9th-15th November 2020

Bristol Technology Festival 2020

Bristol Tech Festival has now ended. Check out some of the videos below!

Employee Wellbeing: Now it's time for it to become a business priority
Digitise your business with AWS Cloud
An Introduction to the OS Data Hub
Slow Computing: Why We Need Balanced Digital Lives.
Ger Rich Quick?
Why is now the time to innovate with Open Finance
Building back better, building back with impact
What is Quantum?
Be Prepared to Forget Everything You Know About Innovation
Making Better Tech Decisions with Jobs to be Done
Top 6 trending people challenges and how Tech SME's are overcoming them
New Epoch, New Leader
Adopting Space Technology Down Here on Earth
WTF is Cloud Native and Why Should I Care?
Using Drones and Satellites to Transform Business Operations
Building digital capability: Getting the right skills for the right person at the right time
Reimagining Digital Placemaking: Technology and the public realm towards 2030
Data ethics of the future and it's impact on innovation
The Visual Voyage: Guide your customers on the path to purchase
Financial Technology in Research and Education
Be Prepared to Forget Everything You Know About Innovation
Mobility as a Service: How do we develop the future of transport
Up skilling and getting started in tech

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TechSPARK's top picks for Friday

All this week on TechSPARK we’ll be highlighting a few of the events from this year’s all-digital Bristol Tech Festival


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All this week on TechSPARK we’ll be highlighting a few of the events from this year’s all-digital Bristol Tech Festival

Ministerial Keynotes

Amanda Solloway, Minister for Science
Tim Bowles, West of England Mayor


This festival would not be possible without the support of partners. Thank you!

Headline Partner

Website Partner
HdE GROUP - Bristol
Festival Supporter
Festival Supporter
Festival Supporter

Our Mission

Our aim is to create a platform that allows groups to run and promote tech events under the banner of Bristol Technology Festival and to provide support and guidance.

Who's hosted events in 2020?


Building smart fintech tools inc APIs for businesses to support their customers' financial wellbeing using machine learning.

FinTech West

Supporting the FinTech community in the South West


We are a recruitment agency operating within the Technology, Data, Engineering & Science industries. Proudly BCorp certified.


All things tech in the West

Tiny Giant

We are an award-winning team of creative technolgists dedicated to helping pioneering brands create stand-out ideas, craft experiences and confidently step into new media and tech


We're a UK law firm built around the needs of clients, providing expert advice across all UK jurisdictions.

Bristol University Press

A newly-created dynamic, not-for-profit scholarly press based at the University of Bristol

Robert Half

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized staffing firm.

Digital Engineering Technology Innovation (DETI) Inspire

Transforming engineering for the future - Inspiring the next generation of engineers.

Growth Unlimited

Energising organisations to implement innovation strategies and succeed through value creation. Activate – Energise – Accelerate – Transform – Monetise

GreenTech South West

Championing the application of tech in the SW of England to green our world

SETSquared Bristol

Business Acceleration Centre for high-growth potential technology startups based in Bristol

Invented Futures

Invented Futures is a research collective based at Spike Island art studios and SETsquared Bristol.

Container Solutions

We bring culture, strategy and technology together to make sure your Cloud Native Transformation is done right.

University of the West of England

UWE Bristol is one of Britain's most popular universities, with more than 30,000 students and 3,000 staff and is the largest provider of higher education in the south west of England.


Connecting and collaborating with law firms, not for profit organisations, entrepreneurs, individuals and techies.

Want to run an event or get involved?

The launch team

Ben Shorrock


David Henderson

Head of Business Transformation, Hargreaves Lansdown

Sarah Kruger

Director, Deloitte

Heather MacDonald Tait

Founder, Why Communications

Nick Rutherford

Founder, Bristol Tech Showcase

Marty Reid

Head of Engine Shed

Karin Rudolph

Course Director, Newicon Academy

Bristol Tech Festival is committed to an inclusive event