Deadline approaching for first-ever Digital City Awards - designed to recognise global digital talent

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by Charlie Spargo

The Digital City Awards will celebrate digital excellence from across the UK and beyond, hosted on March 12th at the Midland Hotel in Manchester.

Its deadline is approaching quickly, however - entries close this Friday (January 17th), giving you just a few days to get your entries from a range of categories in front of our illustrious panel of judges. Industry leaders from companies including Havas Lynx, BJSS, MusicMagpie and Klarna are sitting on the panel, making a decision on every entry.

Judging is a rigorous two-stage process including pre-scoring to determine shortlists and a judging meeting where entries are discussed and evaluated in detail. The shortlist, once decided, will be released on February 13th.

Categories for the awards include the Responsible Tech Award, Cloud Innovation Project of the Year, and Digital SME of the Year - see them all here

The awards will be hosted on the second day of Digital City Expo in Manchester - a two-day exhibition and conference at landmark venue Manchester Central, where thousands will come together to network and collaborate. It brings togther some of the biggest expos of their kind outside the capital - Marketing Show North, Tech Show North, eCommerce Show North and the new Media Zone - all in one place. Register your attendance now!

The stylish Midland Hotel, where the awards ceremony will be hosted

Digital City Festival, within which the Digital City Awards sit, will recognise forward-thinking work in digital and technology - featuring the awards, expo, and a wide range of fringe events including chances to network and opportunities to learn. Between March 9th and 13th, all this and more will be available across Manchester.

Once the shortlist has been revealed, the final winners at the Digital City Awards will be revealed at the ceremony on March 12th, hosted right in the heart of Manchester. The event - early bird tickets for which are on sale now - will be a glamorous evening featuring a drink on arrival and three-course dinner with wine, before the prize-winners will be announced. The Midland Hotel is a lavish historic building offering amazing dining options and just a stones' throw from everything you need in the city.

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