Where is the UK connectivity sector headed? How can the UK position itself as a technology leader? How is digital infrastructure benefitting communities and businesses across the UK? What obstacles lie ahead for delivering ubiquitous connectivity and how does the industry overcome them? Find out at the Connected Britain keynotes. 

In an increasingly digital world, the future of work is changing. New skills are needed, new mindsets, new partnerships. Is the UK taking the right steps to close the “skills gap”? What is needed both from government and the private sector to ensure that the UK remains a technology and business leader? 

Connected communities will explore strategies for connecting rural and hard to reach communities whilst also focusing on connectivity for social housing, care homes, schools, and other critical services. A truly ‘Connected Britain’ is one where every individual and every business has access to the best connectivity.

Taking strategic look at the commercial and regulatory context for the deployment of next-generation communications infrastructure in the UK. Gigabit Britain is the best place to learn about the state of play for the fixed and mobile sectors whilst also understanding what new technology opportunities might be around the corner. 

Focussing on the realities of building communications infrastructure. Key themes will include the technologies enabling network rollout, engineering strategies, supply chain issues and public-private partnerships.  

Keeping people connected has never been more important. Tackling the digital divide, promoting digital inclusion, developing the provision of digital public services, providing support for those who need it most is crucial to delivering a more connected and inclusive Britain. 

Smart Britain will focus on the delivery of smart places, the growth and regeneration of the UK’s cities, towns, and rural communities, and shine a spotlight on the key stakeholders who are shaping these developments. 

From manufacturing to logistics, from healthcare to the creative industries, next-generation communications infrastructure is enabling exciting new use cases. Connected Industries will bring together CSPs, technology providers, enterprises, and the public sector to explore how cross-sector partnerships and connectivity are driving innovation.  

From SMEs through to large-scale enterprises, the demands of private and public sector enterprise customers are constantly evolving. Connected Enterprise will explore the evolution of the UK’s enterprise market, the technologies that are re-shaping B2B communications as well new products and services. 

Digital connectivity is the cornerstone of the UK’s ambitions when it comes to intelligent transport system, smart utility networks, EV charging and more. The potential is huge, so how can the UK capitalise on these exciting opportunities?  

Local authorities are the driving force behind the innovative technology projects and trials which are underway across the UK to solve key challenges covering everything from mobility to housing, from healthcare to town planning. The Showcase Stage is a platform for digital champions from across the UK’s public sector to share their successes as well as their challenges and to learn from their peers.  

The Startup Britain stage will offer a celebration of innovation. Startups will have chance to pitch their idea to potential investors, partners, and customers. Investors, accelerators, scaleups and SMEs will share their insights into the keys for business growth and success. 

Tech Britain will delve into the latest innovations in the technology sector and what exciting new opportunities these developments unlock for businesses.





Cheryl Cheong
+44 (0) 208 164 3016





Kerry Merritt
+44 (0) 208 164 3033





Kieran Murphy
+44 (0) 208 164 3075