Further speakers announced for the pro-manchester Business Conference 2017


Further speakers announced for the pro-manchester Business Conference 2017

pro-manchester is pleased to announced further speakers for this years prestigious Business Conference on 22nd March 2017 at Hilton Manchester, Deansgate.

Now in it's seventh year, 2017 promises to be even bigger and better than before. This year's Business Conference will look at the challenges of Digital Disruption to the region. The Smart City challenge is already upon us and well within the grasp of our city leaders and planners. The threat of Digital Disruption is an even greater challenge.

The latest speaker to be revealed include, Claire Braithwaite- Ventures & Partnership Consultant at the Co-op Group, Chris Baguley- Commercial Director at Together, Simon Hooton- Director at Regeneris Consulting, Thomas Renn- Managing Director at Manchester Science Partnerships, and Elizabeth Scott- Director at EY.

Joining them at the conference are representatives from; Western Union, ​Manchester Metropolitan University, Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership, Microsoft, Cisco plus many more.

Manchester Science Partnerships’ managing director, Thomas Renn, said: “We have a thriving technology sector in Manchester and, through the CityVerve partnership – the Internet of Things (IoT) demonstrator project – the chance to be one of the truly smart cities in Europe.

“The IoT is set to revolutionise the way companies operate and will drive major efficiencies across multiple sectors. Businesses that plan for, and embrace, the inevitable digital disruption will reap the benefits.

“The topic is universally relevant to the city’s business community and I’m incredibly pleased to be speaking on the day.”

More speaker and themes will be announced in the coming weeks.

The conference brings together more than 300 business leaders and key decision makers each year. Plus provides a great platform for networking opportunities with other business owners and managers.

Reserve your space today at www.pro-manchesterbusinessconference.com and find out from our leading experts about how to future proof your business.