4-5 June 2024

Manchester Central

MEDIA PARTNERS & SUPPORTERS

We’re proud to be working with:

Code Your Future

Code Your Future

Code Your Future is a free code school for refugees and other people excluded from education. All our classes are free and all our teachers are volunteers. We are a registered charity in the United Kingdom. Since 2016 we have supported over 250 engineers into great jobs in tech.

Digital Her

Digital Her

Digital Her’s mission is to help end gender inequality in the technology sector.We inspire and encourage women across Greater Manchester to pursue careers in digital, and support women already working in tech to thrive. Digital Her is an initiative by Manchester Digital.

FSB

FSB

Our mission is to help smaller businesses survive through these difficult times and ultimately achieve their ambitions.

Since 1974 FSB has been backing small business owners and the self-employed, helping them to start, run and grow successful businesses in every sector and corner of the UK that is why FSB is trusted by around 150,000 small business owners. FSB Membership includes:

 

FSB Employment Protection

FSB Tax Investigation Protection

FSB Legal Protection Scheme

FSB Legal Hub

PR/Crisis Management

FSB Funding Platform

FSB Making Tax Digital App

FSB Advocacy 

FSB Health and Safety Advice

FSB Care

FSB Pirkx

FSB Insurance Service

FSB Business Banking

FSB Debt Recovery

FSB Payroll and Pensions

Manchester Digital

Manchester Digital

Manchester Digital is the industry body for Greater Manchester’s digital and tech sector, championing growth and innovation across the industry. With over 400 members, Manchester Digital supports businesses, individuals and the wider community with events, training, skills programmes, diversity initiatives and networking opportunities. Using the power of membership to take direct action to solve specific issues and barriers that impact the sector’s growth, Manchester Digital provides a cohesive voice for the sector, ensuring that its views are represented at a local and national government level.

Northcoders

Northcoders

At Northcoders, we’re a tech company with a difference, committed to transforming careers in the tech industry. Our strong industry connections and community-driven approach drive us to create life-changing opportunities for our students. Our founding principles were about creating a new pipeline of technologists, for that pipeline to be as inclusive and diverse as possible whilst never compromising on quality. Since then we have trained almost 3,000 people from all walks of life and supported them into rewarding tech careers at over 500 organisations.

ProspHER

ProspHER

ProspHER educates and empowers all women to achieve business and career aspirations through their enjoyable festivals and innovative online learning community.

Inspiring your PASSION, PURPOSE and POWER, they have so many ways to get involved in their events and platform, with the aim to support you at every stage of your personal and professional journey towards ultimate success.

Specifically created to help you to progress ten times faster than traditional methods, now’s the time to take the first step forwards to fulfil your true potential by grabbing ProspHER’s VALUABLE FREE RESOURCES at https://www.prospher.co.uk/guides

Reframe Women in Tech Conference

Reframe Women in Tech Conference

Reframe Women in Tech is the not for profit conference with a mission to make personal development accessible to all and to reframe the narrative around women in tech. With a programme which encompasses flagship conferences, events and mentoring.

Accessibility is the watchword for Reframe Women in Tech Conferences and as such the organisers are committed to low ticket prices, providing first time speakers with the opportunities to share their knowledge, journeys and more on stage, free on site childcare and personal development opportunities for all at an event and in a community with collaboration at its heart.

Find out more at www.reframe-wit.com

SheCanCode

SheCanCode

At SheCanCode we can help motivate, inspire and support you throughout your career – whatever stage you are at! We started as a women in tech blog and have evolved and grown our platform into an active women-in-tech support hub, providing tools and resources for women who are in careers in tech or are considering entering or transitioning into a career in tech. We now have a lively and active community of over 220,000 users worldwide and see that increasing every day.

 

SheCanCode are so excited to be one of the exhibitors at Karren Brady’s Women in Business Expo! Come by our stand to learn more about how SheCanCode is driving change in the tech industry. Discover how we’re creating a more balanced and inclusive workforce through strategic partnerships, empowering resources, and engaging events.

Explore the possibilities of a more diverse tech industry by connecting with SheCanCode. We’re here to demonstrate how our initiative can benefit both companies and individuals. Say hello, ask questions, and be a part of the conversation that’s shaping the future of tech.

Startups Magazine

Startups Magazine

Startups Magazine is a publication which champions tech startups – the entrepreneurial heroes disrupting industries and the creators’ challenging norms and breaking boundaries.

In print and online, the Startups Magazine team works hard to deliver unique content to startups providing valuable insights from industry experts, advice on business fundamentals and most importantly – a platform to introduce tech startups to the world stage.

Subscribers of the publication have access to so much! You can read gold-dust content from experts, receive upcoming issues, be the first to be invites to events and can have their own startup featured editorially!

Alongside the magazine, the company also has a podcast called The Cereal Entrepreneur where host, Anna Wood interviews the most innovative startups of the moment! As well as talking about some startup lessons and failure fables with a sprinkling of inspirational advice from experts and startups themselves.

Tech She Can

Tech She Can

Tech She Can is our official Charity Partner

Tech She Can is on a mission to change the ratio of women in technology, to create a world that works for everyone. The charity inspires girls and boys about careers in technology. It creates pathways into employment for women and has a strong focus on enabling social mobility across the UK. The charity also inspires change, working closely with education, industry and government. 

 

Tech We Can is our free, inclusive educational programme, providing resources and experiences for schools and parents. More than 100,000 children have enjoyed taking part in our lessons and assemblies, with a further 400,000 accessing our online resources.

 

Through our live lessons and learning materials, children explore the latest

technologies, find out about the breadth of careers in tech and discover how these

jobs link to their own passions and interests.

TechWM

TechWM

TechWM is an independent not-for-profit organisation that sits at the beating heart of the West Midlands’ tech ecosystem. It is the voice of the sector and supports businesses to scale-up, through key initiatives like Birmingham Tech Week, the UK’s largest regional tech festival, and Tech Connect, a new smart platform that helps people navigate the ecosystem more effectively.

 

One of TechWM’s Special Interest Groups is focused on women in tech: focused on improving the digital skills gap, creating better pathways to leadership, and increasing the access to finance and key support for founders.

 

To find out more, visit www.techwm.com.

The Hunger Project

The Hunger Project

The Hunger Project has a more than 40-year track record of standing in partnership with people living in poverty as they work to end their own chronic hunger. To ensure long-lasting, community-led action, we train volunteer leaders, who carry on local efforts to improve health and nutrition, education, food security and family income.

 

Our programs throughout Africa, South Asia and Latin America are based on an innovative, holistic approach, through which women and men living in rural villages become the agents of their own development and make sustainable progress in overcoming hunger and poverty. Our community partners set and achieve their own priorities by developing their capacities, leadership and confidence through their participation in our programs.

 

Find out more – www.thehungerproject.org.uk

WeAreTheCity

WeAreTheCity

WeAreTheCity was founded in 2008 to help women progress and excel in their careers. Through our various initiatives, our events, conferences and awards, we have helped thousands of women enhance their careers and provided over 10,000 women with the opportunities to upskill and network.

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

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