Variety Australia is excited to announce the Variety CMO Dinner will hit Australia next month, giving the country’s chief marketing officers access to the iconic invite-only event.

The complimentary intimate invite-only dinner will bring together some of the country’s top entertainment, tech and wider business CMOs for a night of networking, entertainment and a very special guest speaker.

The international guest speaker has been locked in and will be announced later this week.

The event will then take place on Aug. 4 at Pyrmont’s waterfront Italian seafood restaurant, Sala.

Twilio Segment has come on board as the very first headline partner, enabling Variety Australia to bring the established and sought-after event to Sydney.

“Twilio Segment is ecstatic to be on board with the very first Variety Australia CMO Dinner. We’re delighted to help CMOs connect and have fun learning about innovative ways to engage their audiences,” Nicholas Kontopoulos, VP of marketing for Asia Pacific and Japan at Twilio, said.

“At Twilio Segment, we are passionate about building personalised engagements across all channels so this educational and inspiring event will be a perfect fit for us as we ramp up our offering in Australia.”

The Brag Media’s CEO, Luke Girgis, said he was hyped to bring this cornerstone international event to Australian shores.

“The Variety CMO Dinner is one of the most exclusive and sought-after invites in the USA, and so we are thrilled to bring that experience to life for Australian CMOs,” he said.

“Like all our Brag Media events, we plan to make each detail of the night a can’t miss.”

The invite list for the exclusive dinner will be small, enabling attendees to network, learn, dine and celebrate with the best-of-the-best. If you’d like to be considered for a complimentary ticket to the Twilio Variety Australia CMO Dinner, please email: