TEDxManchester would not be possible without the support and help of our sponsors and event partners.

We’d like to recognise and thank all the organisations involved in supporting TEDxManchester 2022!

Headline Sponsor

Bruntwood Works, blends work and lifestyle to create spaces that encourage interaction and create communities. We are firmly embedded in our towns and cities, with a strong presence in the North West, Yorkshire and the Midlands. It’s workspace, retail and leisure is people driven, design led and socially responsible.

It creates, owns and manages over 5m sq ft of inspiring workspace environments. It offers everything from individual coworking desks and meeting rooms to fully managed offices and retail spaces, all in superb locations across Manchester, Cheshire, Leeds, Liverpool and Birmingham to help businesses thrive and grow.

The portfolio includes spaces such as Bruntwood Works’ Pioneer buildings Blackfriars House, 111 Piccadilly and Bloc in Manchester, and future Pioneers The Plaza in Liverpool and West One in Leeds. The developers’ portfolio also extends to Cotton Exchange in Liverpool, Booths Park in Cheshire and Cornerblock in Birmingham.

Bruntwood Works promotes a better work-life balance with access to a range of wellness, retail and leisure facilities within its buildings, And it owns, operates and manages Afflecks and Hatch, along with 1m sq ft of retail and leisure space. In 2019 the business formed a joint venture with Trafford Council to take over ownership and management of Stretford Mall and Stamford Quarter.

Its customers can access a unique network of resources and expertise, including business support through its partnership with Enterprise Nation and a host of events to encourage connections. Its wellness partnerships include FORM, Bode Clinic and Altius Healthcare.

Bruntwood Works actively collaborates with its partners to bring about real change. This includes partnering with ambitious and ground-breaking arts and cultural organisations, in addition to committing a minimum 10% of its profits each year to environmental, civic and charitable initiatives through Bruntwood Group and the Oglesby Charitable Trust – these include Manchester International Festival, bluedot festival, Leeds Digital Festival and SoundCity.

It is also committed to a sustainable future and the Bruntwood Group was the first commercial property partner to sign up to the Green Building Council’s Net Zero Carbon Commitment pledge, which aims for new buildings to be net zero carbon by 2030 and older buildings the same by 2050.


TEDxManchester Event Partners