17 - 18 April 2023 | Manchester Central
The push for better connectivity in the North as part of the government’s pledge to make gigabit capable networks available for 85% of the UK by the end of 2025 continues; and with it comes host of opportunities for the region. Improving the region’s digital infrastructure increases global competitiveness and encourage inward investment for the North.
The North of the UK is at a turning point post pandemic with the attention both locally and nationally to build back better by affording equal opportunity for previously underserved areas. Connected North 2023 will see 120 expert speakers and 1500 attendees from across the digital economy ecosystem for a dedicated regional forum on connectivity enabled social and economic growth.
Network operators, altnets, policy makers and their partners discuss upgrading the North to gigabit speeds and the opportunities provided by Project Gigabit and the Levelling Up fund
Enter the North’s exciting new world of smart cities and smart places with the entire economic ecosystem from telcos, enterprises, and government bodies collaborating to improve quality of life for the region.
Examining the technology mix and delivery strategies tailored to address the unique regional challenges when deploying advanced connectivity services to home and businesses.
"An open discussion on the North’s public and private sectors using digital connectivity to promote social and economic growth by increasing efficiency for businesses and addressing the digital divide.
Exploring how improving the region’s digital infrastructure increase global competitiveness and encourage inward investment for the North.
Innovation is the lifeblood of the Northern industries and key to providing sustainable economic growth. Join innovators and technology experts to discuss the latest in digitally enabled solutions across the region.
Connected North presents unique annual opportunities across a multitude of event channels, all designed to deliver business development and leadership opportunities. Just a selection of the high-demand opportunities include:
Keynote & Track Presentations | Panel Inclusions | Roundtable Moderations | Branding Opportunities | Editorial & Content Dissemination
Meet and connect with those transforming UK connectivity with new ideas and new ways of thinking. You will get full access to the attendee list and be able to book meetings in person with interesting people through our pre-event networking tool.
Establish connections with telecom giants, altnet whizzes and national and local government. Meet in person, swap contact information and extend your network.
Featuring over two days of curated content from over 250 innovators and disruptors in the telecoms sector: Connected North brings together the entire UK connectivity ecosystem together for two days of essential learning and networking.
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