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Digital City Festival

What is Digital City Festival?

Digital City Festival is the annual event series exploring what makes a leading digital city. 

The festival brings together the leaders, creators and change-makers who are shaping the future of digital. 

The aim: to unite everyone working across tech, marketing, ecommerce, media and creative as one global community on the Digital City Network online platform for two weeks — and beyond.

When and where is the 2021 festival taking place?

The 2021 festival will offer a truly digital experience, hosted on the Digital City Network. From April 12th-23rd 2021, the festival will see a diverse range of sessions and events broadcast online to a global audience. 

The network will be accessible via your browser, or the free mobile app — more details coming soon. 

You can find out more about the Digital City Network here.

Who attends Digital City Festival?

Digital City Festival explores what it means to create a thriving digital city. If you’re a professional with an interest in how digital will be crucial in solving both societal and business challenges — it’s the event series for you.

Will the festival include any in-person events?

The two weeks of online activity will be supported by limited in-person events across Greater Manchester. When registering, please indicate if you would like to be kept informed about opportunities to attend in-person events. 

What will happen to the Digital City Network after the festival?

The Digital City Network will remain available 24/7, 365 days per year. It brings the global digital community together in one online ecosystem for year-round collaboration and information-sharing.

When will I be able to see the festival agenda?

The Digital City Festival 2021 agenda will be released from January 2021. 

Digital City Festival — registration

Is there a cost to attend Digital City Festival online?

No! Access to the Digital City Network, where all festival content will be hosted, is free. Register here

How will I access the Digital City Network to take part in the festival? 

If you’ve registered, we’ll be in touch closer to the event to share your sign-in link. 

Can I register on behalf of a colleague?

Every registration needs to be linked to a unique email address and as part of the registration process each individual agrees to T&Cs —  please do not register on behalf of someone else.

Is it possible to register multiple attendees at once?

To register multiple delegates, please contact the team on hello@digitalcityfestival.com and we will manage this for you! 

Digital City Festival - sponsors, exhibitors, speakers and event hosts

Digital City Awards

What is the Digital City Awards? 

A core event in the Digital City Festival calendar, the Digital City Awards recognise and reward the organisations, teams and individuals who are helping to build a better future through technology. 

The ceremony revealing the winners takes place during Digital City Festival 2021 on Thursday April 15th - broadcast live online to the Digital City Network, with limited in-person tickets available. 

Details about in-person tickets are coming soon. To tune into the live online broadcast: Register for access to the Digital City Network

How can I get involved in the Digital City Awards 2021?

Entries are now open for the Digital City Awards 2021. You can find out more about judging criteria and how to enter here. To start working on your entries, register for the awards portal here

Opportunities are available to sponsor the Digital City Awards, find out more by downloading the Digital City Festival 2021 info pack here

Who can enter the awards?

Entries are accepted globally. 

A note about our attendees list 

If you hear from organisations offering you the delegate list for Digital City Festival, please disregard. This is not authorised by Digital City Festival. 

We do not share delegate data with anyone, except with our trusted partners, and only ever with your consent. You can find our full privacy policy here