MPA Awards Winners 2018
MEN Business of the Year Awards
12/07/2012 @ 00:00
The Manchester Evening News Business is proud once again to bring you the Business of the Year Awards. Now in their 19th year, these awards...
MPA Summer Party at Harvey Nics
18/07/2012 @ 18:30
The MPA are pleased to announce that we will be holding a very smart Summer Party at Harvey Nichols Manchester on 18th July. We will be taking...
MPA/NABS Football Challenge
20/07/2012 @ 17:00
It's the return of the MPA / NABS Football Challenge - Following two exciting events that saw rivalry like no other, the MPA Football Challenge is...
MPA Business lunches 2012 series - National Press Group
12/09/2012 @ 12:30
A great business event - National Newspaper Group By popular demand the MPA are continuing their business lunch programme from Septmber onwards...
Business of Media Summit
19/09/2012 @ 08:15
Who should attend? - Media companies - TV, radio, publishing, music, games, film, digital and creative - Marketing and media professionals...
MPA Chairman's Golf Day
27/09/2012 @ 11:00
Join us for an outstanding golf day at the magnificent and prestigious Shrigley Hall Golf Club Set in 262 acres of glorious Cheshire countryside,...
Greater Manchester Film Festival 2012
05/10/2012 @ 08:00
Greater Manchester Film Festival 2012 Programme Announced An astonishing programme is announced for the inaugural year of this international...
Information Security Seminar
11/10/2012 @ 10:00
Athernet is holding a half day seminar on Information Security at its offices at 111, Piccadilly, Manchester, M1 2HY. Please contact us on 0161 348...
NABS Manchester Music Quiz 2012 Sponsored by Bauer Radio
11/10/2012 @ 18:30
On Thursday October 11th, NABS are holding their annual Music Quiz. Last year the contest was keenly fought and finally won by TBWA, with a...
UK Social Media Communications Awards.
18/10/2012 @ 20:00
Now in their third year, these awards celebrate the best in UK social media and recognise the individuals and organisations who are using online to...
NABS An Audience with Women Leaders - Sponsored by Hearst Magazines
23/10/2012 @ 18:30
NABS have secured the time of three very talented female business leaders who will reveal some of their secrets of success The NABS panel will be...
The MPA Football Challenge
09/11/2012 @ 16:00
It's the return of the MPA / NABS Football Challenge - Following two exciting events that saw rivalry like no other, the MPA Football Challenge is...
Welcome to the next MPA Business lunch debate... Local Media - Local Matters
14/11/2012 @ 12:30
Local Media - Local Matters - Wednesday 14th November 2012, Manchester, 12.30pm-3.00pm There are many challenges and opportunities facing the local...
A Madhouse Event - How the moving image can lead to brand success - a free business event
15/11/2012 @ 08:30
Strategic marketing agency Madhouse Associates is sharing its award winning know how by inviting business owners and in-house marketeers to a free...
Fast Train North 2012 - BBC Academy and Creative Skill Set
20/11/2012 @ 09:00
The BBC Academy and Creative Skillset have recently announced the next ?Fast Train North?? for 2012. This hugely popular free training event for...
MPA Supporting City Co A free event Thursday 29th November 2012 CitySessions - Dave Moutrey, Cornerhouse
29/11/2012 @ 18:00
The MPA are pleased to offer this free invite for you to join CityCo for their next CitySession with guest speaker Dave Moutrey, CEO, Cornerhouse...
Understanding Mobile Apps and Responsive Design
04/12/2012 @ 13:15
Last month we hosted our very first seminar and had some brilliant feedback from those who attended. It was so well received that we actually sold...
MPA Xmas Party
05/12/2012 @ 14:00
Following the success of last year's fantastic festivities, the 2012 MPA Christmas bash promises to be another night of yuletide glamour and...
Yang Sing Lunch Year of the Snake
08/02/2013 @ 12:00
Its that time of year again where we are now taking bookings for our annual Chinese New Year Lunch at the famous Yang Sing restaurant This is the...
MPA Annual General Meeting
13/02/2013 @ 11:30
MPA invite all members to attend the Annual General Meeting 11.30am 13th February 2013 kindly hosted by Deloitte 1 Hardman Street Manchester M3...
RTS NW presents a BBC Future Media showcase
28/02/2013 @ 18:15
The MPA is pleased to showcase an very special event for their members. BBC Future Media, the division responsible for bringing you BBC iPlayer...
Join the MPA for The Big Debate
04/03/2013 @ 17:00
MPA are pleased to launch a new event, which will see top leaders across the sector debating and answering a brief issued to them live on the...
UKTI Business Meetings & Market Insight: Dublin 5-6 March - only ?99
05/03/2013 @ 07:00
The MPA is pleased to support UKTI and offer an opportunity to meet with potential clients & find out how to win business in new markets....
MMU Creative Digital Virtual Jobs Fair 2013
11/03/2013 @ 07:00
Are you looking to recruit students and graduates in 2013? Sign-up to advertise your vacancies at our Virtual Jobs Fair to get access to students...
Apprenticeships Showcase: Web & Mobile Developers
12/03/2013 @ 16:30
Apprenticeships Showcase: Web & Mobile Developers... Want to grow your web development team with fresh new talent? Could you use a talented...
Business Lunch Series
13/03/2013 @ 12:00
Following the success of last years Business Lunch Series we are now planning our next series for 2013 Starting on the 13th March 2013 the...
The Manchester Business Conference from Pro Manchester
22/03/2013 @ 08:00
The MPA are pleased to help promote The Manchester Business Conference the premier event in the Manchester Business Community calendar. Now in...
MPA Football Challenge
19/04/2013 @ 16:00
Register your team place now! Whistles will be at the ready at 4.00pm and by the end of the session one team will be victorious, crowned champions...
Insider North West Young Professionals Awards 2013
02/05/2013 @ 19:00
MPA is pleased to support Insider who are delighted to announce the launch of the 2013 North West Young Professionals Awards. The event, which...
Six Seconds of Illumination
03/05/2013 @ 12:00
North West's Creative Stars of the Future Host Degree Showcase Manchester creative industries invited to preview work by up-and-coming industry...
Lowry Outlet Food Festival
04/05/2013 @ 10:00
Our celebrity demos are selling like hot cakes. Don't miss out - book your tickets here! Feed your senses and join us for the first ever Lowry...
The MPA is pleased to extend an invitation from BBC North to its members...
08/05/2013 @ 08:30
In April 2012, the BBC completed its move to MediaCityUK in Salford on time and under budget. Now fully operational, BBC North is home to...
MPA Express Academy 2013
23/05/2013 @ 08:30
A series of challenging half day and full day workshops for your team. Following the success of the MPA Express Academy in 2012, we are proud to...
An exclusive opportunity to see all that the The Studios at MediaCityUK have to offer as a venue for your next event
23/05/2013 @ 15:30
What are you doing on the 23rd May 2013 from 3 o?clock onwards? Nothing? Fancy doing something a little different? Discover how the UK's largest...
Insider North West Digital Economy Breakfast 2013
04/06/2013 @ 07:30
7.30am - Breakfast and registration 8.00am - Meeting commences 9.00am - Approximate close Guests are invited to remain behind after the formal...
SAScon - SEARCH, ANALYTICS, SOCIAL MEDIA
06/06/2013 @ 09:00
SAScon is one of the UK's leading Search, Social and Analytics conferences. Now in its fourth year, this year's event takes place at the new MMU...
