I had the pleasure of attending Mercia’s Celebrating Tech event last week and, despite my determination to see through Dry January, was impressed with the positive attitude in the room towards investing in Northern businesses.

Today we can announce the full line-up of speakers and the content sessions in the dedicated Finance and Growth Hub Theatre, to take place over both days of Prolific North Live.

This week Nev Ridley, managing director of Leeds agency ilk, runs us through a week in his working life.

Each Friday in The Wrap, one of the North’s leading media and creative figures will be giving us their take on the news covered by Prolific North over the last seven days.
This week it’s the turn of Matthew Swan, Chief Strategy Officer at Ve Interactive.

This week Sarah Lawless, Head of North West Operations at BIG Partnership, runs us through a week in her working life.

This week’s Wrap is from Darren Hutchinson, Managing Director of Manchester-based production company Dreamscope TV.

This week Anthony Wong, marketing director of comparison site MoneyGuru.com, on why financial service brands should use social media to make themselves more human.

This week it's the turn of Oonagh Barrington, PR & Media Manager for intu Trafford Centre.

This week's Wrap is from David Ingram, Managing Director of Bolton-based digital agency Bring Digital.

There are just five weeks to go until Prolific North Live - and a further five exhibitors have signed up for what will be the biggest ever creative, media and marketing industries expo ever to take place outside London.


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