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HOST at 3

This month HOST, Salford Home of Skills & Technology celebrates its third anniversary.

We will be marking this occasion by telling some of the stories of the thousands of people who’ve been through our doors, from the school children to career switchers, freelancers to start-ups and scale-ups.

Dedicated to creating a diverse, inclusive community to support skills, growth and innovation in Greater Manchester, this is a strong, supporting tech community, right at the heart of Salford’s MediaCity.

“HOST isn't just a work space, the management team are building a community of founders, mentors, advisers and expertise.”

Michael Livingstone  HOST 50 Member and Founder of Dust-ID 

When HOST rebounded in 2021, we promised a “new chapter” and set out a mission to established an “ecosystem that supports skills, growth and innovation in the region.”

"HOST 50 has been indispensable in the growth of, ensuring that we are fully prepared for future investment rounds. I would recommend the programme to ambitious businesses of all sizes who are are committed to growth.” Rob Illidge | Founder of

We will be looking back, but we’ll also be looking forward, because we’ve set ourselves even bigger goals for the next 3 years and even more exciting initiatives for Salford and the Greater Manchester region.

At HOST, we offer affordable and flexible workspaces, business support services and advice, networking, technology training and social spaces for connecting and collaborating.

Our programmes are aimed at everyone including FreelanceHER100, HOST50, Your Tech Series, Cyber Salford and many more.

“When you educate a woman you educate a NATION” - thank you FreelanceHER for doing just that,” Mary Adeleye Founder and CEO Litreelly Finance

We also have state-of-the-art innovation labs in data, cyber and immersive, a gametech floor and much more.

HOST is about giving all local residents and entrepreneurs opportunities in tech, at whatever age, whatever stage of their career or business.

HOST is about putting Salford and Greater Manchester at the heart of technology and innovation.

The Landing was originally established by Salford City Council, during the creation of MediaCity 10 years ago. It was relaunched and rebranded as HOST to signify a new chapter in its life, as it came under the operation of IN4 Group. The last 3 years have built on the approach of offering innovation support for people and businesses, from start-ups and SMEs through to established businesses.

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