Manchester Central Convention Complex will host the new Smarter Business Tech LIVE expo this 15th & 16th November , representing the largest ‘free to attend’ business technology event of its kind ever held in the region; bringing together more than 80 hours of invaluable insight, educational and demonstration-based presentations delivered by 150+ specialist speakers over two information-packed days.

For the keynote presentations, global technology leaders, including IBM, SAP, Microsoft, Fujitsu, Oracle NetSuite, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Vodafone and Hootsuite, are joined by a host of top ‘global influencers’ across the Sales, Marketing , IT, Financial and Business Operational Management spectrum. This will provide a unique opportunity for attending business leaders and senior management, from SME’s through to mid-size enterprises, to gain an invaluable ‘heads-up’ on latest business tech trends, best ‘tech-based’ practices and innovation that can drive their digitally-centred businesses to the next level.

The impressive keynote speaker programme is supported by a showcase of 100+ exhibiting tech specialists demonstrating the very latest sales & marketing, business management, IT, financial and operational software solutions, technologies and specialised tech-based services to attending business professionals. Event organiser and founder Ian Stone comments; “Businesses today of every size and shape need to leverage the best and most appropriate tech-based solutions, partners and practices across all their critical processes to compete and to grow. This event quite simply brings together an annual ‘snapshot’ of the most progressive solutions and thinking – and all under one giant roof”

With eight parallel free to attend business intelligence, educational and demonstration ‘conference’ programmes running over the two days, attendees are able to locate the very best ‘content’ that suits their individual needs – whether that be sales & marketing-focused, financial & administrative management focused, or to meetwider specialised operational and enterprise level business process requirements. Hot topics such as GDPR readiness, Digital Skills, Cloud & Infrastructure, Big Data & Business Analytics, Mobile Working, Marketing Automation, Social Media, Customer Experience and many more can be tapped into through programme streams running across the event.

Multiple chartered professional bodies – including CIM, BCS, ISM and ICAEW, regional business bodies, specialised technical and trade organisations, technology giants, top influencers and authors as well as tech entrepreneurs – are all contributing to a packed progamme!

Stone continues; “Attending businesses should leave fired with intelligence, options and inspiration to tap into the very best, most progressive technology to support their performance and growth ambitions – whether a small business with ‘big ambition’ OR an established enterprise, requiring to future-proof enterprise-level or departmental processes, to optimise its performance and growth.”


You can register for your free badge to the expo and all presentation through the show website –