Create at Salford Festival: Industry Preview
13/06/2013 @ 18:00
You are invited to experience the work of our final year students and meet those shaping the future of the arts and media sector. The evening will...
MPA Talent and Skills Event - The Apprenticeship Route
26/06/2013 @ 17:00
The MPA is delighted to invite you to a talent and skills event in association with Creative Skillset, Salford Colleges Future Skills and...
MPA Golf Classic
27/06/2013 @ 08:15
It is that time of year again! Costs will again remain the same at £400 plus VAT for a team of four getting you a full day of enjoyable golf...
MMU Business and Law Open Evening
27/06/2013 @ 17:00
This event is specially designed for professionals and graduates who would like to join us on one of our postgraduate, professional or MBA...
Deloitte and the MPA present: MPA World Class Series - Big opportunities in big data
02/07/2013 @ 12:00
Deloitte and MPA are delighted to invite you to the next event in the World Class programme. It will focus on the business opportunities of 'big...
RAB - MPA Business Lunch - 10th July 2013
10/07/2013 @ 12:00
To reserve your tickets, please email events@mpa.org.uk - places are limited: Ticket Prices: £25...
Summer Dining at Harvey Nichols with the MPA...
18/07/2013 @ 18:30
Following the success of our first event last year, the MPA are pleased to announce that we will be holding a very smart Summer Dining Experience...
The MPA Football Challenge returns
19/07/2013 @ 16:00
Whistles will be at the ready at 4.00pm and by the end of the session one team will be victorious, crowned champions of the day and awarded a...
MediaCityUK: On your wavelength
04/09/2013 @ 17:00
Crowe Clark Whitehill invite you to join them on the first Wednesday of the month to discover how to improve your financial health in relaxed...
MOSI - Exhibition of Animation
09/09/2013 @ 09:00
The MPA are pleased to be working with MOSI to promote a most innovative exhibition of some of the great animators of our time here in Manchester....
The Big Debate
09/09/2013 @ 19:00
As part of 53 Degrees of Inspiration Week we are hosting our next Big Debate at Salford University at MediaCityUK on Monday 9th September, starting...
The Small and the Brave
10/09/2013 @ 08:00
A MediaCityUK event by Hiscox: "Join us on Tuesday 10th September for a free coffee and star in our 'big portrait' as we celebrate 'the small...
PPA Breakfast and Magazines
10/09/2013 @ 08:30
From 8:30am on Tuesday 10th, join the PPA for a Magazine Moment on the way into the office for a light breakfast, and a chance to sit down for a...
Key 103 Official Tour
10/09/2013 @ 12:00
Ever wanted to see behind the scenes at Manchester's leading Radio Station Key 103 - Bauer Media are opening the doors for a tour of the studio to...
World Class with Paul Lee: The Mobile Consumer
11/09/2013 @ 09:00
Deloitte and MPA are delighted to invite you to the next event in the World Class programme. The Mobile Consumer? will focus on emerging trends in...
Coffee, Cake and Tweets with the MPA and Spinningfields
12/09/2013 @ 09:30
Spinningfields and The MPA would like to invite all members and anyone interested in getting involved with the MPA to IN Bloom in Spinningfields on...
MLP Live
12/09/2013 @ 18:00
In conversation with.... Neil McKay, CEO, Lakestar McCann Peter Saunders, Founder, Mackinnon and Saunders John Daly, Managing Director - Corporate...
MPA Awards - 12 September 2013 - 53 Degrees of Inspiration
12/09/2013 @ 18:30
The inaugural MPA Awards Ceremony: 6.30 pm Drinks Reception 7.00 pm Welcome & Dinner 7.30 pm Awards Ceremony hosted by Mark Radcliffe and...
MPA Football Challenge
13/09/2013 @ 16:00
Another fun and challenging MPA Football Challenge will take place at the Lucozade Powerleague, Ardwick, on the 13th September with kick off around...
On the Road to Recovery
14/09/2013 @ 12:00
8 men. 8 bikes. 4 days. 290 miles. 8 mountains. 1 and 1/4 Everest's. 11 Mount Snowdons. 5 iconic Tour de France stages. 1 Journey. On the Road....
Industrial Revolution: Sixty Minute Digital Marketing Masterclass
24/09/2013 @ 08:30
Doors open at 8.30am for a complimentary breakfast, with the speakers beginning at 9.00am. This free sixty minute session will bring you up to...
The MPA Chairman's Golf Day returns...
26/09/2013 @ 11:00
The MPA Chairman's Golf Day returns on 26th September 2013, at the magnificent and prestigious Shrigley Hall Golf Club. Set in 262 acres of...
Extra-special Northern Soho Meetup/Freshtival Party
26/09/2013 @ 15:00
This is an extra-special Meet-up - with NorthernSoho hosting the main meet-up/networking event/Party of the 3-day "Freshtival"...
Buy Art Fair
27/09/2013 @ 11:00
70 GALLERIES / 500 ARTISTS / £50 - £5000+ / FREE TICKETS Buy Art Fair and The Manchester Contemporary, the largest contemporary art...
MediaCityUK: On your wavelength
02/10/2013 @ 17:00
Crowe Clark Whitehill invite you to join them on the first Wednesday of the month to discover how to improve your financial health in relaxed...
IPA Workshop: 'Critiquing Creative Ideas' run by Patrick Collister
04/10/2013 @ 09:15
What's it about? All too often, great work doesn't actually leave the agency. It dies in an internal review meeting. In this three-hour workshop we...
IPA Workshop: 'Selling Creative Ideas' run by Patrick Collister
04/10/2013 @ 13:45
What's it about? In this three-hour workshop we look at the idea, how to protect it from big egos and how, in the right environment, it can grow...
CityConversation - The Future of Retail in Manchester
09/10/2013 @ 18:00
CityCo would like to invite all MPA members to attend our next CityConversation - The Future of Retail in Manchester. An expert panel of...
RAB launch major new econometric study: Unlocking Advertising's Missing Millions
10/10/2013 @ 09:00
With increased pressure on advertising budgets, understanding ROI delivered by media investment - and how to improve it - is becoming essential...
North West Business of Digital and Technology Conference 2013
18/10/2013 @ 08:15
The world of business is changing and technology means the rate of change is gathering pace. Content, data and immediacy are today's bywords for...
Rupert Smith Memorial Lecture: Professor Malcolm McDonald
22/10/2013 @ 18:00
World-renowned marketing expert Professor Malcolm McDonald will speak to advertising and marketing industry professionals and students at MMU...
North Bowl: Bowling and networking for Professionals, Creatives and Digitals
24/10/2013 @ 20:00
Creative pro.manchester and Dog Bowl are joining forces to bring you a night of bowling and food at the brand new venue in central Manchester. Come...
Business Opportunities around the Brazilian Grand Prix
29/10/2013 @ 15:00
Brazil's developing economy and industries crave for state of the art innovation and creativity. UKTI Brazil has organised this webinar to assist...
Manimation Celebration
31/10/2013 @ 18:30
Celebrating Animation in Manchester - register now for not to be missed evening networking events - for free 31st October, 21st November and 12th...
MediaCityUK: On your wavelength
06/11/2013 @ 17:00
Crowe Clark Whitehill invite you to join them on the first Wednesday of the month to discover how to improve your financial health in relaxed...
