Connecting People & Place

Welcome to the home page for iNetwork’s Fourteenth Annual Conference, this year we will be hosting over 300 delegates, around 30 speakers and 20 exhibitors to share their service innovation stories and resources in practice. The focus of the conference will be on supporting a new vision to build vibrant and sustainable local communities, connecting people to place and sharing innovative thinking from all levels, including community leaders, practioners and local enterprises. 

The conference will be held at !Audacious Church in Manchester on the 07th February and will highlight the very best in place-based working with a focus on driving transformation in communities. We will showcase innovations from local authorities, third and social sectors and small medium enterprises.

Inspiring speakers

With approximately 40 senior speakers from across local public services this will be an extremely informative and valuable opportunity

Speakers Include

Mark Smith


Head of PSN & Cyber Compliance, Digital Cabinet Office

Speakers Include

Kersten England


CEO, City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council

Speakers Include

Michael Taylor


External Affairs Adviser, Manchester Metropolitan University

Opportunities to network with peers

Great opportunities to network with peers from different sectors of public services and the chance to create new, invaluable contacts

Sponsorship Opportunities

Join our exhibition showcase and meet face to face to develop new business opportunities


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