Australia’s Premier Digital Marketing Event

Digital Marketers Down Under (DMDU) events connect you with the best and brightest to demystify digital marketing and grow your business.

DMDU Connect 2020
31st July – 1st August, 2020 | Gold Coast Convention Centre.

“Don’t let digital marketing be a mystery”

Why you need to be at this live event? 

It’s simple. Your customers are online. Can they find you?

DMDU (Digital Marketers Down Under) Connect 2020 is a two-day intensive to help you:


Work on growing your business instead of running it.
Get a 360° view of what could & should be done with digital marketing


Learn from some of the best digital marketers
and entrepreneurs in the world


Connect face-to-face with the community that can help you build and support your business

You will learn:


How to optimise your website for current SEO algorithms


Instagram and influencer marketing


What’s working now in Facebook and Instagram Advertising


B2C online marketing best practice and LinkedIn


How to optimise Google adwords campaigns and AI trends


Best practice social media and blog content strategies


Growing and monetising membership sites and information products


How to create a customer value journey online that takes customers from zero to hero

From start-ups to scale ups, SME’s to marketing professionals and agencies, DMDU Connect will give you access to the latest in digital marketing, and the support you need to implement changes.

DMDU Connect 2020 features international speakers, curated learning with actionable content. Join the community that is taking the mystery out of digital marketing.

“Don’t Let Digital Marketing be a Mystery”

What To Expect


Curated content: Our speakers give you take away action plans, business specific examples, real data and actionable content. They are some of the world’s best practitioners and educators in digital marketing strategies and implementation.

Best Practice: Digital marketing is changing rapidly. Popular online advertising platforms are saturated. So what worked in the past won’t work now. Learn about the latest trends and strategies to find your customers and help them find you.

Community: DMDU is more than a conference, it’s a community of like-minded individuals who want to help each other succeed. Small business owners, marketers, solopreneurs and agencies – working together to find the best outcomes for theirs businesses and clients.

Supported learning: This is the largest gathering of DigitalMarketer faculty and partners outside of the USA. They are the best in their field, doing this work every day and will share their knowledge both onstage and off





Molly Pittman

Molly Pittman

Facebook & Instagram Ads
VP of Marketing & Trainer


Molly is the co-host of Perpetual Traffic, a digital marketing podcast that has been downloaded 3mm+ times. She has certified thousands of marketers in paid traffic and customer acquisition and personally spent $8mm+ on paid traffic channels like Facebook, Google, and Twitter while maintaining a positive return on investment.

Molly started her career as an intern at DigitalMarketer.com in 2012, excelling to VP of Marketing in 2014. She held that position until 2017, when she started her own consulting agency.

Most recently she worked with Smart Marketer to develop a “Train My Traffic Person” course which offers  a coaching and consulting service to help marketing professionals in small to large businesses optimise paid advertising campaigns. When she’s not teaching, Molly spends her time setting strategy and running ads for some of the world’s fastest-growing companies.

Oli Billson

Oli Billson

Entrepreneur & Business Coach
Founder Next Level Business


Oli has been in business since the age of 15 and has created 4 multi-million dollar businesses, one of which he scaled internationally with 170 franchises and has recently sold.

Oli’s superpower lies in strategizing and implementing conversion-led, money-making sales and marketing funnels. When he fancies it, he also spends time as a Consultant to many well-known entrepreneurs and business growth experts.

His latest venture is NextLevelBusiness.com, transforms “normal” businesses into fast-growth businesses that experience double-digit growth year after year.

Sonya Keenan

Sonya Keenan

SME, Bricks & Clicks Strategy
Founder of DMDU & OMG


As Managing Director of Omnichannel Media Group (O.M.G.) and Founder of DMDU Connect, Sonya has been responsible for building a business that helps people to grow their own businesses online. With a career that has spanned from micro-business to the board rooms of some of Australia’s largest corporations, Sonya understands the opportunity that digital offers all business and she is passionate about helping others to succeed through creating compelling stories that connect with your audience.

Sonya believes that digital marketer is no longer a silo strategy…. It is at the core of all marketing and communication. Businesses need to be where their customers are when their customers want them…. The challenge face all businesses is how they do this.

Russ Henneberry

Russ Henneberry

Content Marketing Expert
Founder of Modern Publisher 


Russ Henneberry literally wrote the book on digital marketing.

He co-authored “Digital Marketing for Dummies” with veteran entrepreneur and marketer, Ryan Deiss. 

Formerly the Director of Editorial at DigitalMarketer, Russ has trained and certified thousands of professionals in the art of content marketing through his coaching, courses and stage presentations.

