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What's Coming Up at Manchester Digital at a glance - June 2024

New Updates | June 2024

In this roundup you'll find:

  • Details of our Member Conference
  • How we are supporting startups in 2024
  • Ways to meet other members 
  • How to get the most out of your hiring
  • Everything else that's going on at Manchester Digital!

Member Conference

Would you like to contribute to our Member Insight feature?

‘’How can we uphold ethics while also continuing to innovate and remain competitive in the global tech landscape?’’

We’ll share this content across our channels including our website, social media and newsletter.

If you’d like to contribute 300 words please email before Thursday 13th June.

Member Conference- Tech’s Ethical Future

Thurs | 20th June 2024 | 12:45 - 17:00

Join us for Manchester Digital's annual Member Conference on Thursday 20th June. We will bring together some of the top digital and tech companies in Manchester.

Through a series of learning sessions provided by our members and networking, we'll dive into some of the most pressing issues facing our industry today.

Book now

The Startup Activator

The Startup Activator programme continues this month. Check out all the things you can get involved in below!

Are you an early-stage startup founder? 

Manchester Digital's Startup Activator will help startups in the Greater Manchester region maximise success, taking you from idea to early traction stage with all the knowledge and resources you need to flourish. 

The programme will include exclusive founder network meet-ups, workshops and access to an active supportive community which includes investors, trusted professional service support and more.

Join today!

Can you help startups? We’re looking for partners 

We are looking for partners to support this programme and help us deliver 12 months of valuable information and insight to the next generation of tech businesses and make sure that Greater Manchester continues to grow great businesses.

Contact to discuss.

Sponsorship pack

Digital Her Level 4 Software Developer Apprenticeship

We're launching our new Digital Her apprenticeship programme next month to increase the number of women in technical jobs within the industry, and we're offering you the opportunity to become a founding employer partner if you're interested in diversifying your technical teams with more female software developers.

What is a Digital Her apprenticeship? 

A dedicated Level 4 apprenticeship for female software developers to thrive, not just survive

★ High-quality technical training

★ Wrap-around support, additional training and development bespoke to the barriers and challenges women in tech face

★ Anchored to the Digital Her community network support

★ 18-month programme

★ Induction & ‘get ready’ technical fundamentals training (2 weeks)

★ Technical training & professional competencies units.

★ 2-3 day technical units every 4-6 weeks

★ Supportive progress review meetings for the apprentice, line manager and dedicated skills coach every 8 weeks

★ Digital Her Connects events run throughout the Digital Her Community to

support apprentices with allyship and networking

★ Delivery will be in person

Speak to to discuss this in more detail!

For more information click here

Upskill colleagues or take from our pool of diverse talent 

We are excited to announce that our next cohort of data analyst and software developer apprentices will be starting this summer.

Whether you want to upskill an existing employee or bring someone new into the business we can support you. We have a ready to go talent pool of diverse candidates to support your recruitment.

Here are the start dates:

  •         Software Development (a dedicated Digital Her cohort for women) - 18th July
  •         Data Analysis - 4th July

We can support you to join these programmes now - get in touch with



2024 Event Calendar

Our 2024 Events Calendar is live!

Jot these dates down in your diary to make sure you don't miss out!

Download here

Manchester Digital Tech Leader Talks

Thurs | 13th June 2024 | 12:00 - 14:00

Manchester Digital's Tech Leader Talks offers the opportunity for senior leaders in large-scale digital and tech businesses here in the North West to come together with other C-Level individuals to network, share best practices and make new connections.

This event will be in the format of a lunchtime networking session followed by a Q & A. The morning will include a light lunch for all attendees, refreshments and an Industry Insight session.

Book now

Other events

Get organised for Q2 and check out our events calendar, featuring events posted by Manchester Digital members.

Events in June 2024 posted by members

Are you currently recruiting? 

Each Tuesday, the jobs board round-up is shared on our social media channels and groups from the Manchester Digital jobs board to let job seekers discover new roles. 

If you are recruiting, let me know! Email 

Latest Business Opportunities

Manchester Digital members can view some great opportunities to tender for third parties, including a website redesign for a leading charity and website consultancy services for a district council.

Read more here

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