Fresh off the success of Trustmarque XPO South at Lord’s Cricket Ground, London on 18 September, we’re delighted to confirm that XPO is heading north.

We will be hosting our first XPO North at the Manchester Science and Industry Museum on November 20, which is particularly relevant as the venue will be celebrating 50 years of innovative discoveries in science and technology.

Find out why you should grab your ticket and get onboard for XPO North 2019.

1. A venue fit for the revolution

Today, organisations all around the world are facing the challenges and opportunities of digital transformation, so what better place to take the discussions than Manchester, home of the industrial revolution; the first example of widespread business change.

Our XPO venue, the Manchester Science and Industry Museum, was founded in 1969 on the site of the oldest surviving passenger railway station, in the heart of the world’s first industrial city. Today, it is a leading institution for science and technology and home to the 11-day Manchester Science Festival.  It is a globally important heritage site comprising five listed buildings, two of them listed Grade 1.

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XPO North at Manchester Science and Industry Museum

Manchester Science and Industry Museum

2. Get your digital transformation strategy on track

You’ll hear inspiring and informative presentations from IT leaders and avid technologists including some of the best known and respected technology companies in the IT industry.

Confirmed sponsors and speakers include; Microsoft, Arrow, Dell Technologies, Cohesity, ForcePoint, Sophos, Western Digital, gemalto, ivanti.

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Key topics include:

  • Customer experience
  • Application innovation
  • Workforce transformation
  • On-premises modernisation
  • Cloud adoption and agility
  • Cyber security
  • And more

3. Test the latest innovations in the technology lab

XPO North will continue all the great features of XPO South, providing an immersive and hands-on experience. Key features include the Cyber Village, demo zone and Technical Lab where we will run the successful Customer Immersion Experience (CIE). The aim of CIE is to give you a practical demonstration of the latest technology empowering the modern workplace so you can test drive it with the experts.

4. Build chemistry with the leading names in the industry

XPO is our opportunity to unite over 200 IT leaders from across the industry, bringing together leading technology partners, as well as customers from the public and private sectors. You’ll have plenty of opportunity to meet and mingle with your peers and forge new relationships. XPO is a great way to meet some of the most influential names including Chief Technologists who we hope will inspire you to think differently. As always, we will conclude XPO with a networking reception for you to continue making new connections.

5. Join the journey – we’re in IT together

Speaking to Trustmarque at XPO South, Lee Dilworth Chief Technologist for Storage and Availability within VMware EMEA, said: “It’s been a fantastic event. I’ve met customers from every stage of the journey. It’s one of the things I tried to get across in my session, that nobody is excluded from the journey.”

XPO is our commitment to bring the industry together. To inspire better outcomes through better collaboration and better access to information. We want our customers to feel supported and empowered on their transformation journeys. We’re in IT together.

Want to know what more to expect?

Watch our XPO South highlights video for a sense of the action from Lord’s Cricket Ground.

Don’t get left behind, register now and join the revolution

Join us to ensure you’re part of the digital revolution. You can find out more and keep up-to-date on the agenda, speakers and sponsors by clicking the link below or following the hashtag #TMXPO2019

Trustmarque XPO North 2019, 20 November, Manchester Science and Industry Museum

By Katherine Murphy, content enthusiast