Key membership benefits for freelancers:

Our freelance members are able to draw on the collective resources from across the industry, as well as share experiences, challenges and solutions with peers, and find new business opportunities.

Becoming a member gives you:

Being a member helps make Manchester better for everyone

As a member, you’ll have the opportunity to support and be involved in activities such as:

  • The Manchester Digital Forums - small, specialist interest groups that focus on areas of our industry that most require change or action.
  • Software Developer Apprenticeship – our industry-led, unique apprentice scheme is providing employers with regular access to talented young developers
  • Digital Futures  – where we harness the power of our industry to help educators deliver a curriculum that is effective and relevant and deliver experience days for students to show them what opportunities are available in the industry. We also upskill teachers and career's advisors with regular quarterly workshops and bespoke careers insight sessions
  • Digital Her - our programme of targeted initiatives and opportunities focused on encouraging and enabling more young girls to consider careers in digital and technology, drawing on real female role models within our membership to help diversify the talent pipeline and empower the next generation
  • Digital Skills Festival – our five-day event brings together those interested in a digital career with education providers and digital and tech businesses


Sole trader
£60 annually