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Ecommerce Forum: The technology shaping the future of the sector

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Manchester Digital launch its new Ecommerce Forum with a prestigious event in Manchester city centre on 30th September 2021.

Join us for the prestigious launch event of our new Ecommerce Forum: ‘The technology shaping the future of the sector’, sponsored by Redeye.

Greater Manchester's ecommerce industry has grown at an incredible pace in recent years, with a wide range of online retailers choosing Manchester for their home whilst the region also contains the highest concentration of ecommerce startups in the UK.

And if you would like to tap into the knowledge and expertise built up by some of the largest ecommerce brands in the region, join the Manchester Digital Ecommerce Forum.

‘’It is an exciting time for you to be involved in ecommerce in Manchester.’’

The evening event will include drinks and canapés hosted by Manchester Digital.

If you'd like to know what's going on in the industry:

  • Hear what technology is shaping business post-pandemic.
  • Ask questions to a panel of industry experts.
  • Be in a room with those driving the growth of the industry in GM.


Speakers confirmed so far:

  • Awaze
  • Missguided
  • Swan

Speaker Bios

Blake Fulford Brown, Product Manager at Awaze

Product Manager with 6+ year’s experience in Scaling Products & Teams within the e-commerce travel sector. Current role is Lead PM on the new Guest Experience framework for Awaze - Europe’s leading Managed Vacation Rentals Group. Where we are aiming to accelerate a digital transformation of the company by launching a new suite of technology platforms, to delight our Guests & Owners all over Europe. Previously, I worked at On the Beach, the leading independent OTA in the UK, for 5 years as Head of Product, growing their Flights, Hotels, Payments & Personalisation Platforms, from IPO to FTSE250.

David Foulstone, Marketing Director at Swan

David has been with Swan for 12 years, since the Swan Products Limited was founded, licensing the Swan brand name. Since taking a digital first approach 4-5 years ago, Swan is now the fastest growing brand in the UK small domestic appliance market. Selling to all major UK retailers, and in the last 4 years venturing into a B2C model which stood the business in a good position to ride successfully through the pandemic.

About Our Sponsors


RedEye specialise in multi channel marketing automation specifically designed for retailers, travel and financial B2C lifecycle marketing.

Joining us at the Ecommerce Forum will be Adam Hosker (Senior Manager New Business Development) and Jack Bunnage (Senior Business Development Manager).

ECOM Recruitment

ECOM are the UK’s leading Digital Recruitment specialist. Established in 1999, their depth of experience and expertise in all things digital is unique.

Important information

Places are limited to 2 guests per business unless under a prior arrangement, and MD members will have priority tickets.

All guests must register and cancel if they cannot attend so that others can book on.

Places are free of charge and include refreshments.

Please note that we will do our best to cater for dietary requirements, but please notify if you have any food allergies.

30 September 2021 18:00 - 20:30
MSP Tech Incubator, Manchester Technology Centre, Oxford Rd, Manchester, M1 7ED

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