Posted on April 3, 2017 by staff

This month’s biggest tech events (APR 3 to APR 28)


The Industry 4.0 Summit, and Factories of the Future Expo, in Manchester will showcase the technologies and solutions expected to revolutionise manufacturing.

Industry 4.0, the 4th industrial revolution, smart manufacturing, and digital factories are some of the phrases being used to describe a series of innovations changing the way products are manufactured for ever.

On Tuesday and Wednesday at Manchester Central, more than 300 delegates will hear from over 50 leading international speakers, 60 exhibiting companies and 3,000 trade attendees.

BusinessCloud’s next event, Lancashire Powerhouse, takes place on April 19 in Lytham St Annes.

The half-day conference will hear from some of Lancashire’s leading manufacturers and fast-growing technology companies.

It doesn’t get the attention of its neighbours in Manchester and Liverpool but Lancashire is quickly putting the power into powerhouse.The event runs from 9am to 12.30pm. Join the discussion on Twitter at #LancashirePowerhouse.

This week

Tuesday 4 – Wednesday 5 April: Industry 4.0 Summit Manchester Central

Tuesday 4 – Wednesday 5 April: Factories of the Future Manchester Central

Wednesday 5 April: Explore New Frontiers for your Business at the Space Technologies Exhibition, Cardiff more info

Wednesday 5 April – Thursday 6 April: Internet of Insurance, Dorking more info

Wednesday 5 April – Thursday 6 April: InternetRetailing Expo, Birmingham more info

Wednesday 5 April – Thursday 6 April: Sage Summit UK, London more info

Thursday 6 April: Hit Play! UK – The Interactive Entertainment Market and the UK, London more info

Thursday 6 April: 100 hacks to increase revenue for your company, London more info

Thursday 6 April: Inspire! MCR: Delivering the workforce of the future, Manchester more info

Next week

Monday 10 – Tuesday 11 April: Innovate Finance Global Summit 2017, London more info

Tuesday 11 April: Women in Defence Technology: Seizing Opportunities, London more info

Tuesday 11 – Thursday 13 April: VR World Congress, Bristol more info

Thursday 13 April: How AI is transforming the online customer experience, London more info

Two weeks

Wednesday 19 April: Lancashire Powerhouse, Lytham St Annes more info

Thursday 20 April: Business Breakfast at the St. George’s Day Festival, Lytham St Annes more info

Thursday 20 April: Virtual reality show, London more info

Friday 21 April: Insider Business of Lancashire Conference, Ribby Hall

Three weeks

Sat 22 April – Sat 29 April Leeds Digital Festival various venues

Wed 26 – Thurs 27 April IP EXPO Manchester Manchester Central, Manchester

Thursday 27 April Digital Jobs Action Summit  (all day) Canal Mills, Leeds

Thursday 27 April Pro Manchester FinTech lunch , Castlefield rooms

Thursday 27 April KPMG TMT networking event The Refinery XYZ Building, Manchester

Thursday 27 April Insider Young Professionals awards Palace Hotel

Thursday 27 April: Digital Jobs Action Summit, Leeds more info


Wednesday 17 May: Digital Bolton and the importance of apprenticeships, Bolton more info

Thursday 8 June: How can businesses harness the power of VR and AR? Manchester more info