Join us at Manchester Tech Festival 2022

We’re a proud Headline Sponsor of the upcoming Manchester Tech Festival, taking place October 17-21 2022.  

You can find us exhibiting at the main event on Wednesday and Thursday at the iconic Victoria Baths. Come and say hi at Stand 13. Plus, multiple members of our incredible team will be speaking on the Thursday. 

Keep reading to find out more about what we’ve got planned for the event. 


What is Manchester Tech Festival? 

Manchester Tech Festival is a week-long festival, created by the tech community for the tech community.  

The event brings together professionals in the community, from engineers to investors – featuring meet-ups, pop-ups, lectures, hackathons, discussions, debates and socials throughout the week.

You might spot a few WeDo: Digital team members taking to the stage:


Speaking sessions

Monday October 17, 11:30am: How do you solve a problem like hybrid working? | Leadership Conference, People’s History Museum

Luke Pilfold-Thomas, WeDo: Digital Co-founder

Luke Pilfold-Thomas, Co-Founder, joins other business leaders at the sold out Leadership Conference, offering insights on the impact and future of hybrid working. 

Hybrid working has been a success for WeDo: Digital. Luke believes it’s important to give people the flexibility to work asynchronously, in a way that suits them.


Thursday October 20, 12:15pm: Growing pains: Modernising a monolith | Technical Stage at Victoria Baths 

Michael Monk, Developer, and Kurtis Hardy, Development Lead, share how they incrementally delivered a brand-new modern user interface into a business critical application with minimum disruption or downtime, and the lessons they learned along the way. 


Thursday October 20, 2pm: A tech firm goes to a dinner party… | Startup & Scaleup Stage at Victoria Baths 

Michael Greaves, Delivery Lead, gives a talk that personifies the roles different business types would play at a dinner party, exploring how tech firms can take steps to balance their focus on tech and commercial.


Registration is free and open to anyone who would like to attend the main event. Get your ticket here. 


About our exhibition stand 

It wouldn’t be a WeDo: Digital stand if it wasn’t a bit of fun. 

That’s why we’re bringing you the competitive quiz challenge, Headline Hoax Hunt – think Jackbox meets Have I Got News For You. All you need is a mobile phone and some thinking skills to see if you have what it takes to take home a brand new iPad Air.  

The game was created by the team as part of our recent hackathon, and was a hit in the presentation round. 

Head over to Stand 13 at Victoria Baths on Wednesday or Thursday to try it out for yourself. You’ll also have the opportunity to see how the game works and explore some of the tech behind it.

Plus, we’re hiring right now. Want to join a fun, hardworking and ambitious team? We’d love to meet you.

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