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Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Digital City Festival’s return


As Digital City Festival gears up to return to Manchester and connect the entire digital community, here’s everything you can expect!

Kicking off the festival on Thursday 23rd March, the Digital Leaders Summit and reception will be hosted at Bruntwood SciTech’s Bright Building.

Industry leaders and decision makers from across the North’s trailblazing digital and tech sectors will come together to unpack the challenges facing the sector, and delve into practical steps of how digital infrastructure can match the future ambitions of the region.

Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) will be opening the event, followed by insightful panel sessions from the likes of Bruntwood SciTech, global digital transformation company GFT, CTI Group and Starling Bank.  

There will also be dedicated roundtable discussions on digital transformation, skills and sustainability, followed by a drinks reception and networking. 

Throughout Thursday March 23rd – Friday 31st March there are a wide selection of partner events taking place, from exploring AI, digital transformation, skills and even an afterparty! Take a look at all the events happening here.



Brought to you by Prolific North, there will also be three key events (which includes the Digital Leaders Summit) taking place during the festival.

The Tech Debrief, hosted at Bruntwood SciTech’s Bright Building on Tuesday 28th March, will be a valuable forum for tech leaders and forward-thinking businesses to unite. Unmissable sessions will take place across the day from the opportunities available in AI, tackling the skills gap,  delving into tech for good initiatives in the North and plenty more. Take a look at the full agenda here.

On Wednesday 29th March, Scaling for Growth will be a valuable event for senior marketers to  hear from the likes of Microsoft Advertising, boohoo group and Just After Midnight.

With inspiring sessions exploring brand building, scaling, ecommerce and innovation, find out more about all the leading experts and talks taking place on the day here

To find out more and to get involved, head over to the Digital City Festival website and make sure you join us to celebrate the digital and tech sectors!

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