The (soon-to-be) ultimate guide to tech events

Oli Barrett at the UK Tech Week launch

We’re planning to build the ultimate guide to tech events in the UK, an interactive calendar showing tech and digital events all around the UK. While we’re putting it together, here’s a list of the events that we’ve found so far. And we want to keep adding events so please let us know of any that we’ve missed.

We’ve just seen a few great events in May and will feature their 2025 events in the calendar: Glasgow Tech Week, Bath Digital Festival, Halifax Digital Festival and Manchester Tech Week.


5-6 Climb24, Leeds

“The UK’s festival of innovation, industry, and investment. Be part of the UK’s only festival dedicated to innovation, investment and collaboration, and join us as we work together to shape the future through insightful talks, workshops and masterclasses. Network with investors, customers and potential partners and use the Climb app to arrange meetings with the people who can propel your business forward.”

10-12 London Tech Week, London

“Innovators. Investors. Tech giants. The visionaries applying new tech to solve the world’s biggest problems. Enterprise tech leaders who are creating solutions to enrich every aspect of our lives.

They all come to London Tech Week to see where tech will take them next.

London Tech Week is expanding – with a new venue at Olympia, new features and a whole new experience.

Join us for a celebration of everything and everyone in tech. Be energised, be inspired, be one step ahead.”

12 Tech South West Showcase, London

“Tech South West is holding its first national tech showcase in London to celebrate what makes the South West tech sector such a hotbed of innovation.

The region has long been seen as a centre for Green and Blue technologies. And it has world leaders in Renewable Energy, Marine and Agritech solutions, but offers so much more. 

On 12 June, 12:00 – 17:00, we will be hosting the Tech South West London Showcase. We’ll bring all that is great about the South West tech sector to London.”

17-21 Tech NExt, Durham, Gateshead, Sunderland, Middlesbrough, Newcastle

“The tech festival for the North East, TechNExt is a celebration of the North East’s thriving technology sector. Bringing together over 3,000 attendees, the festival spans five days in June. TechNExt features events held across the region to spotlight the best tech businesses and talent in the north east.

From curated showcases to community-led fringe events, TechNExt displays the diversity, achievements, and innovation of the North East’s tech scene, shaping a bright future for the industry.”

26 Digital DNA Belfast

“Join 2,000 people from right across the tech ecosystem in Northern Ireland, to explore what the future looks like, connect with the change-makers tackling the biggest challenges facing business and society, and learn about the innovations that are changing our world today.”


9 Tech Leaders Summit , Bristol

“Bringing together key tech leaders from across the region to discuss key issues, gain learning and insight on business support, funding and finance, talent and skills, and make sense of the changing policy landscape in 2024.

A selection of brilliant companies will be pitching their innovation to a room of investors and business experts. Tech South West will also be bringing tech leaders together to help turn a new prospectus for the region into action.

Delivered by Tech South West with support from Future Space, Innovate UK Business Growth and ISL Talent.”

9-10 Turing Fest, Edinburgh

“The only cross-functional tech gathering, connecting founders and leaders in engineering, product and growth.

Turing Fest gives you the ultimate opportunity to connect, learn and grow with the best minds in the tech industry.”


23-31 Wuthering Bytes, Hebden Bridge

“Wuthering Bytes started in 2013 when Andrew Back and Tim Harbour got together in a pub and came up with the crazy idea of putting on a festival of interesting and inspiring technology in the small market town of Hebden Bridge in West Yorkshire.”


9 Liverpool Slush’D, Liverpool

“Liverpool Slush’D brings together founders, investors and other supporting services from across the tech ecosystem, under one roof for the North’s biggest startup party.

Our goal is to inspire, educate and connect local founders, allowing them to compete globally and showcase the excellence coming out of the North of the UK.”

9-13 Cambridge Tech Week, Cambridge

“Cambridge Tech Week brings together world-leading experts, innovators and investors to fuel growth across the tech ecosystem, establishing Cambridge as a key place where global tech comes to meet.

Attracting entrepreneurs, founders, corporate leaders, investors, government, academia, media and international peers, Cambridge Tech Week offers an unmissable opportunity to share insights and explore future collaborations.

This dynamic event serves as an epicentre for showcasing the latest knowledge and cutting-edge technology, positioning Cambridge, the East of England and the UK in the world tech spotlight.” 

