Piccadilly – Manchester’s latest digital district
Date: Monday 22 October
Time: 6pm – 8pm
Piccadilly Partnership and CityCo are hosting an informal reception to welcome TechHub and discuss the future of the digital sector in Piccadilly. We’ll talk through aspirations for Piccadilly as a technical centre, geared around encouraging more start-up enterprise. The North’s very own Silicon Basin…
Mat Oakley, Head of Commercial Research, Savills UK
Mat will briefly outline the opportunities identified for TMT (Technology, Mobile & Telecoms) sectors in Piccadilly, following a specially commissioned report.
Suzanne Gallagher, Asset Manager, Town Centre Securities
Suzanne will share landowner TCS’s plans for Piccadilly Basin as a digital hub; including proposals for the development of the basin’s Brownsfield Mill on Great Ancoats Street.
Doug Ward, CEO, TechHub Manchester and Co-Founder, Tech Britain
Doug, a technology adviser to the government Cabinet Office, will introduce TechHub and talk through the ambition to foster a new generation of internationally-focused Internet startups in Piccadilly basin.