MPA Awards Winners 2017

'Stop, Collaborate & Listen'

'Stop, Collaborate & Listen'
Location:thestudio, Lever St, Manchester
Manchester is home to Europe’s second largest cluster of digital and creative industries, a city of academic excellence, forward-thinking public sector agencies and a bourgeoning Fintech scene - but are we collaborating effectivity to realise our combined potential?

XYZ Events, the MPA and pro-manchester are formulating an experiment, bringing together some of the best business minds from across the city to challenge our thinking and ultimately explore innovative ways to collaborate.

A thought provoking talk about the psychology of collaboration will be delivered by Clare Mulligan (Carter Corson) to stir the mind. This will be followed by insightful table discussions led by business leaders from industries including law, media, property, digital, finance and tech. All brought together by Carter Corson's Head of Business, Rupert Cornford

Confirmed table hosts include:

Law - Vaqas Farooq, Shoosmiths LLP
Finance - Vicky Szulist, Crowe Clark Whitehill
Creative - Christian James, The IF Agency
Media & Comms - Mark Varley, Havas
Tech & Digital - Richard Gregory, Tech North
Academia - Jeff McCarthy, MMU
Property - Will Lewis, OBI
Public Sector - Katie Peate, Business Growth Hub
PR - Julia Mitchell, Toast PR
MPA - Cindy Simmons
pro-manchester - Sam Booth

Each table will include delegates from a range of industries to encourage cross-sector collaboration. Tickets are available at just £10 each (plus booking fee) here and there are a limited number available per sector, so don't miss out!

Are you ready to collaborate?

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