Future Manchester: Bridging the Digital Skills Gap

An evening exploring and discussing the skills needed for tomorrow in the creative industries.

Location and time

Mezzanine, Dock 10, Media City UK, Salford, M50 2HQ. 

18:00 - 20:30

Description

Greater Manchester has one of the fasting growing digital economies in the country. From online fashion to sport, broadcasting and internet retail.

The fourth industrial revolution is digital and Manchester is leading the way. It has one of the fastest growing digital economies in the country and there is no shortage of jobs - from online fashion and sport to broadcasting and internet retail. 

But the biggest issue affecting growth and prosperity of creative technology and digital businesses in north-west England is the skills gap. Are we doing enough to ensure we have the right staff to fill roles now and in the future? 

This invite-only event aimed at opinion formers will involve an evening of tricky questions and stimulating discussion around skills in the creative industries.

If you would like more details please get in touch with digital.cities@bbc.co.uk.

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