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Downtown In Business Manchester to Host Exclusive Lunch Event on Digital Infrastructure Development

Join us for a lunch that promises to inspire and inform, as we work together to build a brighter future for Manchester through digital innovation and collaboration.

Downtown in Business Manchester is set to host an exclusive lunch event ‘Connected Places: Connectivity for Good,’ featuring John Duncan from the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA).

Taking place on Tuesday, July 2nd, from 12:00 – 2:30 PM in Manchester, this event invites Business leaders, entrepreneurs, and key players from the Manchester business community to come together to discuss the future of digital infrastructure in the region.

The event will focus on how the business community can play a crucial role in developing state-of-the-art digital infrastructure that will drive growth, connectivity, and inclusivity in the Manchester City Region.

Over recent years, Greater Manchester has experienced significant regeneration and development, However, as our technology and digital capabilities continue to evolve, and the digital infrastructure sector continues to expand, there are numerous opportunities for further expansion and improvement.

John Duncan, the Connected Places Lead at GMCA, will be the keynote speaker at this event. John is passionate about using technology to enhance people’s lives, protect the environment, and create a more equitable and inclusive society. With a successful career spanning both public and private sectors, including roles at Leeds City Council and Virgin Media O2 Business, John’s extensive experience in digital strategy, connectivity, and inclusion makes him an ideal speaker to address the latest developments in digital infrastructure and how these advancements can be utilised to help people and communities in the Manchester Region.

Attendees will have the chance to hear John discuss his experiences after his first few months in his new role at GMCA. He will outline how the Greater Manchester Combined Authority plans to build world-class digital infrastructure and how the business community can contribute to this mission.

This lunch event is a must-attend for anyone involved in or interested in being involved in Greater Manchester’s digital future. It is especially relevant for those looking to understand how they can contribute to building state-of-the-art digital infrastructure and create positive change for the region.

If you are interested in attending this exclusive event, please email beth.mckenna@downtowninbusiness.com to learn more.

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