MPA Business Lunch - Let's talk about... Sport and Media
13/11/2013 @ 12:30
MPA Business Lunch Series - New Season, New Format, New Venue November 13th 2013 - Hosted by MEN Trinity Mirror Group Let's talk about... Sport...
Cinematography Two-Day Workshop
14/11/2013 @ 10:00
Filmcraft Development Workshops In Collaboration with Salford City College, Flix Postproduction Studios and Candella films. Last few places, BOOK...
Sound Postproduction Two-Day Workshop
14/11/2013 @ 10:00
Filmcraft Development Workshops In Collaboration with Salford City College, Flix Postproduction Studios and Candella films. Last few places, BOOK...
The evolution of Google - how digital is driving growth Alan Pulford memorial lecture
14/11/2013 @ 18:00
Tim Woolias and Alex Blailkley of Google, examine Google 15 years on, how its culture and values have evolved and what its future holds. They...
Manimation: Going Global
21/11/2013 @ 10:30
Register for this free daytime event:
Manimation Generation
21/11/2013 @ 18:30
Celebrating Animation in Manchester - register now for not to be missed evening networking events - for free 31st October, 21st November and 12th...
Future Gazing: Digital Marketing 2014
28/11/2013 @ 08:30
Future Gazing: Digital Marketing 2014 is an opportunity for Business Owners, Marketing and E-Commerce Managers to get up to date with all the...
On your wavelength - An invitation to our Wednesday broadcasts This month's topic: Are you ready for your tax return?
04/12/2013 @ 18:00
We invite you to join us on the first Wednesday of the month to discover how to improve your financial health in relaxed surroundings. Each...
CityConversation - Greening the City: New initiatives, inspiration and impact
10/12/2013 @ 08:00
Hear from the expert panel of speakers who will highlight fascinating greening initiatives taking root in Manchester and across the UK. John...
MPA Xmas Party
10/12/2013 @ 14:00
The MPA Xmas party is set to take place in the very stylish Hilton Hotel, Deansgate, Manchester on 10th December 2013 at 2pm. With all the glitz...
Manimation Inspiration
12/12/2013 @ 18:30
Celebrating Animation in Manchester - register now for not to be missed evening networking events - for free 31st October, 21st November and 12th...
Sale Sharks: The perfect networking event
13/12/2013 @ 17:00
Limited Availability - ONLY 50 PLACES Sale Sharks have put together the perfect networking event on Friday 13th December from 5.00pm at the AJ...
Premier Business Club event
18/12/2013 @ 15:00
Sale Sharks would like to invite you to the forthcoming, Premier Business Club event at the Worsley Marriot Hotel Manchester from 3pm-5pm Wednesday...
DPM:UK - The Digital Project Management conference
29/01/2014 @ 09:00
DPM:UK is a brand new one-day conference for those involved in managing digital projects, taking place in Manchester on Wednesday 29th January...
Digital S.W.O.T. 2014
31/01/2014 @ 08:30
Digital S.W.O.T. 2014, is a major new conference examining the increasingly pervasive digital revolution from a business point of view: essentially...
Join the MPA to celebrate the Year of the Horse...
07/02/2014 @ 12:00
Join us at the Yang Sing for one of the best networking events in Manchester... Book Now! Make sure you book early for this annual event at the...
Invitation to UKTI's Creative Industries Strategy Consultation
11/02/2014 @ 14:00
Tim Davie (CEO of BBC Worldwide) and Ed Vaizey MP co-chairs of the UK Trade & Investment Creative Industries SAG (Sector Advisory Group),...
Coffee, Cake and a bit of networking - MPA Annual General Meeting
12/02/2014 @ 11:00
Coffee, Cake and a bit of networking - MPA Annual General Meeting - 12th February 2014 - Come and join us We are inviting all members to come...
The MPA football challenge
21/02/2014 @ 15:30
'Football doesn't get any better than this' For 2014 - The MPA Football Challenge Trophy has a new home. The MPA has now moved it?s tournaments...
Business opportunities at Mobile World Congress
24/02/2014 @ 08:00
Business opportunities at Mobile World Congress For the 4th year running, UKTI and Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) North West are supporting NW...
Creative Digital Virtual Jobs Fair 2014
21/03/2014 @ 09:00
Are you looking to recruit students and graduates for creative or digital roles in 2014? Sign-up to advertise your vacancies at our Virtual Jobs...
The Great Manchester Business Conference
21/03/2014 @ 09:30
Join hosts Stephanie McGovern and John Ashcroft and key industry figures on the 21st March 2014 for The Great Manchester Business Conference. This...
Big Digital Project finale
29/03/2014 @ 19:30
Lets Go Global invites you to join them on a journey of light across Greater Manchester to see the stories made by different communities performed...
Advertise the MPA Awards 2014 with @OneMinuteBriefs
08/04/2014 @ 08:00
On Tuesday the 8th of April in collaboration with The Bank of Creativity we will ask creatives to 'Advertise the MPA Awards 2014'. The winning...
Digital Britain Conference: Manchester
09/04/2014 @ 10:30
For the first time ever, the IAB will be unveiling the annual digital advertising spend figures in Manchester. Be among the first to hear the...
MPA Big Debate supported by NatWest - POSTPONED
10/04/2014 @ 17:00
THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN POSTPONED. KEEP AN EYE AT MPA.ORG.UK/EVENTS FOR NEW DATE COMING SOON. Thanks to the support and hosting of our next Big...
World Class Series - Tony Dalton, curator of the Ray Harryhausen collection
23/04/2014 @ 12:00
Westley Wood - Director CITV and owner Animation Tool Kit: "It's with great pleasure we welcome Tony Dalton, curator of the Ray Harryhausen...
Monetising Content
24/04/2014 @ 10:00
Cost: FREE 'Monetising Content' is part of a series of regional 'business planning skills' workshops which aim to help creative industry...
What keeps you awake at night? - BackOfficeUK Launch Event
06/05/2014 @ 16:00
BackOfficeUK invites you to celebrate its launch at The Landing in the heart of Media City UK and discuss the challenges faced by businesses in the...
MPA Big Debate supported by NatWest
20/05/2014 @ 12:00
Thanks to the support and hosting of our next Big Debate, this event is now FREE of charge. Following the success of our two previous events, we...
MPA Business Lunch: Media and Fashion
21/05/2014 @ 12:30
MPA Business Lunch Series - Join our Fashion Editors and our host Clare Nasir, TV and Radio Presenter... If you want to know the latest...
Enhance your management and leadership skills with MMU Business School May Master Classes
22/05/2014 @ 17:30
Join experts from MMU Business School for an evening of free, professional master-classes covering topics in Public Relations and Social Media...
The MPA football challenge
23/05/2014 @ 15:30
'Football doesn't get any better than this' For 2014 - The MPA Football Challenge Trophy has a new home. The MPA has now moved it?s tournaments...
The Current TV Landscape
29/05/2014 @ 09:30
Overview: A morning introduction to the newly emerging connected TV landscape at the groundbreaking iBurbia Studios at MediaCity UK. The session...
New TV Advertising
29/05/2014 @ 14:00
Overview: An afternoon workshop examining the future of TV advertising as new technologies sweep the consumer video landscape! Delivered at the...
On The Edge Digital Conference
04/06/2014 @ 09:00
The On The Edge Digital Marketing conference is back, better than ever, and coming to Manchester on 4th June 2014. We have some exciting things in...
