DataCentres North 2018: The largest regional gathering for data centres and mission critical environments

DataCentres North

Now in its fourth year, DataCentres North brings together leaders in the field of data hosting, on May 1 and 2 for a two-day, free to attend event at Emirates Old Trafford. Combining a product and services exhibition with a multi-stream conference, the event is must-attend for anyone involved in commissioning, designing, maintaining or operating data centres, servers and comms rooms.

The multi-streamed conference programme will address data centre operations and strategy, with workshops, Q&A’s and brainstorming sessions to address common issues facing data centre professionals. Topics covered will include certifications and standards, edge computing and smart grids, connectivity (both local and international), fire safety and cooling, and data compliance for Brexit.

DataCentres North is your chance to:

  • Refine your data centre strategy
  • Meet the data centre community face-to-face
  • Network at the largest event of its kind outside London
  • Experience the latest products for power, cooling, cabling, fire safety and security

Catering not only to data centre operators but anyone responsible for a mission-critical environment, including telcos, hospitals and freight, transport and education professionals. This event is the largest of its kind taking place outside London in 2018.


Network with the industry at the DataCentres North dinner


The dinner held at the close of the first day of the event (May 1), is an ideal opportunity to socialise and network with industry leaders, speakers, exhibitors, customers and peers. The dinner has a relaxed atmosphere, good food and is a perfect opportunity for companies to meet and entertain clients based in the region at a local quality event.

This year’s after dinner speaker is BBC Sports presenter, Garry Richardson. Garry has worked for the BBC for 40 years. He is best known as the sports presenter on Radio Four’s prestigious ‘Today’ programme and Sportsweek on Five Live every Sunday morning.

DataCentres North dinner tickets are priced at £55 + VAT per person, with tables of ten receiving a 10% discount. All tickets include a drink on arrival, three course meal and half a bottle of wine and entertainment. To book your place at the Datacentres North dinner go to or contact or Tel: +44(0)1892 518877


About DataCentres North

DataCentres North was founded by StepEx, an exhibitions and publishing company established in 2007. The event is supported by the British Computer Society, the Data Centres Specialist Group, the Data Centre Alliance, techUK and the Uptime Institute. To find out more, contact the team at, and to register to attend visit: