 60,000 businesses in an expanding range of sectors including: manufacturing; engineering; construction; automotive; food; transport; information technology; telecommunications; call centres; labour hire; printing; defence; mining equipment and supplies; airlines; and other industries. The businesses which we represent employ more than 1 million people.

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The Knowledge Economy Institute (KEi), is an innovative Internet of Things (IoT) hub dedicated to harnessing the transformative power of digital technology to solve the    biggest challenges facing Australia and the world today. It brings togetehr business, researchers, government and civil society in one single focused effort. It’s national  centre is hosted by the university if Technology Sydney.