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More exhibitors and supporters announced at Digital City Expo, including Co-op Bank and N Brown Group


More leading companies have today been revealed as supporting Digital City Expo on March 11th and 12th in Manchester.

Digital City Expo will bring together delegates from across marketing, eCommerce, tech, media and more – all meeting and collaborating at Manchester Central over two days in March. And registration is open now.

It forms the cornerstone of Digital City Festival, five days of events in Manchester celebrating the digital industry and uniting professionals from across the board. As well as the expo, the festival will feature the Digital City Awards and a range of fringe events hosted by partner organisations.

Adam Warne, CIO at N Brown, said: “We are committed to helping Manchester grow as one of the main tech hubs in the UK, and believe that Digital City Festival is a key part of making this happen.

“Our colleagues are encouraged to drive their curiosity through innovative and open-minded conversations, and through this, we empower them with the trust to truly express themselves to successfully deliver in their role.”

Zoe Lawrie, Head of Content and Design at The Co-operative Bank, who are also supporting Digital City Expo, added: “Manchester is becoming an exciting hub of tech and digital innovation, and we’re sat right in the heart of the City. We are very proud of our northern and ethical co-operative roots, and we see taking part in the Festival as the perfect opportunity to learn from each other, collaborate and grow.

“This event is bringing the whole country together in Manchester, and we are keen to support and celebrate such a significant event for both Digital and the North of England.”


Latest Digital City Expo exhibitors and supporters:

As one of the world’s leading managed cloud service providers, iomart can help you maximise your flexibility, cost-effectiveness and security at any stage of your digital transformation journey.

As the UK’s most accredited cloud company you can also be assured that your data is completely secure and protected and meets all governance and regulatory compliance requirements.

Iomart is exhibiting in the Tech Zone at Digital City Expo and speaking in the Tech Masterclass Theatre. View the full speaker agenda here.

Manchester eCommerce group N Brown is exhibiting in the eCommerce Zone at Digital City Expo. N Brown is the owner of Jacamo, SimplyBe and JD Williams, and has been in operation for more than 150 years, offering fashion, great service and finance options. 

Adam Warne, CIO at N Brown, said: “N Brown Group is proud to be a long-standing Manchester business with a rich history, proudly breaking down barriers for over 150 years! We embrace innovation, new technology and continue to delight our customers.”

This year’s lanyard sponsor at Digital City Expo will be The Co-operative Bank, the leading retail and commercial bank. The Co-op Bank prides itself on being the UK’s only high street bank with a customer-led ethical policy. Their Optimisation Lead is also a member of the esteemed judging panel for the Digital City Awards.

Zoe Lawrie, Head of Content and Design at The Co-operative Bank, said: “If you work in the digital industry, this should be the biggest date in your diary. Manchester is now a major digital hub and a hotbed of digital talent and is set to become an industry player on the global stage.

“By hosting the Digital City Festival in Manchester, we are not only celebrating the talent we have, but inspiring the next generation and creating a beacon for digitally-skilled people from all over the world.”

Agency network Pimento is bringing its Pimento Village to Digital City Expo, and is a Marketing Event Partner for the expo. Pimento is an independent network of 200 agencies and consultants comprising more than 5,500 skilled professionals and covering just about every aspect of marketing and communications.

Founder & CEO of Pimento, Stephen Knight, and Nick Band, Co-founder of Pimento people, will be speaking on day two of the expo in the Marketing Masterclass Theatre.

All the different companies that will be part of the Pimento Village

Pimento is bringing with it nine members of its network to exhibit as part of its Village at Digital City Expo. These will be Quba, Twentysix, BWP Group, CDS, Smithfield, Woven, ProCo, Pimento People and SoAmpli.

Acquia is the open source digital experience company. They provide the world’s most ambitious brands with technology that allows them to embrace innovation and create customer moments that matter.

Acquia is helping some of the world’s leading brands succeed, including Twitter, Mercedes Benz, Warner Music Group, and Stanford University. More than 4,000 organizations are using Acquia’s solutions for content, community and commerce.

As well as Exhibiting in the Marketing Zone and speaking in the Marketing Masterclass Theatre at Digital City Expo, Aquia is sponsoring the Cloud Project of the Year category at the Digital City Awards.

Established in 2004, Node4 is an innovative and trusted Managed Services Provider that offers unparalleled end-to-end IT infrastructure and services, technical expertise and innovation, all fully managed and flexibly deployed across the company’s own infrastructure fabric.

Node4 delivers intelligent, efficient and scalable hybrid IT solutions underpinned by Exceptional Service as a Standard for customers focussed on transforming their businesses to succeed in the digital age

Node4 is exhibiting in the Tech Zone and the company is also a Tech Event Partner for Digital City Expo.

Innovation is at the heart of what Imageco does. It is a one-stop-shop for its clients as they do pretty much everything in-house, from design through to production and install. Imageco will be exhibiting in the Marketing Zone at Digital City Expo.

The company owns state-of-the-art wide format printing machines that allow it to print onto dozens of different substrates, that can be fitted or applied to walls, ceilings, floors and glass both internally and externally. Imageco specialises in retail displays and POS, signage, exhibitions and events.

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