SYDNEY – September 07, 2015 – Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence solutions, today announced it is the new lead sponsor for the Corporate Affairs Summit (CAS) in 2016 and 2017.

Globally recognised as the leading event for Corporate Affairs, Corporate Communications and Public Relations professionals in this region, CAS is celebrating its sixth successful year in 2016 and has already confirmed the involvement of leading international executives, including:

  • Maggie FitzPatrick, Chief Communication Officer & VP, Global Public Affairs, Johnson & Johnson (USA)
  • Jessica Lee, Chief Communications & Corporate Affairs Officer,McDonald’s (China)
  • Mike Fernandez, Corporate Vice-President, Corporate Affairs,Cargill (USA)
  • Kelly McGinnis, Chief Communications Officer, Levi Strauss & Co (USA)

Connect Events Managing Director Dominic Patterson said, “The growing influence of corporate affairs in Australian corporate and public life requires this world-class industry event, and we are delighted to have Meltwater’s support.”

Meltwater ANZ Director David Hickey said he was pleased Meltwater would be the event partner for Corporate Affairs Summit in 2016 and 2017, “We are extremely proud to support the local corporate affairs and communications community. As the Platinum Sponsor for CAS in May earlier this year, we enjoyed taking part in insightful discussions and communicating the importance of online conversations in shaping business strategy. Brands need to review and analyse all forms of online media, not just traditional forms, for a true representation of their presence in the market. Meltwater is determined to cement itself as a leader in this space.”

Meltwater operates 50 offices in six continents with offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, and achieved year on year growth of 45 per cent in the ANZ region. The company draws on data from online, broadcast and print media, as well as social media platforms, enabling businesses to look beyond their own internal walls and obtain a complete and intelligent understanding of their brand’s image in the market.

For more info on Corporate Affairs Summit, including early bird tickets, please visit:

About the Corporate Affairs Summit – 24 & 25 May 2016, Sydney
CAS is where the very best minds in Corporate Affairs and Communication converge, the most important event of its kind and a source of unrivalled insights into the professions most pressing issues. With a focused agenda and a prestigious line-up of senior executives – the Summit is a must-attend for corporate affairs executives looking to make a real business impact within their organisations. For more info, visit

About Meltwater
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insights from the outside. More than 23,000 companies use the Meltwater media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand and stay ahead of their competition. With 50 offices on six continents, Meltwater is dedicated to personal, global service built on local expertise. Meltwater also operates the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), a nonprofit organisation devoted to nurturing future generations of entrepreneurs. For more information, follow Meltwater on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, or visit

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