Future of GM’s core is place leadership development, with Leaders Plus in its 5th year and Future Leaders 1 underway. Our bespoke cross-sector courses build confidence, connection and skills, combining workshops, expert insights, mentoring and field trips. There’s more in store in 2024/25 – watch this space!


Future of Greater Manchester brings together project partners and experts from our network to deliver free events – open to all! Watch this space as the network continues to grow.


Catch up on Greater Manchester place-focused issues, people and influence beyond the city-region. Got an idea for an event or a story? Want to share your projects and partnerships? See what’s here & give us a shout!


Future of Greater Manchester’s growing network thrives in part due to its connection with other groups and organisations. Check out a few here, send us suggestions, and follow the link to sister Future of London for 20+ years of valuable resources, research & alumni contacts.

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Future of GM is about you! Join a course or nominate a colleague; attend or host an event or visit; co-sponsor our Diverse Voices network; mentor, partner or just get in touch with ideas as we expand the offer. Join our mailing list.

Core Sponsors


Project Sponsors & Hosts – 2024


Nominators & Partners