Across the two days, the keynote theatre featured inspirational talks in all things tech from high profile brands based in the North and beyond.

Our keynote sessions offered delegates the chance to learn from the North’s key influencers and experts, featuring the latest industry developments through real-world case studies.

By attending our keynote sessions, you will gain clarity on the future objectives and ambitions for your business, while crucially comparing yourselves with competitors. Our talks give you the opportunity to discover the brand-new innovations and tech that will deliver the growth you’re looking for, as well as hints & tips on how you can become more effective in day to day work.
All keynote sessions are free to attend but you can purchase a priority pass giving you fast track entrance to the theatre. Read more here.

Tech Show North 2019 Keynote Theme


From the research this is the overall theme of the content agenda as this concept embraces technologies and delivery models such as cloud computing, big data/analytics, cyber-physical systems (CPS), augmented reality and the Internet of Things (IoT). In the age of Industry 4.0, companies will be able to build and operate smarter than ever before. This will enable them to easily do things like customize products on demand. In today’s world, business technology is fuel. It has fast become essential for any company irrespective of industry, to win, serve and retain tech-empowered customers – But how do you accelerate business technology spend and impact to stay apace or get ahead in a disruption-rich market? The keynote tech sessions will focus on the technology available to enhance how you connect with customers and your workforce.


There will be eight sessions in total across the two days covering eCommerce Show North & Tech Show North themes. Each session will include an introduction and two presentations from our keynote speakers.

To see the sessions in detail, please click the relevant buttons below:

Keynote Day One Keynote Day Two

*Please note that all speakers are confirmed at the time of announcement however we reserve the right to make any changes to the programme in circumstances beyond our control.

Priority Passes

Registration to attend is free, but there are priority passes available for the eight keynote theatre sessions over the two days to purchase at £20 + VAT per session. Gain access to the keynote theatre faster and jump the queues by purchasing your priority pass with your registration today.

If you would like priority pass entrance for all keynote theatre sessions, you will need to buy eight passes, one per session, and will be charged a discounted rate of £140 + VAT. Please tick all the relevant check boxes on the form.

Your priority pass will include access to your chosen keynote theatre session using the fast track lane, giving you ample opportunity for a prime spot in each session.

Already registered? Check your confirmation email for your unique link and add a priority pass to your registration today.