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Here’s all you need to know about Digital City Festival’s Scaling for Growth event

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As Digital City Festival returns to Manchester with an exciting new format and location, we will be hosting a series of specially curated events across 23rd – 31st March.

Scaling for Growth, which will be hosted at our partner Bruntwood SciTech’s Bright Building on Wednesday 29th March, will be an unmissable event for senior marketers.

With valuable insights from household brands, a dedicated panel session will address how companies can stand out in today’s marketplace, as well as insightful content on brand building, scaling, ecommerce and innovation.

Digital marketing agency connective3 will be sponsoring the Scaling for Growth event. Rosa Mitchell, business director at connective3, will also be delivering a special session, delving into how to optimise creative campaigns for performance and demonstrating that all important ROI from marketing spend.

Founded in 2019 by CEO Tim Grice, the agency has grown to a team of over 80 marketers based across Leeds, London and Manchester. 

“The digital community in Manchester is thriving, so it’s really exciting to see an event of this kind happening in the city and we’re thrilled to be involved. Sharing knowledge and connecting with other marketers is something we’re passionate about and we’re looking forward to sponsoring the event and attending some of the other fantastic initiatives happening throughout the week,” said Frankie Bisi, head of marketing at connective3.


We can also confirm Just After Midnight (JAM), the go-to support partner for global brands and digital agencies that takes the “headache out of incident management”, will be a session sponsor at Scaling for Growth. Just After Midnight’s new business director Becky Willis will also be chairing a panel session on how to make your brand stand out in today’s marketplace. 

Becky Willis
Becky Willis

As JAM has recently expanded its focus to build more relationships with the Northern agency scene, we are delighted to announce they’ll be hosting a party on Thursday 30th March to bring the North’s thriving marketing community together. The venue and artist will be announced soon, so keep an eye out for further announcements!

“Just After Midnight are delighted to be sponsoring the Scaling for Growth event at this year’s Digital City Festival in Manchester. As digital support experts, we are excited to come up to the home of digital in the UK to introduce ourselves to the biggest and brightest Manchester-based brands, and the agencies who make them shine,” said Becky Willis, new business director at Just After Midnight.

MiQ, a programmatic media partner for marketers and agencies recently announced as Digital City Festival’s Headline Partner, will also be delivering a session at the event. 

Another session we are delighted to confirm is ‘Doing More With Less: How to Get Maximum ROI From Your Content’ with Amy Woods, podcaster and author of best-selling book Content 10x: More Content, Less Time, Maximum Results. This talk will be the ultimate guide on how to reach more people online with your content.

Scaling for Growth is just one of three incredible events being hosted by Prolific North during the festival, which also includes an invitation-only Digital Leaders Summit on Thursday 23rd March and The Tech Debrief on Tuesday 28th March. You can find out more about each event, plus you can register your interest here!

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