SAScon 2014
05/06/2014 @ 09:30
10% DISCOUNT CODE FOR MPA MEMBERS mpa10%off https://www.sascon.co.uk/ SAScon: The...
SAScon 2014
06/06/2014 @ 09:30
10% DISCOUNT CODE FOR MPA MEMBERS mpa10%off https://www.sascon.co.uk/ SAScon: The...
Putting the Spotlight on Creativity in Business
18/06/2014 @ 08:00
We'll start the day at MediaCityUK by putting the spotlight on creativity in business at 'On the 7th'. We'll be kicking off the debate with...
MPA Business Lunch -Making Creativity Your Competitive Advantage - 18 June 2014 Networking and Lunch with the MPA and PRCA
18/06/2014 @ 12:00
While Cannes Lions 2014 'the world's biggest festival of creativity' is in full swing, we join the MPA and PRCA for a lunch that will change the...
I'm with the Brand
18/06/2014 @ 17:30
"This is Manchester, we do things differently here" we start trends, we make music, we build brands. As the sun sets we celebrate the...
MPA Golf Classic
26/06/2014 @ 08:15
It is that time of year again! Costs will again remain the same at £400 plus VAT for a team of four getting you a full day of enjoyable golf...
Print media will be dead in 10 years. Discuss
02/07/2014 @ 18:00
Social media apprentices host live industry debate: Apprentices from The Juice Academy, the UK?s first industry-led social media apprenticeship...
The Skills for Business Awards 2014
03/07/2014 @ 18:30
The Skills for Business Awards 2014, supported by Pearson, and hosted by comedian and presenter of BBC's The Apprentice You're Fired! - Dara O...
*POSTPONED* The Big Debate *NEW DATE TO FOLLOW*
09/07/2014 @ 17:00
*THIS EVENT IS POSTPONED - NEW DATE TO FOLLOW* Thanks to the support and hosting of our next Big Debate by NatWest, this event is now FREE to our...
Big Poppy Picnic
03/08/2014 @ 14:00
Looking for something new to do this summer? Join us at 2 - 4pm, Sun 3 Aug at Ordsall Hall, Salford. Enjoy a vintage-style picnic in the...
The MPA football challenge
12/09/2014 @ 15:30
'Football doesn't get any better than this' For 2014 - The MPA Football Challenge Trophy has a new home. The MPA has now moved it?s tournaments...
Newsworks Shift North Conference
16/09/2014 @ 09:00
This event is free to members. To register your place please email events@newsworks.org.uk The MPA is...
The Skills Shortage Panel Discussion
17/09/2014 @ 08:30
This is a free event to members. The final panel has been announced for the skills shortage panel discussion next week. Don't miss the chance to...
MPA Awards Dinner
18/09/2014 @ 18:30
MPA Awards Dinner 18th September 2014 Our second year of our awards will be held once again in this stunning venue Gorton Monastery on Thursday...
MPA and Hiscox Business Lunch Series Media and Music - Sponsored by Bauer and Global
01/10/2014 @ 12:00
This is the third in the MPA and Hiscox Business Lunch series where we take a Media and a relevant topic and look into how this works as a channel...
OpenCo Manchester
02/10/2014 @ 10:00
http://uk.openco.us/manchester/ Manchester hosts its inaugural OpenCo this October!...
MPA Football Challenge
03/10/2014 @ 16:00
Replacement date for postponed 12th Sept tournament 'Football doesn't get any better than this' For 2014 - The MPA Football Challenge Trophy has...
The Big Debate with NatWest
13/10/2014 @ 12:00
Graduate v Apprenticeship Which way to go? A compelling topic that is much talked about but now's the time to have your say Join the MPA Natwest...
Conference No.8
14/11/2014 @ 10:30
Creative pro manchester is proud to present Conference No.8, returning on the 14th November 2014 with a full day of learning in Manchester. We'll...
Manimation returns to Manchester on 20th November
20/11/2014 @ 09:00
Spotlight on Manchester's animation sector during one-day animation event The Children's Media Conference has teamed up once again with MIDAS,...
MPA & NatWest: The Big Debate - Developing a toolkit for the new internet
04/12/2014 @ 12:00
Supported by NCC Group The internet is changing. Over 1,400 new top level domains (gTLDs) are set to roll out over the next few years, with many...
MPA Xmas Party
10/12/2014 @ 14:00
Book now for the party of the year! The MPA Xmas party is set to take place in the very stylish Hilton Hotel, Deansgate, Manchester on 10th...
TMT Predictions 2015 - Save the date
13/01/2015 @ 08:00
Once again we are delighted to be hosting the UK launch of Deloitte's Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) Predictions here in the...
Join the MPA to celebrate the Year of the Sheep
06/02/2015 @ 12:00
Join us at the Yang Sing http://www.yang-sing.com/ for one of the best networking events in...
Networking & AGM Announcement
12/02/2015 @ 12:00
Please join us for a members' networking get together on 12th February at Alberts, in Albert Square for a drink and some sandwiches at 12 noon....
MPA Football Challenge
13/02/2015 @ 16:00
For the 2015 Challenge Trophy, we will be returning to the state of the art facilities of Soccer in the City, Castlefield, Manchester. The venue...
"Show me the money" - Funding and investment - what, where and how
24/02/2015 @ 09:30
The MPA, Peachy and The Landing would like to invite you to a FREE workshop where you will meet experts on government funding for media and...
Growing a sustainable business - free half day seminar
24/02/2015 @ 09:30
This free half-day seminar will focus on growth and innovation for your business. In today's economy, innovation is the key to a successful...
Soft Skills Training for Creative Media
25/02/2015 @ 09:00
Communication, Teamwork, Assertiveness, Managing Peers, Resilience, Conflict, Flexibility. These in-demand 'soft' skills are often overlooked or...
2015 FutureEverything Festival
26/02/2015 @ 08:30
Warren Ellis / Jer Thorp / Julia Kaganskiy / Paolo Cirio / Ólafur Arnalds / Ariel Pink / Koreless & Emmanuel Biard: The Well / Cod.Act:...
Growing a sustainable business - free half day seminar
26/02/2015 @ 09:30
This free half-day seminar will focus on growth and innovation for your business. In today's economy, innovation is the key to a successful...
2015 FutureEverything Festival
27/02/2015 @ 08:30
Warren Ellis / Jer Thorp / Julia Kaganskiy / Paolo Cirio / Ólafur Arnalds / Ariel Pink / Koreless & Emmanuel Biard: The Well / Cod.Act:...
2015 FutureEverything Festival
28/02/2015 @ 08:30
Warren Ellis / Jer Thorp / Julia Kaganskiy / Paolo Cirio / Ólafur Arnalds / Ariel Pink / Koreless & Emmanuel Biard: The Well / Cod.Act:...
"Show me the money" - Funding and investment - what, where and how
03/03/2015 @ 09:30
The MPA, Peachy and The Landing would like to invite you to a FREE workshop where you will meet experts on government funding for media and...
Creative Pioneers Apprenticeships - Show and Tell
09/03/2015 @ 16:30
The MPA and IPA would like invite you to a Show and Tell event for Creative Pioneers Apprentices at BJL, Quay Street, Manchester between 4.30-6pm...
MPA and Hiscox Business Lunch Series, hosted by Sky - 'What makes a great TV channel?'
15/04/2015 @ 12:30
In association with PICK and Challenge TV. Stephen Ladlow has been the Director of PICK & Challenge since November 2012. His appointment has...