Russ recently established Modern Publisher, a community of people selling information products that provide tremendous value to their audience and aren’t ashamed to charge for it. 

Mike Rhodes

Mike Rhodes

Ultimate guide to Adwords
Founder of WebSavvy


Mike is the Co-author of the world’s best-selling book on AdWords. ‘The Ultimate Guide to Google AdWords’ has sold more than 100,000 copies and remains our go-to guide for AdWords Campaigns.

Representing Google on stage at numerous events, Mike has also spoken at The Google Plex in Sydney, Digital Marketer’s Traffic & Conversion, Baby Bathwater, and also for marketing legends Brian Kurtz, Ryan Levesque, Ed Dale and James Schramko.
Mike’s focus is always on how to leverage the near future to build more profitable businesses. Helping you figure out ‘what’s next’ for your business, and more importantly what to do to profit from those future trends.

His own Melbourne-based digital agency, WebSavvy, has been building and running campaigns for businesses and brands all around the world for more than a decade. WebSavvy is now Australia’s largest independent Google Agency, top 18 global Google Partner and a premium Facebook Partner.

He also teaches hundreds of agencies how to improve what they do – both the technical side of ‘how to do Google Ads better’ and how to scale their agencies through his paid traffic training and coaching forum, AgencySavvy.

Ash Roy

Jo Murphy

Community Manager Team Traffic 


Jo Murphy left the halls of academia six years ago to pursue a career as a freelance digital marketer. She specialises in Facebook and Instagram, works primarily with environmentally friendly eCommerce businesses, and once sent a slinky down the staircase of a ten storey building. 

As an active contributor in some of Australia’s biggest online business communities, Jo is passionate about providing solid information and education to businesses of every size and believes that meaningful connections and collaborations are one of the biggest keys to success.

When she’s not working with Facebook/Instagram ad clients through her own business The Ad Nomad, she’s busy working alongside the SmartMarketer team as a community manager for Team Traffic and Train My Traffic Person.

Ash Roy

Ash Roy

Podcast & Online Coaching
Founder of ProductiveInsights


…podcast with over 175 episodes featuring some of the world’s leading online entrepreneurs and content marketers.

Previous guests include Ryan Deiss, Richard Lindner, Roland Frasier, James Schramko, Amy Porterfield, Sonia Simone, Brian Clark, Mike Rhodes, Rand Fishkin , Neil Patel, Noah Kagan and lots more.

Ash occasionally speaks on stage and has spoken at Superfast Business Live, Macquarie Bank and IBM.

His membership program called Get Me To Done helps business owners build their online businesses using content strategies such as podcasting, blogging and marketing automation.

Ash Roy

Meryl Johnston

Chief Executive Officer for Bean Ninjas


Meryl Johnston is the founder and CEO of Bean Ninjas, the global bookkeeping business she launched in seven days in 2015.

She’s a Chartered Accountant and has 10+ years of experience in commercial accounting roles, as an auditor at international firm BDO and as an accounting lecturer.

Meryl and the Bean Ninjas team are on a mission to educate and support 10,000 business owners in making data-driven business decisions to create freedom in their lives.

Ash Roy

Pauline Longdon

Emotional Direct Response Copywriter and Marketer


Pauline Longdon is an author, professional copywriter, and marketing strategist. She specialises in Emotional Direct Response and Cognizant Copy.  She’s been trained by the “who’s who” of the copywriting world and is currently one of Parris Lampropoulos’ coveted Copy Cubs (She is the first Australian woman to be trained by him). 


Her background as a Registered Nurse and an Army Major give her a rich source of life experience. She uses her life experience to keep her finger on “the pulse of humanity.” And that’s what gives her and the copy she writes, an edge. 


Pauline had to recreate herself after depression derailed her promising military career. On her discharge day, her brain was so fried she couldn’t read or write. Now she is a world class copywriter, mentor, and speaker. She was recently named as one of 10 women to watch in 2020 by the YMag (a popular print magazine here in Australia).

Ash Roy

Nehal Kazim

Founder of Ad Pros


Nehal is the founder of Ad Pros, a Facebook ads agency and education company. Ad Pros is designed to equip entrepreneurs, marketing teams and media buyers with the tools, education and resources to scale Facebook advertising campaigns.

Peter Shaw

Peter Shaw

Peak Performance Consultant, Philosopher and Mindset Expert


Peter Shaw is a Trainer of Neuro Linguistic Programming and Founder of ScaryandExciting.com

He has spent the last 15 years working with business owners, sales people, athletes, creatives and peak performers all around the world. Most recently working closely with Red Bull extreme athletes and endurance athletes as they search for the latest mindset strategies and training techniques. Peter teaches Neuro Linguistic Programming, Public Speaking, Stand Up Comedy and a zero fear Skydiving Workshop!

