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07 Mar 2022
Media City

Invitation-only event for press and Digital City Festival partners.

To kick-off Digital City Festival 2022, influential local figures, event supporters and press will come together to learn about ambitions for the festival week and beyond.


  • Andy Burnham - Mayor of Greater Manchester
  • Mo Isap - CEO of IN4 Group
  • Martyn Collins - Digital City Festival Director

Burnham will share Greater Manchester's ambitions to be a top five leading European digital city-region, recognised globally for its innovation and talent pipeline and strong infrastructure. A city-region with an ongoing commitment to taking an open, collaborative and connected approach to delivering that ambition, leveraging world-class expertise in areas like cyber security, health, and manufacturing, to attract further investment and build the conditions for sustainable growth.

Following his keynote, Burnham will take questions from the press.

Please note, this exclusive event is invitation-only and capacity is limited - please contact hello@digitalcityfestival.com with any questions.