Chance to tap into tech tips galore during event at Leeds United’s Elland Road ground

Chrissie Gale.
Chrissie Gale.
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Business bosses can net some valuable advice on how technology could transform the way their organisations work at a major event taking place at Leeds United’s Elland Road stadium.

The inaugural TechTrade Yorkshire event is being held in the football ground’s Centenary Pavilion on Thursday, September 8.

It will feature a mixture of exhibits, speakers and seminars looking at everything from cloud computing to connectivity and the impact they can have on improving a firm’s productivity, efficiency and innovation.

The event is free and open to anyone who has responsibility for IT or tech decisions within their company, be it a microbusiness or a multinational.

TechTrade Yorkshire is being staged by exhibition experts Mooncas and today the firm’s founder, Chrissie Gale, said: “Yorkshire is fast becoming renowned for its digital prowess, with some of the country’s most prolific technological talent based here in the region.

“This event is designed to bring that community together, to help unlock Yorkshire’s further potential for growth.”

TechTrade Yorkshire’s keynote speaker will be James Akrigg, head of technology for partners at Microsoft. Other speakers will include Leeds City Council chief digital officer Dylan Roberts, Eddie Stobart IT director Vince Sparks and Dr Adam Beaumont, chief executive of telecommunications firm AQL.

For further information, visit the website.

The Yorkshire Evening Post recently launched a new Digital City platform in partnership with Sky Betting & Gaming.

The platform is designed to highlight the giant strides being made by the digital and tech sector, which boasts around 3,000 organisations in Leeds.