Digital DNA Belfast: Northern Ireland's 'biggest tech and digital event' returns

  • Digital DNA Belfast, Northern Ireland's premier tech and digital event, is set to take place on June 26 at the iconic St George's Market.

    As Northern Ireland's largest tech and digital event, Digital DNA Belfast 2024 promises to be an unmissable experience, with two conference stages featuring industry experts, exhibition stands showcasing the latest technology and the very best networking opportunities for tech professionals from Northern Ireland and beyond.

    Attendees will gain valuable knowledge from keynote speakers and panel discussions on two conference stages. The HORIZON stage is MC’d by Charlie Taylor, Technology will focus on emerging trends, innovations, and opportunities within the technology sector in Northern Ireland, while the INSPIRE stage, supported by Inspiring Belfast, will explore the power of technology in modern campaigns and tech-driven marketing.

    Topics to be discussed include:

    · Sports Technology: This panel will be led by Gareth Quinn, GM of EAME for Teamworks, and Co-Founder at Kairos and will explore the intersection of sports and technology

    · AI Marketing: Take a deep dive into the endless possibilities presented by the availability of AI to marketers in the panel discussion “Building a successful Go-To-Market Strategy for Startups” and hear the latest on Microsoft's Copilot from Heather O’Reilly, Microsoft Power Platform expert consultant at Ergo in her presentation “Augmenting Customer-Centric Marketing with AI”

    · Greentech: The panel discussion, “Green Growth in NI – Paving the Path to Sustainability and Innovation” will feature Brian Roche, Co- CEO Smart Sustainability; Shirley Palmer, CEO and Founder Shirley Palmer International and Liam McEvoy , Co- Founder Sustain IQ.

    · Cybersecurity: A topic that is at the forefront of the global tech discussion lately, Digital DNA’s Cybersecurity panel discussion will delve into the latest challenges faced in the fight against cybercrime.

    · Propelling start-ups to success: Queen’s University Belfast bring a panel to discuss, “Leading Digital Transformation: Support for Businesses and Managers” while

    attendees will also hear from an expert panel in the discussion “Tech Horizons - Unveiling Northern Irelands Startup Ecosystem”

    · VOD Advertising: Mike Jones, Digital Manager at ITV, will present a case study entitled “Unlocking the Power of VOD Advertising with ITVX – Strategies and Insights for Success”

    · Email marketing: Irelands Travel Influencer of the Year 2023 & 2024, Rory King of Rory’s Travel Club will unveil the secrets of his success in “Leveraging Email for Explosive Growth”

    Networking Opportunities

    One of the key features of Digital DNA Belfast is the exceptional networking opportunities it provides. Throughout the event, attendees will be able to:

    · Meet Industry Leaders: Connect with some of the most influential figures in tech and digital sectors.

    · Collaborate with Peers: Exchange ideas and collaborate with fellow tech enthusiasts and professionals.

    · Form Partnerships: Build valuable relationships that can lead to future collaborations and business opportunities.

    Innovation and Investment

    Digital DNA Belfast 2024 will also shine a spotlight on innovation and investment within the tech sector. Belfast has attracted over £2 billion in investment over the past decade, making it one of the most attractive cities in the UK and Ireland for tech development. This event aims to:

    · Showcase Innovations: Highlight groundbreaking technologies and innovative solutions from startups and established companies.

    · Attract Investment: Provide a platform for investors to discover new opportunities and support the growth of the tech ecosystem.

    · Promote Belfast: Position Belfast as a leading hub for technology and innovation on the global stage.

    "We are thrilled to host Digital DNA Belfast 2024 at St George's Market," said Chloe Ferris, Managing Director, Digital DNA Belfast. "This event is a testament to Belfast's growing reputation as a hub for innovation and technology. We look forward to welcoming attendees from Belfast and beyond and providing a platform for collaboration and inspiration."

    Attendees at Digital DNA Belfast will enjoy lunch included in their ticket price. For Essential Pass Holders, DDNA have teamed up with Umami Pizza, who will be on site at St. Georges Market. Premium and VIP pass holders will be treated to a two-course lunch at Stock Bar & Kitchen, with complimentary wine for VIP and VIP Plus pass holders.

    For more information and to secure your ticket for Digital DNA Belfast 2024, visit

    Digital DNA Belfast is supported by:MCS Group, Dankse Bank, Lexus Belfast, Intertrade Ireland, ITVx, Queen’s University Belfast, Ulster University, BringITon, Inspiring Belfast, That Prize Guy, Gearset and Digital Transformation Flexible Fund.

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