TwitFaced11
08/05/2015 @ 18:30
TwitFaced is Back! Goodbye Home Alone and Hello Dos Amigos! TwitFaced is back on Friday 8 May 2015 with our eleventh and best event yet at Lucha...
MPA and Hiscox Business Lunch Series - Home and Interiors
13/05/2015 @ 12:30
Hosted by The PPA If you want to know all the latest trends in the world of house and home, this is a not to be missed MPA/PPA business lunch....
Cocktails in the City
14/05/2015 @ 18:00
Cocktails in the City http://www.cocktailsinthecity.co.uk/ returns on May 14th...
MPA Football Challenge
22/05/2015 @ 16:00
For the 2015 Challenge Trophy, we will be returning to the state of the art facilities of Soccer in the City, Castlefield, Manchester. The venue...
Deloitte invitation for MPA members - Media Consumer 2015
01/06/2015 @ 08:45
Media consumption is ever changing with the introduction of both new media formats and new ways to interact with existing ones, with consumers...
'Out and about, under the influence' a presentation by Route
04/06/2015 @ 12:00
Exterion Media are delighted to invite MPA Members to a private presentation about the results from surveys carried out by their industry body...
SAScon 2015
11/06/2015 @ 09:00
The MPA is once again delighted to support SAScon which returns on Thursday 11th & Friday 12th June 2015 at Manchester Metropolitan Business...
MPA Golf Classic
25/06/2015 @ 08:15
It is that time of year again! Costs will again remain the same at £400 plus VAT for a team of four getting you a full day of enjoyable golf...
The Big Social Media Conference
09/07/2015 @ 09:00
Join over 1,000 fellow marketers and business owners. Discover the latest in social media marketing for businesses from the world?s top experts....
The Big Social Media Conference
10/07/2015 @ 09:00
Join over 1,000 fellow marketers and business owners. Discover the latest in social media marketing for businesses from the world?s top experts....
IoD Manchester- That's Entertainment
14/07/2015 @ 18:30
As the Manchester Arena celebrates it's 20th Anniversary this year, we take a look behind the scenes and hear about the challenges &...
Light a Fire
29/07/2015 @ 17:00
Light a Fire is an opportunity for you to hear stories from inspirational figures involved in the North West business community. The events are...
PCRA Summer Social - Lock 91, Manchester from 5.30pm
20/08/2015 @ 17:30
The PRCA are hosting a summer social on Thursday 20th August from 5.30pm at Lock 91 in Manchester. There's no formal presentation or agenda for...
theEword - Digital Marketing Workshop - 9th September
09/09/2015 @ 08:30
Get up to speed with the latest digital marketing trends and learn how to develop a successful digital marketing campaign from award-winning...
Creative Manchester - How to build a creative city: Talent, Infrastructure, International and Marketing
14/09/2015 @ 16:30
Event Chair - Janet Hull, Director Marketing Strategy IPA Key Note - TBC Panel Chair - Mike Perls CEO MC2 Speaker Panel - Paul Newman,...
MPA Business Lunch Series - Media and Fashion
16/09/2015 @ 12:00
The next in our series of Business Lunches will be held on 16th September 2015. Our hosts, Hearst Magazines and News UK, have secured two leading...
Santander Networking BBQ
16/09/2015 @ 16:00
Santander Manchester Corporate & Commercial Team would like to extend an invite you to MPA members to their Networking BBQ Date: Wednesday...
PRCA Apprenticeship Employers Event
21/09/2015 @ 18:00
During this event delegates will hear from a local employer and an apprentice who have engaged in the PRCA apprenticeship. You will hear how the...
PR 2020: What will a public relations professional look like in five years?
24/09/2015 @ 17:00
Convergence is upon us. If you aren't a digital campaigning, integrated marketing, creative storytelling, strategic counselling, multi-channel...
Buy Art Fair
25/09/2015 @ 11:00
Buy Art Fair, the North's leading art fair returns to Old Granada Studios, Manchester, 24-27 September. 100 exhibitors across two gallery...
MPA Football Challenge
25/09/2015 @ 16:00
For the 2015 Challenge Trophy, we will be returning to the state of the art facilities of Soccer in the City, Castlefield, Manchester. The venue...
MPA Awards Dinner 2015
01/10/2015 @ 19:00
Our third year of our awards will be held once again in this stunning venue Gorton Monastery on Thursday the 1st October 2015 from 6.30pm - this...
Using music in TV, Film and Online
14/10/2015 @ 10:00
Footprint Music will be hosting a panel discussion on the use of music in TV, Film and Online content, on the 14th October from 10:00 - 12:00. With...
IPA Creative Minds Event "What is a 21st Century Brand?" with Nick Kendall
19/10/2015 @ 18:00
The IPA are running a Creative Minds event in Manchester on the evening of Monday 19th October. Hear from Nick Kendall, Editor of What is a 21st...
Show Me the Money Financial and Investment Workshop - *CANCELLED*
26/10/2015 @ 09:30
*CANCELLED* The Landing at MediaCityUK have once again teamed up with The MPA and Peachy to offer a workshop that can help support financial and...
Thinking Digital Manchester
03/11/2015 @ 09:00
The MPA is delighted to welcome Thinking Digital to Manchester. Thinking Digital is an annual conference for those curious about technology,...
MMU - Showcasing Your Creative and Digital Skills
03/11/2015 @ 09:45
Hosted by the Creative Industries Knowledge Cluster (Faculty of Business and Law) this unique event, in partnership with a number of key industry...
theEword - Digital Marketing Workshop - 4th November
04/11/2015 @ 08:45
If you're looking to develop your understanding of digital marketing, now is the time to take advantage of theEword's Super Early Bird Rate offer...
MPA Express Academy: Creative Briefs from Scratch
19/11/2015 @ 08:30
This hands-on course will give you a thorough understanding of the role of creative briefs and how to write a great one. The course covers both...
MPA Express Academy: Advanced Creative Briefs *POSTPONED*
19/11/2015 @ 13:00
*POSTPONED - NEW DATE TO FOLLOW* You're a senior account planner or account handler who is regularly writing briefs and in need of inspiration or...
The Rupert Smith Memorial Lecture: Inside Google, Matt Bush *CANCELLED*
19/11/2015 @ 18:00
*****CANCELLED****** Matt Bush - UK Director of Performance at Google - will give this year's Rupert Smith Memorial Lecture: 'Inside Google' It...
MPA Express Academy: Presenting Skills and Storytelling for Rising Stars
26/11/2015 @ 08:30
Presenting for rising stars is a half day full of techniques and examples for people who don't have much experience but are keen and ready to be...
MPA Express Academy: Advanced Presenting Skills and Storytelling
26/11/2015 @ 13:00
You've got where you are through being able to communicate well. You know your style works but you feel that you could do with some inspiration,...
SAScon Beta: One day conference - Search, Analytics and Social Conferences
04/12/2015 @ 09:00
SAScon Beta http://sasconbeta.co.uk/ is a spin off event from SAScon, one of the UK's finest...
MPA Christmas Party
09/12/2015 @ 14:00
Book now for the party of the year! We are returning once again to the very stylish Hilton Hotel, Deansgate, Manchester for this year's MPA...
Meet Outsmart - the new OOH trade body
06/01/2016 @ 11:30
Meet Outsmart the new Out of Home trade body - 6th January 2016 - Supported by MMU and the MPA Find out the latest information from the new trade...