People seek him out for performance hacks, to solve unsolvable problems, and for his unique ability to cut straight to core of a problem and rebuild people and systems so the original problem doesn’t exist anymore.

Peter Shaw loves pushing people outside their comfort zone and putting the tools in the hands of his clients and students – and one thing is for sure, you’ll never be able to think the same way ever again after a session with him.

Marcus Murphy

Dr. Anthony Fernando

Shogun of Training Dojo


Resident doctor, education master and all-round nice guy, Anthony Fernando is the keystone of our training team. Anthony’s efforts have enlightened countless users and helped bring SEO to the masses.

Anthony has had a long and varied career, met with success at every turn. At the age of 10 Anthony began to assemble his mosaic of skills by teaching himself to programme in BASIC.

Over time he has added further programming, IT consultancy, anatomy, saxophone playing, neuroscience, molecular biology, swing dancing and most recently a PhD in Education to his repertoire, becoming so broadly knowledgeable it’s sometimes thought he may have invented the idea of “information”.

His gift for teaching manifested itself nearly a decade ago when he developed and marketed his own brand of educational software for beginning pianists.
The author of the inspirational fable ‘The Oracle’s Secret’ and developer of www.dontquitpoem.com, Dr. Anthony has inspired over one million people worldwide.

Previously a colleague and business partner of Eugene, Anthony was sworn in as a Shogun so that he might impart a mere fraction of his knowledge to us all.

Anthony is currently the standout favourite to win the Noble Samurai Greatest Human Being Ever award, edging out the close second Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi in the latest polls.

Russ Henneberry

Dominic Cummins

Founder of RightMind

After pursuing a successful sales career that started at the age of 19 and culminated in leading a software company to a successful $500 million exit, Dominic founded RightMind, along with his wife, Ivana.
The goal of RightMind is to help small to medium-size businesses establish the processes, people, and approaches that will ignite growth and scalability. After spending years working around marketing professionals, Dominic founded APEX Agency Growth, along with another successful agency owner, Doug Foley.
APEX is a mastermind and coaching program designed to help agencies find and fulfill their purpose while creating profits to support their lifestyle and goals. To see more of Dominic’s content, check out his LinkedIn profile, and also follow #aligncreatepropel.
Russ Henneberry

darren jenkins

CEO and co-owner of X10 Effect

Darren Jenkins is CEO and co-owner of X10 Effect, the only internet marketing company in the world to take random seminar attendees and generate for them anywhere from $2,000 to $22,000 in less than 90 minutes. 

Darren spent spent 15 years in the music industry working as a record producer before pursuing his goal of financial freedom by tapping into the online business market, setting up and running automated online campaigns for clients and himself.

Darren has been coaching internet marketing for many years now and is responsible for some of X10 Effect’s biggest success stories. These days you’ll find him speaking at live events all over the world including England, Thailand, New Zealand, and Australia.

Russ Henneberry

liz radd

 Co-founder of the eBusiness Institute

Liz Raad is an entrepreneur and website investor who has bought and sold online businesses for over 12 years, has generated millions of dollars online and helped thousands of people increase the value of their businesses and digital assets. 

Liz and her husband Matt are experts in buying, renovating and selling websites and businesses valued at up to $20 Million, business investment advisors to high net worth individuals, Private Equity and Venture Capital firms, and Angel Investors and mentors in the digital business space. 

She is co-founder of the eBusiness Institute, with a mission to help people retrain for the digital age and understand how to leverage the value of their online assets. 


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31 July – 1 August 2020 | GOLD COAST

What People Said Last Year

7 Reasons To Attend

The 2019 Digital Marketer Down Under (DMDU) event on the Gold Coast attracted over 700 participants and included great guest speakers and some of the DM execs like Ryan Deiss, Richard Linder and Marcus Murphy.

Here are the top takeaways from last year’s conference and why you should attend DMDU 2020.

Gain digital marketing techniques that you can implement in your business now
Learn how a successful marketer talks to their audience in 2020
Network with the best
Join the tribe and feel the vibe
Grow your team: “community is the new brand” @ryandeiss
Improve your business so that customers keep coming back for more
…just because DMDU Connect 2020 is on the beautiful sunny Gold Coast

The Venue

Gold Coast Convention Centre

31 July – 1 August, 2020

Registration: 7:30am – 9:00am

Event Times: 9:00am – 6:00pm each day


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