4-5 June 2024

Manchester Central

The #1 Business & Tech Event for Women in the UK

Inspiration – Recruitment – Progression

4-5 June 2024

Manchester Central

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Headline event sponsor:

Kraken Technologies

Organised by:

Hub Exhibitions

Women in Business & Tech Expo, 4-5 June 2024, Manchester Central is the industry-leading hiring event for those who aspire to thrive in their professional careers and grow their businesses.

The award-winning female-led event provides inspiration, guidance, recruitment opportunities, and services to supercharge your professional journey at all stages within the technology and business sectors.

Offering two editions across the UK, Women in Business & Tech Expo has fast become one of the go-to events for organisations and professionals to diversify their teams, develop commercial growth strategies, attract new recruits and meet like-minded partners.

Manchester is the largest and fastest growing economy outside of London

Powering the North, for women at any stage of their career, this new event will enable exhibitors, sponsors and partners to expand their reach across both Northern and Southern regions of the UK.

Home to a thriving £5 billion digital ecosystem, Manchester is officially the UKs Top Digital Tech City. From start-ups to SMEs to global brands including Google, Boohoo, The Hut Group, AO.com, BBC, IBM, Cisco and Microsoft, Manchester has more than 10,000 digital and tech businesses.

Women in Business & Tech Expo offers visitors the opportunity to…

  • find employers that empower their female workforce
  • learn how to progress in tech or enter the field
  • discover companies invested in the success of women at work
  • connect with companies that champion women
  • launch a new business or franchise
  • explore new career options when returning after a break
  • examine franchise opportunities to fit your life goals
  • learn how retraining, upskilling, and reskilling could change your career path


Christine McGuinness

Author, Documentarian & Business Owner

Jenny Campbell

British Entrepreneur & Former Dragon's Den Investor

Tara Attfield-Tomes

Founder, EAST VILLAGE and Chair, Women in Tech Group

Lee Chambers

Psychologist and Allyship Specialist

Angela Essel

Senior Account Director MoD, Thales UK

Beckie Taylor

Founder Tech Returners, Reframe WIT and Co-Founder, WIT North

Vanessa Vallely OBE

Managing Director, WeAreTheCity

Dr Claire Thorne

Co-Ceo, Tech She Can




World-class speakers


Top progressive recruiters





Headline Sponsor

Event Sponsors

As featured in

Award-winning event. Shortlisted for seven industry awards.
Among the top 80 event organisers and agencies in the UK & Ireland.



4-5 June 2024

Manchester Central


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