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 2020!

Headline Sponsor

Leading property company Bruntwood is a business led by one purpose: creating thriving cities. Its deep connection with the cities it works in sets it apart; and for more than forty years, everything Bruntwood has achieved has been with this purpose in mind.

Bruntwood own, let and manage outstanding buildings, workspace, retail space and innovation and science facilities offering everything from individual co-working desks and meeting rooms to corporate headquarters. Bruntwood is passionate about supporting learning, culture, and communities within the cities it’s invested in and is proud to support TedX Manchester 2020.


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions — underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network — Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 482,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

Arm technology is at the heart of a computing and connectivity revolution, that is transforming the way people live and businesses operate. Our advanced, energy-efficient processor designs have enabled intelligent computing in more than 130 billion chips worldwide. More than 70% of the world’s population are using Arm technology, which is securely powering products from the sensor to the smartphone to the supercomputer. This technology combined with our IoT software and end-to-end connectivity, device and data management platform enables customers to derive real business value from their connected devices and data. Together with our 1,000+ technology partners we are at the forefront of designing, securing and managing all areas of compute from the chip to the cloud.

NordVPN is a trusted online privacy and security service provider, recommended by the most influential tech experts and valued by VPN newbies. Inspired by Nordic ideals of confidence, trust, and innovation, it stands strong for the free, uncensored, and safe internet worldwide. NordVPN offers a user-friendly interface, the highest level of security, and one of the best prices on the market. Strict no-logs policy, strong encryption, and advanced security features make it particularly appealing. Is it your best choice? Without a doubt, yes! Over 12 million NordVPN’s users can’t be wrong.

MediaCom North is part of UKs leading media planning, digital and creative agency. Our specialisms in media planning and buying, digital products and services, content marketing and world class creative, allow us to unlock significant growth opportunities for our clients. Our unique Systems Thinking approach to data, technology and creativity enable us to design communication strategies that build brands and generate sales, and we do it at scale. Our success is underpinned by our long-standing belief that if we put our people first, we’ll deliver better results for our clients.


Two new world-class Hyatt hotels have just opened in Manchester’s Innovation District; Hyatt Regency and Hyatt House Manchester are the hotel group’s newest hotels to the UK and are cleverly positioned on a peaceful square yet both offer effortless access to Manchester’s City Centre, its transport hubs and tourism attractions.

Hyatt Regency Manchester is an inviting upscale hotel featuring beautiful rooms and suites, an exclusive Regency Club Lounge as well as a high-spec gym plus conferencing, meeting and business facilities. Whereas Hyatt House Manchester offers modern suites, fully equipped kitchens and complimentary laundry facilities making it a luxurious, yet true, home-from-home experience.

TEDxManchester Event Partners