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The PowerUp team members are Ian Dixon and Hoi Mach. Both are advisers with experience in the digital creative and technology sectors. They head up the PowerUp workshops. You can find more on what the team can offer here.

Here are the teams backgrounds and experience, showing why they are part of the Powerup workshops. 

Ian Dixon is a highly experienced, results-focused, and analytical Digital Growth Specialist with experience of both private and public sector businesses. He has supported businesses ranging from pre-revenue startup to enterprise businesses trading internationally.

His role within the PowerUp team allows him to use his range of experience and knowledge to help grow the Greater Manchester economy and ecosystem.

“PowerUp is an interactive workshop specifically aimed at digital, creative and tech businesses in Greater Manchester who have evolved from the start up phase and are keen to build momentum in their growth plan. We share a range of super helpful tools and strategies that help businesses plan and execute effective go-to-market strategies.

As workshop providers we have extensive experience in early-stage business evolution and bring our experience and learning together in this interactive workshop. We were delighted to have Rob Bowley as the first guest speaker - Rob is at the forefront of tech startup development and is a keen advocate of building only the right thing for your business and building that thing right!”

You can see Ian’s LinkedIn page here: Ian Dixon | LinkedIn

Hoi Mach has a background in Digital Marketing. He started his career working on the agency side before setting up his own business specialising in paid search and lead generation. Most recently, he worked in-house for the UK’s largest specialist family law firm, where he strategised and rolled out a conversation rate optimisation framework.

Within the PowerUp team he can use his time as his own boss and his other experience to help Greater Manchester businesses.

“PowerUp is a workshop designed to help early-stage digital, creative and technology businesses in the Greater Manchester region to accelerate their growth and take them to the next level. The dynamic workshop offers insights from sector specialists, who will provide a range of useful tools and strategies to assist you in your journey for growth. The workshop itself will be hands on and interactive, with the intention of getting you involved as much as possible. It’s not only a great opportunity to network with like-minded peers but also to share experiences, learnings, and insights.”

You can see Hoi’s LinkedIn page here: Hoi Mach | LinkedIn

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