I’m very busy.  Why should I take time out to attend this event?

This event is a great investment of time.  Digitech18 will bring together delegates involved in IT & Procurement from Local Government, NHS and Central Government bodies making it an excellent networking opportunity.  You will hear the latest from major public sector purchasing organisations including case study presentations.  Digitech18 concentrates the expertise of 60+ expert framework supplier exhibitors from bluechip companies to SMEs under one roof.  You can use digitech18 to get all the insights you need to keep pace with the rate of advances in technology whilst adhering to procurement law.

We have put together a document benefits of attendance/gaining approval to attend which may be of use to you

How much does it cost to attend?

Entrance to digitech18 is FREE for those directly employed by public sector organisations.  Please provide a public sector domain email address on the booking form.  BOOK YOUR PLACE HERE.

Delegates from private sector organisations can attend at a cost of £99+ vat which must be paid prior to attendance.

Do you have a mobile app?

An App is currently being built and will be available to download in the week before digitech18 – details will be sent to all booked delegates via the email address given when registering.

How can I find out about speaking or exhibition opportunities?

For information on speaking opportunities at digitech18 please contact Graham Rosen on 0161 482 7850 or by email

Do you have details of local hotels?

We have arranged a preferential room rate at a variety of hotels, please click here for details. The venue, first direct Arena, also has details of local hotels on their website here

Where is digitech18 held?

Digitech18 takes place at the First Direct Arena, Arena Way, Leeds LS2 8BY on Wednesday 31st October 2018

What are the opening times?

Registration and the showcase exhibition will be open from 08:30-17:00

The keynote session will take place 09:45-11:30

Seminars will run between 12:00-17:00 – view the agenda and timings

Can I book places for more than one person at a time?

Unfortunately you cannot register a colleague on their behalf, but you can invite them to attend!  Just ensure they complete the online booking form.

If you have more that 5 places to book for your organisation you may call us on 0161 482 7850 and we will take the details over the phone.

When will I receive my delegate badge?

We do not send badges by post, you will be sent a QR code (via email) in the week prior to the conference which you can use to collect your badge when you arrive at the venue.  Don’t worry if you cannot find your QR code as there will be plenty of staff on hand to find your details and generate your badge for you.

How can I book for the keynote session and seminars?

The seminar and keynote sessions are FREE to attend and seating is based on a first come first served basis.

Is there somewhere to leave coats and luggage?

Yes, there is a cloakroom where you can leave your belongings. It is located adjacent to the registration area.

When does booking close?

Please ensure all online bookings are made by 10am on Monday 29th October 2018.