Greater Manchester is home to a thriving ecommerce sector that pushes innovation and plays a significant role in the shaping of the UK’s ecommerce industry.
Manchester Digital supports the businesses that make up this exciting sector, offering a range of services, events and initiatives that support the growth of the region’s ecommerce businesses, encourage collaboration and help tackle the challenges the sector may face.
Raising the profile of the work being done by ecommerce businesses and agencies in the Greater Manchester region
Showcasing the innovative work coming from the sector via events and speaking opportunities
Providing regular ecommerce-focused networking opportunities
Offering marketing and PR support to our ecommerce members
Making valuable introductions for ecommerce businesses to investors, other business or universities
Lobbying on behalf of the ecommerce sector at both regional and national level
Manchester Digital launched its new Ecommerce Forum in September 2021.
The Ecommerce Forums will bring together leading figures from across the ecommerce sector, from both retailers and agencies, to discuss the latest technological trends and challenges facing the sector whilst providing opportunities for networking and collaboration.
Our first Ecommerce Forum took place on 30th September 2021 at the MSP Tech Incubator, featuring speakers from Missguided, Awaze and Swan Products Ltd.
Read a roundup of the event here.
Details of our next event will be announced soon.
The success of Greater Manchester’s ecommerce sector is well documented, with the region gaining a reputation as a real ecommerce hub over the past few years.
From the handful of ecommerce unicorns that began their journey in the region to the high number of startups and wide range of agencies and other businesses that support the sector - Greater Manchester’s ecommerce sector continues to thrive and is at the forefront of innovation for the industry in the UK.
As the trade body for Manchester’s digital and tech businesses, Manchester Digital supports the growth of this integral part of our digital and tech economy.
Click here to browse our directory of ecommerce businesses and agencies in membership.
There are a wide variety of factors driving Manchester’s emergence as a global ecommerce hub, such as:
Want to know more? Download a membership benefits brochure here!
If you would like to be involved in our next ecommerce event or discuss the benefits of joining Manchester Digital's community, please email email@example.com.