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The Mayor of Greater Manchester's Digital and Tech Summit

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Museum of Science and Industry Conference Centre

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Manchester, M3 4FP

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The Mayor of Greater Manchester's Digital and Tech Summit


Greater Manchester has laid out its ambitions to harness the power of technology and spark a new digital revolution which will connect people, businesses and communities – firmly establishing our region as the UK’s number one digital city.

Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham says a landmark summit to be held in July will stake out the city region’s claim to be the UK’s tech leader and will set out a bold programme of skills and infrastructure development. It will bring together Greater Manchester’s tech trailblazers and local people to shape a vision for a genuinely smart city region where technology is used as a vital part of the solution to the biggest issues we face in society.

To ensure the summit is industry-led, Andy has enlisted the support of digital leaders in Greater Manchester to help drive the plans forward, including:

• Sandy Lindsay MBE, Founder and Chair of leading communications consultancy Tangerine, and founder of The Juice Academy, the UK's first industry-led social media apprenticeship programme
• Lawrence Jones MBE, Founder and CEO of UKFast, the largest privately-owned web hosting provider in the UK
• Katie Gallagher, Managing Director of Manchester Digital, the independent body created by Greater Manchester's digital community to represent and champion it
• Kirsty Styles, Head of Talent and Skills at Tech North, a government-backed initiative charged with accelerating the growth of the digital business sector in the North of England.


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Thank you for your interest in the Greater Manchester Mayor's Digital Summit. The event has generated a great deal of interest and places are limited. We have a significant waiting list at present and are working to create as many opportunities as possible for people to attend. This event is a precursor to larger ones in the future and there will continue to opportunities to be involved.

If you do have a ticket and don't believe you can attend for entire day, please consider giving up your place to someone who can.


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