Why Manchester?

In the evolving world of Tech, we understand the importance for you to keep up to speed with the ever-changing industry of Digital Transformation. That's why we make sure the locations of our events are relevant to what is happening in the digital world NOW. 


With the UK technology sector growing more than two-and-a-half times faster than the overall economy*, major cities like Manchester are making digital waves in the industry and is establishing itself as one of the best places to be for Tech right now.

Manchester is one of the world's leading research centres for computer vision and machine learning and is generating an impressive £3.2 billion Digital Tech Turnover (millions)*.

They are leading the way as one of Europe’s leading hubs for cutting edge digital tech. With 69,837* people now working in the digital industry and an endless supply of talent coming out of the universities, it is an ideal location for businesses to establish themselves in the world of Tech.

*Data sourced from TechNation: Manchester.


What makes Manchester stand out?

  • Manchester’s tech market is full of promising opportunity for businesses across the board. The city’s core strengths lie in digital services and technology, content production, cyber security, AR/VR, and many more.
  • 13,665 Digital tech business count in 2018, it is an ideal gateway for innovation, growth, and success of any business. 
  • It's cost-effective, with living costs being on average 42% cheaper than those in London.
  • Competition in Manchester is low compared with the saturated London market, making it easier for businesses to get ahead in the tech world.
  •  Meetups & Networks events taking place throughout the year never make it easier to do business. 
  • Co-working space available to provide an alternative to traditional office space and brings the benefits of being part of a community. 

Don't just take our word for it... 

Exhibit at DTX Manchester and find out what Manchester can offer your business!