5 Reasons to Come to BarCamp Manchester 6

It’s that time of the year again, BarCamp Manchester, the ultimate unconference, is taking centre stage. Whether you’re a BarCamp regular or you’re new to the scene. here’s why you should come to BarCamp Manchester 6

The Venue


Thanks to our amazing venue sponsors, Auto Trader, we have one outstanding venue to host BarCamp Manchester this year. The building is right next to Home, there’s a Sainsbury’s round the corner and the view from the 6 floor is absolutely inspiring, breathtaking, and incredible.

Everything about the venue lends perfectly to BarCamp Manchester 6! There’s a quiet zone, a cafeteria and even a breakout room full of games for us all to enjoy. Not to mention great wifi, perfectly sized un-conference rooms and plenty of room to chat and network.


It’s Free


That’s right, BarCamp Manchester 6 is completely free. Thanks to our incredible sponsors, we’re able to host an event, including all the trimmings, at no cost to attendees. It’s our pleasure to work closely with our current sponsors, Auto Trader, Layershift, Cyntech, Cap Gemini, Fedora & Three Parameters & No Exceptions (plus some more to come!) to insure that costs of the venue, food and drinks are there for attendees.

Enjoy hearing from our sponsors on the day, and bask in all the swag you’ll be getting!

The Team


BarCamp Manchester 6 is happy to boast an amazing organising team! Like every other year, we’ve got a hugely talented group of people working on the event to make sure it runs as smoothly as possible. We’re here to make sure you’re happy on the day, you know what’s going on and to keep this un-conference as un-conferency as possible.

Want to know more about the organising team? Follow them on twitter;

Claire Dodd – @GirlGeekUpNorth

Vimla Appadoo – @ThatGirlVim

Shaf Choudry – @shaftag

Samantha Headleand – @samheadleand

Dave Mee – @davemee

The Attendees


Surround yourself with like minded people and great things can happen. BarCamp Manchester always has an amazing turnout, with some of the brightest minds across the North West bobbing along to voice their opinions. Don’t miss out on a chance to be inspired by others and share your knowledge. No opinion isn’t worth sharing, so join in the fun and get to know other BarCampers.


The Community


Whether you’re new to the Manchester community or you’re a fully fledged member, BarCamp Manchester is a great way to get stuck in and immerse yourself in a growing community of doers. People from all across Greater Manchester and the North West, get together for BarCamp to create a community of people who want to make a change, share knowledge and get things done.

From startups to scientists, coders to creatives, and mathematicians to makers, the BarCamp community is for everyone and open to everything, so come along and share your knowledge (and play some killer games of Werewolf!)


So there we have it, 5 reasons why you should come to BarCamp this year, and that is just the beginning. Tickets will start to be released towards the end of July, so if you want to be the first to know when they’re available, please join our mailing list here.

We look forward to seeing you all in September!

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