Connexin Live returns to showcase smart technologies

Connexin Live is returning to Hull in May 2022, bringing together industry leaders to demonstrate how smart technologies are changing the world.

The event, hosted by Hull-based smart technology and IoT provider Connexin, is back for its third year and will take place on Thursday 26th May 2022 at Doubletree by Hilton, Hull.

Connexin Live will see a diverse group of experts, entrepreneurs and decision makers from across the UK working in both the public and private sectors gather under one roof to discuss collaborative approaches. Through seminars, talks and debates, they will explore how smart technology can create change for good, set new standards beyond ‘levelling up’ and how we can elevate communities together.

The event will welcome a number of guest speakers including Phil Benson, Co-Founder at UKBlackTech, Andy Burton, Assistant Director at Hull City Council, who will be updating in the City’s smart projects, and Liz St Louis, Assistant Director of Smart Cities at Sunderland City Council, with whom Connexin is currently working to implement a new Integrated Smart City Platform. . More high-profile speakers are due to be announced ahead of the event.

Furqan Alamgir, Co-Founder and CEO at Connexin said, “Digital programmable infrastructure is revolutionising how we live both in the UK and beyond. This is why it’s more important than ever that we join organisations together to share our success stories and explore ideas to ensure we continue to evolve technology for the betterment of our communities.

“We are excited to host our third Connexin Live event in our home city of Hull, inviting a whole range of organisations and leaders from across technology, local government, business and enterprise and as a local company, we are passionate about giving back to our local region.”


About Connexin
● Founded in Hull in 2006, Connexin is an innovative and disruptive technology company specialising in building and operating award-winning Smart City infrastructure to support the Internet of Things.
● Connexin in partnership with Cisco and Newcastle City Council has helped deliver the UK’s smartest street, which was announced at the Great Exhibition of the North.
● Connexin was recently named one of the Top 100 Fastest-Growing Technology Companies in the Northern Tech Awards.
● In October 2017 Connexin announced it had secured a £10m investment to rapidly scale up and expand its Smart City operations.
● In September 2020 Connexin raised an initial £80 million in funding from Whitehelm Capital to further strengthen its position and become the leader in the smart infrastructure and Internet of Things sector.

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