DataCentres North 2018 is the Largest Regional Gathering for those responsible for the regions DataCentres and other Mission Critical Environments

Free-to-attend event hosts expert speakers, 30+ exhibitors, 45+ speakers, and 500+ industry professionals under one roof

Manchester: Now in its fourth year, DataCentres North brings together leaders in the field of data hosting for a two-day event at Emirates Old Trafford that is free to attend. Combining a product and services exhibition with a multi-stream conference, the event is must-attend for anyone involved in commissioning, designing, maintaining or operating data centres, servers and comms rooms.

The multi-streamed conference programme will address data centre operations and strategy, with workshops, Q&A’s and brainstorming sessions to addressing common issues facing data centre professionals. Topics covered will include certifications and standards, edge computing and smart grids, connectivity (both local and international), fire safety and cooling, and data compliance for Brexit.

DataCentres North is your chance to:

●          Refine your data centre strategy
●          Meet the data centre community face-to-face
●          Network at the largest event of its kind outside London
●          Experience the latest products for power, cooling, cabling, fire safety and security

Catering not only to data centre operators but anyone responsible for a mission-critical environment, including telcos, hospitals and freight, transport and education professionals. This event is the largest of its kind taking place outside London in 2018.

Network with the Industry at the DataCentres North Dinner: The Dinner held at the close of the first day of the event (1st May), is an ideal opportunity to socialise and network with industry leaders, speakers, exhibitors, customers and peers. The dinner has a relaxed atmosphere, good food and is a perfect opportunity for companies to meet and entertain clients based in the region at a local quality event.

This year’s After Dinner speaker - Garry Richardson – BBC Sports Presenter. Garry has worked for the BBC for 40 years. He is best known as the Sports Presenter on Radio Four’s prestigious “Today” programme and Sportsweek on Five Live every Sunday morning.

Garry’s big love is performing on the after dinner circuit. 2018 will mark his 32nd year as one of the country’s funniest speakers. 

Head of Sales at Emirates Old Trafford, Angela Hodson, said: “We’re delighted to be working with DataCentres North and are looking forward to welcoming them for the regional gathering this spring.

“The large exhibition is being hosted in our flagship facility, The Point, and we’re really looking forward to seeing how DataCentres will bring the room to life. For those looking to attend both days, we’re delighted to be able to offer a four-star Hilton Garden Inn, on site!”

DataCentres North Dinner Tickets are priced at £55 + VAT per person, with tables of ten receiving a 10% discount. All tickets include a drink on arrival, 3 course meal and half a bottle of wine and entertainment. To book your place at the Datacentres North Dinner go to or contact or Tel: +44(0)1892 518877