The Rupert Smith Memorial Lecture: Inside Google, Matt Bush
04/02/2016 @ 18:00
We are delighted to confirm a new date for the Rupert Smith Memorial Lecture - 4th Feb 2016 at MMU Business School. Andy Barke, Google's head of...
MPA Chinese New Year Lunch
12/02/2016 @ 12:00
Join us at the Yang Sing for one of the best networking events in Manchester... Book now! Date: Friday 12th Feb 2015 Time: 12 noon Venue: Yang...
Digital Marketing Training
18/02/2016 @ 08:45
Join theEword on the 18th February for their upcoming half-day digital marketing training workshop in Manchester. For more information and to book...
Future Talent in the Creative Industries and Networking Lunch
19/02/2016 @ 09:15
The MPA are once again delighted to be supporting MMU and their post graduate programme. You are warmly invited to attend the morning programme of...
Apprenticeships: 'What support is there for employers?'
23/02/2016 @ 17:00
As the CDM sector continues to grow across Greater Manchester local employers are all facing the same issues when trying to attract new entrants -...
MPA Football Challenge - *Change of date*
04/03/2016 @ 16:00
For the 2016 tournament we will be returning to the state of the art facilities of Soccer in the City, Castlefield, Manchester. The venue boasts:...
MPA AGM and Members' Networking Event *change of date and venue*
08/03/2016 @ 12:00
Please join us for a members' networking get together on 8th March 12 noon, venue tbc. Drinks and sandwiches will be provided. MPA AGM will follow...
MPA music and creativity event: Industry Sounds
21/04/2016 @ 18:30
Industry Sounds is inspired by a love and passion for music and of course the creative industry we all work in. We believe there is a wonderful...
Glug Manchester
27/04/2016 @ 18:00
Manchester is full of talent when it comes to digital and creatives, and we are keen to show off the amazing creative community the city has to...
15 minutes of shame - Managing media for high profile individuals
18/05/2016 @ 17:30
After years of hard work, you finally land that high profile account, representing your favourite sports star, socialite, singing sensation or even...
MPA Football Challenge **NEW DATE, NEW KICK OFF TIME**
19/05/2016 @ 17:30
**NEW DATE, NEW KICK OFF TIME** To book your place email jennie@mpa.org.uk. Cost is £199 + VAT per...
Business improvement workshop invitation: 'How to grow your business profitably'
24/05/2016 @ 09:30
Waste, as identified by Taiichi Ohno the father of the Toyota Production System, is anything that uses resources or time but does not add value to...
MPA and Become Business Lunch Series - Media and Sport: The Euros
24/05/2016 @ 12:30
With the countdown to the Euros now in full swing, the MPA Business Lunch on the 24th May will take an in depth look at the championships. Henry...
dock10 Innovation Day 2016
26/05/2016 @ 12:00
A showcase for the latest technical innovations that can aid, enhance and add flare to your content creation. Refreshments served throughout the...
*FULLY BOOKED* Creative and Digital Manchester: 'A Collaboration Conundrum' - A live brief event in association with XYZ Events and MPA
08/06/2016 @ 18:00
This event is now over subscribed - if you have a ticket and can no longer attend, please email
SAScon 2016
16/06/2016 @ 09:00
SAScon returns on Thursday 16th and 17th of June 2016 at Manchester Metropolitan Business School. SAScon is one of the UK’s finest Search,...
SAScon 2016
17/06/2016 @ 09:00
SAScon returns on Thursday 16th and 17th of June 2016 at Manchester Metropolitan Business School. SAScon is one of the UK’s finest Search,...
Ask the Experts: Question Time at Manchester Met (chaired by Eamonn O’Neal)
21/06/2016 @ 16:00
The launch event for Faculty of Business and Law’s seminar series entitled ‘Greater Manchester and the Business of Devolution’,...
MPA Charity Golf Day 2016
22/06/2016 @ 09:00
Join the MPA team and members for a day of amazing golf at the truly magnificent Dunham Massey Golf Course near Altrincham Cheshire. We will be...
Join us to hear the results from OUTPERFORM
27/06/2016 @ 11:30
In an age of snapping, searching, sharing and shopping, Out of Home and Smartphones are a very powerful combination for brands to make connections...
MPA Summer Social BBQ - 30th June 6.30pm
30/06/2016 @ 18:30
Get your tickets now before they sell out! 30th June MPA Summer BBQ and Music Quiz! Join us at the iconic Atlas Bar Manchester for the MPA Summer...
Best practice for effective SME cash flow management *POSTPONED*
06/07/2016 @ 17:30
What’s the latest advice for effective cash flow management in small, growing businesses? Join MPA members DueCourse for an informal...
PRCA North West Group Event – “Is your CEO bigger than your Brand?
14/07/2016 @ 18:00
'Is your CEO bigger than your brand?' Whether it's their ego that gets in the way, their personal life that’s complicated or poor...
MPA Football Challenge
21/07/2016 @ 17:30
The second in the 2016 series - who is going to challenge Mediacom for their title? To book your place email
Join dock10 for their VFX and 360 VR Creative Event
28/07/2016 @ 18:00
Join the creative team at dock10 for a few drinks and join the discussion to discover ways your content can benefit from using VFX and 360 VR....
Made Here
10/09/2016 @ 11:00
Celebrating and showcasing the designers, makers and creators of Manchester. Made Here is one off event hosted by London Road, to introduce people...
Train and Gain- Staying positive in challenging times
15/09/2016 @ 08:00
i2i specialise in the psychology of performance. In this session Martin and Simon will be sharing a model of performance which will help you...
MPA and Become Business Lunch Series - 'The power of Audio and it’s place in the Digital World' - *DATE CHANGE*
21/09/2016 @ 12:30
The MPA are excited to announce the next date in our 2017 business lunch series, sponsored by Become UK. The lunch offers four short sessions...
'Stop, Collaborate & Listen'
22/09/2016 @ 17:30
Manchester is home to Europe’s second largest cluster of digital and creative industries, a city of academic excellence, forward-thinking...
The business of blogging
29/09/2016 @ 18:00
Manchester's top bloggers, digital influencers, and a handful of the city's coolest brands are coming together to generate a lively discussion...
MPA Inspiration Awards 2016
06/10/2016 @ 18:30
Tickets are now on sale for the MPA Inspiration Awards 2016 celebration dinner. The event will be held at the prestigious Midland Hotel Manchester...
Thinking Digital Manchester
10/10/2016 @ 14:00
Thinking Digital is a gripping, communal journey for those curious about “what’s next?” Our gatherings combine the world-class...
Thinking Digital Manchester
11/10/2016 @ 08:00
Thinking Digital is a gripping, communal journey for those curious about “what’s next?” Our gatherings combine the world-class...
Join PRCA for their Digital PR and Communications Report 2016 launch
11/10/2016 @ 18:00
Now in its fourth year, the Digital and Communications PR Report is the leading insight into the digital strengths of the PR and Communications...
Creative Masterclass: Intro to Social Media for Business
13/10/2016 @ 08:45
Social media plays a huge role in how people interact with each other. It offers a powerful platform for businesses to communicate with their...
Marketing Mic Night at MediaCom Manchester
20/10/2016 @ 17:30
This October sees the launch of the first ever Marketing Mic Night, organised by MMU graduate Charlotte Ellis. Held at MediaCom, Manchester, it...
