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What's coming up at Manchester Digital at a glance | February 2024

New Updates | February 2024

In this roundup you'll find:

  • How we are supporting startups in 2024.
  • Ways to meet other members - Ecommerce Conference 2024 announced. 
  • How to get the most out of your hiring.
  • Everything else that's going on at Manchester Digital!

Startup Activator

The Startup Activator programme will give businesses in the early stage of development an unbiased and unvarnished view of the startup landscape and an introduction to all the programmes, investments and support that are on offer across the Greater Manchester region. 

Read the Startup Review report here. 

Are you an early-stage startup founder? 

Manchester Digital's Startup Activator will help startups in the Greater Manchester region maximise success, taking you from idea to early traction stage with all the knowledge and resources you need to flourish. 

The programme will include exclusive founder network meet-ups, workshops and access to an active supportive community which includes investors, trusted professional service support and more.

Join today!

Our next event

CX Trends and Building Your CX Strategy For Scale

Tues | 27th Feb 2024 | 14:00 -16:00

Join Manchester Digital on Tuesday 27th February, 2024 Online for session two of our new Startup Activator programme.

Book now

Can you help startups? We’re looking for partners 

We are looking for 4 partners to support this programme and help us deliver 12 months of valuable information and insight to the next generation of tech businesses and make sure that Greater Manchester continues to grow great businesses.

Contact to discuss.

Sponsorship pack


2024 Event Calendar

Our 2024 Events Calendar is now live!

Jot these dates down in your diary to make sure you don't miss out!

Download here

Transformation through tech at the Home Office

Thurs | 29th Feb 2024 | 12:30-13:30

Join us for an engaging online event, featuring professionals from Home Office Digital, Data, and Technology (DDaT) in Manchester. Our brilliant panel includes speakers from the User-Centered Design (UCD), Engineering, and Technology Delivery fields.

Book now

Tech Leader Talks

Thurs | 7 Mar 2024 | 09:00 - 10:30

Manchester Digital's Tech Leader Talks offers the opportunity for senior leaders in large-scale digital and tech businesses here in the North West to come together with other C-Level individuals to network, share best practices and make new connections.

In honour of International Women's Day taking place on the 8th March, this will be a female-only panel! Join us for an insightful discussion led by female tech leaders.

Book now

Our Ecommerce conference is back!

Thurs | 21st March 2024 | 10:00- 17:00

Join us for an immersive full-day conference filled with enlightening learning sessions, captivating keynote speakers, and thought-provoking panel discussions. Dive deep into the world of AI-driven Conversational Interfaces, unravel the technology powering dynamic product recommendations, and dissect the impact on customer engagement and skyrocketing sales. That's not all – we'll also navigate the intricacies of Customer Journey Optimisation and unveil much more!

Book now

Speaking opportunities available

Ecommerce Speaking Opportunities

Contact to discuss partnership opportunities.

Other events

Kickstart the year by organising your events calendar for 2024

Events coming up in February 2024 posted by members.

Are you currently recruiting? 

Each Tuesday, the jobs board round-up is shared on our social media channels and groups from the Manchester Digital jobs board to let job seekers discover new roles. 

If you are recruiting, let me know! Email 

We can now support your international growth 

We’re excited to announce that we can help support members make the most of the global opportunities available to them. If you’re looking at international growth, market expansion, cost savings, regulatory compliance, or generally interested in overseas markets, then let me know. 

This is enabled by an affiliation partnership with Santander’s Navigator platform and as Manchester Digital members, you will get free access to the ‘Prepare’ subscription package on Santander Navigator, a saving of £1,800 on the standard cost for this level of subscription.

Read more about it here

Visiting London soon? 

As a member, you can now gain access to discounted membership at The Home Grown Club for those visiting London - access their exclusive member-only events, Community, Facilities inc 35 bedrooms, meeting rooms, lounge, bar, terrace, event space and more.

Perfect for when visiting large conferences like the London Tech Week and needing a space to check in with work. 

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