leeds.tech / events

Loading Events


Join us on the 31st January 2022, when we discuss the tech investment outlook for the Leeds City Region in 2022.

Leeds City Region’s digital tech sector is riding the crest of a wave and is set to add thousands more jobs to the thousands already created.

Talk of levelling up is set to further shine a light on cities like Leeds, which has attracted a raft of global companies and seen tech companies raise millions of pounds in investment.

As part of the inaugural 2022 Leeds City Region Tech Climbers, an exclusive webinar will hear from some of the biggest names in the region’s tech scene and officially open entries to the 2022 Leeds City Region Team Climbers list.

Confirmed speakers for ‘Tech Trends and the Investment Story in Leeds City Region’ include BigChange founder and chairman Martin Port, which received £75m from a US VC in 2021 and Sarah Pawson, founder and managing director of Fruition IT and Fruition Consulting, which have a combined turnover of £27m.

Hosted by award-winning journalist, Chris Maguire, the event will also hear from a panel of investment experts and discuss emerging trends in the tech sector.


The panel

  • Sandip Khroud, Partner, Hill Dickinson
  • Sarah Hex, Business Development Manager, Mercia
  • Gareth Lynton Jones, Partner, BDO
  • Sarah Pawson, Managing Director & Founder, Fruition Consultants
  • Peter Kirby, Co-Founder, Tred
  • David Mckee, CEO, CTO & Founder, Slingshot Simulations
  • Martin Port, Founder and Chairman, BigChange

Tech trends and the investment story in the Leeds City Region

Start: 31st January 2022 @ 1:00 pm
End: 31st January 2022 @ 2:30 pm

Infinity Works, Apsley House, 7 - 8 Wellington Street
Leeds, LS1 2EQ

Price: FOC

Click to register


Find out more about digital and tech careers in Leeds Speak to a range of training providers who offer digital courses including t-levels, apprenticeships, bootcamps and degree courses Meet a wide range of digital employers showcasing diverse digital employment opportunities available across the city Attend interesting speaker sessions and learn about digital careers and pathways

Date: September 26 @ 2:00 pm

As part of a national Rotary scheme, the event aims to encourage the use and development of enterprise skills of young people. These are needed throughout their life for personal development and very importantly to the UK economy.

Date: March 7 @ 8:00 am
Venue: Middleton Grove

The first webinar in the tech skills webinar series will be focused on apprenticeships as a tool for recruitment to help increase your talent pool and for upskilling existing teams, to increase your tech talent with specialised skills and to help your business grow. The session will include:

Date: February 23 @ 12:00 pm
Venue: Infinity Works, Apsley House, 7 - 8 Wellington Street