MPA and Become Business Lunch Series - 'Connections, not just clicks'
09/11/2016 @ 12:30
The MPA are excited to announce the next date in our 2017 business lunch series, sponsored by Become UK. With continued debate about the value of...
I am entrepreneur
16/11/2016 @ 18:00
MPA are pleased to share this free event brought to you by OGS Works and NatWest Entrepreneurial Spark, as they celebrate Global...
A Digital Detox for Millennials
18/11/2016 @ 08:30
As part of our ongoing partnership with XYZ we are delighted to promote this inspiring fee session to our members.  This event is open to all...
MPA, Santander and Crowe Clark Whitehill present the launch of the MPA Business Hub
22/11/2016 @ 08:00
Relationships: they sit at the heart of business. We’re all familiar with the saying, “People buy from people,” but in this new,...
Join PRCA Digital Group and take part in a live crisis simulation event
24/11/2016 @ 18:00
At their interactive crisis simulation events, you can get hand-on practical experience of managing a crisis as it breaks and unfolds over digital...
MPA Football Challenge - DATE CHANGE AGAIN!
29/11/2016 @ 16:30
The third in the 2016 series. To book your place email jennie@mpa.org.uk. Cost is £199 + VAT per...
Enrich: Wisdom and Insight for Creative Leaders
30/11/2016 @ 13:00
Enrich is an event specifically tailored for Directors and Senior Leaders of creative, digital and tech firms across the UK. This session will be...
Brand Stories: How Do You Stand Out In A Competitive Market?
30/11/2016 @ 18:00
MPA are pleased to collaborate with Photolink to deliver an evening of incredible stories shared by some of the most engaging and interesting...
MPA Christmas Party
07/12/2016 @ 14:00
Don’t miss out on the must attend MPA Christmas Party 2016 – Hilton Hotel Wednesday 7th December 2pm As this event is getting ever...
SASCON BETA: One day conference - Search, Analytics and Social Media
08/12/2016 @ 09:00
SAScon Beta is the bite sized version of their two day conference. With the same high calibre speakers on the key topics affecting Search,...
Deloitte’s Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) Predictions 2017
11/01/2017 @ 08:00
Once again Deloitte are delighted to be hosting the UK launch of their Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) Predictions here in the North...
Creative Industries and the Business of IP
02/02/2017 @ 15:30
Creative Industries Federation and the Alliance for Intellectual Property are convening this highly practical discussion on intellectual property...
MPA Chinese New Year Lunch
10/02/2017 @ 12:00
Join us at the Yang Sing for one of the best networking events in Manchester... Book now! Date: Friday 10th Feb 2017 Time: 12 noon Venue: Yang...
Prolific North Live - 2 day event
15/02/2017 @ 09:00
We are delighted to be collaborating once again with Prolific North Live – which is back for a second year! Join hundreds of brands,...
Prolific North Live - 2 day event
16/02/2017 @ 09:00
We are delighted to be collaborating once again with Prolific North Live – which is back for a second year! Join hundreds of brands,...
Blind Spots: The Outsider Audit
16/02/2017 @ 18:00
Imagine a conveyor belt that you could run your business along to fix glitches, or a diagnostics machine you could plug your business into that...
AGM and members' networking
22/02/2017 @ 12:00
Please join us for a members’ networking get together on 22nd February 12 noon. Drinks and sandwiches will be provided. MPA AGM will follow...
It's Time to Start Making Some Money
07/03/2017 @ 08:00
After successfully securing funding, how do you drive your company forward to ensure your making profit and cash? Too many business owners get...
Future Talent in the Creative Industries with Wayne Hemingway
10/03/2017 @ 09:30
Hosted by the Creative Industries Cluster at Manchester Metropolitan University in association with the MPA. This annual event brings together...
'Business Advice Hub' breakfast networking
14/03/2017 @ 08:00
This Business Advice Hub session is all about growing, developing and sustaining a business – members and sponsors will share their insight...
Marketing Mic Night
29/03/2017 @ 17:30
Marketing Mic Night is back this month for another round of expert knowledge sharing. To book your place visit
Creative pro-Manchester Social: Escape Rooms
30/03/2017 @ 17:30
Time: 17:15 - 17:45 arrival and drink 17:45 - 19:00 escape playing Price: £16.00 exc VAT Beat the clock to turn the lock! Join Creative...
MPA Big Debate sponsored by Bruntwood – 'Meet your new Mayor'
12/04/2017 @ 17:00
Dear members, With £900 million on the table, the Greater Manchester Metro Mayor will in theory be wielding phenomenal power and influence...
MPA Football Challenge
19/04/2017 @ 17:30
The 1st date in the 2017 series - The MPA Football Challenge is back by popular demand! To book your place email
PRCA 'The Broadcast Landscape with Markettiers'
20/04/2017 @ 18:00
The PRCA have extended an invite to invite MPA members for their event co hosted with 'Markettiers Manchester' on 20th April. Markettiers will...
Survival: Exploring loss of a key person in your (Ad)venture
26/04/2017 @ 08:00
Join 7Explorers and Sedulo on an engaging journey over a few breakfast bites. From the sand dunes of Oman to the snow coated mountains of...
Enterprise City UK Festival
26/04/2017 @ 13:00
The ECUK Launch will bring together some of the most creative, innovative and disruptive makers, thinkers and entrepreneurs together for a one day...
School Of Thought Debates: Gender
25/05/2017 @ 18:00
"The Gender Debate In Agencies Is All Over" Last year former Saatchi & Saatchi Chairman Kevin Roberts lost his job after denying...
Limitless (Bulletproof yourself - the limited liability fallacy)
08/06/2017 @ 17:00
Join us this June for the first in our series of Bulletproof Agency Network events; giving you the tools to protect your business, so you can...
Thrive
09/06/2017 @ 08:00
Welcome to Thrive – Sponsored by Sedulo The MPA is delighted to announce the line up of panellists and keynote speakers for Thrive; an...
'A Matter of Trust'  - MPA 'Business Advice Hub' breakfast networking *EVENT POSTPONED*
21/06/2017 @ 08:30
*EVENT POSTPONED* 'A Matter of Trust?' - What we can learn to grow our businesses.   The MPA’s Business Advice Hub was set up to help...
Marketing Mic Night sponsored by Visualsoft
28/06/2017 @ 17:30
Marketing Mic Night is back this month for another round of expert knowledge sharing. For more information and link for MPA members to book visit...
MPA Charity Golf Day
29/06/2017 @ 09:00
Join the MPA team and members for our annual charity golf at the truly magnificent Dunham Massey Golf Course near Altrincham Cheshire. Email
#BeeAuthentic
30/06/2017 @ 12:15
Creative pro-manchester is delighted to invite you to #BeeAuthentic, our 2017 conference taking place 30th June 12:15 – 17:00 at The Studio,...
MPA Business Advice Hub: A Matter of Trust
12/07/2017 @ 08:30
Introducing a new date for the latest in our Business Advice Hub Series: 'A Matter of Trust?' - What we can learn to grow our businesses. Book...
Last One Standing: Ad-land's K.O. debate
13/07/2017 @ 18:00
The Advertising Association, ITV and MPA invite you to an evening of fierce competition as we pitch up-and-coming talent against each other for a...
MPA Cycling Club - CANCELLED
19/07/2017 @ 16:00
THIS RIDE HAS BEEN POSTPONED The next MPA cycle club ride will be on the 19th July. Meeting in Altrincham at 4:00 for a 4:30 start, there will be...
