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The North East Digital Festival brings together the best events from across the region, for a two week celebration of all things digital.


New dates for the festival will be confirmed shortly.


Last year's flagship events

Newcastle Start Up Week

An annual 5 day (& night) festival that takes place across multiple venues with the aim of inspiring, motivating, encouraging & helping more people to ‘Start Something New’.

Multiple venues across Newcastle and Gateshead


Thinking Digital

The Annual Thinking Digital Conference discusses the new technologies & ideas that are shaping our future.

The Sage, Gateshead


Late Shows

Museums, galleries, studio collectives and landmark historical buildings come together to offer visitors one-off events including hands-on workshops, behind-the-scenes tours, performances and parties.

Multiple venues across Newcastle and Gateshead


Tech Talent

The North East's largest tech careers event is back, with 100s of jobs across design, development, marketing, finance and more.

Boiler shop, Newcastle


About NEDigiFest


NEDigiFest is a platform which champions the digital profile of the North East of England. The #NEDigiFest platform empowers digital stakeholders to collectively share their successes. It provides businesses and individuals with an opportunity to get involved with the region’s digital ecosystem through attending or hosting relevant events that amplify the story of digital activity in the region.

Organise an event


Do you have an event you'd like to organise as part of the North East Digital Festival? Complete our submission form on the right!

All events must be approved by the NEDigiFest team and should meet the festival's three key criteria:

  • Value-Adding. All events have to add value to audiences. No sales pitches please!
  • Non-Competing. New events cannot take place at the same time as another NEDigiFest event if they target the same audience.
  • Relevant to Digital. All events should be relevant to digital and/or NEDigiFest's aims.


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Official Research & Marketing Sponsor



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