16-27 Leeds Digital Festival, Leeds

“Leeds Digital Festival is an open, collaborative celebration of digital culture in all its forms.

Since it was first established in 2016, the Festival has gone from strength to strength, and we’ve grown in both scale and visibility each year. What began as a few big ideas from tech organisers within the city – backed by the local tech community and a small grant – has evolved into the Festival as we know it today. 

An open-platform celebration of all things tech and digital, the Festival harnesses the magic of the Leeds tech ecosystem’s unique collaborative spirit, and showcases the digital enterprise and innovation that is happening in the City on a regional, national and international level.”

28 September-4 October Belfast Tech Week, Belfast

“🙌 Belfast Tech Week is a week-long series of events and activities organised by independent hosts and companies under the banner of “Belfast Tech Week”.

🎤 Events can be anything from a meet-up, panel discussions, happy hour networking, hackathons, lunch and learn, AMA sessions, pitch events, demo days, breakfast briefings, park runs, yoga, …you get the picture!

🙋‍♀️ Anyone can host an event (individuals and companies) and there is no cost to host an event during Belfast Tech Week and applications for hosting events will open on June 3rd. So get your thinking caps on if you would.

👋 Belfast Tech Week has been designed to not be a “pay to play” event to ensure it can be fully inclusive for the whole tech ecosystem. We have a small number of sponsorship opportunities available. For more details, please contact”

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7-11 Bristol Technology Festival, Bristol

“The Bristol Technology Festival will showcase some of the region’s most innovative technology initiatives, inspire the business community and empower people. We will bring together various local technology communities and help organisations learn how to benefit from locally available skills, services, and products. By doing so, make technology, technology jobs and technology entrepreneurship more accessible to more citizens of Bristol.”

10 Black Tech Fest, London

“BTF® is a media and events platform centered around culture + innovation.

We’ve convened thousands of people around the idea that innovation and creativity are at their best when everyone is included. Our flagship event is our annual  Conference and Festival, and we also host smaller get-togethers around the globe.

Four years on and we’re fortunate to partner with some of the world’s most forward thinking organisations to create magical experiences that bring our audience to the forefront of technology and inclusion.”

21-25 Birmingham Tech Week, Birmingham

“Birmingham Tech Week is part of Tech West Mids (TechWM), an independent not-for-profit organisation that sits at the beating heart of the West Midlands tech sector. We are the voice of the region’s tech ecosystem.

Our goal is to grow the region’s digital economy and establish it as an internationally recognised tech hub. We do this by supporting businesses and creating opportunities to promote the region.”

Lancashire Innovation Festival, Lancaster

Date to be announced


11-15 Tech Week Humber, Hull

“A week long festival of events connecting enterprise and education in all things Tech. Building on previous years we had our biggest and most exciting line up of interactive events including exhibition, workshops, night summit and fringe events.” 

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Sussex Tech Week

Details to be announced

“Sussex Tech Week – a celebration of our region’s thriving tech community. Discover the latest emerging technology, connect with peers, forge new partnerships and hear from an exciting roster of trailblazers.”


Basildon Creative Tech Fest

Dates to be announced

“This collaborative initiative, led by Basildon Borough Council in partnership with local businesses, creative tech specialists and educators, promises an unforgettable experience for all. At its core, the Creative Tech Festival is a celebration of the dynamic connection between creativity and technology.”


19-24 Glasgow Tech Week

“As Scotland’s first Tech Week, Glasgow Tech Week brings together founders, tech leaders, ecosystem builders, and the community, to celebrate the innovative work taking place within Glasgow’s tech, digital and creative ecosystem. Glasgow City Innovation District has partnered with global businesses and SMEs across the city for a week of breakfast seminars, educational workshops, networking evenings and more. Join us for a week of incredible, unique events as we cover everything from investment and business support to pitching, health tech and space.”

And the one you’ve been waiting for…

UK Tech Week will be back for its second year on Monday 17th March 2025. Follow us on LinkedIn or sign up to our newsletter below to be the first to hear the full details as we announce them in the coming weeks.

A photo of Yiannis Maos from techWM at the launch of UK Tech Week in Birmingham, used to illustrate an article on building an ultimate guide to tech events

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