MPA Big Debate 2: ‘Diversity matters’
20/07/2017 @ 17:00
Don’t miss out on your FREE place for the next Big Debate sponsored by Bruntwood – book now, places are strictly limited
Creative pro-manchester: The Future of Creative and Digital
07/09/2017 @ 17:30
Manchester is one of Europe’s largest creative, digital and technology clusters. For the last three decades we've been growing some of the...
MPA Football Challenge - POSTPONED
21/09/2017 @ 17:00
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED The next date in the 2017 series of The MPA Football Challenge! To book your place email
MPA Awards 2017
19/10/2017 @ 18:30
Welcome to the MPA Awards 2017 The awards ceremony for our much coveted 'Inspiration Awards' will once again take place at The Midland Hotel on...
GDPR - 'Are you prepared?'
07/11/2017 @ 08:00
With GDPR becoming a reality in less than a year, do you feel confident that your business is ready for the biggest regulatory shake up of...
The Rupert Smith Memorial Lecture 2017: 'Is data killing creativity?'
23/11/2017 @ 18:30
With Hamish Nicklin, The Guardian's News & Media Chief Revenue Officer. Is data killing creativity? How can advertising return to its...
MPA Big Debate 3: 'Last of the creatives?'
28/11/2017 @ 17:00
'The last of the creatives?' Is government funding stacked against the more creative subjects? Is Manchester’s obsession with tech killing...
MPA Christmas Party 2017
06/12/2017 @ 14:00
Don’t miss out on the must attend MPA Christmas Party 2017 – Hilton Hotel Wednesday 6th December 2pm. As this event is getting ever...
MPA Chinese New Year Lunch
02/02/2018 @ 12:00
Join us at the Yang Sing for one of the best networking events in Manchester... Book now here
Don’t Tell Me I Can’t - Live Event
20/02/2018 @ 10:30
Do you want to change your life and spend more time on your passions? Then come along to JD Williams’s amazing event, hosted with...
MPA AGM and Social
27/02/2018 @ 18:00
All members are invited to come and join the MPA Board to welcome your new Chair and Vice Chair at this year’s AGM. We will be sharing with...
Future Talent in the Creative Industries 2018
07/03/2018 @ 11:45
Come and share your expertise with Manchester Metropolitan University's talented students at their annual Future Talent event. This annual event...
Female Leaders in the North West: Round Table and Networking Event
07/03/2018 @ 16:30
This Manchester Metropolitan University event brings together women leaders from a range of sectors, students and alumni to discuss the challenges...
Social Media & LinkedIn Training Workshops
14/03/2018 @ 10:00
MPA Training for Spring 2018! The MPA are excited to be partnering with Social Media Makes Sense for two fantastic half day workshops to be held...
MPA Big Debate: 'Social or Anti-Social Media?' *SOLD OUT*
22/03/2018 @ 18:00
The next in the highly successful MPA Big Debate series throws the issue of Social Media under the spot light. Fake news, fake numbers, Kylie...
Panel debate - 'Finding and Developing Talent in the Creative Digtial Media Sector'
18/04/2018 @ 17:30
The Talent and Skills agenda is an important part of what the MPA stand for. We want to invite you to join us and our host Mediacom for a...
The Big Manchester Quiz
23/04/2018 @ 18:30
‘The Big Manchester PRs Quiz’ will be held at the Fairfield Social Club, Manchester, on the evening of Monday 23rd April and fellow...
Thrive 2018
16/05/2018 @ 08:30
EVERYONE SHOULD THRIVE! JOIN IN THE UNIQUE POSITIVITY/PRODUCTIVITY EVENT FOR EVERYONE WORKING IN GREATER MANCHESTER'S BUSINESS COMMUNITY Welcome...
MPA Inside Stories
06/06/2018 @ 08:30
MPA Inside Stories is a new series of free to attend Business Development events that highlight how businesses grow, flourish or struggle in this...
MPA Charity Golf Day
28/06/2018 @ 09:00
Last spaces available on our annual charity golf day! Email jennie@mpa.org.uk to book. Plus final...
MPA Summer BBQ
04/07/2018 @ 18:00
Get your tickets now before they sell out! 4th July MPA Summer BBQ! The perfect opportunity to mix, mingle and entertain with Manchester’s...
The Bulletproof Agency Network Conference
19/07/2018 @ 08:30
The Bulletproof Agency Network are offering MPA members and subscribers 10% off tickets to their first ever conference. Special guest Lee Goff...
MPA Big Debate: 'Brand Trust'
25/07/2018 @ 18:00
MPA Big Debate just got bigger! Reserve your seat -
Why social value is good for your business
04/09/2018 @ 09:30
Many companies support charities with dress down days or a one off sponsored event. But there is a lot to be gained for both parties by using the...
MPA Charity Bike Ride
06/09/2018 @ 09:00
We'd like to invite all of our members who enjoy getting out on their bikes to join us for the first in our Charity Bike rides. The ride will be a...
The Millennial Mindset
19/09/2018 @ 09:00
Leading experts are joining Smoking Gun for a thought-provoking event which aims to delve deeper into the mindset of a millennial. On Wednesday...
MPA Academy - Audience Segmentation
25/09/2018 @ 13:00
AUDIENCE SEGMENTATION We all recognise that ‘consumer is king’ when it comes to communications. There’s a need to understand not...
MPA Inside Stories: ‘Keeping it SUPAREAL’
27/09/2018 @ 08:30
MPA Inside Stories is a new series of free to attend Business Development events that highlight how businesses grow, flourish or struggle in this...
MPA Academy - Presenting for Creatives
02/10/2018 @ 13:00
PRESENTING FOR CREATIVES You’re a copywriter or an art director and you’re called upon to present your creative work or that of your...
MPA Big Debate: 'Is Digital a thing anymore?'
04/10/2018 @ 18:00
THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED. IF YOU CAN NO LONGER ATTEND AND HAVE BOOKED A TICKET PLEASE CANCEL OR EMAIL
MPA Academy - Effectiveness and Evaluation
09/10/2018 @ 08:30
EFFECTIVENESS AND EVALUATION Playing a key role in decisions around measurement – what, how and when to measure, is a vital part of our...
How to transform your business performance: Seminar invitation
16/10/2018 @ 08:30
Business owners must remain focused on the key issues that ultimately determine success or failure. With dozens of different tasks competing for...
MPA Academy - Strategic Planning Booster
16/10/2018 @ 09:00
STRATEGIC PLANNING BOOSTER (FULL DAY) A hard working full day course designed to up your strategic planning skills in all areas from finding...
MPA Awards 2018
18/10/2018 @ 18:30
From creative agencies, to photographers, digital trailblazers, PR folk, freelancers, media owners TV and radio production companies... this is an...
MPA 'Native Creatives'
14/11/2018 @ 10:00
We need you at Native Creatives 2018. The talent that the creative industry needs, doesn’t know anything about the creative industry....
Workshop: A-Z of Commissioning Great Video
27/11/2018 @ 18:00
Risk Box are working with our friends at Maker Projects to run a workshop to take away the uncertainty when commissioning video. We would like you...
'The Secrets of Contagious Storytelling'
28/11/2018 @ 17:00
The Secrets of Contagious storytelling – A Creative PR Masterclass with a BBC presenter, a News Editor from The Sun, a Dr of Creativity and...