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About Us


Working together to build the UK's most progressive digital and tech community



Manchester Digital works with the region’s most progressive digital and technology businesses to create the optimum environment for them to succeed. Independently funded through membership we represent the entire industry with a wide range of business types, models, sizes and capabilities making up our community.

The place for progressive businesses

As the largest specialist trade body in the North, we use the power of our membership to take direct action to solve specific issues and barriers that impact the sector’s growth, we also provide a cohesive voice for the sector, ensuring that its views are represented at a local and national government level.

Discover the benefits for corporate members (+250 employees)
Discover the benefits for larger members (51 - 250 employees)

Discover the benefits for startups (within their first 12 months of trading)


Our goals are to

  1. Support and accelerate the growth of Manchester's digital and tech business
  2. Develop and diversify the region's talent pool
  3. Ensure that businesses within the region have a voice at a national level


Make a difference

By joining, as well as benefiting from the products and services we offer, you are helping us to make the industry better for everyone, whether that’s helping to develop the talent pipeline, create a more diverse workforce or simply creating better access to markets. Our work makes a difference to your business.

All members agree to a code of practice. Members govern the association, which is chaired by Alison Ross of Auto Trader, with support from seven directors appointed by the membership. Katie Gallagher is the managing director who runs the Manchester Digital team.