The event represents a very busy two weeks of corporate entertainment, deal make and relationship building.
Lucy Battersby has covered trends, technology and telecommunications since joining The Age in 2008.
In the last weeks of 2016, News Corporation got a nod of approval from the competition regulator to purchase a company that publishes 72 newspapers around Queensland and northern New South Wales.
On Wednesday Ms Harrison defended the size of her spending, saying her company credit cards were often used for expenses like redecorating rooms and hosting staff parties.
REA Group has bought a 14.9 per cent stake in Indian real estate listings site PropTiger for nearly $70 million.
How many Australians realise that using radio smartphone apps or streaming online suddenly puts them in a world where no one will investigate complaints about fake news, cash for comment or low standards?
Gaming company Valve Corporation has been hit with a $3 million fine after online games site Steam breached Australian Consumer Laws.
The saga embroiling embattled Seven West boss Tim Worner continues to spiral out of control with the company's lawyers launching legal action to prevent the names of two prominent employees being linked with the scandal.
ASIC has started legal action against Westpac and its subsidiary BT Funds Management for breaching their duty during a telephone sales campaign targeting super fund members
Channel Seven's chief executive Tim Worner has apologised to staff at the network for the "unwelcome attention" his affair with Amber Harrison has brought to the network and his family.
Shares in magazine and catalogue printing service PMP are down 20 per cent after the ACCC released concerns about its proposed $120 million purchase of the Hannan-family owned IPMG.